Biovante’s Best Practice Exchange is a platform to present and educate growers on technologies and practices which are cutting edge to help them be more profitable at producing healthy and higher yielding crops. Attendees will not only hear about how to use Biovante’s products but also the application of use that brings them the best return on investment. Speakers will include president and CEO of Biovante, industry professionals as well as progressive growers who are working closely with the company.
“Maximizing the norm to produce more” by Chris Masters
Gain knowledge on how Biovante products give the best bang for the buck going into 2018. Also, listen to how sun is vital to plant and biological interactions and the value of this relationship and how they relate to higher yields.
“It’s a Dog Eat, Dog World in your soil” by Ben Elliott
Learn how yields are being robbed right out from under your feet as the biological warfare takes place in your soil. You’ll receive perspective on what we know, what we are experiencing, and where we are headed as an industry when it comes to implementing biologicals and how they influence nutrients and moisture.
Hear from NCGA Winner Chad Henderson along with National Soybean Winner Jimmy Frederick to hear their thoughts on what it takes to produce higher yields!
Ben Elliot is the co-owner of Insight BioAg from Red Bud, IL. Ben has gained vital knowledge from his time at the university of Tennessee as well as from getting his boots dirty in fields all over the USA and abroad. He’s worked closely with top professors at Stanford, UC-Berkely, UC-Davis, and UC-San Francisco in the last 12 months gaining information on soil microbiology and enjoys the challenge to push himself to learn more while making what he finds understandable to the grower.
Chris Masters is the owner of a biologically minded company called Biovante. He enjoys working with growers of any size to see how products and the timing of those products bring higher yields. As the leader of an up and coming company, he appeciates the challenge of showing growers the importance of biologicals to their seed, soil and/or plant.
Chad Henderson is a row crop farmer from Madison Alabama. Within the last 16 months Chad has studied and worked to increase his knowledge and understanding on what it takes to produce higher yields both efficiently and effectively. His efforts paid off in 2017 as he and his partnering staff took home first place in several state NCGA classes in Alabama.
Jimmy Frederick is a row crop farmer from Rulo Nebraska. For the last three years Jimmy has worked closely with Biovante to increase overall production acreage yields. In doing so, Jimmy unlocked some yield potential with different practices and was able to produce a 163.9 BPA soybean crop in 2017.