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PREVIOUS Call Recordings 

December 13th, 2018 Conf Call with Larry Webb
 

Larry Webb from Ontario, Canada, discussed the 2018 Growers Calendar December picture, though the main focus of the call was on how to use the Growers Program when growing fruits, nut trees, and ornamental plants.  

 
 
 
November 8th, 2018 Conf Call with Bev Mast, Dennis Newhard, Daniel Weaver, David Armstrong, and Jerry Stutzman
 

Bev Mast and Dennis Newhard discussed their experiences with GMS and the Growers Program. Dennis Newhard also shared his experiences at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, and the Hay award. Daniel Weaver, David Armstrong, and Jerry Stutzman discussed the recent weather in their respective areas, and how its affecting their crops this season. 

 
 
 
October 11th, 2018 Conf Call with Matt Gooding

Matt Gooding discusses the October picture in the 2018 Growers Calendar, as well as a history of his family farm. His father originally met Dr. Tiedjens back in 1955, from there he did a test plot comparing limed and non-limed soil. Listen in to hear the results! 

 

 
September 13th, 2018 Conf Call with Keith Shutt
 

Keith Shutt and a few of his lime customers discussed the September picture in the 2018 Growers Calendar, as well as the use of high calcium limestone in the states of Minnesota and North Dakota. 

 
  

August 9th, 2018 Conf. Call with Luke and Dan Griffith

Luke Griffith and his dad, Dan Griffith discussed the alfalfa shown in the August picture of the 2018 Growers Calendar. Other topics include: the impact the weather has had in some areas this season, and a review of the most recent farm shows that Growers have attended.  

 
July 12, 2018 Conf. Call with Larry Webb
 

Call featured Larry Webb. He covered varies ways that GMS is used to fertilize strawberries and how to obtain the type of strawberries shown in the July picture of the Growers 2018 Calendar.   

 

June 14th, 2018 Conf. Call with Pete Collins and Kurt Childres

Pete Collins and Kurt Childres discussed the June picture of the Growers 2018 Calendar, row crops, vegetables, and livestock.  

 
 

May 10th, 2018 Conf. call with Jim and Joe Halbeisen

Jim and Joe Halbeisen discussed the May photograph from the Growers 2018 Calendar and how it relates to using the Growers program since 1955.  Terry Norris of North Carolina, Jerry Stutzman of Kentucky, and Stanley Sensenig of New York commented on the planting and crop conditions in their respective areas. 

  

 

April 12th, 2018 Conf. call with Jim Halbeisen, Steve Cuddeback and Jason Cuddeback.

Jim Halbeisen, Dir. of Research of Growers Mineral Solutions hosted the conference call. The featured speakers were Steve and Jason Cuddeback. Steve and Jason discussed the use of GMS and the Growers Program on their farms in the Finger Lakes area of New York.  

 

 

March 8th 2018 Conf. call with Jim Halbeisen, David Prater and Mike Bulcher

Jim Halbeisen, Dir. of Research of Growers Mineral Solutions hosted the conference call. The featured speakers were Dave Prater and Mike Bulcher. They discussed the March, 2018 photograph from the Growers 2018 calendar. In addition Mike Bulcher will also continue the frost protection discussion from the February, 2018 photograph from the Growers 2018 calendar.




February 8th 2018 Conf. call with Jim Halbeisen Ed Bulcher and Marty Whitsitt

Jim Halbeisen Director of Research of Growers Mineral Solutions hosted the conference call. Jim spoke about current issues in agriculture. The featured speakers were Ed Bulcher and Marty Whitsitt. Marty spoke about his farming operations and the February calendar picture of peach blossoms being "freeze protected by GMS.

 

January 11th 2018 Conf. call with Jim Halbeisen and Keith Shutt

Jim Halbeisen Dir. or Research of Growers Mineral Solutions hosted the conference call. Jim spoke about current issues in agriculture. The featured speaker was Keith Shutt from N. Dakota. Keith spoke about his experiences  in working with high calcium lime. 

