This week in AGvisorPRO
Week of October 28th, 2022
Welcome to this week in AGvisorPRO. Our weekly roundup of featured questions, experts, content, updates, announcements, and more.
Services for your farm:
Greenhouse Feasibility and Business Plans
Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza, Greenhouse Specialist and Consultant, has over 40 years of experience with greenhouses, cultivation and crop management. What to expect:
- Prepare feasibility reports for greenhouse production of vegetables, tree seedling and ornamentals
- Short or detailed business plans
- Includes production costs, investment costs, operating costs and yields and profitability analyses
- Energy management
- Crop management tips
- A report which can be used to secure funding
- Expert advice from a specialist with over 40 years of experience
Learn more or contact Dr. Mirza here.
Top Question of the Week:
This week’s top question is about Blight in Tomatoes. Here is what the farmer asked:
“I had blight in my tomatoes this year. Is there something I can do to that field to get rid of the fungal spores?“
Featured Expert Profile:
Keri is located in Northeast South Dakota where she farms corn, soybeans, and has a small grain and cattle operation. She has her Certified Crop Advisor certification (CCA), and has been an independent crop consultant since 2018. She has lots of experience in agronomy, crop & livestock production, weed/disease/insect management, soil fertility, as well as business and operation management.
Keri Buttke has a passion for agriculture and excels at solving not just crop production issues, but also farm management problems. Take a look at Keri Buttke’s profile in the app today, and see her informative responses.
Featured Platform Partner:
Aberhart Ag Solutions is a family owned company that specialises in Bio-Sul Premium Plus, which is a regenerative elemental sulphur product. Dan, Terry, and Harvey Aberhart are passionate about the ag industry, and their goal is to help their customers yield more while saving money.
They first started with the application of Bio-Sul Premium Plus on their own farm before starting to market and custom apply the product for others. From there, they have expanded their market base all the way from Northern Alberta to Manitoba.
Their mission is to provide a quality fertilizer product to their clients that is unique, consistent, and the most cost effective solution on the market. They use the latest and leading technology so they can achieve 100% customer satisfaction. They utilize their knowledge and resources on their niche products to ensure that they are providing the best quality work at all times. Their six guiding principles is what motivates them to achieve their best quality work for their clients:
- FAMILY : The first and foremost principle is to enhance our family relationships through partnership in business.
- VALUE : We will provide products and services to our customers that have extreme value to the success of their businesses.
- CULTURE : We have a fun and positive culture for family members and employees.
- SIMPLICITY : We keep the business and value proposition to our customers as simple as we possibly can, no matter how sophisticated the technology and products we use and promote.
- DIVERSIFICATION : The business diversifies and strengthens Aberhart Farms, and continues to expand their knowledge about the agriculture industry
- SUSTAINABILITY : Through the success of the business, we give back to people and the environment.
They provide the most cost efficient and longest lasting elemental sulphur in the market, so you can save time, save space, and save money on your operation. To learn more about how Aberhart Ag Solutions can help you, reach out to Dan Aberhart and Graham McMurtry in the app today.
Friends of AGvisorPRO
Jason Hanson & Kyle Okke
from Agronomists Happy Hour
The Agronomists Happy Hour Podcast
AGvisorPRO is a proud partner of the Agronomists Happy Hour podcast. AGvisorPRO experts, Jason Hanson and Kyle Okke do a weekly segment called the $H!T You Need to Know where they answer farmers’ questions that come through on the AGvisorPRO app. In this week’s featured episode, Jason and Kyle discuss the question: Will a rye cover crop help with my weed management program, and should I use different herbicides than planned?
Find out in this week’s episode of The $H!% You Need To Know.
What's coming next in AGvisorPRO?
The services beta is in the app this week!
Check it out by updating and opening your app now, as this is a major release. AGvisorPRO’s Marketplace allows Farmers to easily find services from professionals in agriculture. This continues to hit home what we are trying to do: Help get incredible knowledge in the hands of farmers and compensate those providers for their services.
Maybe you have a need for a service, or maybe you would like to list your own, Either way, check out the beta and give us feedback. We are excited to see this concept grow in the coming months!
Meet the Team:
We often receive feedback from people like you about how intuitive our app is. At AGvisorPRO we believe strong design is one of our advantages in a space where design generally is an afterthought. As a Product Designer at AGvisorPRO, Vanessa works with growers, consultants, and business leaders to discover solutions and workflows that bring our vision to life.
As a former entrepreneur in Brazil, Vanessa applies her well rounded background to lead many of AGvisorPRO’s design initiatives. In her free time she enjoys studying psychology and human behaviour, as well as playing beach volleyball.
One of her favourite quotes from a great Brazilian educator, Paulo Freire: “Ninguém ignora tudo. Ninguém sabe tudo. Todos nós sabemos alguma coisa. Todos nós ignoramos alguma coisa. Por isso aprendemos sempre.”
“Nobody ignores everything. Nobody knows everything. We all know something. We all ignore something. That’s why we always learn.” (Paulo Freire)
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