Flooded Strawberry Fields In Florida Delay Fumigation

 

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Jason Garcia

An interview with Jason Garcia, Florida Regional Manager and Agronomist

Flooded fields and ongoing rain in Florida have put a damper on strawberry fumigation and pre-plant preparation. In August and September, strawberry growers are normally fumigating and laying plastic in preparation for the upcoming strawberry season. This year, they’re not. Strawberry growers in Florida are underwater right now in terms of their soil saturation. Our advice to strawberry farmers: don’t fumigate and don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Continue reading

The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast: Episode 4 – Soil Biology and Soil Health with Promax®

In Episode 4 of The Huma Gro Farmer podcast, we discuss Soil Biology and Soil Health with Promax®. Promax® is an OMRI-listed organic pesticide that kills soil pathogens and nematodes. Join us as we discuss crop protection with our experts, Bio Huma Netics, Inc. President and CEO Lyndon Smith, and Eastern U.S. Sales Manager and Agronomist Barrett Smith. See show notes.

The Huma Gro Farmer Podcast: Episode 3 – Soil Biology and Soil Health with Zap®

In Episode 3 of The Huma Gro Farmer podcast, we discuss Soil Biology and Soil Health with Zap®. Because a healthy soil biology is vital to a healthy crop, we must rebuild soil biology after fumigant or pesticide use. We discuss this with our experts, Bio Huma Netics, Inc. President and CEO Lyndon Smith, and Eastern U.S. Sales Manager and Agronomist Barrett Smith. Join us as we discuss how Zap® rebuilds soil biology after fumigant/pesticide use. See show notes.

Huma Gro® Program Increases Strawberry Yields 14%, With an ROI > $2,500/acre

Conducted by: Holden Research and Consulting
Huma Gro® Products: Promax®, Zap®, Vitol®, Breakout®, Calcium, Lucky 7®

This field trial assessed the effects of PROMAX® and ZAP® on top of fumigation—plus additional foliar applications of 4 Huma Gro® fertilizer products—on the yield of Portola strawberries when compared with the grower’s standard crop nutrition program.
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