 

December 11t  2017 - Conf. call w/ Zach Smith

Zach Smith, Asst. Dir. or Research of Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. Tonight's guest speakers were Harold Kennell from Illinois, and Robert Greenfield from Canada. Harold spoke about the Kenneth Diehl Demonstration Plots at Shelbyville Illinois.

 

 

 

   

November 9th  2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen

Jim Halbeisen Dir. or Research of Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. Tonight's guest speakers were fortunate to have known and worked with Dr. V A Tiedjens, who developed our 10-20-10 formula and was one of the founders of Growers Mineral Solutions. 

 

 

 

October 12th  2017 - Conf. call w/ Jennie Henry and Larry Webb

Jennie Henry, President of Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. Mike Grube Growers Transportation Manager and Zak Smith the Growers Assistant Dir. of Research also joined the call. The guest speaker was Larry Webb, a Growers District Manager from Canada.  

 
September 14th  2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Keith Shutt and David McIver

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speakers were Keith Shutt from North Dakota and Davis McIver from Minnesota. Keith spoke about high calcium limestone and the Sept. photograph in the Growers calendar. David spoke about cattle and spring wheat issues occurring in the drought areas of N. America.

 
August 10th  2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Jim Book

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speaker was Jim Book from Indiana.

 

  July13th 2017 - Conf. call w/ Zack Smith and Eddie Jantzi

Zak Smith from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speaker was Eddie Jantzi from Canada.Mike Bulcher from Ohio. Eddie spoke about his experiences in agriculture and the use of the Growers Program.

 

  June 8th 2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen,Jim Book and Mike Bulcher

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speakers were jim Book from Indianaand Mike Bulcher from Ohio. They spoke about water collection systems used with foliar spraying systems. 

 

  May 11th 2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Mike Schulte

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speaker was Mike Schulte from NW Ohio. Mike spoke about his new water filtration system and how to helps his hard water situation. 

 

 

 

 


  April 13th 2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Bobby Davis 

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speaker was Bobby Davis from New York State. Bobby spoke about electric pumps to apply GMS for In-Furrow Technology.

 


March 9th 2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Zak Smith 

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speaker was Zak Smith who is the new Assistant Director of Research for Growers Mineral Solutions. Zak spoke about the Eutrophication of Water.

 

 

 


February  6 2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Terry Norris, Daniel Weaver and Bulcher 

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The guest speakers were; Terry Norris from S. Carolina, Daniel Weaver from Georgia and Ed Bulcher from Florida.

 

 

 

 

 

January  12, 2017 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Dr. Ron Mulford

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speaker was Dr. Ron Mulford

 

 

 

 



December 8, 2016 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Terry Norris, Wayne Wenger, Paul Dotterer and Stanley Sensenig

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were; Terry Norris from S. Carolina, Wayne Wenger from Virginia, Paul Dotterer from Maryland and Stanley Sensenig from New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 10, 2016 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, David Armstrong, Mike Bulcher, David Prater and Ron Wiertsema

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were; David Armstrong from Iowa, Mike Bulcher from Ohio, David Prater from Illinois and Ron Wiertsema from Minnesota.

 

 

 

 

October 13, 2016 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Mike Grube and Jennie Henry

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were; Mike Grube from the Growers Milan office, and Jennie Henry the President of Growers Mineral Solutions.

 

 

 

 
 

September 8, 2016 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Dave Spangler, Luke Griffith and David McIver

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Dave Spangler, a charter boat captain from Ohio, Luke Griffith a Growers Rep from Minnesota, and David Mciver a Growers District Manager also from Minnesota.

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 11, 2016 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, and Aaron Widrick

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers was Aaron Widrick from New York state. Arron spoke about his dairy operation and milk prices.

