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We make your life easier. Much easier.

You constantly battle insects, weeds, weather and more. With Howard as your fertilizer and chemical provider, you have a powerful ally in your daily battles. We offer a full range of quality turf and ornamental products, including our AccuBlend™ fertilizers and Howard ProFusion™, our proprietary heat-infused coating process that provides enhanced control with combination products. You can also count on our experienced sales representatives for helpful advice and assistance to make your turf look and perform its best.

Turf & Ornamental Products

  • Dry Fertilizer
  • Liquid Fertilizer & Nutritionals
  • Control Products
  • Seed
  • Organic Fertilizer
  • Other

TurfDry Fertilizers

Since 1997, Howard has been committed to providing the Turf and Ornamental market with prescription formulated fertilizers. In fact, that is our specialty. We utilize more than 250 high quality fertilizer materials all sized in-house specifically for the application you want to make. Furthermore, Howard is proud to offer these quality fertilizer blends coupled with the fastest turnaround time in the industry.

Our state-of-the-art blending facility in Groveland FL features 3 mills equipped with 8 simultaneous production bagging lines. Our insecticide and herbicide production lines are isolated to prevent contamination. Each bag line is easily able to produce 100 tons of product per line, per shift, per day.

Through every stage of the blended process, steps are taken to ensure the quality of the fertilizer product meets and in most cases exceeds our customer’s needs. From 1 ton to 1000’s of tons, we are prepared and equipped to service you! 

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 landscapes require it.

Depending on the amount of GAL-XeOne™ polymer coating that is applied to the sulfate of potash, you can expect to receive a slow and steady release for optimal growth. 

Polyworx fertilizer offers many winning benefits like: promoting root growth and wear tolerance, enhancing plant maturity and disease resistance, minimizing leaching and helping establish a durable turf foundation. 

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N-P-K Fertilizers

Quality and Performance is what you expect from your fertilizer. At Howard we have the process to provide just that for you. 

Howard AccuBlend™ is our process of blending prescription fertilizers for the Turf and Ornamental professional. By blending the highest quality ingredients and the latest material technologies through our technically advanced, computerized declining weight system; you can be certain the fertilizer blend you receive will perform as expected. 

We are proud to employ over 250 fertilizer ingredients from the latest slow-release materials to dozens of minor elements and everything in between. These materials are treated and screened at receiving to begin the process of providing fertilizer blends that provide the distribution uniformity you require for the results you desire.

Combination Fertilizers

Howard ProFusion™ is a proprietary, state-of-the-art, heat-infused coating process we apply to ourAccuBlend™ fertilizer mixes. Our state-of-the-artequipment will provide you with the most accurately blended products in the industry. 

The Select Products
During fertilizer application, a precision coat of liquefied technical product is applied to every angle of each fertilizer particle blended during the AccuBlend™process. While every Howard mix is an AccuBlend™mix, only a select group of technical ingredients can beinfused utilizing our ProFusion™ technology:

  • Ronstar (pre-emergent herbicide)
  • Bifenthrin (multi-purpose insecticide)
  • Pendimethalin (pre-emergent herbicide)
  • Dimension (pre-emergent herbicide)
  • LockUp (herbicide) 

Our Pinpoint Accuracy
With Howard ProFusion™, we are able to accurately meter and apply liquefied technical products in a controlled environment to our AccuBlend™ fertilizer. This allows us to be extremely accurate and in control at the time of application.

  • Heat-Infused
  • Precise Even Coverage
  • Liquid application accurate within .01% of a gallon

Our No-Dust Plan
Howard ProFusion™ allows liquefied technical product to coat and dry evenly around each fertilizer particle. This ensures the technical product stays adhered to the particle during bagging and transport virtually eliminating any dust in the product.

The Results

  • Immaculate turf
  • Improved weed control
  • Even color
  • Uniform texture
  • More even application of pesticide on each granule
  • Enhanced distribution of product across turf area
  • No globules
  • No hot spots 

Water Soluble Fertilizers

All Howard water soluble fertilizers are manufactured in a dedicated facility that prevents introduction of insoluble contaminants into the mix. Careful consideration is given to each material from the point of purchase to the point the product is bagged to its prestine state. At Howard, we are proud of our ability to custom formulate granular water soluble fertilizer blends to meet our customers specific needs.

