CTIC Corporate Member, Truax Company, has been in business in Minneapolis, Minnesota building grass-seeding equipment since 1974. Truax equipment is designed from the top down to effectively meter and plant grass seeds at the required shallow depth. Truax Company utilizes a direct market approach between the manufacturer and the customer for both initial sales and service. This approach has been successful in helping keep customer costs down as well as keeping open a direct line of communication between the manufacturer and the end user. Customers are located in 49 of the 50 US States as well as internationally in Canada, Mexico, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Saudia Arabia, Tunisia, and South Africa. Over the years Truax Company has relied on input from our customers, employees, and a group of current and former SCS/NRCS employees to make suggestions to improve our product line. To learn more about Truax Company, visit www.truaxcomp.com.
CTIC is leading a new effort to pilot a phosphorus load reduction market in the Western Lake Erie Basin (Maumee, Sandusky, and Cedar-Portage watersheds, see map). Growers within the indicated watersheds are now being sought to
participate in this pilot market.