New Potassium Fertilizers Provide Bio-Activation in Soil or as Foliar-Applied Product

Press Release Summary:

  • FOLI-GRO KILO® carbon-based potassium source with high solubility and availability for foliar, in-furrow or soil applied liquid fertilizer application
  • TILL-IT KOMPOUND™ combines KILO technology with sulphur that creates solution for straight applications or combinations with Urea Ammonium Nitrate or Ammonium Polyphosphate (APP)
  • Growers can apply in-season potassium as foliar, drip or soil application

Original Press Release:

Wilbur-Ellis Company Launches Two New Potassium Fertilizer Technologies

DENVER, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilbur-Ellis announced today the launch of two new potassium fertilizer technologies, TILL-IT KOMPOUND™ and FOLI-GRO KILO®. These highly soluble, carbon-based potassium fertilizers drive bio-activation in soil or as a foliar-applied product. FOLI-GRO KILO® is a single-source potassium acetate fertilizer. TILL-IT KOMPOUND pushes both potassium and sulfur into plants through soil or fertigation applications.

Growers know potassium is a critical part of any fertility program driving photosynthesis, nutrient transport and standability throughout the season. But not all potassium sources are the same – solubility and availability play a huge role, especially when plants need in-season potassium to fill nuts, pods or fruit.

FOLI-GRO KILO® is a carbon-based potassium source with high solubility and availability for any foliar, in-furrow or soil applied liquid fertilizer application. The combination of highly available potassium with a carbon base creates a unique, bioactivated potassium source for plants.

TILL-IT KOMPOUND™ combines the KILO technology with sulfur, creating a solution for straight applications or combinations with Urea Ammonium Nitrate or Ammonium Polyphosphate (APP). By providing both sulfur and available potassium, TILL-IT KOMPOUND™ is beneficial when applied alone, or can create custom solutions that increase stalk strength, standability and yield of most crops.

"These two new technologies are centered around potassium nutrition, a critical in-season need in all crops for improving quality and yield," said Wilbur-Ellis' Value Added Nutrition Manager Matt Werner. "From row-crops to almonds, potassium mobilizes nutrients, photosynthesis and enzyme systems inside plants but is not often addressed in-season. With these two new options from Wilbur-Ellis, growers can apply in-season potassium into their program as a foliar, drip or soil application and see an immediate benefit."

About the Wilbur-Ellis Companies 
Founded in 1921, the Wilbur-Ellis companies are leading international marketers and distributors of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients. By developing strong relationships, making strategic market investments and capitalizing on new opportunities, the Wilbur-Ellis companies have continued to grow the business with sales now over $3 billion. wilburellis.com 

Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness generates more than $2 billion in sales revenue annually and has over 160 branch locations throughout the U.S. ag.wilburellis.com

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CONTACT: Wilbur-Ellis, George LeGrande, Field Director of Branded Technology, (254) 723-3885, glegrande@wilburellis.com
Web Site: http://www.wilburellis.com/

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