TurfLiquid Nutritionals

Gator Excel 400 High Mn

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Gator Excel 400 High Mn

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel 511 Paspalum

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Gator Excel 511 Paspalum

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Calcium

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Gator Excel Calcium

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Csl 7

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Gator Excel Csl 7

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Hi-Iron

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Gator Excel Hi-Iron

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Iron

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Gator Excel Iron

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Iron Plus

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Gator Excel Iron Plus

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Magnesium

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Gator Excel Magnesium

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Manganese

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Gator Excel Manganese

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Minor Mix

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Gator Excel Minor Mix

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

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TurfControl Products

26 GT

Active Ingredient: Iprodione

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26 GT

26 GT is a broad-spectrum fungicide that provides unsurpassed control of brown patch, dollar spot, various leafspots, and a variety of other turf diseases. Trusted by superintendents for its long residual disease control – 14 days or longer – 26 GT also provides quick disease knockdown, even at the height of summer heat and humidity.

Manufacturer

Bayer

Package Size

2.5 gal

4-Speed XT

Active Ingredient: Isooctyl of 2-4D Acid/Triclopyr/Dicamba Acid/Pyraflufen ethyl

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4-Speed XT

4-Speed® XT herbicide provides fast, effective post-emergent control of a wide range of broadleaf weeds in a variety of settings including golf courses and professional turf. The power behind the performance is a unique blend of active ingredients. In 4-Speed XT, the tough weed killer, triclopyr, is combined with 2,4-D, dicamba and pyraflufen-ethyl to create a combination lethal to virtually any broadleaf weed. This fast-acting broadleaf weed control provides visible results within 24 to 48 hours.

Manufacturer

Nufarm

Package Size

2.5 gal

80:20 Non-Ionic Surfactant

Active Ingredient: Alkyl polyethoxy ethers, ethoxylated derivatives

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80:20 Non-Ionic Surfactant

NIS 80:20 is a low-foaming, nonionic, activator adjuvant designed to improve the effectiveness of pesticides requiring the use of a nonionic surfactant. NIS 80-20 enhances pesticide performance by improving spray solution coverage and penetration of target leaf surfaces.

Manufacturer

Precision Labs

Package Size

2.5 gal

90:10 Non-Ionic Surfactant

Active Ingredient: 1,2,3-Propanetriol, Dimethylbenzenesulfonic acid, sodium sulfate and alkyl phenol ethoxylate

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90:10 Non-Ionic Surfactant

NIS 90:10 is a low-foaming, nonionic activator adjuvant designed to improve the effectiveness of pesticides requiring the use of a nonionic surfactant. NIS 90-10 enhances pesticide performance by improving spray solution coverage and penetration of target leaf surfaces.

Manufacturer

Precision Labs

Package Size

2.5 gal

Acclaim Extra

Active Ingredient: Fenoxaprop-p-ethyl

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Acclaim Extra

Acclaim Extra Herbicide offers reliable post-emergent control of crabgrass and goosegrass without harming desirable turf. Rainfast in about one hour, this product is most effective during periods of active weed growth. Acclaim Extra can also be used to temporarily suppress the growth of Johnsongrass rhizomes and common bermudagrass.

Manufacturer

Bayer

Package Size

1 gal

Acelepryn

Active Ingredient: Chlorantraniliprole

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Acelepryn

Acelepryn® insecticide provides control of many key surface feeding pests including grubs and several species of caterpillars.

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

.5 gal

Acelepryn Granular

Active Ingredient: Chlorantraniliprole

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Acelepryn Granular

Acelepryn® insecticide provides control of many key surface feeding pests including grubs and several species of caterpillars.

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

25 lb

Acephate 97 UP

Active Ingredient: Acephate

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Acephate 97 UP

Acephate 97UP provides reliable contact and systemic control of a wide spectrum of sucking and chewing insects. Suitable for cotton, soybean, peanuts, tobacco, vegetables, cranberries, and dry beans, this water dispersible dry formulation is effective in both crop and non-crop environments. Acephate 97UP is an insecticide for control of pests on selected agricultural crops and in certain non-crop areas. The active ingredient in Acephate 97UP is acephate, a water-soluble insecticide readily absorbed by plant roots and foliage to give systemic control of feeding insects. Insect pests are generally controlled more effectively by Acephate 97UP through ingestion than by contact.

Manufacturer

UPI

Package Size

1 lb

Acephate 97 UP

Active Ingredient: Acephate

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Acephate 97 UP

Acephate 97UP provides reliable contact and systemic control of a wide spectrum of sucking and chewing insects. Suitable for cotton, soybean, peanuts, tobacco, vegetables, cranberries, and dry beans, this water dispersible dry formulation is effective in both crop and non-crop environments. Acephate 97UP is an insecticide for control of pests on selected agricultural crops and in certain non-crop areas. The active ingredient in Acephate 97UP is acephate, a water-soluble insecticide readily absorbed by plant roots and foliage to give systemic control of feeding insects. Insect pests are generally controlled more effectively by Acephate 97UP through ingestion than by contact.

Manufacturer

UPI

Package Size

10 lb

Actinovate SP

Active Ingredient: Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108

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Actinovate SP

Actinovate SP is a biofungicide that effectively protects and controls many common foliar and soil-borne diseases found in greenhouses, nurseries and turf. Actinovate SP is based on the patented, beneficial bacteria, Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108. This powerful microbe is 100% water-soluble and a great tool for disease resistance management. Actinovate SP is also labeled as a spray application for foliar diseases such as Powdery and Downy Mildew, Botrytis, Alternaria and others.

Manufacturer

Novozymes

Package Size

18 oz

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TurfSales Team

Carolinas Region
Chris Felt
Phone: 980-439-6522
Area: North Charlotte
Kenny Gilmore
Phone: (704) 905-2343
Area: NC/SC/VA
Cort Hall
Phone: (704)718-3886
Area: Charlotte Store Manager
Aubrey Hines
Phone: (828) 803-5871
Area: Western NC/TN
Ned Mullis
Phone: (843) 200-6595
Area: SC
Matt Snyder
Phone: (919) 210-5817
Area: NC
Ryan Thompson
Phone: (704) 622-2442
Area: Charlotte Metro
Ed Wheeler
Phone: (919) 819-8222
Area: NC/SC/VA
Florida Region
Dale Anderson
Phone: (954) 444-7857
Area: Lower SE Coast - FL
Brent Chapman
Phone: (239) 633-2572
Area: Ft Meyers/Naples - FL
Cris Cooke
Phone: (727) 243-2558
Area: Key Accounts - SE
Jeff Etten
Phone: (561) 262-6088
Area: Lower SE Coast - FL
Bob Hess
Phone: (321) 229-5509
Area: Central FL
Gary James
Phone: (386) 804-7191
Area: Mid/Upper East Coast - FL
Cary Lewis
Phone: (813) 295-0244
Area: West Coast - FL
Mike Maggio
Phone: (561) 436-3042
Area: Lower SE Coast - FL
Jim Orris
Phone: (321) 231-3467
Area: Central FL
Jennifer Palmer
Phone: (239) 300-5337
Area: SW FL
Derek Pixley
Phone: 321-436-4880
Area: Tampa Area
Specialty: Lawn Care
Mike Rinaldo
Phone: (941) 650-0677
Area: West Coast - FL
Todd Ronske
Phone: (352) 427-5596
Area: Key Accounts FL/GA
Duncan Stewart-Orris
Phone: (352) 266-0917
Area: Central/North - FL
Josh Weaver
Phone: (813) 363-1021
Area: Upper West Coast - FL
Georgia Region
Keith Bishop
Phone: (404) 376-4515
Area: Metro Atlanta
Mac Fite
Phone: (770) 235-5832
Area: GA/SC
Jay Fountain
Phone: (404) 597-6774
Area: Key Accounts - SE
Ken Glover
Phone: 865-585-7915
Area: Central/Eastern TN
Ron Hunnicutt
Phone: (404) 915-0758
Area: GA
Pat Irwin
Phone: (850) 702-6339
Area: Panhandle FL/GA/AL
Dave Rhea
Phone: (901) 598-0843
Area: TN/AR/MS/AL
Newt Ware
Phone: (770) 547-8661
Area: GA/TN
National Account Managers

Turf

Cris Cooke
Phone: (727) 243-2558
Area: Key Accounts - SE
Jay Fountain
Phone: (404) 597-6774
Area: Key Accounts - SE