The best choice for dry boron fertilizer:
Now with 15% boron

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The element of growth

Boron helps to feed the world for the future

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Granubor
and the 4Rs

By choosing the right source for boron in compound fertilizers, you can increase yields and profitability. 

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Better Crops from the Ground Up

Boron deficiencies affect almost all major crops grown around the world. Learn how high-quality boron from U.S. Borax can help improve crop yields and farm profits.

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Boron and Better Crops (all crops)

Increase yields by up to 37 bushels per acre (39.8 kg/ha). Refined Boron makes a substantial difference in your crop production.

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Boron: Helping feed the world

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Agriculture needs to become increasingly efficient to feed a growing population. As an essential element for crop growth, boron has a vital role to play. Watch video

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Granubor
B 15.0%
Made especially for bulk blenders

A pure, 100% water-soluble micronutrient that meets boron demand during the growing season. Made especially for bulk blenders, Granubor helps to ensure uniform distribution in nutritional blends and in the field. Learn more

Chemical
  • Boron (B) 15%
  • Material required for 1 lb (.45 kg) of B 7 lb (3.18 kg)
  • Derived from sodium borates
Physical
  • SCREEN % CUMULATIVE
  • -4 Trace
  • +12 95
Bulk Density
  • Loose pack 57 lb/ft3 (913 kg/m3)
  • Tight pack 60 lb/ft3 (961 kg/m3)
  • Angle of repose 30°
  • Tight pack 280
Containers
  • Granubor is available in bulk, 2500 lb (1134 kg) super bags or 50 lb (22.7 kg) plastic bags.
Solubor
B 20.5%
Product of choice for foliar applications

A concentrated, highly soluble, and fast dissolving powder that is ideal for foliar and other sprays. With the highest concentration of boron in any approved product, Solubor is an economical choice for nutritional formulations. Learn more

Chemical
  • Boron (B) 20.5%
  • Material required for 1 lb (.45 kg) of B 4.9 lb (2.22 kg)
  • Derived from sodium borates
Physical
  • SCREEN % CUMULATIVE
  • +200 8
  • -200 92
Bulk Density
  • Loose pack 25 lb/ft3 (400.46 kg/m3)
  • Tight pack 35 lb/ft3 (560.6 kg/m3)
Containers
  • Solubor is available in 1700 lb (771 kg) super bags, and in 50 lb (22.7 kg) multiwall paper bags with a polyethylene moisture resistant barrier.
Fertibor
B 15.0%
Optimum product for suspensions

A fine crystalline borate ideal for NPK compound fertilizers and suspensions. Manufactured as free-flowing granules, Fertibor is easily handled and offers superior flow and consistency. Learn more

Chemical
  • Boron (B) 15.0%
  • Material required for 1 lb (.45 kg) of B 6.7 lb (3.04 kg)
  • Derived from sodium borates
Physical
  • SCREEN % CUMULATIVE
  • 8 Trace
  • 200 98
Bulk Density
  • Loose pack 63 lb/ft3 (1009 kg/m3)
  • Tight pack 71 lb/ft3 (1137kg/m3)
Containers
  • Fertibor is available in bulk, 2500 lb (1134 kg) super bags or 50 lb (22.7 kg) plastic bags.