 

 

 

July 14, 2016 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Matt Gooding and John Riehm

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Matt Gooding and John both from NW Ohio. They spoke about vegetable production and the importance of water quality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 9, 2016 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, and Loren Scherping

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speaker was Loren Scherping from Minnesota. Loren spoke about foliar feeding GMS with no additional water and how to foliar feed successfully.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 12 , 2016 - Conf. call w/  Jim Halbeisen, Francis Cornish and Paul Campbell

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solution hosted the conference call. The featured speakers were; Francis Cornish and Paul Campbell from Canada.

 

 

 

 

April 14 , 2016 - Conf. call w/  Mike Grube, David Prater, Vince Reincke and 

Mike Grube from Growers Mineral Solution hosted the conference call. The featured speakers were; David Prater, Vince Reincke and Steve Reincke, all from Illinois.

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 10 , 2016 - Conf. call w/  Mike Grube, Gerald Hursh and Stanley Sensenig

Mike Grube from Growers Mineral Solution hosted the conference call. The featured speakers were; Gerald Hursh and Stanley Sensenig. They discussed their farming  operation as well as planter kits  spraying equipment,

 

 

 
 

February 11 , 2016 - Conf. call w/  Mike Grube, Mike Bulcher, Phil Neal and Marty Whitsitt

Mike Grube from Growers Mineral Solution hosted the conference call. The featured speakers were; Mike Bulcher, a Growers District Sales Manager from Ohio, Phil Neal, a Growers Sales Rep from Ohio and Marty Whitsitt a Growers District Sales Manager from Indiana.

January 14 , 2016 - Conf. call w/  Mike Grube, Dennis Grove and Paul Doterer

Mike Grube from Growers Mineral Solution hosted the conference call. The featured speakers were; Dennis Grove a Growers District Sales Manager from Maryland and Paul Doterer a Growers Sales Rep., also from Maryland.

November 12, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Dave Burkett

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solution hosted the conference call. The featured speaker was Dave Burkett, from PVS Nolwood Chemicals.

October 8, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Terry Norris, Mike Grube and Jennie Henry

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solution hosted the conference call. The featured speaker was Terry Norris from S. Carolina.Mike Grube from the Growers main office interviewed Jennie Henry, the President of Growers Mineral Solutions. Jennie and Mike spoke about the improvements that have been made at Growers main facility and their commitment to producing a high quality product as efficiently as possible.

September 10, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Rick Loll,Todd Tritz and Keith Shutt

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Rick Lull and Todd Tritz from Mionnesota and Keith Shutt from North Dakota.

August 13, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen,  David Armstrong, John Sensenig and Lowell Grove

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were David Armstrong from Iowa, Jon Sensenig from New York and Lowell Grove from Penn.  

July 9, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, David McIver, Carl Ramey and David Armstrong

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were David Mciver and Carl Ramey from Minnesota and David Armstrong from Iowa.  

 



June 11, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Terry Norris, Wayne Wenger and John Burkholder

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Terry Norris from S. Carolina, Wayne Wenger from Va. and John Burkholder from Pa.  

 

May 14, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Terry Norris,Keith Shutt and Elvin Hursh

Jim Halbeisen from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Terry Norris from S. Carolina, Keith Shutt from N. Dakota and Elvin Hursh from Pa.

 

April 9, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Mike Grube, Jeanette Henry and Jennie Henry

Mike Grube from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Jeanette Henry the CEO of Growers Mineral Solutions and Jennie Henry the President of Growers Mineral Solutions.


 

 

March 12, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Mike Grube and Colleen Berscheit

Mike Grube from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speaker was Colleen Berscheit from Minnesota. Colleen is a dairy farmer who spoke aboiut soil health and the  relationship to livesock health.

 

 

February 12, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Mike Grube and Janice Snow

Mike Grubbe from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speaker was Janice Snow who spoke about the benefits of biogogicallife in the soil.

 

 

January 8, 2015 - Conf. call w/ Mike Grube, Loren Scherping and Dennis Jeger

Mike Grubbe from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Loren Scherping and Dennis Jerger.

 

 

December 11, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Mike Grubbe, Mike Bulcher, and Wayne Egley

Mike Grubbe from Growers Mineral Solutions hosted this conference call. The featured speakers were Mike Bulcher a Growers District manager from Ohio and Wayne Egley a Growers customer from central Ohio.

