Agrinos Announces the Distribution of Microbial Crop Solution premixed with UAN at Security Seed & Chemical’s New Distribution Center
LYSAKER, Norway and HENDERSON, Ky. (November 19, 2015) ― Agrinos, Inc. and Security Seed and Chemical, Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver N-Gage®—Agrinos’ High Yield Technology (HYT®) microbial crop enhancement product—as a premix option at Security Seed’s new Fertilizer Distribution Center in Henderson, Ky.
Security Seed and Chemical Inc., an agricultural retail business headquartered in Clarksville, Tenn., recently opened a new nitrogen fertilizer loading and distribution center at the Henderson County Riverport in Henderson, Ky. The $2.4 million facility includes a 2.5 million gallon liquid storage tank and smaller storage tanks to allow customized pre-mix of fertilizer, including UAN, and specialty crop inputs to help serve growers in western and south central Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Illinois.
“Security Seed is proud to partner with Agrinos to help deliver growers with cutting edge biological crop solutions, which will help improve their crop yields and lead to better sustainable agricultural practices.” said Tom Daniel, VP of Marketing. “The ability to mix N-Gage® with nitrogen fertilizer—including UAN—at the terminal is crucial to helping provide our growers with an important solution that fits seamlessly within their operation.”
Agrinos and Security Seed have partnered on biological technologies including N-Gage® as a pre-mix solution to help farmers rejuvenate the soil microbiome—and improve crop productivity and resilience to stressful environmental conditions. Microbial-based products like N-Gage®, powered by Agrinos technology, have been shown to provide a number of critically important benefits. Those benefits include boosting root growth, increasing bioavailable nutrients in the soil, and improving soil health.
Agrinos is a biological crop input provider committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of modern agriculture. Agrinos’ range of High Yield Technology (HYT®) products helps farmers practice profitable agriculture by providing increased crop productivity, improved efficiency of conventional fertilizer and a reduced environmental footprint.
Certified as organic and based on Agrinos’ proprietary technology, the HYT products provide benefits by strengthening the soil-based microbial ecosystem, stimulating crop development at key points in the growth cycle and boosting natural plant resistance to pathogens and threats. With solutions for a variety of crop categories, the technology comprising the HYT products has demonstrated its value in third-party trials in key agricultural regions worldwide.
About Security Seed & Chemical, Inc.
Security Seed & Chemical offers crop nutrients, seed, crop protection and specialty products from four locations in Tennessee, eight in Kentucky, and two in Indiana. In addition to the Henderson terminal, Security Seed also owns a river distribution facility in Clarksville. The company’s trade territory covers parts of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, and Alabama.