The Benefits of using Humic Substances in Alkaline Soil Conditions

Posted by Luke Serbina on Dec 21, 2017 9:19:31 AM

With soil pH being one of the primary drivers of fertility levels and crop performance, understanding how to mitigate those effects in commercial production has significant value. Here is a brief synopsis of some of the challenges with soil alkalinity and how soil carbon products can provide economic solutions.

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Prairie Grower Meetings: Innovation is the Agenda

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Mar 27, 2017 7:26:31 AM

With the 2017 growing season fast approaching many prairie producers are looking to gain an edge and surpass their 2016 yields. The number of new products on the market can be overwhelming to many producers. Our Prairie Distributor, Top Krop Fertilizers Inc, has organized numerous information sessions to provide the scientific and agronomic benefits of our company’s product offerings.

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Posted by Marty Dilworth on Jan 31, 2017 8:58:38 AM

FarmTech is Canada’s premier crop production and farm management conference. Dates are January 31st to February 2nd at the Northlands EXPO Centre in Edmonton. The event is hosted by Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Alberta Pulse Growers, Alberta Seed Growers Association and the Alberta Wheat Commission. The show features more than 50 sessions featuring a world class lineup of speakers providing delegates with everything from global knowledge to local perspectives. 

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For the Love of Water: Mother Nature & Humates

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Jan 4, 2017 11:22:21 AM

Every living creature needs and loves water. No water equals no life, at least on this planet! In fact, humans are made of about 65% water, water covers about 71% of the Earth, and if you stopped drinking water, you will be 100% dead within days. Water is integral to our survival as a species, as well as all other carbon based life. You need water before you need food. You need water before you need shelter. The world needs water, and it seems to be disappearing before our eyes. 


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Black Earth Humic LP signs Western Canada distribution agreement

Posted by Luke Serbina on Nov 1, 2016 6:55:00 AM

November 1st, 2016 – Calgary, AB; Black Earth Humic LP and Top Krop Fertilizers Inc.

Black Earth Humic LP signs Western Canada distribution agreement with Top Krop Fertilizers Inc.

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6 Reasons Producers should be using Black Earth Humates in 2016

Posted by Luke Serbina on Dec 10, 2015 5:35:00 AM

Humic acid is the most powerful and beneficial input in agriculture and yet there are still many growers around the world who are yet to discover revolutionary product. It remains a mystery as to why a substance so intensively researched and proven should remain so poorly understood and utilized.

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When Every Drop of Water Counts!

Posted by Brett Halliday on Aug 8, 2014 8:01:00 AM

Walking through the fields, it is clear to see that the summer is starting to take its toll. Kicking up dust as you trod through the crop for an inspection. For some farmers, this is a normal thing and they see it year after year. But does it need to be?

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Humic Acid and Drilling Fluid

Posted by Jody Lockhart on Jul 30, 2014 7:38:00 AM

Humalite For Drilling Fluid

Humalite is a naturally oxidized coal-like material that is similar to leonardite and lignite, but features a higher humidified organic matter as well as significantly lower residuals.

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Should You Care About Water Retention?

Posted by Brett Halliday on Jul 25, 2014 8:07:00 AM

Everyone in agriculture knows: water matters.

When the subject of humic material and water retention comes up, it often leads to a lot of discussions about opening up plant cell membranes, making it easier for fluids to pass and hold.

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The Impact of Humic Substances on Seed Germination

Posted by Brett Halliday on May 20, 2014 9:02:00 AM

"Humic substance" is a term used to describe all humic products that container a degree of humic and fulvic acids.

It can be used as an alternative to names such as humates, humalite, leonardite, humic material or humic acids. The active ingredients within these materials are humic and fulvic acids which come in a range of molecular sizes. They all have slightly different functions within the soil and plant and are all vital for a healthy, biological soil.

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