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Solving The Nutrient Mess in North America.
USDA News fills a spoon and not a cup. $20 Billion is not enough.

Palouse Falls at Lyons Ferry, Washington.

Washington State’s Most Polluted River.  

Typically the most polluted in the nation with phosphate levels 200 times above the national maximum.
Farming Practices of the past including the moldboard plow system provide a murky chemical mess into the Snake River flow and the Columbia River Dams.  Fishermen think it is not a good deal that so few can affect so many.   How bad is it? 

Lake Erie, The Blooming Lake.

A Fertilizer Industry Nightmare. The dumping ground of Canadian sourced Potash with a Phosphate derivative. 

China Trade Tariffs are becoming the business opportunity.  
Funding of the American Farmer with 60 Billion to 100 Billion dollars of federal support allows Cross Compliance.  
Conservation Oriented Farmers have a priority funding using the power of federal dollars.  
That means Fertilizer reductions of up to 50% by using efficient equipment and GPS controlled high value systems like

Exactrix® allows our very best the producers use No-tillage and go to maximum production yield levels.  

Exactrix is the gateway to farm productivity. Exactrix® is the best at saving soil and reducing nutrient cost at least 50%….dropping to the lowest cost per bushel produced of Corn, Soybean and Wheat by implementing much higher standards of production.  

The Fertilizer Industry wants producers to succeed and use as much of their mined product as possible. You have a better plan with Exactrix.


At Beemer, NE producers work hard to grow more with less.
After 16 years of testing it takes about 130 lbs. of N per acre to 140 lb. of N per acre using Exactrix, 1% CV, High Pressure NH3. The Exactrix NH3 is combined with 7 gallons of Thio-sul® banded 7 to 8 inches deep into the soil with 24 inch diameter Mustang, High Speed Openers.

The Exactrix TATS and TAKTS plus micros System will raise a good crop, a 300 bushel per acre corn crop for Rick Engelmeyer.  He uses Dekalb® and or Pioneer® Hybrid Corn. Rick feeds hogs and cows.  His low cost corn can be fed direct or repurchased from up to 4 local ethanol plants as “Wet Distillers Grain”.

The Engelmeyer Farms profitability is counting on Exactrix NH3 and TATS and TAKTS/micros for low cost feed to be upgraded into beef for the consumers diet.

Here is a good video operating in a 50 year manure system with a 6.5 pH and a OM of 3.5%. One of the highest levels of technical achievement in North American agriculture.

Is this a good deal?  Yes it is….Nutrient costs are reduced 50% in this case…with every pound of N working to raise a 300 bushel per acre corn crop.  Plus the nutrients can be fall banded or spring banded in the field with the planter.  

The cost of the Tariff’s is getting some attention May 16, 19.  

At the USDA our leader Sonny Perdue says  $15 billion to $20 Billion needs to  be paid back to the producer. 
That seems a little low…..since Corn represents about 90 million acres and the national average is 177 bushels per acre. 

Wikipedia says, Nationally, the survey estimated national average corn yields at 177.68 bushels per acre, for total production of 14.53 billion bushels. Sep 10, 2018 

The September Price for Corn on average for 2012 thru 2018 is $4.27.  

In actual review the 2019 average corn price is not $4.27 which is what it takes to breakout of the cost of production into a profit zone. A zone that will allow basic survival of the Corn producer and American Agriculture. 
On average for the last 18 months the price continues to be functioning in the $3.30 to $4.00 range.  

On average producers need about $1.00 more bushel and a market range of $4.00 to $4.90 through the year.  This allows hedging and protection of profits.
At $1.00 more per bushel corn farmers can pay their bills and meet the land mortgage. 
This also means that young producers will be able to get in the game and dad can take the
Co-Pilot’s seat.  

It is a matter of National Security for sure.  
For chemical and machinery suppliers this is difficult times also. Their customers are losing money in a risky business.
It requires cash on the barrelhead to meet the suppliers payroll.  The challenge is to provide on time funds for secondary and third suppliers that supply the primary supplier.

The supply chain goes round and round in a series of value added events that establishes the final price the producer cannot always pay.  
So how do you kick the can down the road when you cannot borrow your way out?

Small business must make money all the time. Big business like Deere can lose a $1Billon in 2017 with leasing write offs and keep moving ahead because they borrow big. 

So the USDA computers seem to have missed the boat…..and will not get the farm vote in 2020 with only $15 Billion to $20 Billion added into the Ag Economy. 

The problem appears to be a $60 Billion to $100 Billion to get the vote on 400 million acres of Agriculture production.
Trying to compensate the corn price is not going to provide enough relief to the small grains producers of the Great Plains and the PNW.

Let’s keep our eye on the ball. You must raise a lot more and do it for considerably less at maximum quality.
North American Farmers are the world’s best exporters

Thanks to banks, to infrastructure, USDA-ARS scientists, and to the big technology moves (Exactrix) in crop production.

Guy Swanson
Your Great Plains Reporter.  

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John Cory
Security West Financial

Call your new banker, John Cory, Security West Financial.   (509) 994-8555 You can go off the balance sheet and work with the best using the strength of Farm Credit and others.

John will help you spend about $40,000 annually to make $150,000 more annually by spending only $60 per acre in irrigated production for fertilizer. John understands the cycles of agriculture and how to keep your balance sheet looking good.

At the end of five years you will own a powerful machine that continue to produce good returns having already been paid for at the end of the first year.  You can even apply for your neighbors with a Mustang Tool Bar.

At 1,000 acres of corn, An internal bottom line savings of $750,000 over five years on 5,000 acres of corn.  

An Exactrix Mustang Tool Bar capable of producing $550,000 of internally available funds in five years.   

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Top yields, best margin and the new leader in VRT-Site Specific, Small Grains Expert. Eric Odberg at Genesee, Idaho breaking winter wheat yield records. Exactrix TAPPS at Catholic Canyon using 4 management zones. Exactrix Site-Specific, Variable Rate

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Track Machines improve production 200%.
Application time cut in half at 1 acre per minute.
Up to $150 more net income per acre.

The 2017 Agronomy Review.

Meeting your formulation needs.  

Picking your metering systems.  

Need more information on advanced crop production.


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