Mar 21, 2021
Helping small farmers optimize herbicide performance with limited resources
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According to the Economic Research Service, small-scale farms represented 90% of U.S. farms in 2019. With less resources, these farmers must rely on alternative, more cost-effective crop protection techniques that involve both a traditional herbicide alongside an additional product to shield seedlings and promote optimal growth.
Ingevity, a specialty chemicals company headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., manufactures Nuchar® AG, a finely ground activated carbon specifically formulated for grass seed farmers. The product enables more uniform spray application in the field and adsorbs excess amounts of herbicide during planting, which protects seedlings and further promotes higher crop yield and improved seed health. Read more…