 

November 13, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen, Rick Loll, David Prater and David Armstring 

Jim Halbeisen, Growers Director of Research spoke about current ag issues. The featured speakers were; Rick Loll a Growers Representative form Minn., David Prater, a Growers Representative from Ill., and David Armstrong a Growers District manager from Iowa.

 

October 9, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Jennie Henry

Jim Halbeisen, Growers Director of Research spoke about current ag issues. The featured speaker was Jennie Henry, President of Growers Mineral Solutions. Jennie shared some historcal information about the company and its founders, current issues facing the company and future plans.

 

September 11, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen Matt Gooding and Chris Holman

Matt Gooding a Growers District Manager and his customer Chris Holman are the featured speakers.

 

 

August 14, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Keith Shutt

Keith Shutt, a Sales Rep. from Growers Mineral Solutions was the featured speaker.

 

JuLY 10, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Kurt Childers

Kurt Childers was the featured speaker.

 

June 12, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Terry Norris 

The guset speaker is Terry Norris a Growers District Manager for North and South Carolina.Terry spoke about Southern crops and the importance of calcium.

 

May 8, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Mike Bulcher 

Growers Districst Sales Manager for Western Ohio, Mike Bulcher, talks about his latest article in the spring edition of the Growrs Solution Newsletter.

 

 

APRIL 10, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Dick James 

Dick James of Marcellus Mi. was the featured speaker. Dick discussed in detail the photograph which was on the front page of the winter 2014 Growers Solution newsletter. Dick went into detail how the photograph came about and the significance of the results from the test strip.


 

APRIL 10, 2014 - Conf. call w/ Jim Halbeisen and Dick James 

Dick James of Marcellus Mi. was the featured speaker. Dick discussed in detail the photograph which was on the front page of the winter 2014 Growers Solution newsletter. Dick went into detail how the photograph came about and the significance of the results from the test strip.


 

MARCH 13, 2014 - Conf call w/ Mike Grube and Dr Don Huber 

This month Mike Grube of Growers Mineral Solutions introduces Dr. Don Huber who talks abot the negitive effects of usings GMO's and Roundup herbicides.


 

February 13, 2014 - Conf call w/ Mike Grube and Kenny Williams 

This month Mike Grube of Growers Mineral Solutions introduces Kenny Williams from Florida who is the Technical Development Manager of Dumont. Kenny spoke about water chemistry as it effects production agriculture.

 

 

January 9, 2014 - Conf call w/ Mike Grube and Drs. Khan and Mulvaney. 

This month Dr. Saeed Khan, and Dr. Richard Mulvaney from the University of Illinois discuss their article "The potassium paradox: Implications for soil fertility, crop production and human health".

 


December 12, 2013 -  Conf call w/ Jim Halbeisen  and Aaron Widrick

The monthly conference call was hosted by Jim Halbeisen who discussed curent ag issues and events as well as  the Growers Program, including  high calcium limestone and the use of our product, GMS 10-20-10 At the half hour, Jim introduced Aaron Widrick is a Growers customer and Representative fromNew York. Aaron talked about his familly farming operation and the use of the Growers Program 

 

 

November 14, 2013 -  Conf call w/ Jim Halbeisen  and Dave Armstrong

The monthly conference call was hosted by Jim Halbeisen who discussed the Growers Program, including  high calcium limestone and the use of our product, GMS 10-20-10. He then spoke about  current ag events. At the half hour, Jim introduced Dave Armstrong of Iowa. Dave was a pioneer of applying gypsum. Pure gypsum is about 20% calcium He started with us in 1990..

