BunchaBugs Biovate vs Pivot

Buncha Bugs and Biovate Win Out

Resident Agronomist Intern, Garrett Hensley, and District Sales Manager, Mike Buiter, weighed in on some results this week from Fowler, Indiana. See below, the side by side of Concept Agritek’s Buncha Bugs/Biovate and a well-known competitor treatment. The team pulled …

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 …

BioRite unlocks nutrients, makes crops, soil come alive

An absolute game changer. That’s how Daniel Hensley, the Vice President of Sales and Agronomy for Concept AgriTek views BioRite, a broadcast biological product that has helped many farmers improve overall soil and plant health in a wide variety of …

Early-season boost: Nutri-Tek provides entire plant with early-season nutritional infusion

At Concept AgriTek, you’ll hear us talk all the time about holistic growing strategies, rooted in agronomy, biology and chemistry, that will help farmers increase yields and realize a better return on their investment. One of the stages critical to …

Buncha Bugs DF unlocks soil’s true potential, improves plant health

  With the ever-increasing cost of fertilizer and other inputs, it is vitally important that farmers get the most out of their investment. That means everything from the right seed to the right placement. But how do you give that …

CALBOR with TransMaxx Technology delivers healthier, higher-yielding crops

Every grower is looking for an edge; that right combination of seed and other inputs that will lead to appreciable gains on the yield monitor. What savvy growers have learned over the years is that healthy plants need the proper …

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 …

CropLife: The Spring Fertilizer Outlook in Two Words? ‘Cautiously Optimistic’

In the February 21, 2022 edition of CropLife, Eric Sfiligoj writes about the spring fertilizer outlook and what growers can expect.  The article follows: Whenever one is preparing an industry outlook article, two of the most overused words tend to …

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 …

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 …

Concept AgriTek helps customers navigate critical fertilizer, DEF shortages

The news has been stark and it has hit home with many farms across the country. Supply chain disruptions and materials shortages are beginning to cause angst among farmers planning for the 2022 growing season. This has trickled down to Concept …

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 …

Are you getting the most out of ‘bugs’?

At farm shows throughout 2021, the product with the funny name has been quite a conversation starter. “How did Buncha Bugs get its name?” “Does it really contain a bunch of bugs?” “Does this stuff really work?” True to its …

Concept AgriTek hires Guthmiller as District Sales Manager

Concept AgriTek has hired Shaun Guthmiller as District Sales Manager, covering a portion of Nebraska, the Dakotas, Minnesota and Iowa. Guthmiller is a fourth-generation farmer who, along with his brother, farms corn, soybeans, alfalfa and rye, on about 2,500 acres located in …

Now is the time to put a residue management plan in place

As we enter the dog days of summer and farmers begin gearing up to head into the field for fall harvest, now is the time to start thinking about a residue management plan. Having the right strategy can mean giving your …

Rice growers realizing big gains with BioRice

Every product developed by Concept AgriTek is done so with a focus on improved soil and plant health, increased yields and a maximized return on investment. That’s a welcome approach to rice farmers who have looked to Concept AgriTek for a crop-specific solution. They …

Now is the time for those critical fungicide applications

Mid-to-late July is the critical point of the growing season for many farmers across the country, which means it is time for many growers to consider fungicide applications. Concept AgriTek’s Daniel Hensley offers up some tips for assessing the need …

Is Side Dressing Growing Crops An Effective Strategy?

Delivering nutrition to a corn crop this time of year can be crucial to its growth and to your overall yield. An effective way of applying fertilizer, such as nitrogen, is through sidedress applications. In this week’s blog post, Concept AgriTek’s Daniel Hensley and Bert Riggan explain …

Tips To Mitigate Environmental Stress

Increasingly, extreme weather seems to play a role in the way farmers approach their growing season. As of late, a growing portion of the United States has dealt with drought conditions, while another part of the country has endured flooding. …

Why Foliar Nitrogen Applications Are A Must

Everything we do at Concept AgriTek is done with the end goal of increasing yield and return on investment. One of the ways we achieve increased yield is through foliar nitrogen applications. This week, Daniel Hensley shares why he believes foliar nitrogen …

Colville joins Concept AgriTek as District Sales Manager for Texas

Veteran agriculture consultant Ryan Colville has joined Concept AgriTek as a District Sales Manager for Texas. Colville began his career in agriculture in 2014, working for the Wilbur-Ellis Co. Inc. in Arizona as a pest control advisor. In 2016 he and his father …