Tag: Remi Schmaltz

Decisive Farming Enters U.S. Market With Titan Machinery

Alberta-based farm data and precision ag service provider Decisive Farming is entering the American market through a deal with Titan Machinery, the largest Case IH dealer in the U.S. A strategic alliance between the two companies was formally announced this week. The deal is similar to Decisive Farming’s agreement with Rocky Mountain Equipment, the largest Case… Read more »

Decisive Farming Forms Tech Support Alliance With Rocky Mountain Equipment

Farm management and variable rate advisory firm Decisive Farming and Canada’s largest Case IH dealer — Rocky Mountain Equipment — have announced an alliance to integrate tech support for variable rate equipment. “There’s always been a gap in the market before this alliance between the variable rate provider and the equipment dealer. This is closing… Read more »

RealAg Markets: Nitrogen Prices Climb on Interrupted Production & Mangled Logistics

Don’t shoot the messenger, but if you haven’t priced your nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer for this year, things are about to get very ugly. Or uglier. There’s really no upside here, unless you happen to have a neighbour with livestock and a manure problem (which you might. Ask around. Don’t worry, I’ll wait here while… Read more »

TechTour: Driving Marketing Decisions with Know-Risk Software

The risks of waiting for a market high can be huge, and the consequences are often detrimental to any amount of profitability. So, market analysts will often suggest farmers target margin. But knowing market movement, fixed costs and trying to run a farming operation can be incredibly overwhelming, not to mention time-consuming. Decisive Farming offers a… Read more »

Wheat Acres Set to Ramp Up in 2013: Remi Schmaltz

Wheat acres and frankly wheat’s reputation have taken a hit in recent years, overshadowed by canola’s promise of big yields and big profits. Then 2012 came along and the crop totally redeemed itself. Even in the face of extreme weather and drought, this year’s wheat yields and quality have put a smile on many farmers’… Read more »

What to Watch for in Fertilizer Markets

It’s no surprise that the fertilizer markets have cooled off this fall, but those farmers shopping for a deal may not want to wait too long to pre-buy. Record prices for corn and soy will definitely pressure prices in to the new growing season, and international buyers are out shopping. Remi Schmaltz, general manager of… Read more »

Opportunity Knocks for Potential 2013 Fertilizer Purchases

Decisive Farming Fertilizer Market Update Seem familiar? Corn + Supply + Demand = High Urea Prices Key take away: Sell part of 2013 crops and buy 2013 fertilizer/fuel to lock in likely the largest farm margins in history. The fertilizer market is being driven by extremely high crop commodity prices for corn, soybeans, canola, and… Read more »