 

 

October 10. 2013 -  Conf call w/ Jim Halbeisen  and Ben Bechtel

the monthly conference call was hosted by Jim Halbeisen who discussed the Growers Program including high calcium and the use of GMS 10-20-10.. Jim also spoke about current ag events. At the half hour, Jim introduced Ben Bechtel of north central Wisconsin. Ben has been involved with the Growers community since the 1960's, discussing meeting Dr. Tiedjens and his experiences with the Growers Program. ( Due to technical issues, this conference call is not available for playback )

 

August 8. 2013 - Conf. Call w/ Mike Grube and Ted Rohrer

The monthly conference call was hosted by Mike Grube.  He updated everyone on the Growers company events  and discussed current agricultural issues.  At the half hour, Mike introduced Ted Rohrer, a long term Growers district manager from Ohio.  Ted discussed his experiences with the Growers Program.

 

July 11  2013 - Conf. Call w/Jim Halbeisen, Pete Collins and Chris Carter

Jim Halbeisen explained foliar feeding crops in wet weather and the use of GNA.  At the half hour, Pete Collins and Chris Carter of Live Oak, Florida discussed their experiences with the Growers Program, plus working with water quality and never giving up on a crop. ( 1 hour, 11 minutes)

 

June 13, 2013 - Conf. Call w/Jim Halbeisen, Charlie and Steve Geiger

The monthly conference call hosted by Growers Dir. of Research, Jim Halbeisen. This month Jim talks about current Ag topics and speaks with longtime Growers District Manager Charlie Geiger, and his son Steve.
Charlie and Steve are from the "thumb" in Michigan, and discuss their experiences using and recommending Growers and the Growers Program . ( 59 minutes) 

 

 

May 9, 2013 - Conf. Call Jim Halbeisen and John Archibald

Jim discussed current Ag  issues.  Ontario farmer, John Archibald discussed his use of the Growers Program.  (58 minutes)

April 11, 2013 - Conf. Call Jim Halbeisen and Jennie Henry

Jim discussed current Ag issues and the cover story of The Growers Solution winter edition.  Growers President, Jennie Henry, discussed the history and future of the Growers company. (75 minutes)  

 

March 14, 2013 - Conf. Call Mike Grube and Ron Wiertsema

Mike discussed current Ag issues.  Ron of southwestern Minnesota explained his use of high calcium limestone, hog manure and strip tillage.  "The calcium is really, really important, especially if we stay on the dry side." (59 minutes)

February 14, 2013 - Conf. Call Mike Grube and Mac Carter

Mike discussed current Ag issues.  Mac Carter of southwestern PA explained using cover crops and GMS on his farm.  (58 minutes)

January 10, 2013 - Conf. Call Mike Grube and Loren Scherping

Mike discussed current Ag issue.  Loren Scherping of Minnesota discussed using the Growers Program on his farm.  (1 hour, 2 minutes)

November 8, 2012 - Conf. Call Jim Halbeisen and David Prater

Jim discussed current Ag issues.  David Prater came in at the half hour and discussed local weather and crop conditions in central Illinois.  (1 hour)

September 13, 2012 - Conf. Call Mike Grube and Francis Cornish

Mike Grube discusses the current agriculture conditions.  Francis of western Ontario explains his liming and foliar spraying philosophies.   (1 hour)

 

August 9, 2012 - Conf. Call Mike Grube and Mike Kincaid

Mike Grube discusses the current agriculture crop conditions.  Mike Kincaid of southern Ohio highlights some of his customer's results during the drought and suggests this is the perfect opportunity to apply high calcium limestone for deep penetration while the ground is cracked. (52 minutes)

July 12, 2012 - Conf. Call Jim Halbeisen and Marty Whitsitt

Jim discusses current agricultural weather and crop condition and how the Growers Program can help the crop produce in dry weather.  Jim discusses a Farm Journal article, Calcium Basics.  Click this link to go to the AgWeb website.  A longer, more in depth talk with Marty Whitsitt of southwestern Indiana. (1 hour)

 

July 11, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Marty Whitsitt

Monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report and discussion of SW IN agriculture.  (13:07 minutes)

 

June 29, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen

USDA June Acreage and Quarterly Stocks Report.  Weather  and crop conditions in the corn belt.  The Growers Program success in dry weather. (11:22 minutes)

