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TAG: nitrogen

How enhanced efficiency fertilizers work

February 20, 2019By
Koch DURATION CR (Photo: Koch Turf & Ornamental)

Enhanced efficiency fertilizers (EEFs) are another potential tool in your lawn care arsenal. read more

The Andersons: HCU—Humic Coated Urea

October 20, 2017By

HCU™ (Humic Coated Urea) granules are an innovative nitrogen source featuring urea-humate fusion. This proprietary technology produces a cost effective 44-0-0 nitrogen granule that is bonded with potassium humate. Clean, spherical, free flowing granules are 100 percent soluble for use in both liquid and dry applications. HCU granules can be applied to all types of cool and warm season turf.... read more

Nature Safe intros 15-0-1 fertilizer

October 26, 2016By

Nature Safe released its highest concentrated organic fertilizer to date, named 15-0-1 Hi-Sol Organic Nitrogen, at 2016 GIE+EXPO. Listed with the Organic Materials Review Institute, the 15-0-1 is composed of 92 percent organic protein and amino acids, including 0.2 percent iron and 1 percent naturally chelated soluble potassium. The 15-0-1 is available in 40-pound bags. Photo: Nature Safe Save read more

KAS finalizes acquisition of Agrium’s T&O assets

July 2, 2014By

(KAS), an affiliate of Koch Fertilizer, finalized its acquisition of the turf and ornamental (T&O) assets, brands and product technologies of Agrium Advanced Technologies, a former business unit of Agrium. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed by KAS. The acquired T&O business provides nutrient solutions for the horticulture, turfgrass, consumer lawn and garden and specialty agriculture segments. Included in the... read more

Government affairs: Lawns under assault

April 7, 2014By
Photo: PLANET Philippe Nobile Photography

April is National Lawn Care Month, which is fitting because it puts front and center our most popular landscape feature, residential lawns. They cover up to 40.5 million acres in the U.S. and are under assault like never before. In the west, lawns are facing water shortages. In the east, the problem is related to water quality. Westward: Lawns banned,... read more

Scotts funds program to benefit Florida waterways

February 10, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. launched a three-year program across Florida to provide $5 million in financial support to environmental groups and academic institutions focused on scientific research to help identify potential solutions to the state’s water quality issues. The company also plans to launch a multimedia consumer campaign to remind homeowners how to maintain healthy lawns and gardens while also... read more