Our technology enables popular pesticide ingredients - such as acephate - to be encapsulated for controlled-release performance with easier, safer handling and application.
Proven Chemistry, Advanced Technology
Agrium Advanced Technologies gives you a better, easier, safer way to control pests, with our revolutionary controlled-release pest control products under the brand name Precise®. Using the same durable polymer coating that's on our POLYON fertilizers, Agrium Advanced Technologies can take an existing pest control product-typically a liquid or powder-and encapsulate it into dry-flowing, easy-to-handle granules.
That coating process also turns the pest control product into a slow-release product to give you months of long-lasting control and more application timing flexibility.
Consider all the benefits of Precise Controlled-Release Protection:
- Gradual, long-lasting release
- Reduced applications saves money
- Consistent, predictable performance
- More application flexibility
- Easier handling and applying
- Greatly reduced applicator exposure
- No irritating or unpleasant odor
- No risk of spray drift
- Less hazardous if spilled
- Much easier clean-up
Precise isn't one specific product. The name refers to our manufacturing technology, and then we add the Precise brand to the name of the actual chemical ingredient it encapsulates, such as Precise acephate.
Acephate is an ideal choice to be made into Precise granules. It's a popular and effective chemical for control of mole crickets, fire ants, grubs and other insects, but liquid acephate has a harsh odor, a short residual, and exposure issues.
In granular form, Precise acephate is safe and simple to use, without the foul smell. Then applied in the soil, controlled-release Precise keeps working for months, both as a preventive treatment and to control existing insects.