The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast: Episode 8—Tank-Mixing Fertilizers and Other Agrochemicals

Way too many growers are wasting agrochemical products or making products ineffective or even dangerous due to improper mixing. In Episode 8 of The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast we interview Dr. Mojtaba Zaifnejad, BHN Senior Director of Field Research and Technical Services, and Mr. Jason Garcia, BHN Florida Sales Manager and Agronomist, regarding best practices for mixing agrochemicals. Dr. Moj and Mr. Garcia discuss these practices from, respectively, the scientific and the practical “in-field” perspectives.

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Video: BHN Company Values

In this 4-minute video, BHN President/CEO Lyndon Smith speaks with us about BHN’s Company Values—Integrity, Win-Win-Win, Proactive Innovation, Relentless Pursuit of Excellence—and their impact on how we conduct business, treat our customers, and benefit the world.

 

EARTH DAY 2020: Celebrating 50 Years

Fifty years ago today, on April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets to protest environmental destruction and to celebrate the wonders of Planet Earth. The basic message was that we had to find new ways to live our lives, raise our food, and conduct our businesses that were environmentally friendly and sustainable—that would not waste resources or pollute the air, the water, or the soil.

In 1973 Bio Huma Netics was formed to provide earth-friendly agricultural products and soil and wastewater bioremediation products. Our Huma Gro® crop fertilizers and protection products were less harsh and more efficient so that soils could improve and fertilizers would not be leached into groundwater, lakes, and rivers. Our Huma Gro® Turf products offered similar earth-friendly solutions for golf courses and other recreation areas. Our Probiotic Solutions® products were created to clean up contaminated soils and water—particularly the wastewater from cities and industry.

In 2018 we created a fully organic agriculture fertilizer line, Fertilgold® Organics, that captured the effectiveness of our Huma Gro® products while using even more earth-friendly ingredients.

On April 22, celebrate with us by doing something good for Planet Earth. There are still enormous environmental challenges ahead, but there are also great opportunities. Plant a tree, grow some vegetables, pick up some trash, conserve water—do whatever you can to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this important movement. Make your little corner of the planet a better place for everyone!

Huma Gro®, Huma Gro® Turf, Probiotic Solutions®, and Fertilgold® Organics: Effective, Versatile, Sustainable, and Clean.

Open, With Care: A Video Message From Bio Huma Netics

BHN Operation Team Message from BHN_Vimeo on Vimeo.

At Bio Huma Netics, Inc., our Operations Team realizes the incredible challenges that are in the world today, and we are doing everything in our power to better serve you.

From the start of the crises, our Team has focused on keeping our employees, customers, families, and communities safe while putting into place safe practices to ensure that we can provide for you, our customers, the products you need in a timely manner.

Despite the stay-at-home orders now in place in both Arizona and New Mexico, our production facilities are currently operating at full capacity, and we are working tirelessly to ensure that our high-quality BHN products can reach you in a timely manner, free of contamination. We are not currently aware of any disruption in our supply chain, and we have adequate inventory of our products for our customers and their needs.

Our Sales and Customer Service teams are fully trained to serve your needs. Your business is very important to us, and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this time. If we can assist you in any way, please contact us and we will do our best to listen and help. Without you, we would no longer have the food, water, and beautiful outdoor areas that we enjoy on a daily basis.

We are confident that, together, we will get through these challenging times and emerge stronger than before.

Subscribe to “The Huma Gro Farmer” Podcast

Subscribe 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.

Subscribe through your favorite smart-phone podcast app, or listen online at https://humagro.com/podcasts/.

California Approves First 8 Fertilgold Products for CDFA-OIM Status

The California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) has registered 8 Fertilgold® Organics products as Organic Input Materials (OIM) that can be sold in the state. Those products include the following: secondary macronutrients Fertilgold® Ca and Fertilgold® Mg, and micronutrients Fertilgold® B, Fertilgold® Co, Fertilgold® Mo, Fertilgold® MoN, Fertilgold® Zn, and Fertilgold® Micros I (which contains a balanced ratio of S, B, Cu, Fe, Mo, Mn, and Zn). All Fertilgold® Organics liquid products are powered by a proprietary Micro Carbon Technology® that rapidly delivers essential nutrition to crops for optimal growth, fruiting, and vigor. [Read more…]

The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast: Episode 7—Optimal Crop Growth

In Episode 7 of The Huma Gro Farmer podcast we interview Bio Huma Netics President & CEO Lyndon Smith, BHN’s Eastern U.S. Sales Manager Barrett Smith, and BHN’s Florida Sales Agronomist Jason Garcia  on the subject of achieving Optimal Crop Growth using Huma Gro® Optimal Growth Management liquid products with Micro Carbon Technology®.

For those of you unfamiliar with American painter and television host Bob Ross, who is alluded to in the podcast, here’s a link showing Bob painting his “happy little trees.”

As discussed in the podcast, flower on the right in the photo below was from a plant that had Breakout® applied. Note the much larger yellow anthers on the flower that had Breakout®.

Cut-branch stakes (see photo below), used to support green bean crops in Mexico, began sprouting after the crop was sprayed with Breakout®.

Lyndon also mentioned the Row Crop Hormone Chart and the Tree & Vine Hormone Chart, which we’ve posted below.

The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast: Episode 6—Biostimulants Regulation

In Episode 6 of The Huma Gro Farmer podcast we interview Bio Huma Netics President & CEO Lyndon Smith on the subject of Biostimulants Regulation. Lyndon has been at the forefront of biostimulant regulatory developments for several years, and he gives us an insider’s perspective of what’s going on in the U.S. and around the world.

BHN Remains Open for Business

At this time, though we have reduced all nonessential staff travel/interaction and are not accepting visitors, Bio Huma Netics remains open for business and is processing all orders. In anticipation of the possibility that we may have to suspend production at some future time to protect the health of our staff, we encourage our customers to place orders now for products they may need in the coming months. Thank you for your continued loyalty and support. Take care of yourselves and your families, help prevent the spread of disease, and be safe: www.cdc.gov/COVID19.

Huma Gro® Program Increases Peanut Yield Under Severe Conditions

Materials and Methods

This trial on peanut (Arachis hypogaea, Var. GA-12Y) was conducted in Memphis, Tenn. by AgriCenter International, as a randomized complete block study with 4 replications in 12.6’ x 30’ plots. The peanuts were planted on June 25 and harvested on December 14. Seven treatment programs were compared as shown in Table 1. [Read more…]

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