Bill Robinson - Mason City, IA
Thomas Hardie - Pierson, IA
Who We Are
Farm Nutrients was founded in 2003 to provide nutrient management for the newly formed Rembrandt Enterprises. We began supplying the poultry litter by-product from the Rembrandt egg production facility to local corn and soybean growers in the Rembrandt, Iowa area. In 2004, Farm Nutrients acquired specialized spreading equipment and hired trained operators to provide growers with exceptional litter application.Read More
Products & Services
Farm Nutrients is dedicated to giving our customers the best products and service.
Chicken Litter Fertilizer
There are many benefits to using poultry in your fertilizer program including:
- Complete source of micronutrients
- Nitrogen is mostly in organic form, providing late season N availability
- Phosphorus and potassium are readily available
- Excellent source of sulfur, calcium and magnesium
- Builds organic matter, which increases nutrient holding capacity, improves water infiltration, and reduces erosion
- Feeds beneficial soil microorganisms which improve soil health
- Ideal for all tillage practices
Read Our Latest News
Our website and social media pages are the best way to keep up with what's new at Farm Nutrients.
Our Increased Focus on Litter Quality
This past summer, we at Farm Nutrients shifted our focus to address one of the major challenges of chicken manure: quality. Historically, we’ve worked through manure that had varying quality as we moved from barn to barn or sometimes even within the same storage facility. We know this has been a frustration in the past and so we’ve decided to put in the work to provide a more consistent product for you! Here are some changes we’ve made to our litter management to give you the confidence you deserve when receiving our product:
Early Ordering Crop Protection
Tis the season for holidays and time with family, as much as we can anyway with Covid in mind. As the holidays approach for another year, so does the time of year to start your crop planning for next year and with that comes early ordering crop protection chemicals. Here at Farm Nutrients, we work with all of the major crop protection manufacturers to provide (more…)
How Can Soil Sampling Benefit Your Operation?
What does it take to build healthy soils? What is my crop lacking that keeps me from getting the highest yield possible? These are questions I get asked nearly every day, especially this time of year.
2021 Seed Offerings
It’s hard to believe November is in the rearview mirror and we’re in December now. Last newsletter I talked about the importance of having a crop plan in place as you finished up (more…)
Crop Planning for 2021
The 2020 growing season has been faced with many challenges. Several areas have been affected by minimal rainfall and devastating winds. With all the obstacles we’ve faced, I know it can be hard to start thinking about 2021 but it’s very important to begin putting a crop plan together for the upcoming growing season. We may not be able to control Mother Nature, but one thing you can control is your inputs you select to set your farm up for success. I’m going to walk you through some steps to help you start developing your crop plan and how Farm Nutrients can assist you in making sure you have the inputs you need to reach your maximum profit potential next growing season.
New Seed Offerings: Rob See Co
Farm Nutrients is excited to announce that we’ve expanded our seed offerings to include Rob See Co. products in addition to their current offerings of Integra Fortified Seed & Blue River Organic Seed. (more…)
Farm Nutrients Spreading Equipment
One of the most asked questions that we get about chicken litter fertilizer at Farm Nutrients is how will my litter be spread? What spreader does the best job?
We at Farm Nutrients pride ourselves in having top of the line spreading equipment to service your application needs. (more…)
Fall Soil Sampling: Maximize Your Profit Potential
We are rapidly approaching the end of the 2020 growing season. After the combine is done and tillage has started, there is a very important step to consider: soil sampling. Soil health and fertility rank high on the totem pole when it comes to high productivity. Soil sampling allows us a portal into the world below, checking for essential nutrient levels like phosphorus and potassium as well as checking organic matter, soil pH, and macro/micronutrients. (more…)
Mid-Season Plot Update
With farming, you get one chance every year to pick the right seed, fertilizer, and crop protection program. It’s essential you have confidence in the inputs you are choosing for your acres. That’s why we’ve planted plots throughout Iowa showcasing our seed brand offerings. This year Farm Nutrients planted eight corn plots and two soybean plots. (more…)
Fungicides – Just a Yield Enhancer?
Another article about fungicides, I know (YAWN). Back almost 20 years ago when Headline was sold by the tanker load as a yield enhancer, BASF set the tone. Soon every company was selling a new version of fungicide to increase yield. (more…)