Adams Produce Credits Stoller's Root Power for Increased Profits

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Bigger, healthier and more onions add up to a better bottom line. An onion producer in New Mexico credits Root Power™, a proven patented product which accelerates root growth, balances plant hormones, and enhances plant health.

Adams Produce has worked with Stoller products for over 10 years to address the health, productivity and yield of its crops.

To have a successful year you need to have good markets, good quality and good yields. We rely on Stoller products to help us reach our goals in two out of three.

Adams Produce of Hatch, New Mexico credits the use of Root Power™ with a healthy high-yield onion crop.

As Pink Root plagues the local onion crops, this soil-borne disease attacks the roots causing them to shut down and stop the flow of nutrients to the plant. To stop and control the damaging impact of Pink Root on their 2500-acre operation, Adams Produce uses Stoller's Root Feed™ and Root Power™ in the drip irrigation. The result is healthy onions with robust root systems that grow large and uniform in size.

Fourth generation grower Tyson Adams also attributes the reduction in thrip pressure with the healthier onion plants promoted by Root Power. "Not only do we increase our yields with Stoller's Root Power, we can control and reduce our input costs by reducing the amounts of insecticides and fungicides we have to use," states Tyson Adams.

A quick calculation shows Adams Produce increased yield by at least 20% or nearly $1600 per acre with Stoller products. Plus Adams Produce enjoys a premium price for the larger onions grown thanks to the health promoting and sustaining impact of Root Power.

In addition, Stoller products enhance the ability of Adams to grow the specific onions their customers demand. Working closely with Shiloh Produce, the marketing arm of Adams Produce, they fill orders from super colossal onions for onion bloom appetizers to standard-sized cooking onions with long shelf life for grocery chains.

Adams Produce has worked with Stoller for over 10 years to address the health, productivity and yield of its crops. In that time Scott Adams, president and third-generation grower in the Adams Produce organization, attributes everything from quicker hail storm recovery to disease control to the program he has put in place with help from his local Stoller representative.

As Scott Adams explains, "To have a successful year you need to have good markets, good quality and good yields. We rely on Stoller products to help us reach our goals in two out of three."

Root Power is a proven, patented product that balances plant hormones to accelerate root growth and enhance plant health.

StollerUSA is dedicated to helping producers enhance yields by maximizing genetic expression. The result is in enhanced marketable yield; improved return-on-investment resistance to insects, nematodes and disease. Stoller products are proven to ensure optimum plant growth by maintaining appropriate hormone balance in combination with supporting nutrients, resulting in healthier, more productive crops that are better able to withstand stress and achieve their full genetic potential.

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 engaged in basic and practical research to enhance crop productivity in more than 50 countries. For more information on StollerUSA, visit http://www.StollerUSA.com. If you are a farmer in California, visit http://www.StollerCalifornia.com to see the products available in your area.

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