Culbac® Research for Farmers

Whether you are raising crops, animals or forage, all Culbac products have been extensively researched and tested in university studies and field trials.

We believe research and field trials are the backbone for creating the best products on the market and building genuine trust with you.

Following is a sampling of research studies, field trials and the findings.

If you have questions about any of the materials in this section or would like to discuss your special situation, we would be very interested in providing the answers you need. 

Research Studies and Field Trials for Crop Farming

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  • Crops
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Lawn and Turf
  • Ornamentals
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  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Lawn and Turf
  • Ornamentals

Culbac® Dry Seed Treatment Plus increases yields in soybeans and corn

In a Culbac field trial in Kansas, Culbac Dry Seed Treatment was compared to both a live inoculant and untreated soybeans. The Culbac Seed Treatment …

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Help seedlings overcome transplant shock

Culbac® treatments of cuttings have been shown to increase rooting success. For example, in an experiment using crotons, a woody ornamental houseplant, Culbac treatments of …

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Culbac® Plant Solution promoted 15-20% greater melon crop yields

Culbac Plant Solution promoted earlier maturity, healthier plants, improved root growth, better color index in melon foliage and greater yields between 15-20% Full Research Study …

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Culbac® Liquid Commercial Seed Treatment enhances seed germination and vigor

The effects of Culbac Seed Treatments are most noticeable when seeds are planted in less than ideal conditions. For example, in a research trial conducted …

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Culbac® Seed Treatments helps grass seeds off to a better, faster start

Culbac Seed Treatments promoted earlier emergence and produced an average of 37.19% more root mass development compared to the control group. Full Research Study PDF

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Culbac® treated strawberry plants had a much faster root-growth rate in the critical two-week period after transplanting seedlings

Culbac Plant Solution promotes vigorous root development and stress tolerance in transplanted plants, resulting in a much faster root-growth rate in the critical two-week period …

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Research Studies and Field Trials for Animals and Livestock

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  • Cattle
  • Dairy
  • Horses
  • Poultry
  • Sheep and Goats
  • Specialty Animals
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  • Cattle
  • Dairy
  • Horses
  • Poultry
  • Sheep and Goats
  • Specialty Animals
Cattle in a lush green field

Culbac® Healthy Start® improves rumen function

The University of Pennsylvania conducted a study evaluating the effect of Healthy Start on rumen function. Healthy Start increased VFA in both the acetate and …

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Layer health is essential for producing large, quality eggs that are loaded with nutrition

Culbac® helps shift the balance of a bird’s gut bacteria to a “good gut bacteria” and eliminates the bad. Providing a bird this healthy advantage …

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Rumen-Bac® improves nutrient digestibility in lambs

Improved rumen function in lambs results in higher digestibility of feedstuffs and better feed efficiency. Rumen-Bac was found to significantly increase the digestibility of dry …

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Horse-Bac® supports digestion and absorption of nutrients in the hind gut

Microbial diversity and viability in the intestinal tract of horses optimizes nutritional uptake and accommodates greater utilization of energy for performance. Horse-Bac has been shown …

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Horse-Bac® Liquid as an oral appetite response solution (OARS)

Horse-Bac Liquid (OARS) provides a proper microbial balance throughout the digestive tract which helps horses maintain their appetite and recover from exercise or stress. It …

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Horse-Bac® nutritional supplement is perfect for performance horses

From foals to adults, thoroughbreds to Clydesdales, Horse-Bac® supplements are safe and effective for horses of all types and ages. By protecting against appetite suppression, …

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Research Studies and Field Trials for Forage Harvesting

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  • Hay
  • Silage
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Culbac® Hay is a vital component supporting feed value and profitability

In alfalfa, leaf retention and baling at higher moisture levels help produce higher quality feed for livestock. When baled at recommended moisture levels, Culbac Hay …

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Culbac® Hay treatment improves nutritional value of alfalfa hay

In alfalfa, leaf retention and baling at higher moisture levels help produce higher quality feed for livestock. When baled at recommended moisture levels, Culbac will …

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Culbac® Hay treatment inhibits mold and preserves forage quality at low inclusion rates

Maintaining forage quality when baling grasses is an important part of feeding management. When Culbac Hay treatment is applied to baling grasses, dry matter loss …

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Culbac® Hay treatment improves value of baled hay

Culbac Hay treatment increases leaf retention, crude protein, digestible dry matter, lowers acid detergent fiber and reduces mold and heat damage.  After cutting, whether it …

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Improving grass hay quality with Culbac® Hay

Culbac Hay treatment allows hay to be baled at higher moisture, which increases leaf retention. When baled at the recommended moisture level, Culbac® Hay treatment …

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Culbac® Silage can help improve the quality and extend the bunk life of fermented forage

Culbac Silage can help improve the quality and feeding value of ground roughage and extend the bunk life of fermented forage.   The effectiveness of Culbac …

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