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Bulletins and Information

Mobile App to Help in the Field

Download Nutrient Technologies mobile app crop nutrient advisor

At Nutrient Technologies we believe in agriculture, and we believe in technology.  That is why we have developed a tool to help you in the field.  Our new mobile app is designed to recommended crop nutrients, wherever you are. Nutrient Technologies mobile app allows agricultural producers and PCA’s to instantly: Identify crop nutrient deficiencies Get product recommendations Check compatibility Download complete label and SDS And MORE! Growers, PCAs, or Plant Nutritionists can search for deficiency symptoms by crop to access…

Almond Size and Quality with Tech-Spray Hi-K

View our latest trial results on almonds!  Trial goal was quality, determined by nut size and overall yield.  The grower saw $12 returned for every $1 he spent on our products, or 12:1 ROI.   For more information about how to swap out your current foliar potassium for TECH-SPRAY Hi-K, contact your local fertilizer dealer like Stanislaus Farms, Crop Production Services, MidValley Ag, Wilbur Ellis,  GAR Tootelian, or search for your nearest dealer here.…

Wine Grape Foliar Program

Washington Syrah Wine Grapes grown with Tech-Flo

As spring settles in across the Western US, wine grape growers are turning in their pruning shears for pre-bloom sprays.  The following is a sample program that our technical sales rep Chris Rhoades uses as the basis of his wine grape program.  He customizes the program based on tissue samples and known deficiencies in the area. FOLIAR NUTRIENT PROGRAM GUIDE Crop:         Wine Grapes Goal:          Improve Fruit Sugar Content and Yield   FIRST APPLICATION (12” or more New Growth…

Foliar Zinc in Delayed Dormant Programs

Bing Cherry Harvest 2017

Delayed dormant sprays replenish essential nutrients like Zinc just as deciduous trees come out of dormancy,  when buds are just starting to break, but leaf and flower buds have not yet begun to emerge.  Zinc deficiency is well known in Eastern Washington in perennial crops.  Growers rely on delayed-dormant applications of Tech-Flo Zeta Zinc 22% in Apples, Pears, and Cherries to get zinc into the trees before bloom to: improve bud vigor get stronger fruit set better fruit quality in this year’s crop Zinc controls…

Treating Nutrient Deficiencies In Citrus

Navel Orange nutrient deficiencies zinc, iron, copper

Growing up on his family ranch outside of Ivanhoe, CA, Steve Paregien has farmed different citrus varieties his entire life.  Over the decades he has learned to overcome battles with drought, pests, freezing temperatures- you name it. When a local PCA and plant nutrition expert, Brandon Land, offered to do a trial on his Cara Cara trees with Tech-Flo foliar nutrients, Steve gladly accepted the offer.  Those 2 blocks had long suffered from Manganese and Iron deficiencies and 2016-17 was…

CA Bloom Sprays 2018

As bloom continues in California’s tree fruit and nut crops, mother nature continues her promise to not let the farmer’s rest.  From early spring-like temperatures, to hard freezes, hail and finally some rain, it is hard to tell how to tell how to best treat your bloom. “In a season that starts out like this, I always advise my growers to continue to make scheduled sprays to give all buds and fruitlets the best chance at surviving these stresses.  Taking a…

Tech Bulletin No. 4: FOLIAR NUTRIENT PROGRAMS FOR FREEZE RECOVERY AND DROUGHT RESISTANCE IN FRUIT TREES

Walnut trees during frost in CA Central Valley

Fruit growers in many areas are concerned with orchards that have been damaged by extremely cold weather. Others are faced with severe cut backs on irrigation water and are worried about maintaining groves under drought conditions. A proper nutritional spray program can assist the grower in coping with both these problems.   ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS Freeze damage and drought are obvious forms of environmental stress. Furthermore, the two conditions share a common stress: dehydration. In freeze injury, loss of cellular water…

Tech Bulletin No. 8: A FOLIAR NUTRIENT PROGRAM FOR FREEZE PROTECTION

Walnut trees during frost in CA Central Valley

In Technical Bulletin No. 4, foliar nutrient programs are suggested to aid in recovery from damage to fruit trees caused by two types of environmental stress: drought and freeze. The roles of individual nutrients are examined for their ability to influence tolerance to drought conditions and to aid in recovery from severe freeze damage. The ability of foliar nutrients to provide freeze protection on a wide variety of crops is discussed in this bulletin. The use of foliar nutrients as…

Introducing ACRECIO: Biostimulant and Root Activator

The team here at Nutrient Technologies is proud to announce the availability of our new product Acrecio: Biostmulant and Root Activator. As part of our mission to advance the frontiers of plant nutrition globally, our R&D department is constantly researching new methods and products that can benefit our growers and help them achieve their goals.  Acrecio uses technology proven in Europe by our sister company Agronutrition, and has been one of their most sought after products.  After last year’s successful introduction in…

Greg Johnson named President of Nutrient Technologies

GregJohnson, President, Nutrient Technologies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Greg Johnson Tapped to Lead Nutrient Technologies Growth Dinuba, Calif. (November 30, 2017) – Nutrient Technologies, Inc., a De Sangosse Group company specializing in advanced plant nutrition products, is pleased to announce that Greg Johnson has joined the team as President effective October 1, 2017. Johnson will also continue to serve as president of Walnut Creek, California-based Fine Americas, Inc., another De Sangosse Group company and leader in Plant Growth Regulator (PGR) technology. Each company will continue to operate…

Post-Harvest Foliar Nutrients

Post Harvest Foliar Nutrients Zinc Boron

As harvest season comes to an end, many growers and PCA’s are preparing post-harvest nutrient applications.  Now is one of the most important times to address the nutritional needs of plants- so that next year’s bloom and crop has everything it needs from the very start. The important nutrients for this time of year are Phosphorous, Potassium, Zinc, and Boron.  Nutrient Technologies, Inc. has 2 products that are important components for most post-harvest applications: Tech-SprayTM Hi-K and Tech-GroTM B-17 Boric…