Agriculture is the cultivation and breeding of animals, plants, and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants, and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. As a leading agricultural chemical distributor in the United States and Canada, we support four main agricultural markets:

Agricultural machinery on a farm

Keeping your crops safe and healthy for harvest is the highest priority for every industrial farmer. Let Brenntag help you maintain your cultivation of crops with dependable, chemical solutions to protect against pests and plant diseases.

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Person holding a sprouting plant

Nitrogen management and the process of volatilization is an important aspect of industrial farming. Brenntag is continually researching the best solutions and products to improve nitrogen management and phosphate enhancement for a greener tomorrow.

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Rows of plants being watered

Brenntag understands that plant nutrition is essential in the process of growing fruits, vegetables, grains, and nuts. By offering safe and reliable chemicals to protect and nourish plants during growth, Brenntag helps farmers produce healthier plants and crops.

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Farmland with grown crops

Farming and agriculture work is hard enough without healthy soil. Brenntag's expertise in microbes, soil fertilizers, and phosphate will help you unlock your soil's potential and deliver valuable nutrients to your crops.

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The most commonly used chemicals in the agriculture industry are pesticides and fertilizers.

As a distributor of agriculture chemicals and raw materials in the U.S. and Canada, we provide our customers with global access to a comprehensive range of specialty ingredients and world-class manufacturers.

We offer agriculture chemicals to four main market segments:

Take a look at the list below for the most commonly used agriculture chemicals.

wooden box of green beans

There are roughly 2,029,200 farms in the United States today with a total value of agricultural exports around 137 billion dollars. Grain production in the U.S. is nearly 475.3 m t, corn production is nearly 366.3 m t, milk production nearly 217.5bn lb, and wheat production is nearly 51,287k t, with a total fertilizer use of almost 20,783k t.


At Brenntag, we share the desires of this industry to sensitively develop innovative products and solutions to defend crops and ensure nutrition.

Our agriculture team is committed to providing the necessary agriculture chemicals and raw materials to produce sustainable foods for the United States and Canada’s growing populations. We provide agricultural ingredients and services to support food processing that is safe and wholesome for North American consumers.


Also known a agricochemicals or agrichemicals, agriculture chemicals typically refers to pesticides including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and nematicides. The use of agriculture chemicals is highly regulated in the United States. This is why Brenntag is committed to following governmental regulations and the highest safety standards when storing and handling agriculture chemicals.

Acids Chelating Agents Oxides
Acetates Chlorides Phosphates and Phosphonates
Alcohols Glycols Potassium
Aliphatic Hydrocarbons Isoparaffinic FluidsSulfates, Sulfonates, Sulfites, Betaines, and Alkanolamides
Amines and Ethyoxylates Nitrates, Nitrites, and Nitrogen Sources Sulfur
Aromatic HydrocarbonsNonylphenol Ethoxylate, Wetting Agents, Spreader Sticker, and Dispersants 
Boron, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Cobalt, Nickel, Copper, and Zinc Elements Oils 

Read our Guide to Fertilizers

Do you want to know how fertilizer is made? Read our Guide to Fertilizers and understand the importance of fertilizer and nutrients for plants. At Brenntag, we know the importance of fertilizer and the ingredients in fertilizer for healthy crops.

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branding our own agriculture chemicals

We even have a number of our own Brenntag branded products:

  • BrennFulv (Fulvic Acid): Multifunctional bio, geo, chemical catalyst for soil and plant
  • BrennHume NS (Non-Soluble Humic):Multifunctional bio, geo, chemical catalyst for soil
    and plant application
  • BrennHume S (Soluble Humic Acid):Multifunctional bio, geo, chemical catalyst for soil
    and plant application
  • BrennFlor (Activated, Soluble Humic Acid): Liquid catalytic extract that supercharges
    your soils biological engine, overcoming many common soil problems. BrennFlor is not a
    substitute for traditional nutrients - it works with common fertilizers or by itself to build and
    strengthen the natural bio-cycle within the soil.

Buy agriculture chemicals online

Or download our Agriculture Product List to view all branded and non-branded chemicals at once.


Contact us today to find out more about our specialty chemical product line, or if you have a question about our agriculure products.

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