Hydrogel Technology Means Growers And Their Customers Can Water Plants Less

Water and nutrient management are critical elements for quality plant production in the greenhouse. Maintaining the right amounts of available moisture and fertilizer at all times can be pretty labor intensive, but there are tools available to help you keep these inputs at optimum levels as efficiently as possible.

Recently, we visited Evonik Industries’ North Carolina production plant for to see how one of these products — Stockosorb — is made, how it works, and learn the benefits of incorporating these tools in your own operation.

Learn more about Evonik Industries’ Stockosorb hydrogel product on the Stockosorb website.

 

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