Albracht Achieves 371 bu/acre Corn Yield With Stoller Products Under Extreme Texas Conditions

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Texas farmer, Steven Albracht reported 371 bu/acre on corn fields treated with StollerUSA technology.

Hart, Texas (PRWEB) November 29, 2011

Texas grower, Steven Albracht is finishing up harvest on his 2,000 acre farm in the Texas panhandle. This year, Albracht reported 371 bu/acre on corn fields treated with StollerUSA technology. The 19 bu/acre increase, over control plots, was achieved in severe drought conditions, high temperatures and no rainfall during a five month period.

Albracht’s program started with a seed treatment application of Bio-Forge® ST to select hybrids planted in twin rows at a planting population of 48,000. Fields quickly dried ...

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Report raises concerns about future electric reliability in Texas

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BP violated Alaska spill probation, government says

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Chinese solar companies reject US trade complaint

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FuelFix Newslinks |11.29.11|

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AECOM to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Industrials Conference

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it will be presenting at t…
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Inbicon Certifies Poyry USA as Preferred Engineers for North American Build-Out of New Ethanol Technology

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SCHERREBEK, Denmark, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –Inbicon today announced its certification of Poyry (Appleton) LLC as meeting all quality, reliability, and professional standards necessary for engineering projects involving Inbicon Biomass Refineries. “After a rigorous review of…
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