StollerUSA's BIO-FORGE® Reverses Herbicide Damage Saves Crop, Bolsters Yield

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Bio-Forge, a premier product in StollerUSA's Crop Health Therapy line, is an antioxidant which allows crops plagued by herbicide damage - or other harmful conditions - to flush toxins from plant cells, bolster stress tolerance and manage primary sugars for higher crop yields. Unlike fertilizers or fungicides, Bio-Forge can be applied to the plant at any stage of growth. For more information on StollerUSA and Bio-Forge, visit http://www.StollerUSA.com.

Tifton Georgia Farmer Danny Thompson explains how Bio-Forge has helped herbicide-damaged plants recover and produce high yields.

If it hadn't been for Bio-Forge, I know I wouldn't have a chance of saving the crop

Danny Thompson is no stranger to the unexpected. But, it's a refreshing change of pace when the unexpected comes in the form of higher yields in an unlikely patch of herbicide-damaged cotton.

Thompson has farmed 1,200 acres of peanut and cotton crops on the Thompson Family farms for over three decades.

In mid-June he noticed sporadic growth patterns in the recently planted cotton in a usually productive plot of land. A combination of herbicide residue from the previous peanut crop and herbicide drift caused 40 acres of his cotton crop to shut down. The plants were severely damaged; brown, stunted, and burned beyond what looked like repair.

Rather than settle for sub-par yields or worse, Thompson applied StollerUSA's Bio-Forge® to the damaged crop area. Within four days the cotton plants were rebounding with new root and foliar growth.

"If it hadn't been for Bio-Forge, I know I wouldn't have a chance of saving the crop," stated Thompson. "It looks like this field will come back strong in just a few days after application and I anticipate a good yield. Over the years I've used a lot of Stoller Products and it has helped my yields tremendously. I invested about $11.50 per acre and prevented a potential loss of $360.00 per acre."

"We're a plant health company," explains CEO and world-renown agronomist Jerry Stoller. "Stoller Crop Health Therapy considers the factors that impact a plant's growth cycle and works to maximize genetic expression while nullifying the impact of stress issues. Our products focus on how to maximize the performance of plants to maximize profits for growers. It must seem to farmers that everyone is out to take some of their money. At StollerUSA we want to put some money back in the farmers' pockets."

Whether its herbicide damage, extreme temperatures, excessively wet or dry conditions or insects and pests that are threatening crop yield potential - Bio-Forge offers a safe, versatile means to fortify crops, protecting yield potential and increasing ROI for growers.

In agribusiness for more than 40 years, StollerUSA markets a full line of products to help farmers increase crop yield and quality. StollerUSA, headquartered in Houston, is actively researching and developing micronutrients and other products in more than 50 countries. For more information on StollerUSA, visit http://www.StollerUSA.com.

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