At Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) we foster long-lasting relationships by delivering innovative, science-based plant nutrient solutions that boost yield potential, and reduce environmental impact. Examining and understanding the science that affects crops and turf helps us to create technologies that can optimize our customers’ fertilizer investments.
Our global team of chemists and agronomists, working together with our growers, universities and government researchers, develop and deliver products our customers can trust. Products backed by scientific data and validated by independent research.
As part of Koch Industries, Inc., a privately held company with some 120,000 employees operating in 60 countries across the globe, we have access to an incredible array of resources. Our research, processes, systems and people all lead us to incredible innovations.
Our Market-Based Management (MBM) Guiding Principles, is the business philosophy that powers all Koch companies. A holistic approach to management that integrates theory and practice, MBM defines our company's shared values and beliefs.
Have the courage to always act with integrity.
Act with proper regard for the rights of others. Put safety first. Drive environmental excellence and comply with all laws and regulations. Stop, think and ask.
Practice a philosophy of mutual benefit. Create superior value for the company by doing so for our customers and society. Help make Koch the preferred partner of customers, employees, suppliers, communities and other important constituencies.
Transform yourself and the company. Seek, develop and utilize the visions, strategies, methods and products that will enable us to create the greatest value.
Acquire the best knowledge from any and all sources that will enable you to improve your performance. Share your knowledge proactively. Provide and solicit challenge consistently and respectfully.
Be humble, intellectually honest and deal with reality constructively. Develop an accurate sense of self-worth based on your strengths, limitations and contributions. Hold yourself and others accountable to these standards.
Treat everyone with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. Embrace different perspectives, experiences, aptitudes, knowledge and skills in order to leverage the power of diversity.
Be a lifelong learner and realize your potential, which is essential for fulfillment. As you become increasingly self-actualized you will better deal with reality, face the unknown, creatively solve problems and help others succeed.
The KAS Knowledge Center is a dedicated information hub designed to empower growers with the insight they need to make soil nurturing decisions.
While fall applications of nitrogen can help take pressure off spring field work, allowing for more timely planting, these applications are still at risk of nitrogen loss. We’ve debunked two common myths concerning nitrogen...