Meristem and Oxendale Ag Team Up


Columbus, Oh., Jan. 20, 2022 — Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC ( and Caleb Oxendale of Oxendale Ag, LLC today announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in Northwest Indiana. Under the new relationship, Oxendale Ag will carry the Meristem Crop Performance product line and become Meristem’s ally in helping Indiana farmers make the […]

NPK Prices Have Doubled or Tripled

-Farm Bureau Economists While different groups squabble over the root cause – tariffs, weather, demand, lack of competition – the net effect is prices for NPK that are double or triple what they were just a year ago, according to economists at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). “Unfortunately, the fertilizer sticker price farmers in […]

Nick Maple Joins Meristem Team


Experienced Nebraska Agronomist Will Serve Growers and Develop New Dealers Across Western Corn Belt Columbus, Ohio | Nov. 30, 2021 – Experienced ag account professional and seed rep Nick Maple has joined Meristem Crop Performance, one of the fastest-growing crop input suppliers in America. Maple becomes Meristem’s sales and dealer coach in the Western Corn Belt, operating […]

“…a life-changing experience…”

Meristem Needs Great Interns. Meristem is in the hunt for five great interns to help build business in three different ways. College students that win these spots will earn $2,500 a month from May 15 to August 1 and gain experience worth several times the money. “We’re looking for sincere contributors to the growth of […]

Buckeye Ag Solutions Adds Meristem Crop Performance to Line-up


Veteran Pioneer Dealer Now Has New Tools to Enhance ROI On Every Acre Columbus, Ohio Nov. 23, 2021—Meristem Crop Performance and Bill Rutledge of Buckeye Ag Solutions of New Washington, Ohio today announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in North Central Ohio. Under the new relationship, Bill Rutledge and Garrett Kraft and their business, […]

2021 Corn and Soybean Production: SIX Points


With less than 10 percent of corn and soybean acres yet to be harvested, crop watchers continue to tally production results and estimate where the 2021 season stands in relation to a year ago. A recent review by Jerry Gulke, farmer and market analyst for Farm Journal Radio, yields the following six data points gleaned […]

“Fertilizer executives are making out like bandits…”

An opinion piece taking the “Fertilizer Oligopoly” to task recently appeared on, Farm Journal’s website. The editorial, authored by Jon Doggett, CEO of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), calls attention to big fertilizer corporations that “…are making out like bandits at the expense of the people who feed and fuel America.” Doggett points […]

Stoutsville Seed Shed and Meristem Join Forces for Ohio Farmers


Veteran Seed Supplier Sean Rittinger Now Has New Tools to Enhance ROI On Every Acre Columbus, Ohio, November 16, 2021—Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC ( and Sean Rittinger of Stoutsville Seed Shed of Stoutsville, Ohio announced a new strategic supply agreement to serve farmers in South Central Ohio. Under the new relationship, Sean Rittinger and his […]

Meristem and Western Iowa Agronomy Announce Agreement


Jennifer Uphoff Is Ramping Up to Bring Innovation and High-quality Crop Inputs to Farmers in Western Iowa Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 5, 2021—Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC ( and Jennifer Uphoff of Western Iowa Agronomy today announced a new strategic supply agreement to serve farmers in Western Iowa. Under the new relationship, Jennifer Uphoff and her business, […]

EXCAVATOR™ Driving Impressive Results


SPEED? EFFICIENCY? NUTRIENT RELEASE? EXCAVATOR™ by Meristem is designed to break down tough crop residue and clear the way for today’s high-speed planters, while stimulating biological activity and releasing bound up nutrients faster. “What we’re seeing with EXCAVATOR this early is amazing! The visual results of the residue breakdown is unreal. Talking about nutrient release […]


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