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Fluid Journal : Spring 2017
5 The Fluid Journal Spring 2017 Broad range covered on how fluid fertilizers work to maximize crop yields. 26th Fluid Forum Recap The Fluid Journal • Official Journal of the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation • Spring 2017 • Vol. 25, No. 2, Issue #96 Attendees to the 26th Annual Fluid Forum held at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona from February 19 to February 21, gathered for two days of sharing the latest in field research using fluid fertilizers to improve crop yields. A crowd of 124 watched as researchers from both the U.S . and overseas reported on their research, funded by the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation, giving the latest ▼ DOWNLOAD developments in yield results. Opening the first session on Monday afternoon was Dr. Paul Fixen of IPNI who spoke on 35 Years of Positive Impact and Progress--What’s Next for Our Industry. His discussion included advances in field technology, water flow, genetics, yield increases, soil systems and precision services. It looked into the future on increasing profitability and reducing nutrient loss. The opening day sessions included several updates ranging from post-tassel N applications for corn by Dr. Dorivar Ruiz Diaz from Kansas State University, to the evaluation of fluid K fertilizers for Highbush Blueberry production presented by Dr. David Bryla with the USDA-ARS in Corvallis, Oregon. Over two days of meetings, a business luncheon, and 15 presentations were conducted, covering field research on the effectiveness of fluid fertilizers in maximizing crop yields.