Tree Health

This year’s Arbor Day fell on April 29, 2022. While I was reflecting on the importance of Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation and trees, I was reminded of a particular tree in my yard in Orange Beach, Alabama, and an event that took place this spring. This particular tree, a water oak (Quercus nigra), was…

VP Product Management

The VP of Product will lead our efforts to create, collect, and synthesize the vision of our soil testing technology platform. You will need to interact with all stakeholders (current customers and sales prospects) to collect product ideas; perform research to develop them; coordinate with the development team to implement them in a timely manner;…

Citrus Tree Growing Guide

What are the optimal environmental conditions for growing citrus? Whether you like a sweet, sour, or bitter taste, citrus fruit has it all. When you think citrus oranges, lemons, limes, or maybe even grapefruits probably all come to mind; however, there are many varieties of citrus trees that produce more than these rudimentary fruits. The…

Types of Fungus in Your Lawn

Are you seeing potential signs of fungus in your lawn? Fungus spread through spores and typically thrive in environments with poor airflow, excessive moisture, and low light conditions. This is why after a rainstorm, where clouds are prevalent and grounds are wet, you may notice signs of fungus. According to Graham Simmons, Director of Turf Grass…

Fungus In Your Lawn

Are you noticing patches of dead grass scattered across your lawn? Or maybe blades and leaves of grass are turning brown. Whichever, these may be indicators of a fungus takeover. What is Fungus? What exactly is fungus? Well, it’s not just the mushrooms and it actually has a lot more to do with your soil…

Checking Your SoilKit Results

After you have registered your kit, collected your sample, and mailed it in, checking your SoilKit results is the next and most exciting part! You will receive an email notification with a link to view your results. The link will take you to your SoilKit dashboard. From there, you can view your results and easily…

Understanding Spreader Settings

Using fertilizer spreaders is the best way to apply fertilizers and other soil amendment products to your lawn. With a little effort and practice, homeowners can consistently apply fertilizers evenly over their lawn. Knowing how much and where fertilizers are being added helps to  maintain a healthy lawn, while also being environmentally responsible.  Mr. Buck…

National Soil Health Day

June 23, 2021 is not just a regular Wednesday. This next Wednesday is National Soil Health Day. Founded in 2002 by the International Union of Soil Sciences, this holiday celebrates “soil professionals, farmers and growers who are focused not just on soil conservation, but feeding and enhancing our global soil health”. June is national soil…

Low pH and its Effects on Your Plants

Is your soil acidic? Although this might sound bad, in some cases, it is actually what is best for your plant. Whether you are just a beginner, a seasoned professional, or farming for fun, understanding your soil’s pH is crucial to growing a healthy lawn or garden. If you find that your soil’s pH is…

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News Three

AgriTech Corp. is an agricultural data processing and technology software company based in Foley, Alabama. The company’s flagship lab-based soil testing platform, SoilKit, offers consumers and landscapers an easy-to-use mobile application for soil sample collection and registration using satellite technology and scanning tools. Lab results are usually available within 48 hours of receipt at the…

E3 – wisdom/kingdom

Mira faces off against WWD women’s pro wrestler Mah Miseon, but her swordfighting can’t keep up with Miseon’s well-built body and overwhelming strength. Mori faces the risk of being disqualified from the tournament after interfering with the match between Gang Manseok and Go Gamdo. Park Mujin, a National Assembly member and God of High School’s…

BWI Companies Inc. begins distributing SoilKit in stores

Soil testing platform now available in-store to BWI customers across Texas and the Gulf Coast Foley, Alabama – January 19, 2021 – Agricultural data processing and technology software company AgriTech Corp. announced today that lawn and garden distributor BWI Companies would begin distributing AgriTech Corp.’s  flagship product SoilKit, an online soil testing platform, to the brick-and-mortar…

Regional Sales Manager

We are looking for entry-level regional sales managers across various regions of the US to represent AgriTech and its products to the $100 billion lawn and garden industry. The candidates will ideally have a degree in agronomy, agribusiness, or related discipline with an aptitude for sales and marketing. Sales experience in agricultural products would be…

