Through a series of trials, we saw PhycoTerra®, our proprietary soil amendment improve the relative abundance of beneficial microbes by as much as 3X. Microbes, the key indicator of soil health, may only live days, but is the start to sustainable and regenerative agriculture.
With the application of PhycoTerra®, you can retain the soil that you have, improve the soil that remains, and restore the soil that you have lost.
Results after one year with the application of PhycoTerra®, we noted up to a 34% increase in trunk diameter.
Year One Results
Goal: Improve establishment of 3rd leaf orchard as monitored by trunk diameter
PhycoTerra® Organic (applied by drip)
Improved Tree Establishment Program
2 qts./acre ~ 2 weeks after petal drop, then every 2 weeks for 4 additional applications
1qt/acre every two weeks for 2 additional applications
3-gal total per acre for the season
Organic Almond Orchard – Sandy Soil
After the application PhycoTerra®, we saw an increase return on investment of $573 per acre from the Nonpareil trial and $1199 per acre from the Carmel trial direct result in yield increase. Application Rate – 4 gal PhycoTerra® total for 2019 season. This data was generated after 2 years of applications (2018 and 2019).
Nonpareil: from 25/27 to 23/25 Carmel: from 25/27 to 23/25
We stand behind our performance. We’re working to improve profitability and soil health while promoting regenerative agriculture!
At Heliae Agriculture we understand there are many challenges farmers and their trusted advisors face when considering something new. Whether it is a product that’s new to them like PhycoTerra® or a new approach to farming like regenerative agriculture.
To help introduce PhycoTerra® products to new growers, we developed the PhycoTerra® Product Performance Guarantee.
The benefits of PhycoTerra® are greatest in your challenging fields. Fields where soil organic matter is low…where abiotic and biotic stress are high…and where crops just aren’t as resilient as they should be. Use PhycoTerra® to help make your average fields perform more like your best-yielding fields.
Find your retailer representative today to learn about the breakthrough secret to increased yields and a healthier planet.