Research showing Comparison of Soy Protein Based Seed Lubricant

Posted on Feb 6, 2020

Comparison of Soy Protein Based and Commercial Available Seed Lubricants ABSTRACT. Seed lubricants play a crucial role in proper seed singulation by ensuring a smooth flow of the seeds through the metering unit. However, the harmful chemicals inadvertently expelled along with the air during the seed metering process have raised concerns regarding the negative effects […]

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Soy-Protein Seed Lubricant: Learn More From K-State Research

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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 […]

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The DUST Results are In – See them in the AgRevival Research Book

Posted on Dec 19, 2019

AgRevival has done the research on DUST so you don’t have to. DUST was recently included in the 2019 AgRevival Research book for talc replacement products. Click here to view the findings (page 8 and 23).

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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 […]

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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.

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DUST Featured in 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 […]

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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.

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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 tells how friction is calculated.  We chose […]

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