FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Fertilizer Tech and Trends - 1
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Mar 28, 2013 07:24 AM CDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (DTN) -- As farmers push to be more efficient in applying fertilizer, there is a growing demand for new tools to collect fertilizer data, as well as application equipment to meet their needs.

On the data collection side, the FieldScout GreenIndex+ from Spectrum Technologies, Inc. attracted much attention at National Farm Machinery Show this year. The Plainfield, Ill., company manufactures a complete line of monitoring equipment.

"We had a lot of folks stop by the booth and many ask questions," Chris Bertelsen, row crop specialist with Spectrum Technologies, told DTN in an interview after the show.

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