Environmental Care and Share (ECandS) | Field Studies
   Field Studies & Testimonials

Cotton Field Studies

Duncan Farm – Denver City, TX

Purpose of Test:
     Application of The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® to increase number
     of bolls per plant.

Test Results:
     Conventional fertilizer program yielded 12-14 bolls per plant. Field trated with
     product averaged 45-50 bolls per plant.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Soybean Field Studies
Hallow Farm –

Purpose of Test:
     Observe whether foliar applications of The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon
     Answer®
produces a positive ROI.

Test Results:
     At both foliar rates, there was $1.50 to $2.00 return per dollar invested.
     See your local dealer for details.

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PFanner Farm – East Central MO

Purpose of Test:
     Compare the performance The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® in
     improving yield. Also mesure for change in soil psi using a computerized
     penetrometer.

Test Results:
      Improved yield response 18% (or over $50.00/acre) over control. Measured
     -24% in row change in soil psi. Soil was clay loam.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Alfalfa Field Studies
Farr Ranch, A 10 Year Study – Antelope Valley, NV

Purpose of Test:
     Increase crop yield with the addition of The Bio-N-Liven
     Answer®
and The Carbon Answer®.

Test Results:
     Yield was increased from 4 to 6 tons per acre on average, and sustained for 10 years.
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Skeen Alfalfa Farm – Fort Stockton, TX

Purpose of Test:
     Increase crop yield and crude protein with the addition of The Bio-N-Liven
     Answer®
and The Carbon Answer®.

Test Results:
     Yield was increased 2.5 to 3.0 tons per acre. Crude protein increased by
     23.1% overall.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Macy Ranches - Culver, OR

Purpose of Test:
     Compare the performance of The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® Soil
     Alive Program to a competitive humate program.

Test Results:
     The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® Soil Alive Program increased the
     yield by approximately 20% compared to the competitive humate program.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Rash Farm – Albert City, IA

Purpose of Test:
     Three year study to determine if the application of The Bio-N-Liven® and The
     Carbon Answer®
can increase yield. Application of the EC&S products was the
     only difference between control and treatment.

Test Results:
     The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® treatment increased yield
     between 21% and 36% vs. control.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Pecan Field Studies
Pecan Farm – NM

Purpose of Test:
     Would foliar and irrigation water application of The Bio-N-Liven® and The
     Carbon Answer®
positively effect yield in the poorest producing portion of
     the orchard.

Test Results:
     Pecan production for the “off” year in this poor production area was greater
     than the “good” production year.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Nursery Plant Field Studies
Dessert Valley Nursery – Madres, OR

Purpose of Test:
     Can root growth improve root growth in nursery plants using The Bio-N-
     Liven®
and The Carbon Answer®.

Test Results:
     Owner of nursery observed massive increased root growth, including labor
     intensive poinsettias.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Soil Nutrient Field Studies
Silty and Clay Loam Soils – NE and SE Iowa and NE Missouri

Purpose of Test:
     Does the application of using The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer®
     increase the release of soil nutrients.

Test Results:
     Increased bio-availability of phosphorus (P1 and P2), potassium, calcium and
     magnesium of between 3% and 39.8% over control.
     See your local dealer for details.

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4 Year Biological Nitrogen Study – ND and IA

Purpose of Test:
     Examine the optimal Nitrogen application to maximize corn yield using The
     Bio-N-Liven®
and The Carbon Answer®.

Test Results:
     Results indicate that 70 lbs/acre of Nitrogen, with the use of biological
     program, may be optimal for greatest yield.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Corn Field Studies
Corn Silage – TX

Purpose of Test:
     Comparison yields and rates of return when biological products (The Bio-N-
     Liven®
and The Carbon Answer®) are applied to seed at planting using
     different nitrogen levels.

Test Results:
     The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® treated seed increased yield
     between 11.11 ton per acre and gross profit $213-250 per acre with a 32%
     improved use of Nitrogen vs. control.
     See your local dealer for details.

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West Texas Biological – TX

Purpose of Test:
     Will the use of The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® benefit high input
     irrigated corn producers, with and without an encapsulated nitrogen
     bacteria source.

Test Results:
     The Bio-N-Liven® and The Carbon Answer® increased efficiency of salt based
     conventional fertilizer input expenses. The program improved yields 11%-20%
     and improved profitability from $47-$149/acre.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Currier Farm – Indianota, IA

Purpose of Test:
     Determine what nitrogen rate is most profitable when using The Bio-N-Liven®
     and The Carbon Answer®.

Test Results:
     Yield improved 16.5 bushels per acre with 50% less nitrogen (Liquid N 28%)
     netting an increase of over $40.00 per acre.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Swine & Hog Field Studies
Antibiotic Reduction – North Central Iowa

Purpose of Test:
     Will Livestock Answer®, without antibiotics, improve performance compared to
     control rations with antibiotics.

Test Results:
     With Livestock Answer® improved feed conversion 1.7%, death loss was.
     See your local dealer for details.

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Wind Source Program