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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. 

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

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.

TurfControl Products

Primo Maxx Turf Growth Regulator

Active Ingredient: Trinexapac-ethyl

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Primo Maxx Turf Growth Regulator

Primo MAXX Plant Growth Regulator for turf growth management reduces the frequency of mowing and the amount of grass clippings by reducing the vertical growth of warm- and cool-season turfgrasses. Other benefits, such as increased turf density, increased color, and increased turf quality, are frequently observed after Primo MAXX Plant Growth Regulator applications.

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

1 gal

Princep T & O

Active Ingredient: Simazine

MSDSSPECMore Info

Princep T & O

Princep Liquid Herbicide works as a pre-emergent herbicide to kill a variety of grass and broadleaf weeds such as crabgrass, groundsel, goosegrass, and many more (see label for complete details). Use Princep Liquid Herbicide before weeds emerge or after already emerged weeds have been removed. With a variety of use sites Princep Liquid Herbicide is a versatile product that can be used on commercial and residential turf, golf courses, landscapes, nurseries, Christmas trees, ornamentals, shelter belts, and sod farms (only in Florida).

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

2.5 gal

Profile

Active Ingredient: paclobutrazol

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Profile

Profile 2SC growth regulator is a xylem mobile plant regulator that slows vegetative growth by inhibiting gibberellin biosynthesis. Profile 2SC reduces vegetative growth thereby reducing the volume of woody growth that must be removed from trees when trimming occurs and may extend the trimming cycle. Profile 2SC is equally effective when applied as a soil-directed spray, basal soil drench or by soil injection.

Manufacturer

SePro

Package Size

1 gal

ProGibb T/O

Active Ingredient: Gibberellic Acid

MSDSSPECMore Info

ProGibb T/O

ProGibb T&O is an extremely potent plant growth regulator that promotes stem elongation and flowering. ProGibb T&O is also useful for turfgrass, where it can maintain growth and prevent color change in cold weather, and maintain regrowth of Bermudagrass in warm weather. ProGibb T&O has a more complete label than any other competing product, giving flexibility for use over a wider variety of plants.

Manufacturer

Nufarm

Package Size

qt

Prograss EC

Active Ingredient: Ethofumescate

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Prograss EC

Prograss EC provides both pre- and post-emergent control of Poa annua in cool-season turf grasses and overseeded bermudagrass. This means Poa can be controlled through its cool-season germination and growth periods. A customized Prograss program can help control Poa in every season.

Manufacturer

Bayer

Package Size

2.5 gal

Prosedge

Active Ingredient: Halosulfuron-methyl

MSDSSPECMore Info

Prosedge

Nufarm Prosedge is a fast-acting herbicide and is absorbed into leaf tissue within 24 to 48 hours and translocated through the vascular system, interrupting amino acid production within the plant. Prosedge provides excellent control of yellow and purple nutsedge and horsetail.

Manufacturer

Nufarm

Package Size

.9 gram

ProSedge SH

Active Ingredient: Halosulfuron-methyl

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ProSedge SH

Nufarm Prosedge is a fast-acting herbicide and is absorbed into leaf tissue within 24 to 48 hours and translocated through the vascular system, interrupting amino acid production within the plant. Prosedge provides excellent control of yellow and purple nutsedge and horsetail.

Manufacturer

Nufarm

Package Size

1.33 oz

Prostar 70 WG

Active Ingredient: Flutolanil

MSDSSPECMore Info

Prostar 70 WG

ProStar WG is a locally systemic fungicide for turfgrass. This product is especially effective on basidiomycete fungi and a broad spectrum of Rhizoctonia diseases such as brown patch on cool-season grasses and large patch on warm-season grasses. In addition, ProStar WG is the standard for control of fairy ring.

Manufacturer

Bayer

Package Size

3 lb

Protect DF

Active Ingredient: Manganese++/Zinc++/Ethylenebisdithiocarbamate ion

MSDSSPECMore Info

Protect DF

Protect™ DF provides excellent control of a variety of important plant diseases. Protect DF can provide both curative and protective action. With high fungicidal activity, it can be used as a preventive measure at lower labeled rates or as a curative at higher labeled rates if diseases are already established.

Manufacturer

Nufarm

Package Size

6 lb

Provaunt

Active Ingredient: Indoxacarb

MSDSSPECMore Info

Provaunt

Contact insecticide offering control of European crane fly, annual bluegrass weevil, turf caterpillars (including armyworms, cutworms, and sod webworms) and mole crickets

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

120 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