Phil McLain, grower and owner of Snow Creek Farms in Statesville, N.C., participated in the trials and has signed up to grow another 2,000 acres of HEAR this year. "HEAR is reliable, without the same disease and quality issues of other crops," he says. "It gives us greater diversity, is a great complement to wheat, and we can double-crop it with soybeans. Plus, we are able to use our existing equipment for planting and harvest."
"TCI has also been excellent to work with," McLain adds. "They have an agronomist on call who is always available if we have any questions."
North Carolina farmers interested in growing HEAR should contact TCI at (877) 780-5882 or Perdue AgriBusiness at email@example.com.
Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the largest grain companies in the U.S. Perdue AgriBusiness is a leading merchandiser, processor and exporter of agriculture products. Through its more than 40 elevator locations with more than 60 million bushels of storage, four transload facilities, three protein blend mills, four soybean crushing operations, an edible oil refinery and two rendering facilities, Perdue AgriBusiness serves agricultural markets across the United States and around the world.
About Technology Crops International
Technology Crops International (TCI) is a global leader in the evaluation, development, commercialization and delivery (supply chain management) of new and high-value strategic oils from oilseed crops such as high erucic acid rapeseed, high oleic sunflower, meadowfoam, cuphea, lesquerella, camelina and echium. The company offers a full spectrum of expert services in specialty crop contr
|SOURCE Technology Crops International|
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved