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

Mustang Maxx

Active Ingredient: ZETA CYPERMETHRIN

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Mustang Maxx

Mustang® Maxx is a clear leader among insecticides. Mustang Maxx takes one of the broadest labels on the market and builds on its unique pyrethroid chemistry, resulting in maximum control of more than 100 pests on 200 crops including soybeans, corn, alfalfa, rice wheat, sunflowers and pasture. For proven, broad-spectrum insect control, look no further than Mustang Maxx insecticide.

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FMC

Mycoshield

Active Ingredient: OXYTETRACYLINE

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Mycoshield

Mycoshield is a valuable tool to fruit disease management programs. Mycoshield is used to prevent fire blight in pears and bacterial spot in peaches and nectarines. Alternating or rotating Mycoshield with steptomycin products decreases the chance of disease resistance while continuing to provide quality control.

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NUFARM

Mycotrol-O

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Mycotrol-O

Specifically formulated for use in organic production, Mycotrol O is a biological insecticide used to control primarily the nymphal and larval stages of whitefly, thrips, aphids, psyllids, mealybugs, scarab beetles, plant bugs, weevils and many other insects in greenhouse and field crops. Based on the highly successful fungus, Beauveria bassiana, strain GHA, it controls the most troublesome crop pests – even resistant strains. Because of its superior formulation, higher spore concentration, high viability and proven performance, it outperforms other Beauveria-containing products.  When properly applied, Mycotrol O insect control can equal or exceed that of chemical insecticides.

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BIOWORKS

Mycotrol-O

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Mycotrol-O

Specifically formulated for use in organic production, Mycotrol O is a biological insecticide used to control primarily the nymphal and larval stages of whitefly, thrips, aphids, psyllids, mealybugs, scarab beetles, plant bugs, weevils and many other insects in greenhouse and field crops. Based on the highly successful fungus, Beauveria bassiana, strain GHA, it controls the most troublesome crop pests – even resistant strains. Because of its superior formulation, higher spore concentration, high viability and proven performance, it outperforms other Beauveria-containing products.  When properly applied, Mycotrol O insect control can equal or exceed that of chemical insecticides.

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BIOWORKS

Neemix 4.5

Active Ingredient: AZATIN

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Neemix 4.5

Neemix 4.5 is an insect growth regulator. It controls targeted insect larvae by interfering with the insects’ ability to molt. It is effective on all larval and pupae stages. It also reduces damage by repelling and deterring feeding of all stages of insects.

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CERTIS USA LLC

Nexter

Active Ingredient: Pyridaben

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Nexter

NeXter miticide/insecticide controls tough mite pests like European red mite, citrus red mite, two spotted spider mite, citrus rust mite and many other species. It also controls certain insect pests like whitefly, pear psylla, and yellow and black pecan aphids. NeXter supresses leafhopper nymphs. NeXter should be applied to building pest populations below the economic threshold. NeXter’s mode of action is as a mitochondrial electron transport inhibitor (METI) Group 21 (IRAC).

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GOWAN

Nova 40W

Nu Film 17 2X2.5 Gal

Active Ingredient: Pinene (terpene) Polymers, petrolatum, a-(p-Dodecylphenyl-Omega-hydroxypoly (oxyethylene)

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Nu Film 17 2X2.5 Gal

NU FILM 17 is a superior STICKING-EXTENDING adjuvant with non-ionic properties designed to increase the effective life of an agrichemical after application. NU FILM 17 forms a soft, elastic film through polymerization which encapsulates and tenaciously holds the pesticide on the crop foliage. This protective film greatly reduces the effects of environmental degrading factors, which reduce the effectiveness of pesticide sprays. NU FILM 17 improves the initial deposit and allows excellent re-distribution of aircraft and concentrate sprayer deposits, to give complete coverage.

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MILLER

Nu Film 17 4X1 Gal

Active Ingredient: Pinene (terpene) Polymers, petrolatum, a-(p-Dodecylphenyl-Omega-hydroxypoly (oxyethylene)

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Nu Film 17 4X1 Gal

NU FILM 17 is a superior STICKING-EXTENDING adjuvant with non-ionic properties designed to increase the effective life of an agrichemical after application. NU FILM 17 forms a soft, elastic film through polymerization which encapsulates and tenaciously holds the pesticide on the crop foliage. This protective film greatly reduces the effects of environmental degrading factors, which reduce the effectiveness of pesticide sprays. NU FILM 17 improves the initial deposit and allows excellent re-distribution of aircraft and concentrate sprayer deposits, to give complete coverage.

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MILLER

Nu Film P 4X1 Gal

Active Ingredient: Pinene (terpene) Polymers, petrolatum, a-(p-Dodecylphenyl-Omega-hydroxypoly (oxyethylene)

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Nu Film P 4X1 Gal

Spreader Stickers to Extend Pesticides Superior sticking/extending agent is designed to lengthen the life of foliar-applied insecticides and fungicides. Forms a sticky, elastic film which encapsulates and tenaciously holds the pesticide on the crop foliage in spite of rainfall, irrigation or wind. Also shields the residue from heat and ultra-violet light degradation.

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MILLER

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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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