Locate Boron Solutions for Your Region

Africa
Africa
Throughout Africa, soils can benefit from application of refined boron. This vast region comprises a multitude of climates, soil types and crops. The dominant soils of Africa are inherently infertile, and their quality is degraded further by climatic conditions. Frequent droughts and pervasive sandy soils mean that most growers here can see higher yields and greater ROI by using refined boron. Learn More
Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand are well known for their expansive landscapes and thriving agricultural industry. With numerous areas of volcanic or sandy soil and fairly high rainfall, refined boron can enhance crop growth and development. Learn More
China
China
China is the world’s largest agricultural economy, feeding one fifth of the global population on just over one-tenth of its arable land. China's food security is dependent on making the best use of its limited arable land and water resources. Like many regions of the world, China’s soil suffers from boron deficiency. Understanding the value of boron can help Chinese growers improve soil nutrition and continue to meet the country’s production needs long into the future. Learn More
Europe
Europe
European growers face boron-depleted soils, especially given the demands of widespread crops such as rapeseed. Most growers here are aware of the need for micronutrient supplementation. Refined boron can help, and offers a variety of application methods to meet growers’ needs. Learn More
India and Bangladesh
India and Bangladesh
Growers in this region have a high agricultural demand for boron, which is especially deficient throughout Bangladesh and eastern India. Monsoon patterns and depletion from the variety of high-yield crops in the area mean that refined boron supplementation is vital to help prevent fruit and flower drop and protect growers’ livelihoods. Both family growers and larger land holdings can benefit from the application of high-quality, highly available refined boron. Learn More
Latin America
Latin America
Latin America—comprising Mexico as well as countries throughout Central America, South America, and the Caribbean—is a vital contributor to the world’s food and agricultural resources. With a great deal of farmable land and a wide range of available crops, this region relies on boron for optimal yields. Learn More
North America
North America
The United States and Canada encompass vast swaths of rich farmland that feed much of the world. From the corn fields of Illinois, to the apple orchards of Ontario, to California’s fertile Central Valley, agriculture fuels regional economies. Boron is essential for healthy crop yields, yet it is the second-most deficient nutrient across North America. Correcting boron deficiency requires an understanding of multiple factors—including weather, geography, soil conditions, and crop requirements. Since these elements vary widely across the U.S. agricultural landscape, growers need to tailor their micronutrient approaches to conditions in their region. Learn More
Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia
This region fluctuates between drought and heavy rains and is characterized by sandy soils in many areas. These conditions increase boron deficiencies, which can harm valuable crops such as rice, tropical fruits, and oil palm. Many growers in Southeast Asia can benefit from improving soil health with boron supplementation. Learn More

Boost Crop Quality with Boron

See how different crops benefit from boron supplementation and get crop-specific information.

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Wendall Boehlje
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Adam Brodie
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Flávio Barcellos Cardoso
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Regional Sales Manager, Latin America Bio
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Abigail Jiang
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Regional Marketing Manager, China Bio
Amit Narain
Amit Narain
Sales Manager, India and Southwest Asia Bio
Henri Ngoh
Henri Ngoh
Manager Sales, Southeast Asia Bio
David Petitjean
David Petitjean
Manager, Sales Borates and Lithium Europe Bio
Vincenzo Restivo
Vincenzo Restivo
Sales Manager | UK, Ireland, Benelux, Scandinavia, Italy Bio
Glenn Ross
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Sales Manager, Australia/New Zealand Bio
Cleiton de Sequeira
Cleiton de Sequeira
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Microbes Carried on Seed Coats Stimulate Performance

:: Friday, July 17, 2020 :: Posted By Wendall Boehlje
Microbes Carried on Seed Coats Stimulate Performance
In part two of our series with Dr. James White, we look at the role of seeds and their central association with root hairs.

Revisiting the Role of Plant Root Hairs

:: Friday, June 19, 2020 :: Posted By Wendall Boehlje
Revisiting the Role of Plant Root Hairs
For Dr. James White and his team of researchers at Rutgers University, giving credence to the rhizophagy cycle and the microbes that fuel it has proven to yield a new understanding the symbiotic relationship between the soil biome and plant root hairs.

Boron’s Essential Role During COVID-19

:: Monday, May 4, 2020 :: Posted By Cleiton de Sequeira
Boron’s Essential Role During COVID-19
As shelter-in-place became more widespread, the U.S. federal government announced that agriculture, and those involved in production agriculture, would maintain operations as a critical industry. From coast to coast and around the world, boron helps farmers boost crop yield and quality.

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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