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Aug 23, 2018

Our host Scott Warr, Steve Petrie, the Director of Agronomic Services at Yara International, Sebastian Korob, Crop Manager for YARA’s Primetomato, and Gary King, Senior Manager of Global Agricultural at Kraft Heinz, join us today on this week’s podcast. They discuss how to better manage your tomatoes during harvest season, some of the challenges of processing tomatoes, and dive into how growers can utilize and maximize their tomato yield throughout the year.


Key Takeaways:

[1:05] Sebastian does a quick recap on what Primetomato is.

[3:40] You don’t lose a lot of the nutrition on a tomato through the processing process.

[4:15] How long has Gary been in the tomato industry?

[5:00] What kind of changes has Gary seen over the years in the tomato industry?

[6:45] Gary discusses the types of trends that have happened over the years for processing tomatoes.

[9:00] Farmers have a much more progressive approach to farming and are constantly looking for ways to improve their crops.

[11:25] Sebastian shares some of his observations for this season’s tomato crop production.

[14:05] Farmers often focus too much on nitrogen first and think about the rest of the needed nutrients second. Steve believes you need to have a broad approach to nutrition.

[15:55] Gary shares his thoughts on nutrition programs.

[18:30] What are some of the things you need to be aware of when you’re preparing for harvest season?

[23:40] How can farmers better manage and maximize their nutrition programs without using up additional resources?


Mentioned in This Episode:

Sebastian on LinkedIn

Steve on LinkedIn

Gary on LinkedIn