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Testing Methods – What difference does it make?

As a grower, how do you determine quality humic acid products form less effective “imitation” products? Having an understanding of the various testing methods is a good place to start. As we mentioned, there is no universal standard for testing humic content and the percentage of humic acid in a product can ...

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Stronger Together as Your Growth Partners

Black Earth announces the official acquisition of Canadian Humalite International CALGARY, AB - Black Earth Humic has announced today the completed acquisition of Canadian Humalite International. This combination marks a strengthening of Canadian humalite based products produced in North America. It has created an organization better positioned to serve our customers and ...

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Foliar Feeding? Think Fulvic.

If you are going through all of the effort to spray your crop, wouldn’t you want to make sure you are maximizing your impact? Incorporating foliar application into your program in the spring gives your plants an added boost. By using fulvic acid, in addition to a granular application of humic in ...

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Humic Acid and Drilling Fluid

Humalite For Drilling Fluid Humalite is a naturally oxidized coal-like material that is similar to leonardite and lignite, but features a higher humidified organic matter as well as significantly lower residuals. ...

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Should You Care About Water Retention?

Everyone in agriculture knows:  water matters. When the subject of humic material and water retention comes up, it often leads to a lot of discussions about opening up plant cell membranes, making it easier for fluids to pass and hold. ...

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What Growers Should Know About Humic Material and Organic Matter

Many of the world's farms and agricultural production centers are currently struggling to maintain peak output. Farmers are finding their yields threatened by factors ranging from the overuse of land to soil toxicity and even deteriorating soil structure. As a result, more and more businesses are becoming interested in the way humic ...

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How Humic Material Affects Soil Structure

Gradual decline in soil structure has become a large concern for growers around the world. Although overall agricultural yield is normally the top priority for commercial farms, it comes with a tradeoff in soil health. The high demands of the industry require that farms maintain high output, even in difficult ecological conditions. ...

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Black Earth Humates in Southern Illinois

Black Earth has been very fortunate to gain a business partner and friend in southern Illinois, Mike Shotts-Top Shot Ag. Mike is a small business owner, farmer and family man who heard about the benefits of humates only a short time ago. With his in-depth knowledge in local agriculture and passion for ...

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Humalite, Hydrocarbon Remediation and Toxicity Reduction

Reclaim Toxic Soil In addition to working as a valuable drilling fluid additive, Black Earth Humalite is also a highly efficient agricultural additive, that can help enhance and reclaim toxic soil and help with the growth of microorganisms. ...

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