Research Designed For Agriculture




Let's Talk About Exceptional Research


With over 20 years experience and 2 research locations - Montana and Arizona - RD4Ag is your ideal partner for effective and efficient Agricultural  Research.


We offer a wide portfolio of services at both of our locations including:

  • Crop Protection
  • Agronomics
  • Regulatory Services and Trials
  • Seed Services


Our desert location provides an environment that offers the opportunity for screening for traits such as salt, drought, heat tolerance fertility and offers breeding services.


So come talk to us at booth 102 (second row on the left from the entrance) and let's discover how we can work together to provide you with exception research services.


And visit our resources page for downloadable details on our range of services, including specifics by crop.

RD4AG & Biostimulants

Success In Biostimulant Trials


 As agriculture evolves, our understanding of how to make plants produce more, their interactions with environment, and where they live, evolves. The new frontier is to better stimulate plants to grow and produce more efficiently. The promise of such products, whether they are microbial, fertilizer, PGR or any of the multitude of technologies which can have a positive impact on plant growth, is beginning to come true.


As our understanding of these products advances, so do our methods to test them. Most of these products perform best in conditions of moderate stress, be that salt, moisture, heat, cold, fertility, etc. They seldom are able to show their potential in the high fertility, well irrigated situation of production agriculture. This is especially true in the specialty crops, where no effort is intentionally spared to get maximum production. Testing these products effectively is as much art as science.


Our team has been at the forefront of this type of testing for decades, and Steve West was one of the Keynote Speakers at the 44th Annual meeting of the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, discussing this challenging topic.. Our blog also has a current discussion on the objectives and nuances of drought trials.


See our recent blog post on running  successful drought trials by clicking here

and our Biostimulants fact sheet here

Opportunities For Motivated Professionals At Our Yuma Facility


As we move towards our most productive growing season we have new opportunities for a number of people to help us achieve our research goals.


What:    Vegetable & Field Crops Research Farm Grower positions and a Plot Care Technician.


Who:     Dynamic ag professionals who love figuring out how to create success out of challenges


Where:  The agriculturally intensive Yuma Valley of Arizona


Why:      Because the quality of the field plot is the foundation of good research and the availability of the right equipment at the right time helps make it happen.


When:   Available immediately, it’s Winter veggie & seed grow-out season NOW in the Desert Southwest!


How:    For more information visit our Opportunities Page or Click Here.



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