Jan 30

Audio: The Facts about Wetting Agent Chemistry

Wetting agents might be an established part of a superintendent’s program already, but what exactly do they do? And are there major differences between the various soil surfactant chemistries currently on the market?

Surfactants improve fertilizer efficiency…We’ve seen certain chemistries help take up nitrogen and reduce nitrate leaching.

In our latest chat with the Superintendent Radio Network, Aquatrols agronomist Mica McMillan breaks down the chemistry of how surfactants work.

McMillan touches on a few of the most popular soil surfactant chemistries currently available and highlights the benefits of including a proven wetting agent program in your turf care routine.

Listen to Part One of “The Facts about Surfactants” below:



About The Author

More than 60 years ago, Aquatrols introduced the world’s first commercially available soil wetting agent. Since creating an entirely new product category to address water management challenges and opportunities, the company has remained a top innovator and producer of high-performance soil surfactants and related technologies. Aquatrols’ advanced product suite optimizes soil-water-plant interactions in agricultural, professional turfgrass, and horticultural industries in more than 40 countries. Headquartered in southern New Jersey, Aquatrols also has offices in the United Kingdom and conducts business on six continents.