Reducing negative impacts of heavy rainfall and nitrogen loss with Envita™
Avoid further delays and still get nitrogen all season long
Wet soil and flooding this season have kept many farmers from applying nitrogen fertilizer at their ideal time; worries of nutrient leeching, along with the effect rain has on the window for planting can be a big concern for growers, at a pivotal time in the season.
Nutrient loss following a wet period can be a major issue. The most efficient and easiest way to apply nitrogen is with the planter, but that is not always possible. Higher yielding crops later in the season means getting corn in the ground now – when nutrients are washed away, so are potential profits. Farmers are posed with the question – do I delay my nitrogen application until the soil is dry enough and risk having corn in the ground too late or do I proceed with my regular planting program and consider options for N application later in the season?
Luckily, farmers don’t need to make this difficult decision – applied on seed or in-furrow, Envita enables every cell in the plant to fix its own nitrogen. Air is 78% nitrogen and the Envita bacteria enables the plant to naturally fix- N directly from the air, providing the plant with an additional source of nitrogen all season, including critical growth periods.
With this revolutionary technology, 25-50% of your nitrogen fertility program can be replaced or you can maintain current N levels and work towards producing a higher yield. On average, Envita delivers a 7-10 bu/ac yield increase and rarely delivers an increase of less than 3bu/ac, roughly the yield difference required to cover the costs of the product. Through our Envita Partner Program, farmers who try Envita on corn in 2019 and don’t get a minimum 3bu/ac increase, will get their product replaced.