Dust Use Rates & Cost/Acre Calculator

Learn more about Dust, use rates and cost per acre. If you’re looking to learn more about the cost per acre for the use of Dust, please contact us, as we’re happy to send the spreadsheet as seen in the demonstration below. This will help you make calculations for your own operations.

Low Mu Tech Technical Bulletin Update: Use Rates, Finger Meters, Talc/Graphic/Lubricant Applicators – 5/6/19

Low Mu Tech Technical Update Bulletin May 6, 2019 Subject: Use Rates, Finger Meters, Talc/Graphite/Lubricant Applicators Observations & Insights regarding the use of Dust from current spring 2019 planting: There are many reports of success in the field, with many “calls of thanks” from farmers regarding how well the product is working for them. Please Read More >

LowMuTech to Attend Peoria Farm Show

LowMuTech is proud to be an attendee of the Peoria Farm Show. This show will begin on 11/27/18 and end on 11/29/18. More information about the Peoria Farm Show: As Illinois’ largest indoor farm show with over 150,000 square feet of agricultural exhibits, the Greater Peoria Farm Show is a great end-of-year opportunity to view Read More >

Dealer & Distributor Network

We are ready to add to our Dealer and Distributor network. Do you know someone in your area that would like to represent us? Dust offers several benefits over graphite and talc based lubricants. Our customers love that it is cleaner, poses no personal health and environmental risks, and has been proven to enhance seed Read More >

Dust Featured in ILSOY.org Blog

Dust – A Soy-Based Talc, Graphite Replacement If you plant corn or soybeans you are either adding talc, graphite or Fluency Agent Advanced from Bayer Crop Science, as a lubricant. Talc is dusty, white, chalk-like material that poses a health risk if inhaled and graphite is a dusty, black, soot-like material—both are routinely available from your equipment Read More >

Early Results Are In! — More viable plants!

You can come see us at the Greenley Research center at the University of Missouri.   Early returns on research done at the University of Missouri and The Ohio State University shows more viable plants when planted with Dust. You can find info about the field days 8/8/18 at the Greenley Center here. https://calendar.missouri.edu/event/greenley_research_center_field_day_1013#.W2dUeVBKjZt

What About That Funny “u”?

That funny “µ”is the greek letter Mu.  It is intentional that we have that at the heart of our name and the heart of our product Dµst.  This is because “µs” is the symbol for static friction for physicists.  You can google just about anything, but this information from study.com (https://study.com/academy/lesson/static-friction-definition-formula-examples.html) tells how friction is Read More >