Tommy Childers joins Concept AgriTek as Florida Sales Manager

CHARLESTON, Missouri — Agriculture consulting and sales veteran Tommy Childers has joined Concept AgriTek as the District Sales Manager for Florida and the extreme Southeast. Childers, a Florida native, is a fifth-generation farmer, whose family raised produce on farms from Charleston, South Carolina, to Homestead, Florida. Childers brings 30 years

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Looking for a crop yield increase? Consider these factors

Since the beginning of agriculture, farmers have worked to find ways to increase crop yields. It’s a moving target with many factors, but as the worldwide demand for food supply increases, and as the cost of doing business escalates, it is imperative that farmers explore various factors when determining ways

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2022 game plan: Boost micronutrients

As we continue putting together our game plan for the 2022 growing season, an important item on the checklist is understanding the importance of micronutrients, and how best to unlock their benefits for your crop. Micronutrients are key in a plant’s metabolism, ensuring proper cell division and hormone production. According

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2022 game plan: Establish a nematode control program

It’s a new year and in many parts of the country, planting season is rapidly approaching. Now is the time to be checking notes, reviewing data and formulating a game plan for the upcoming growing season. Over the next few weeks, we’ll provide some tips that will put you in

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Plan now to avoid getting caught short later

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about fertilizer shortages and price spikes. There is much speculation about what the situation will look like closer to spring planting season. In fact, recently Josh Linville, StoneX Group Director of Fertilizer, told the Red River Farm Network that anhydrous prices increased 40 percent in one week and are

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