Senior Developer

We are looking for a senior engineer to help lead our engineering team in building great products and features in the agriculture space. We are looking for someone with 8+ years of software architecture and development experience who has managed small teams and is looking to grow his or her career and take on more…

Victory Gardening

We have seen a huge surge in gardening during the pandemic. They called it “Victory Gardening.” The expression was originally coined during World Wars I and II, when Americans had to ration food. Therefore, to preserve the food and tin supply for troops and to boost morale, the US government encouraged the population to grow…

How To Water Your Lawn

Have you ever driven past a house in the pouring rain and seen the sprinklers also running? How you water your lawn is one of the most important factors in successful lawn management. How much and when are the questions I receive daily. In regard to established lawns, the rule of thumb is more water…

Foley, AL based AgriTech Corp. Announces Appointment of Greg Fehr as National Sales Manager:

Foley, Alabama – June 9, 2020 – AgriTech Corp announced today that it has appointed Greg Fehr as its new National Sales Manager. As part of AgriTech, Fehr will manage sales of SoilKit, a lab-based soil testing program for homeowners and landscapers which provides retailers with a valuable tool for increasing fertilizer sales, establishing professional…

What Does the USDA Recommend For Soil Testing and Why?

The United States Department of Agriculture recommends that home and property owners conduct a professional, scientific, lab-based test of their soil annually. This should be done before application of fertilizers and soil amendments. Soil testing and scientific based treatment recommendations assure proper application of nutrients. At AgriTech Corp., the leading provider of automated easy-to-use soil…

Florida’s Palm Tree Problem

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has spent nearly $28 million on landscaping along the new I-4 Ultimate roadway system. “FDOT is aware of the dead trees and blames the dirt,” according to I-4 Ultimate spokesman Dave Parks. I wonder what the baseline soil samples were? Did the project even include a baseline soil sample?…

Woman Owned Certification

AgriTech Corp. announces they are now a Woman Owned Certified AlabamaCompany. Current CEO and shareholder, Christina Woerner McInnis, has joinedher sisters, Angela Woerner and Kimberly Woerner Bailey and their mother,Janice Woerner, as majority holding shareholders in AgriTech Corp.AgriTech Corp. is an agricultural-based software company that was founded onfarming principles and knowledge and married to complex…

Grass Needs Sleep?

Every homeowner who has a lawn or garden, is a farmer. Farmers should know that every lawn needs food and nutrients, or fertilizer, water, sun and…..SLEEP. Take a look at the grass plot below. This Palisades Zoysia is planted in a common area in Orange Beach, Alabama. A passerby would not notice something that is…

SoilKit: Nitrogen

Nitrogen Element in Soil Testing At AgriTech, we are often asked why we don’t test for nitrogen in our SoilKit™ testing program. It is obvious to even the lay agronomist that nitrogen is the first and heaviest element in a fertilizer analysis, and it’s probably the most important. Its value should be a major concern when…

Working Remotely and Time at Home Not sure about you all but I am getting a lot of unexpected time at home and I amenjoying the bird singing, the crape myrtles blooming and getting the chance toget outside with the kids and get my yard spring ready. When I started the social distancing quarantine, my…

70 percent of homeowners reported dissatisfaction in a recent national survey. Start the solution where the problem begins: in the soil. The USDA recommends that you conduct an annual soil sample to allow for detection of soil quality and changes. SoilKit™ has simplified this complicated process in a way that customers can easily and quickly conduct a soil sample and understand the results.

“Soil Kit™, a professional soil testing service, will now be sold at Ace Hardware stores. This product detects soil deficiencies and provides nutrient recommendations through its online portal.”

We discussed the USDA’s recommendation that your soil should be tested annually to ensure that it is healthy. We also explained the importance of using the right products at the right rate for right reason, in an effort to avoid environmental runoff.

It is Groundhog Day today and what does that mean for me and why should I care? And why should the 100+ million other households with a lawn or garden care? Our ever all-knowing Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow and winter is predicted to shake the chilly hibernation early. We are looking at spring conditions in just 4 weeks.