Best Vermont Forage Achieved with Generate®

Top Baleage Began with Healthier, Greener Plants Farming neighbors often share both good times and bad when it comes to commodity prices, luck of the weather and harvest results. But for Raymond, and sons Howard and Sid Van Der Wey, their mixed field of alfalfa and grass near Ferrisburgh, Vermont only evoked some kind-hearted jealousy….


Smart Nutrient Management: How Daryn Zeigler Gets the Most from Every Acre

Profitability in farming starts with production. For Daryn Zeigler, production means maximizing the resources that are available to his crop and taking them to the next level. “It makes sense to utilize what’s already in the soil, including micronutrients,” said Zeigler, who raises corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa and cattle near Gettysburg, SD. That’s why Zeigler…


Delivering Results: Generate® Pays Off for Keith Ellis

Like any grower, Keith Ellis wants to maximize his crop each year. He has an extra incentive, however, since he grinds most of his corn for livestock feed. “Yield and quality are very important to me,” said Ellis, who raises 300 acres of corn and soybeans and runs a farrow-to-finish swine operation near Austin, MN….


Going to Extremes: Generate® Helps Chris Scheer Manage the Weather Wildcard

In a year of challenging weather conditions, it can be tough enough to maintain plant health, much less gain a yield bump. That’s why 2013 will go down in the record books for Chris Scheer. “That was such a year of extremes,” said Scheer, who raises corn, soybeans and hogs in eastern Iowa near Lowden….


Ready, Set, Grow: Generate® Makes Combining Fun for Todd Mangin

Todd Mangin is only partially joking when he says his region of Potter County is one of the toughest places in the country to farm. “If I can find something that can help me increase yields, I’ll try it, but I take everything with a grain of salt,” said Mangin, who farms northwest of Gettysburg,…


Goebels Get the Most From Every Acre of Generate®

Healthy crops don’t happen by accident. Just ask the Goebel family, who rely on smart management practices and proven solutions to enhance their crops’ yield potential. When they heard about Generate® from Agnition, a Ralco brand, they wanted to see if the product could deliver on its promise of healthier soils and healthier plants. “We’ve…


Seeing is Believing: 3B Farms Unlocks Plant Potential with Generate®

High yields don’t happen by accident. Just ask Ben Van Jaarsveld, manager of 3B Farms near Gettysburg, SD “I’m always looking for ways to get more yield, but I’m skeptical of products that make big promises,” said Van Jaarsveld, who farms in north-central South Dakota. When he heard about Generate® from Agnition, he was intrigued,…


World’s Apart? Think Again!

By Andy Lanoue, Agnition Product Manager In the past two months Agnition played host to our counterparts from Europe, Asia and Latin America. Edwin Grim from the Netherlands and Rod Huisman from Thailand visited us in early December. In late January, Keith Yancey, Jane Becker and Tatiana Gomez from Ecuador made their way to Balaton…


Breaking it Down

Martin Kramer Sees the Benefits of Active Soil Microbes There are many reasons why microbial activity in soil is important to Martin Kramer. Utilizing the fertilizer he applies on his farmer near Algona, Iowa, breaking down residue and increasing yield are at the top of the list. Kramer used Generate® with starter fertilizer applied during…


Seeing the Difference

Verne and Paul Reding See Greener, Healthier Crops with Generate® Paul and Verne Reding in north central Iowa have a deep connection to the land they farm. They know the history of every acre, and they understand that the soil they care for will produce crops for generations to come. Last year Paul and Verne…