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Ag and turf producers throughout the Midwest are once again the benefactors of a long-term agreement between Nebraska-based Kugler Co. and Wisconsin-based Hydrite Chemical Co. as the production of Kugler KQ2517 High Potassium plus Sulfur (Potassium Thiosulfate, 0-0-25-17S) expands to the eastern corn belt. Under development for nearly a year, KQ2517 is now being manufactured for Kugler in Hydrite Chemical Company’s Terre Haute, Indiana facility, ensuring a reliable supply in virtually all major corn producing states.

KQ2517 can be applied throughout the growing season and may be applied as a sole source of potash and sulfur, or blended with nitrogen (N) and P205 sources to provide a desired N-P-K blend with sulfur. Meanwhile, KQ2517 gives the turf professional a completely soluble potassium and sulfur product that allows immediate plant utilization through root uptake and foliar feeding.

It can also be applied as a foliar feed, or injected through an irrigation system to correct potassium deficiencies and aid in increasing drought resistance and winter hardiness, while overcoming the stress associated with insect and disease pressures. Today's high-tech hybrids demand a different approach to fertility in order to gain optimum return on genetic potential. Through our understanding of the nutrient needs of plants at various growing stages, Kugler Company has developed a full line of effective, results-oriented fertility programs for crop growers, with KQ2517 being just the latest example.

About: Kugler Company

Established in 1924, Kugler Company is a third-generation, family-owned company headquartered in McCook, Nebraska, with additional manufacturing facilities and partnerships to deliver quality products in Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, South Dakota and all across the Eastern Cornbelt. Kugler Company has established itself as a market leader in fertility with a large portfolio of groundbreaking fertilizer products for agriculture use. For information, visit, and

About: Hydrite Chemical Co.

Hydrite Chemical Co. is a family owned company headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin with manufacturing facilities located in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and California. Hydrite provides creative chemical solutions to customers in a diverse set of industries including agriculture, biofuels, food processing, industrial manufacturing and pulp & paper among others. Learn more about Hydrite’s products and services at