Agriculture

AgricultureOverview

Howard has deep roots in agriculture. We started our business in 1932, providing fertilizers to Florida citrus growers. From there, we branched out to serve vegetable growers, and we continued to develop new products to meet the industry's latest needs and demands. In 2002, we began offering chemicals to complement our fertilizer products, and in 2012 we opened a state-of-the-art production facility in Lake Placid, Florida.

Today, we are a leading provider of agricultural products, with distribution centers located to deliver product with the industry's fastest turnaround time. Our sales force are also experts in all areas of agricultural production, and are ready to assist you in every way possible. In this business, experience makes the difference — and that's the difference Howard can make to your operations.

AgricultureDry Fertilizers

Howard has deep roots in agriculture. Since 1932, we have been proudly servicing the citrus and specialty vegetable growers while continuing to develop new products to meet the latest needs and demands of the industry, like Polyworx.

Polyworx™ is the newest technology in slow release polymer coated fertilizer. Polyworx is a component product designed to allow you to precisely target the release of nutrients to the exact time when your crops, trees and plants require it. 

Promoting root growth and wear tolerance, enhancing plant maturity and disease resistance, minimizing leaching and helping establish a durable foundation are just a few of the many winning benefits Polyworx fertilizer offers.

To find the right type of yellow Polyworx product to maximize the green in your pocket, click here

At Howard, we operate two standard fertilizer production facilities and one OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) production facility strategically located to provide the industry’s fastest turnaround time. Through these facilities we employ hundreds of different high-quality fertilizer materials to guarantee delivery of the fertilizer mix you want.

The Process:
Howard fertilizer mixes are blended on state-of-the-art, computerized, declining weight equipment to ensure accuracy of the mix.

The Difference:
Perfectly blended mixes coupled with guaranteed accurate analysis promise the nutrients you expect for your crops-delivered in our new fleet of bulk trailers!

Contact your Howard Sales Representative today!

AgricultureControl Products

Maxim Psp

Active Ingredient: FLUDIOXONIL

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Maxim Psp

A dry powder for the treatment of potato seed pieces for the control of Black Scurf (Rhizoctonia solani), Silver Scurf (Helminthosporium solani), and Fusarium Dry Rot (Fusarium spp.).

Manufacturer

SYNGENTA

Maximizer

Active Ingredient: Paraffin Base Petroleum Oil

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Maximizer

Maximizer’s is a unique soil and plant substance in a nutrient solution, intended for application on all vegetable and agricultural crops. blend of natural organic compounds are used in the establishment, transplanting and maintenance of vegetable and agricultural crops. is engineered to stimulate rooting, blooming, plant vigor, improved tillering, and with its nutrient solution, improvement in total plant health. unique blend of biostimulants, humic and organic acids and its complete complement of amino acids, will reduce plant stresses while improving plant quality and vigor. In turn this will reduce production time for commercial growers.

Manufacturer

PLANT FOOD SYSTEMS

Me Too Lachlor

Active Ingredient: METOLACHLOR

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Me Too Lachlor

Me-Too-Lachlor™ is a selective herbicide recommended as a preplant surface-applied, preplant incorporated, or preemergence treatment in water or fluid fertilizer for control of most annual grasses and certain broadleaf weeds in Cotton, Peanuts, Pod crops, Potatoes, Safflowers, Sorghum, Soybeans and Tomatoes.

Manufacturer

DREXEL

Mefenoxam

Active Ingredient: Mefenoxam

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Mefenoxam

Mefenoxam 2 AQ is an aqueous flowable systemic fungicide for use on selected turf, nursery, and ornamental crops to control certain diseases caused by members of the Oomycete class of fungi. Mefenoxam 2 AQ’s water-based formulation features low odor and is an excellent tank mix partner with most other fungicides. Combine this product with Quali-Pro Chlorothalonil for added brown patch control during stressful summer decline months. This product can be used on cool and warm season grasses and on all labeled ornamentals. Mefenoxam 2 AQ’s systemic mode of action and translocation through the plant can provide up to 3 weeks of protection.

