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Protecting a Nitrogen Investment from the Unpredictability of El Niño
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According to the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, growers across the U.S. may start noticing the impacts of El Niño as we progress into the fall and winter seasons.

Generally, the effects of an El Niño include above-average precipitation for the southern U.S including Texas and New Mexico and warmer-than-average temperatures for western and northern states.  The U.S. Gulf Coast and Florida may see wetter-than-average conditions, where the Ohio Valley and Pacific Northwest may experience drier-than-average conditions. 

While growers are familiar with the unpredictability of their weather, the varying impacts of El Niño can mean leaving input investments to even more chance. 

To stay ahead of the unpredictability and to protect your nitrogen applications from the varying weather conditions this fall and winter, we encourage you to reach out to your KAS representative to help determine which solution would be best for you.     

CENTURO™ Nitrogen Stabilizer: As the first nitrification inhibitor to receive EPA registration in more than 40 years, CENTURO offers highly effective below-ground nitrogen protection and unequaled flexibility in an easy-to-handle solution that is noncorrosive to the metal used with UAN and anhydrous ammonia.

SUPERU® Fertilizer: With the highest concentration of nitrogen available in a stabilized, urea-based granule, SUPERU protects against all three forms of nitrogen loss, above and below ground, and boasts 25 years of 3rd party agronomic research. 

ANVOL™ Nitrogen Stabilizer: ANVOL is the next-generation product that has been submitted for approval through the Environmental Protection Agency’s TSCA program. This unique KAS-patented active ingredient will provide longer-lasting protection against nitrogen loss due to volatilization and will feature a more concentrated formulation with a low application rate. 

AGROTAIN® Nitrogen Stabilizer: AGROTAIN is the one growers trust with more than 20 years of trials and real-world results on millions of acres worldwide. When it comes to above-ground nitrogen protection, AGROTAIN protects a grower’s investment today and their legacy for tomorrow. 

AGROTAIN® PLUS SC Nitrogen Stabilizer: Featuring two modes of action, AGROTAIN PLUS SC can be combined with UAN or liquid manure to protect against all three forms of nitrogen loss – volatilization, denitrification and nitrate leaching.
 
Contact your KAS Strategic Account Manager or Find A Rep to learn how you can protect your nitrogen this season.   

ANVOL’s U.S. EPA TSCA registration application is in review. This product is not yet offered for sale. CENTURO is not registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your state pesticide agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state. 

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