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Renowned Adjuvant Expert Joe Gednalske Honored by Colleagues


After a feast recently with farmers, crop input providers, custom applicators, and other colleagues at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisc., a quiet, unassuming, and often-overlooked genius of the American agriculture industry was honored for a lifetime of well-documented achievement. “To Joe Gednalske, world-renowned innovator,” said Mitch Eviston, founder and CEO of Meristem, reading a very […]

Meristem and Stoller Enter Into Strategic Product Development and Marketing Alliance


Meristem Crop Performance Group (www.MeristemAg.com) and Stoller (www.StollerUSA.com) today announced a strategic product development and marketing alliance focused on distributing Stoller’s biostimulant technology while offering even more quality solutions through Meristem’s growing network of dealer-partners. “Stoller’s reputation for developing quality plant-performance solutions to help farmers make the most of every crop is second to none,” […]

YARAS Holsether: “Clear Risk of Nitrogen Shortages…”


Meristem’s Eviston: “Try A New Approach…” Fertilizer manufacturer YARA International posted a profit of nearly $1.48 billion for the second quarter of 2022, compared with USD 775 million a year earlier, according to a YARA news release. Net income attributable to shareholders of the parent was USD 664 million (USD 2.61 per share) compared with […]

Meristem and Mid State Ag, LLC Announce Agreement


Marcus Tishner and Mid State Ag Are Ramping Up to Bring Innovation and High-quality Crop Inputs to More Farmers in Indiana Marcus Tishner of Mid State Ag, LLC today announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in Northcentral Indiana. Under the new relationship, Mid State Ag will carry the Meristem Crop Performance product line […]

John Gertz Joins Meristem Team as Chief Operating Officer


Veteran Ag Leader Brings Deep Experience in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Veteran ag industry leader John Gertz has joined the senior management team at Meristem Crop Performance as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In the new role, Gertz will apply his deep experience in agribusiness, manufacturing and global supply chain operations management to boost Meristem’s […]

NCGA Says Work on Fertilizer Tariffs Finally Getting Results


It seems many farmers feel fertilizer companies don’t play fair. The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) say they have worked for months to eliminate tariffs on nitrogen and phosphorous fertilizer imports and reported they finally saw some results late in June.  “We have been banging on the doors in Washington, sounding the alarm and telling […]

Langer Farms & Ag Services Teams Up With Meristem to Serve Wisconsin Farmers


“Our success is dependent on the success we are able to bring to farmers. Teaming with Meristem will help us help them.” Langer Farms & Ag Services started as an idea on a 200-acre family dairy farm. Today it’s still an all-family farm business operated by Tommy Langer, his parents, his wife Brooke, their young […]

Taylor Janicek Joins Meristem Crop Performance


Crop Nutrition Specialist To Serve Growers And Develop Dealers in Northern Corn Belt Columbus, Oh., June 29, 2022 – Experienced ag account professional Taylor Janicek has joined Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC, one of the fastest-growing crop input suppliers in America. Janicek now becomes Meristem’s sales representative in the Northern Corn Belt, operating out of […]

Dr. Fred Below Confirmed for Meristem’s Dealer Event


Fred Below, PhD, Professor of Crop Physiology at University of Illinois, has been confirmed as a key speaker for Meristem’s Breakthrough to Excellence Dealer Partner meeting, August 10-12, 2022 at Lake Lawn Lodge in Delavan, Wisconsin. Dr. Below, creator of “The Six Secrets of Soybean Success” and “The Seven Wonders of the Corn Yield World” […]

Upsetting “Cost/Price Squeeze” Likely to Linger 


Farmer optimism took a big hit last month, says the Purdue/CME Group “Ag Economy Barometer” https://ag.purdue.edu/commercialag/ageconomybarometer/. The reason? Crop input costs. “The dramatic rise in production costs has got everybody upset,” Mintert said during an Agri-Talk radio interview, as reported on AgWeb.com. “The uncertainty it’s creating is really kind of creating havoc in people’s minds, […]


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