The Crop Protection chemical portfolio is continuously evolving to encompass the most innovative product line for a variety of agriculture markets. The division sells roughly 850 products from over 40 different vendors to meet the demand of producers.
Products available from MFA Crop Protection division include, but are not limited to:
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Slow-release nitrogen products have been available for quite some time, and we have recommended them as a way to increase the efficiency of a fungicide application. Recently, MFA took it a step further by introducing a new proprietary product, Gold Advantage Trend-B, which is an SRN with boron added. Boron is an essential nutrient need- ed during the crop’s reproductive stages for grain development.
The issue with boron, unlike many plant nutrients, is that it is very mobile in the soil but not in the plant. This means that even if you do fertilize with boron up front, what is not taken up early is likely lost, and what is taken up early does not move in the plant to areas it is most needed. A plant with a fungicide plus SRN and deficient boron is like a turbo’s boost being held back by an engine with poor timing. Trend-B not only adds the small amount of available N nec- essary to help a fungicide “turbo- charge” plant performance, but it also helps maintain optimal boron nutrition, which is often needed late in the season.
Proper timing is critical to get the most out of these applications. Talk with your Crop-Trak consultant or other experts at your MFA loca- tion today about the opportunity to improve your crop’s health and increase yields by combining fungi- cides with SRN foliar nutrition." - Jason Worthington, MFA Staff Agronomist.
For More information about Trend-B, contact your nearby MFA affiliate.
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