The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast: Episode 2 – All Things Strawberry (Part 2)

The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast logoWelcome to The Huma Gro Farmer podcast, in which we discuss crop nutrition and crop protection with experts in the field. Your host, Larry Cooper interviews agronomists, certified crop advisors, and Huma Gro distributors and customers about proven Huma Gro programs and strategies for growing premium, high yield crops.

In Episode 2, we discuss All Things Strawberry from bud initiation to post harvest with our strawberry braintrust: Huma Gro Senior Director of U.S. Domestic Sales Doug Greer, Eastern Sales Manager and Agronomist Barrett Smith, Florida Regional Agronomist Jason Garcia, and special guests Certified Crop Advisor and Pest Control Advisor for WRT Ag in California Silvano DeLuna, and President of the strawberry dynasty Fancy Farms in Plant City, Florida Dustin Grooms. If you’re growing strawberries or thinking of starting a strawberry farm, this episode is for you. Join us as we discuss everything strawberry.

Be sure to listen to All Things Strawberry (Part 1) in which we discuss strawberry growing from bud initiation to post harvest.

This podcast is brought to you by Bio Huma Netics, Inc., the developer of Huma Gro products.

The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast: Episode 1 – All Things Strawberry (Part 1)

Welcome to The Huma Gro Farmer podcast, in which we discuss crop nutrition and crop protection with experts in the field. Your host, Larry Cooper interviews agronomists, certified crop advisors, and Huma Gro distributors and customers about proven Huma Gro programs and strategies for growing premium, high yield crops.

In Episode 1, we discuss All Things Strawberry from pre-plant to transplant with our strawberry braintrust: Huma Gro Senior Director of U.S. Domestic Sales Doug Greer, Eastern Sales Manager and Agronomist Barrett Smith, Florida Regional Agronomist Jason Garcia, and special guests Certified Crop Advisor and Pest Control Advisor for WRT Ag in California Silvano DeLuna, and President of the strawberry dynasty Fancy Farms in Plant City, Florida Dustin Grooms. If you’re growing strawberries or thinking of starting a strawberry farm, this episode is for you. Join us as we discuss everything strawberry, from strawberry fumigation and soil preparation to strawberry fertilizer strategies.

Be sure to listen to All Things Strawberry (Part 2) in which we discuss strawberry growing from bud initiation to post harvest.

This podcast is brought to you by Bio Huma Netics, Inc., the developer of Huma Gro products.

Are you Growing Brilliance Strawberries? Planting Requirements and Nutritional Needs for Florida Strawberries

An interview with Jason Garcia, Huma Gro® Regional Manager and Agronomist

Jason GarciaIn August, Florida strawberry growers will begin laying plastic for the next season. Planting starts in September/October and harvest extends from December to early April. After the strawberry season, growers are double-cropping with watermelon, bean crops, or vegetable crops.

In the following interview with Huma Gro® Regional Manager and Agronomist, Jason Garcia, we cover the Brilliance variety of strawberry and recommended nutrient applications.
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The Value of Humic Substances in the Carbon Lifecycle of Crops: Humic Acids, Fulvic Acids, and Beyond

farm soil

By Larry Cooper, with Rita Abi-Ghanem, PhD

Humic substances play an important role in soil fertility and crop yield. This article provides a basic overview of what humic substances are, how they are created, and how they work. Discussion is provided on how to add humic content to crop soil, including the use of commercial products such as the Huma Gro® line of carbon-rich organic acids.
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El valor de las sustancias húmicas en el ciclo de vida del carbón de los cultivos: Ácidos húmicos, ácidos fúlvicos, y más

 

farm soil

Por Larry Cooper, en conjunto con la Dra. Rita Abi-Ghanem

Las sustancias húmicas desempeñan un papel importante en la fertilidad del suelo y en el rendimiento de los cultivos. Este artículo proporciona una visión general básica de lo que son las sustancias húmicas, cómo se crean y cómo funcionan. Se discute cómo agregar contenido húmico al suelo del cultivo, incluyendo el uso de productos comerciales tales como la línea de ácidos orgánicos ricos en carbono de Huma Gro®.
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Los micronutrientes son la clave para mejorar la producción.

Tomatoes grown with Huma Gro products

Tomates cultivados con productos Huma Gro®

Los micronutrientes son la clave para mejorar la producción.

En algunas ocasiones, las cosas más pequeñas pueden liberar nuestro mayor potencial.
Escrito por Larry Cooper, con la colaboración de la Dra. Rita Abi-Ghanem

Los micronutrientes desempeñan un rol fundamental en el vigor de la planta, el rendimiento y la calidad de la cosecha. Sin embargo, a menudo se los pasa por alto cuando los productores desarrollan los programas de nutrientes. En este artículo proporcionamos información general sobre qué son los nutrientes, los roles que desempeñan, cómo se ve afectada la disponibilidad debido al suelo y otras condiciones, cómo reconocer las deficiencias y cuáles son los pasos más importantes al desarrollar un plan de micronutrientes para los cultivos.
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Micronutrients Are the Key to Better Yields

Tomatoes grown with Huma Gro products

Experts say that utilizing the smallest nutrients can unlock the greatest potential.

By Larry Cooper, with Dr. Rita Abi-Ghanem

Micronutrients play a critical role in plant vigor, yield, and harvest quality. Yet, they are often overlooked when growers develop their nutrient programs. In this article, we provide an overview of what micronutrients are, the roles they play, how availability is affected by soil and other conditions, how to recognize deficiencies, and the important steps to take when developing a micronutrient plan for your crops.
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BHN Welcomes Rich Lamar to the Humic Research Team

Richard LamarOn May 1, 2019, Dr. Richard Lamar joined Bio Huma Netics, Inc. (BHN) as Senior Director of Humic Research. He brings a tremendous amount of skills, experience, and knowledge of humic substances to BHN.

Dr. Lamar has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Miami, an M.S. in Forestry from Mississippi State University, and a Ph.D. in Forestry from North Carolina State University, with minors in Chemistry, Plant Physiology, and Soils, respectively. Continue reading

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