 

June 21, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Kent Hamilton

Discussing farm labor issues.  At 11:40, Kent comments on the use of high calcium lime on his soils.  (16:37 minutes)

June 14, 2012 - Conf. Call - Jim Halbeisen with Gordon Turner

Jim summarized the recent agriculture news.  Gordon Turner was introduced at the half hour.  A Growers customer since 1978, Gordon has sold his dairy herd and now row crops, applying GMS to the seed at planting and foliar spraying.  He started growing sugar beets so that he could obtain the high calcium beet lime.     "I've never had a crop failure in 34 years!" (54 minutes)

June 13, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Kenny Vosholler

Updates on soil conditions in Illinois.  "They don't think the Monday crop report is accurate compared to what they are seeing in their fields."  Forage production - potassium vs. high calcium lime for hay.  Kenny's clover - 14% protein, 0.27 potassium, greater than 1 on calcium.  (9:50 minutes)

June 11, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Mike Bulcher

Three "don'ts" for spraying GMS in hot and dry weather.  How to easily check your water quality before mixing. (9:44 minutes)

June 6, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Pete Collins

Dry and hot weather - Growers Mineral Solution as a starter.  Pete discusses 2 X 2 success in Florida. (11:45 minutes)

May 10, 2012 - Conf. Call - Jim Halbeisen with Bob Hubbard

Jim summarized the recent agricultural news.  In the second half, Bob Hubbard of Wisconsin discussed his method of analyzing water and what he does to make it combine with GMS in the most efficient manner.  (54 minutes)

 

May 10, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Terry Norris

Discussing USDA May Crop Supply and Demand
Planting progress in NC, SC  (16:47 minutes)

 

May 9, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Mike Grube

Growers as a starter fertilizer, Observations in Ohio (13:30 minutes).


 
May 8, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, Harold Kennell

Corn in IL (7:24 minutes).

 

 April 12, 2012 - Conf Call - Jim Halbeisen with Mike Bulcher

Jim Halbeisen  discussed the dry weather and planting percentages.  Mike Bulcher, a third generation Growers customer discussed conditioning your water to make GMS work most effectively with foliar spraying. 64 minutes.
 

April 11, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, David Prater

Jim talked about the April 2012 Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply Demand Estimates and the USDA Crop Progress Report.  David is from central Illinois and he said some farmers in his area are done planting corn - a month ahead of schedule.  Said soil moisture is exceedingly dry.  13 minutes.

April 3, 2012 - GCC Ag Update - Jim Halbeisen, David Armstrong

Jim began the call by talking about the USDA Prospective Planting report.  He then introduced David Armstrong of central Iowa.  Dave said while there hasn't been a lot of tillage in the area, one operator had planted 400 acres of corn and it was up.  They talked about conventional soybeans for flour, the low milk prices and high rental rates.  16 minutes. 

March 8, 2012  -  Conf Call - Mike Grube, Paul Dotterer

Mike Grube discussed the ag month, talking of weather patterns, water quality issues, the use of GMS as a starter and foliar spray and quality forages.  Paul Dotterer of central Maryland talked about his history with the Growers Program and how he now produces his corn, beans, wheat and hay.  He also custom sprays for Growers customers.  46 minutes.

 

February 9, 2012 - Conf. Call - Mike Grube, Allen Stockberger

Mike Grube discussed U of Maryland's finding in their trials with high calcium limestone and Growers. Long term Growers customer, Allen Stockberger of Ohio, discussed Growers history, the evolution of his own farm and the marketing of his specialty popcorn, tofu soybeans and hard red wheat.  55 minutes.

January 12, 2012 - Conf. Call -  Mike Grube, Brian Williams

Mike Grube introduced the call with the latest reports from the USDA.  He discussed the Growers Program and quality in the crops.  Brian Williams, a row crop and vegetable grower in Michigan, discussed using the Growers Program with his crops, particularly potatoes.  52 minutes.


 

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