Melocon Wg

Active Ingredient: PAECILOMYCES LILACINUS

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Melocon Wg

MeloCon WG is a biological nematicide that contains a naturally occurring fungus, Paecilomyces lilacinus, that is a highly effective parasite of all stages of development of common plant-infecting nematodes, especially the eggs and infectious juveniles.

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CERTIS USA LLC

Mepex

Active Ingredient: MEPIQUAT CHLORIDE

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Mepex

Mepex is a foliar applied plant growth regulator which modifies the cotton plant allowing the management of short-season production leading to reduced risk of yield and quality loss due to delayed and prolonged harvest. Mepex reduces plant height, offers better boll retention, and helps improve defoliation which can lead to reduced trash and better harvest efficiency.

Manufacturer

NUFARM

Mepstar

Active Ingredient: Mepiquat Chloride: N, N-Dimethylpiperidinium Chloride

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Mepstar

MepStar® is compatible with most insecticides and miticides. MepStar® may be combined with foliar fertilizers if prior experience has shown the original liquid formulation of MepStar® to be compatible and noninjurious under your conditions. Always perform a Compatibility Test for Mix Components before preparing a tank mix application.

Manufacturer

DAS

Mes 100 2X2.5 Gal

Active Ingredient: Methylated seed oil, Alkyphenol ethoxylate

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Mes 100 2X2.5 Gal

MES-100™ is a multi-component spray adjuvant developed to maximize the performance of most post-emergent herbicides. MES-100 is formulated from a 100% Methylated seed oil blend. This product may be used as a replacement for non-ionic surfactants and crop oil (petroleum oils) in most post-emergent herbicide spray mixes. Studies prove that Methylated seed oil improves the performance consistency of some post-emergence herbicides.

Manufacturer

DREXEL

Metastar 2E Ag

Active Ingredient: METALAXYL

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Metastar 2E Ag

MetaStar 2E is a proven fungicide for early season disease control. Its mode-of-action controls sporulation to delay the onset of disease and help improve the vigor of the crop.

Manufacturer

LG

Metcel Vmf

Active Ingredient: METSULFURON-METHYL

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Metcel Vmf

Metcel™ VMF herbicide controls weeds and woody plants primarily by postemergent activity. Although Metcel™ VMF herbicide has preemergence activity, best results are generally obtained when Metcel™ VMF herbicide is applied to foliage after emergence or dormancy break. Generally, for the control of annual weeds, Metcel™ VMF herbicide provides the best results when applied to young, actively growing weeds. For the control of perennial weeds, applications made at the bud/bloom stage or while the target weeds are in the fall rosette stage may provide the best results. The use rate depends upon the weed species and size at the time of application.

Manufacturer

DUPONT

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AgricultureSales Team

Florida Region
Daniel Albritton
Phone: (863) 633-0223
Area: Central Florida
Kevin Batman
Phone: (352) 552-1672
Area: FL
Specialty: Range and Pasture Specialist
Dodie Bertram
Phone: (813) 240-6894
Area: West Florida
Mark Frisbe
Phone: (239) 633-2732
Area: SW Florida
Jimmy Morales
Phone: (561) 866-4201
Area: East Coast Florida
Charles Palmer
Phone: (239) 292-6045
Area: FL
Jared Revell
Phone: (863) 214-3027
Area: FL
Specialty: Director, Ag Division and Key Accounts
Steve Smith
Phone: (863) 381-0612
Area: FL
Specialty: Fumigation and Injection Services
George Stroud
Phone: (305) 343-4669
Area: Homestead Markets
Donovan Sykes
Phone: (901) 569-2824
Area: FL
Specialty: Ag Division Business Manager
Megan Thompson
Phone: (561) 299-6263
Area: East Coast and Belle Glade Markets
Kevin Updike
Phone: (863) 528-1968
Area: FL
Georgia Region
Ken Anders
Phone: (229) 224-5308
Area: GA
Jake Purvis
Phone: (229) 251-4717
Area: GA

AgriculturePromotions

Extinguish Plus for Pastures

Extinguish® Plus Ant Bait is a fast acting, long term solution to fire ant infestations , labeled for use on rangeland and pastures. When coupled with custom-tailored bulk fertilizer from Howard Fertilizer and Chemical Co., you acquire the control you require with the fertility results you need.

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