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CaTs®, a new calcium fertilizer applied in onion cultivation
Calcium is an important element for plants in addition to nitrogen, potassium and phosphate. Often the amount of calcium in the soil is not a problem but the uptake can be limited. This is due to the presence of sulfate, carbonate and phosphate. Calcium compounds with these ions in fact dissolve poorly. Because of the divalent charge of calcium it...
Location: Naranjo, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Farm: Chicago farm, Carrot Export company
Crop: tomatoes, variety Turrialba
Application done through drip fertigation.
Agronomist: Elizabeth Moreno
Demo field trial with CaTs® and MagThio® on tomato crops
CaTs® and MagThio® liquid fertilizers are being applied through the crop cycle...
How we love to eat juicy sweet fleshy melons or mix them in our smoothies.
Our agronomist Elizabeth works closely with Melones del Sol in Costa Rica to grow the most juicy ones.
Location: Nandayure, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Farm: Melones del Sol Costa Rica
CaTs® is applied from sowing (transplanting) up to post-flowering and KTS® from fruit...
A story about citrus and the difficulty to uptake micronutrients
At the citrus farm in the province of Sidi Kacem, Morocco they grow several varieties of clementines and oranges. The challenge for this orchard is the difficulty for trees to uptake micronutrients from the soil. Discover the whole story of how Lahcen, our agronomist and Ibrahim solved this problem with our liquid fertilizer Thio-Sul®, a source of...
Acquisition of storage and transshipment assets in the Netherlands
Tessenderlo Group has agreed to acquire the assets of B.V. Fleuren Tankopslag, a tank storage and transshipment company for liquid products located in the Port of Cuijk (the Netherlands). The acquisition is expected to be completed by May 1, 2022, at the latest.
After completion of the acquisition, Tessenderlo Group intends to integrate the...
How are thiosulfates support the apple growers in Morocco
Because apples are stored for a specific period by the farmer and due to some coloring issues Mohammed, an apple grower in Midelt, Morocco, uses our liquid fertilizers KTS® and CaTs®. Watch our new customer story of Mohammed and how our agronomist Lachen supports him to get a better harvest. Watch here
The results of the use of CaTs® on walnuts in France
Follow our agronomist Régis and Lydia walnut expert in department of Lot in France on their findings around the nutrition of the walnuts on the trees. A spectacular result of our trials on calcium thiosulfate, CaTs®, with a 30% increase on the yield due to the size effect. Discover more in our video.
Quality of SOP, read more in the E-book of NewAg International
Did you know that the quality level of water-soluble fertilizers is of the upmost importance? Read more about Tessenderlo Kerley's premium water-soluble products in the new E-book of New Ag International here
In Valle de Yaqui, Sonora (Mexico), our agronomist Aubier Ortiz conducted a tour in a melon and watermelon performing the analysis and application of Nitro-Sul® for the displacement of salts in the soil. CaTs® and KTS® are incorporated into the nutrition plan in doses appropriate to crop growth and fruit development.
Tessenderlo Kerley México’s new liquid fertilizer storage terminal in full operation
Established in the center of the agricultural zone of Western Mexico, the La Barca terminal ensures the greater availability of liquid fertilizers for the states of Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit, and Colima.
This terminal features equipment with high precision calibration and it operates under the strictest safety standards.
In a world full of apples, why not be a pineapple?
Pineapple is one of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. And it is either consumed as a tasty and juicy fresh fruit or it is processed into slices, compotes, and juice.
Costa Rica is the one of the world’s biggest trader of fresh pineapples.
Information session about our new Thio-Sul® plant in Geleen
Today, Tessenderlo Kerley International (a business unit of Tessenderlo Group) organized an information session to present the plans for its new liquid fertilizer plant in Geleen (the Netherlands). The new factory for the production of Thio-Sul® (ammonium thiosulfate), a liquid fertilizer used for fertilizing broad-acre crops, will be built on the...
Higher yields realized when applying foliar KTS® on potato crops
The application of fertilizer sources to the foliage in potato crops as a complement to soil fertilization is a common practice that is carried out during its production to increase yield and improve quality.
Potato cultivation demands a high availability of potassium, mainly during tuberization and tuber development, which is a stage...
Farmers’ visit confirms quality and safety of Tessenderlo Kerley’s distribution center in Mexico’s
The Río Fuerte South Farmers Association (which is abbreviated to AARFS in Spanish) recently visited Tessenderlo Kerley’s distribution terminal in Navolato, Sinaloa (Mexico). The visit was made by its administrative managers and the people in charge of its facilities providing a service to the members who together own more than 12,000 hectares of...
CaTs® helps the maturation and thickness of the cotton fiber
A number of benefits have been observed in the maturation of boll and increased cotton fiber fitness In Chihuahua, Mexico, more and more cotton-growing Mennonites are using CaTs, calcium thiosulfate, when the end of flowering is at the boll-filling stage. Pedro Friesen, a grower from the regio
This is obtained through many years of experience and the use of thiosulfates In Tecomán, Colima (Mexico), the introduction of thiosulfates in the papaya fertilization program has led to higher profitability with better fruit quality (Brix and taste), increased yield, and enhanced soil condition
It improves the grain filling and ensures reduced nitrogen application The thiosulfate molecule reduces the loss of ammoniacal nitrogen, thus increasing the efficiency of nitrogenous solutions and enabling growers to reduce nitrogen application in the form of ammonia gas. Growers in Los Moch
Onion growers are experiencing the benefits of thiosulfates
Essential nutrients and a profitable solution for saline soils and hard water problems. In the Valley of Guaymas, Sonora (Mexico), soils are characterized by various problems including salts, alkaline pH, and the hard-well water with high sodium content.
Thiosulfates have proven their effectiveness by improving the quality and performance of strawberries.
To produce good quality and high-yielding strawberry crops, good water quality and soils with a neutral pH (and more specifically, a low level of bicarbonate, sodium, and chloride) are required.
Tessenderlo Kerley´s liquid thiosulfate...