Tag: Microbial Catalyst

Agnition Launches First Microbial Catalyst® Corn Seed Treatment

Agnition announced today that it has launched Commence® for Corn, a Microbial Catalyst® seed treatment for corn that stimulates microbial activity for healthier soil and a superior growth environment. Base seed treatments provided by seed companies add defensive protection against potential challenges. Electing to apply Commence® for Corn over the top of base seed treatments…


Agnition Helps Corn Producers Overcome Purple Leaf Syndrome

In several regions of the U.S., corn growth has been slow and plant leaves have acquired a purple tint because of cold soil conditions. The purple coloration in leaves is an accumulation of sugars produced by photosynthesis. The sugars would typically be utilized by the plant for root growth and development; however, when soils are…


Increased Microbial Activity Helps Overcome Cool Weather Plant Stress

Earlier plantings and planting into cold soils present challenges to crop growth and development. For example, corn is a warm season grass, which means that optimal growth for corn is around 85-90 degrees F. Corn will tolerate colder temperatures to around 50 degrees F, but growth will be slowed and sluggish. In a sense, the plant…


Agnition on RFD-TV

Agnition was featured in an episode of American Farmer, airing for the first time on March 31 on RFD-TV. The segment of American Farmer explored the extremely important role soil microbes perform in crop production. Agnition provides crop producers with a patented Microbial Catalyst™ technology that enhances soil and plant health for healthier farms and…


Agnition Launches First Microbial Catalyst Soybean Seed Treatment

Rapid Growing Agronomy Company Introduces Revolutionary Soybean Seed Treatment, Commence® for Soybeans Agnition announced today that it has launched Commence® for Soybeans, a microbial catalyst seed treatment for soybeans that stimulates microbial activity for healthier soil and a superior growth environment. Increased microbial activity near the seed liberates nutrients that get soybeans off to a faster…


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,…


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…


Achieving His Goal

Generate® Increases Corn Yields for Jim Kazemba There is one primary factor that drives Jim Kazemba’s farming decisions – Yield. He doesn’t mince words; Kazemba wants the highest yields possible and he will utilize advanced technologies, like Generate® from AgNition to achieve those results. “If there is something that increases yields, we’ll give it a…


Ahead of the Curve

Bruce Brunk is not afraid to try new technologies to increase the profitability of his farm north of Rushmore, MN. During the 2012 growing season, he mixed Generate®, a microbial and nutrient catalyst from AgNition, with water and sprayed alternating strips over 20 acres of corn. Corn treated with Generate® yielded up to 11 bushels/acre…