Soy-Protein Seed Lubricant: Learn More From K-State Research
Posted on Feb 6, 2020
An Environment-Friendly Seed Lubricant For Pneumatic Row Crop Planters Read K-States review of DUST from LowMuTech Seed lubricants have been used for many years to keep seeds from clumping together during planting. The most common seed lubricant has been a combination of Graphite and talc, but this product can be abrasive to the insecticide coatings […]
University of Maryland Product Evaluation
Posted on Dec 3, 2019
The University of Maryland recently completed a product evaluation of DUST. Their results were: Results Based on the data observed in 2019, the DUST soy protein seed lubricant is comparable to other seed lubricants commonly used in Maryland for corn and soybean production. There were no differences in emergence or yield among the treatments for […]
DUST Use Rates & Cost/Acre Calculator
Posted on Nov 13, 2019
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.
DUST Featured in ILSOY.org Blog
Posted on Oct 5, 2018
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 […]
Early Results Are In! —More viable plants!
Posted on Aug 5, 2018
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.
What About That Funny “u”?
Posted on Jun 1, 2018
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 tells how friction is calculated. We chose […]
Why is DUST Different?
Posted on May 21, 2018
DUST is new to planters and the industry. How is it different? It’s a protein made 100 percent from soybeans. The picture attached to this posting shows the shape of the product under a microscope. This shape helps seeds move and slide more, acting like ball bearings and having far fewer jagged edges than competitive […]