Weeding Out the Noise in the Biostimulant Space

We recently had the chance to chat with Ian Crawford, Product Manager, Plant Health Technologies with J.R. Simplot Co. about some exciting biostimulant products on the frontier, the stumbling blocks in bringing a product to market, and his views on regulatory. Crawford’s upcoming talk is ‘Strategizing for Downstream Success’ at the Biostimulant CommerceCon, co-located with the AgriBusiness Global Trade Summit, 30 July – Aug. 2, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. AgriBusiness Global is a sister publication of CropLife.

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Weeding Out the Noise in the Biostimulant Space
Crawford

Can you tell us about your company’s involvement with biostimulants and your plans for this market?

Yes, depending on what the definition of biostimulants is – we are still trying to figure that out. The Farm Bill is now going to have the first legal definition. We have used humic acids, fulvic acids, and seaweed products for going on 20 years or so. We’ve used some fermentation products for 15 years-plus. We’re starting to step into the microbial space. We’ve got our own private-labeled product from another supplier. We have our line of products called Plant Health Technologies. We have a microbial that has some biostimulant effect, and we are trying a number of other products as well. We’re not new at this.

Read the full interview.

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