looking for a new chemical supplier in minnesota.

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by lazyike, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. lazyike

    lazyike LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 302

    I decided its time to find a new supplier in Minnesota for my chemicals.
    I need one that handles urea in addition to the usual chemicals.

    I don't like Lesco's prices and CHS urea is dirty.

    Any help would be appreicated.:waving:
  2. MnLefty

    MnLefty LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 367

    Sent you a PM!
  3. zimmatic

    zimmatic LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 416

    united suppliers out of spencer Iowa--chemical supplier
    fertimix in Jordan MN custom blend any fert mix 1 ton minimum
  4. Heidi J.

    Heidi J. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    Do an internet search. Do you have UAP or UHS whatever it is called? I am not a fan of Lesco anymore since it became JDL..crappy I tell ya:hammerhead:
  5. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,266

    How about Reinders?
  6. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,954

    CPS (formerly UAP) RULES. They service the entire USA as well as Canada. Switched to them after LESCO went to JDL, and we never looked back. CPS offers us huge savings, quality products, very prompt shipping, and they always give us a 'heads up' if a price increase is coming. CPS is the way to go IMO.
  7. zimmatic

    zimmatic LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 416

    I would second american on that last statement.

    Just bought
    100lbs of mojave
    5 gallons of crossbow
    5 gallons of generic roundup
    delivered to my door 1453.00

    Jdl in MN same stuff $ 1765.00
  8. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,954

    Thanks zim -- CPS (formerly UAP) has always come through for us. I just ordered another 22 ton of fert from them today. Jeff K is my rep, yet he is able to take orders from all 50 states as well as Canada. Doesn't matter if it's a small order or a large order. Doesn't matter where you live. They appreciate your business, and they take care of ALL customers (big or small).

    I'm pretty sure Jeff has just became a member of lawnsite.com today. Not sure what his "handle" is, but it's very nice to finally have a CPS rep on lawnsite, cuz other options were running thin.

    I trust him so much that I just say "send me another truckload". Plus he always gives us a 'heads up' if prices go down or up. BTW he told me tonight to expect possible LOWER prices if I can wait a week.

    I've known him since the early 1970's -- played against him in football.
  9. turf hokie

    turf hokie LawnSite Silver Member
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    Tell him to get in touch with me if you dont mind. Would be interested in seeing what their products are all about.

  10. lazyike

    lazyike LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 302

    Thanks guys. Thats what I needed. Always helpfull.

    Zimmatic I used Fertimix urea last year (did not get it directly) just what my supplier currently had. I liked it allot clear bags, you could see what you were getting and clean.
    The crap I'm using now is suppose to be turf grade but the first 150 lbs. plugged my filters with rocks, sand, and plastic. Its also in brown bags lined with plastic and I swear 15% sticks inside the bag.:confused::cry:

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