Helena Agri-Enterprises Territory Manager Thad Meister says the surge of activity will be challenging for ag retailers. “I think when everybody gets going, it’s going to be hard and fast; it’s going to be a struggle to get everything to everybody in a timely manner.” A lot of fertilizer was applied last fall, giving farmers and retailers a head-start. However, the spray season could be hectic. “It’ll put a lot of stress on the sprayers getting everything covered with the pre-emerge herbicides that are getting put on.” Meister said many farmers are applying a pre with their dry fertilizer to save time during a compacted planting season.
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