Mercer Landmark’s full range of agronomy services include crop protection, crop nutrition, precision technologies and seed. Our agronomy team of experts are excited to work with you to make knowledgeable choices to boost your yields.
Mercer Landmark offers a full range of agronomy services at twelve of our nineteen locations. There is a Mercer Landmark branch near you. Contact us to discuss how our products and services can help you reach your crop production goals.

Products:

  • Lime
  • Granular and liquid fertilizers
  • Foliar fertilizers
  • Micro-nutrients
  • Crop protection herbicides
  • Fungicides
  • Insecticides

Seed:

  • Corn
  • Soybean
  • Wheat
  • Forage
  • Specialty crops seeds
  • Seed treatments

Our services

  • Lime
  • Fertilizer
  • Poultry litter
  • Crop protection chemicals
  • Conventional and site specific soil and tissue testing

Our Mercer Landmark Agronomy experts are here to help. Contact us today!

Crop Protection

Mercer Landmark offers a wide assortment of crop protection products and services. Our team of agronomists are up to date on the latest in high-performing crop protection products, and have a large portfolio of products to meet all of your agronomic needs. Each of our locations has at least one CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) on staff to help you get the most out of every acre on your farm.

The CCA program of the American Society of  Agronomy is a benchmark of professionalism. The CCA certification was established in 1992 to provide a benchmark for practicing agronomy professionals in the United States and Canada.

Please contact our agronomy team today to find out how we can meet your needs.

Crop Nutrition

Mercer Landmark provides a wide assortment of high-quality crop nutrients to our members. Our agronomy staff has the knowledge and experience to provide you with guidance for your fertilizer needs, and can offer you with precise recommendations for your farm. Please contact one of our expert Agronomists for assistance in getting a fertility plan for your farm today.

Crop Nutrient Services:

  • Liquid & Dry fertilizer
  • Bulk & On-farm delivery
  • Custom application
  • Variable rate applications based on GPS gridded soil sample data
  • Tissue sampling
  • Poultry litter

Precision Technologies

Mercer Landmark utilizes the latest software and technology to analyze the site-specific data collected on your farm. We have built flexibility and options into our program, that allow us to tailor to your specific yield goals, soil types, hybrids, application timing and product selection.

Our Precision Agronomy Services Include:

  • Precision Soil Sampling
  • VRT Seeding & Nitrogen
  • VRT Litter
  • UAV / Drone Crop Imagery

Seed

At Mercer Landmark, we understand that seed is one of the most important decisions you make every year. In order to provide you with everything that you need – we leverage local plot data from a multitude of sources. We annually host an Winfield United Answer Plot in Rockford, OH area.

Mercer Landmark works with several seed companies – which include:

  • Asgrow
  • Dekalb
  • Croplan
  • NK
  • Mycogen
  • Credenz

Sustainability

Mercer Landmark is on the leading edge of the sustainability movement. Each of our Agronomy locations have at least one CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) on staff, and each CCA participates in training on how to facilitate sustainability throughout the year.

Mercer landmark also participates in the 4R certification program and has two locations (Glenmore and Payne) that are 4R certified, with at least two years of certification each. More information on the 4R certification can be found here: 4rcertified.org.

2017 4R Award

Landmark Maxx

Landmark Maxx is Mercer Landmark’s Premium Agronomic Program, offering:

  • Precision soil sampling and variable rate applications to maximize efficiency and return on investment.
  • High yielding hybrids and varieties, expertly placed on the right acres based on soil type, fertility, drainage and crop history.
  • Field scouting provided by agronomic experts that utilizes satellite and drone imagery as necessary to make the best agronomic recommendations for your farm.
  • Fungicide applications based on known hybrid and variety response to fungicide scores and field conditions.
  • Foliar micronutrient and biological products to improve plant health.

It all adds up to MAXXimum yields and MAXXimum profits for our customers.

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Agronomy FAQ

What is 4R?

The agriculture community is launching a proactive, responsible commitment aimed at the long-term improvement of Lake Erie’s water quality.

This new 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program encourages agricultural retailers, service providers and other certified professionals to adopt proven best practices through the 4Rs, which refers to using the Right Source of Nutrients at the Right Rate and Right Time in the Right Place.

This approach provides a science-based framework for plant nutrition management and sustained crop production, while considering specific individual farms’ needs.

Source 4rcertified.org

What is a CCA?

A CCA is a certified crop advisor.  In order to obtain your CCA certification, rigorous testing and additional continuing education are required in all major agronomic disciplines.  The Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) and Certified Professional Agronomist (CPAg) programs of the American Society of Agronomy are the benchmarks of professionalism. 

How frequently should my soil be tested?

Most sites should be sampled at least every three to four years. On sites where rapid changes in fertility (particularly decreases) are expected due to higher than expected yields, or when high-value crops are involved, shorter sampling intervals (1 to 2 years) are recommended. Regardless of the sampling interval, records of changes in soil test values over time should be kept for each site tested.

What’s the best way to manage herbicide resistant weeds?

The most critical component to managing resistant weeds is utilizing multiple, effective modes of action.  In the case of waterhemp, utilizing effective burn down products and layered residuals is the best approach.  For more information contact your Mercer Landmark agronomist.

Do all these plant health products really do what they say?

It’s important to understand your unique soils, plant genetics and environmental conditions to determine the right product to improve your yields and provide a positive return on investment.  Your local Mercer Landmark agronomist can help guide your through the decision making process to help you choose the right products for your farm.

AGRONOMY CONTACT

Dan Recker
Agronomy Manager
Office: (419) 363-3143
Cell: (419) 406-0414

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Please contact our agronomy team today
to find out how we can meet your needs.

BRANCHES

Chattanooga: (419) 363-3391
Chickasaw: (419) 925-4326
Coldwater: (419) 678-2369
Coldwater Grain North: (419) 363-2700
Convoy: (419) 749-2746
Elgin: (419) 667-2901
Glenmore: (419) 495-2548
Middle Point: (419) 968-2328
New Weston: (937) 338-5741
Ohio City: (419) 965-2121
Payne: (419) 263-2351
Rockford: (419) 363-3143

RESOURCES

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Suppliers

Asgrow & Dekalb
BASF
Bayer CropScience
CHS
Croplan Genetics
NK
Syngenta
Valent