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 Dow AgroSciences, Agricen Announce New Webinar, “Sidedressing Nitrogen for Maximum Yields

Guest speaker Dr. Fred Below to discuss role of sidedress nitrogen in addressing corn nutrient needs; webinar will also show how Instinct® II and Accomplish® LM optimize sidedress applications
 

INDIANAPOLIS, IN & FRISCO, TX – May 21, 2014 – Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), and Agricen, a Loveland Products Company delivering biochemical-based solutions for efficient and sustainable plant nutrition, today announced that the companies will co-host a new webinar, “Sidedressing Nitrogen for Maximum Yields,” on Thursday, May 29th and Thursday, June 5th.

The webinar will feature Dr. Fred Below of the University of Illinois, who will discuss the role of sidedress nitrogen applications in addressing corn nutrient needs. It will also feature Chris Berry, Nitrogen Stabilizer Market Developer at Dow AgroSciences, and Brian Cornelious, PhD, Agricen’s Director of Applied Sciences, who will discuss how Instinct® II nitrogen stabilizer and Accomplish® LM can be used as complimentary technologies to optimize corn yield and profit potential in a sidedress program.

What: “Sidedressing Nitrogen for Maximum Yields” Webinar

Hosted by: Dow AgroSciences & Agricen

When: Thurs., May 29 & Thurs., June 5, 2014 at 8 am & 3 pm CT

Where: Register online at http://www.agricen.com/webinars.

Presenters:

  • Fred E. Below, PhD, Professor of Crop Physiology in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois
  • Chris Berry, Nitrogen Stabilizer Market Developer, Dow AgroSciences
  • Brian Cornelious, PhD, Director of Applied Sciences, Agricen

Who Should Attend: Growers, crop consultants, agronomists and others interested in agricultural production and plant nutrition

“We are always striving to provide growers with high quality information that can improve production,” said Chris Berry, Nitrogen Stabilizer Market Developer, Dow AgroSciences. “This webinar gives them access to Dr. Fred Below, one of the top experts on the nutrient needs of corn, along with the latest data on two complementary technologies—Accomplish LM and Instinct II—that can be used with sidedress applications to ensure that growers minimize nitrogen loss and maximize nitrogen availability and uptake.”

“Growers want a good return on their sidedress nitrogen investment,” said Brian Cornelious, PhD, Director of Applied Sciences, Agricen. “The yield data we keep seeing shows that using Accomplish LM and Instinct II together is an excellent way to maximize that investment.”

The webinar will prepare growers to enhance their nitrogen use efficiency by making a sidedress application at the right time and with the right technologies. Instinct II nitrogen stabilizer from Dow AgroSciences inhibits nitrification of applied nitrogen with UAN, urea or manure. Accomplish LM, a biochemical fertilizer catalyst from Agricen, increases nutrient availability and improves root growth to facilitate nutrient uptake. During the webinar, participants will learn more about how these complimentary modes of action can help growers increase their nitrogen use efficiency in a sidedress program.

About Dow AgroSciences 

Dow AgroSciences, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is committed to discovering, developing, and bringing to market crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions for the growing world. Dow AgroSciences is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and had annual global sales of $7.1 billion in 2013. 

About Agricen

Agricen, a Loveland Products Company, is an agricultural technology company delivering biochemical-based solutions and products for efficient and sustainable plant nutrition. Agricen helps growers adapt to the rapidly changing demands of modern agriculture by providing the most effective tools to increase nutrient availability and uptake, improve sustainability and increase yields. Agricen’s biochemical technology has been tested – and proven – in over 600 field and greenhouse studies conducted by Agricen, universities, the USDA and other third-party evaluators.

Accomplish is a registered trademark of Loveland Products, Inc. 

DOW Diamond and Instinct II are registered trademarks of The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) or an affiliated company of Dow. Instinct II is not registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state. Always read and follow label directions.

 

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