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Six ways to use diatomaceous earth at the wildest, richest rodeo in the West!

Posted by Julie Brown

Jun 15, 2018 1:01:11 PM

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Yeehaw! It’s Reno Rodeo time! The "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West," turns 99 years old this year. The 10-day event draws over 140,000 fans, and it’s the 4th richest PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) tour rodeo. Not only does Reno love this event because it’s part of our heritage, but it also brings in $57 million into our economy. The cowboys love this rodeo, too. The main stock contractor, Cotton Rosser says, "Next to the National Finals Rodeo, this is the best one there is. All the top cowboys come here, and we have six or seven of the best stock contractors.”

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Summer, a sparkling clear swim pool and diatomaceous earth filter powder

Posted by Julie Brown

Jun 7, 2018 1:17:19 PM

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Next week is the first day of summer! It’s supposed to be 90 and sunny. You know what that means? Time to spend a lot of time in the swimming pool! 

There’s nothing more inviting on a hot sunny day than a beautiful, crystal clear swimming pool. But how does it get that way?

The answer: Diatomaceous earth!

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Topics: swim pool, diatomaceous earth swim pool filtration, celapool diatomaceous earth swim pool filter aid, diatomaceous earth swim pool filter powder, swim pool filtration

What's a Memorial Day Weekend without Diatomaceous Earth, Clay, or Perlite?

Posted by Julie Brown

May 25, 2018 8:58:00 AM

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Minerals might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re thinking about how to spend your Memorial Day weekend, but maybe they should be. Consider these top ideas for having fun in the sun with diatomaceous earth, clay, and perlite for the upcoming holiday:

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Topics: AXIS, Diatomaceous Earth, celapool diatomaceous earth swim pool filter aid, infield conditioners, ballgame changer, organic insecticide, diatomaceous earth swim pool filter powder

EP Minerals' Floor-Dry Oil Absorbent Cleans Up at the Racetrack

Posted by Julie Brown

May 10, 2018 11:23:14 AM

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EP Minerals' Global Technical Services Director Larry Galberd and his team use EP Minerals' Floor-Dry Oil Absorbent to clean up fuel spills at the racetrack

It's time to check in on our resident racecar driver, Larry Galberd! EP Minerals' Floor-Dry, the #1 oil absorbent and spill clean up for the racetrack, is one of Larry's sponsors. 

If you'll recall from a previous blog post, EP Minerals’ Global Technical Services Director Larry Galberd leads a double life. By day, Larry could be anywhere in the world helping our diatomaceous earth or perlite filtration customers optimize their filtration processes and solve problems. By night and on weekends (and any other chance he gets) Larry is driving hell bent for leather at 140 mph for his Blew-By-You race car team in the ChumpCar Racing Series. Larry and his team are “sponsored” (I use that term loosely) by EP Minerals’ Floor-Dry absorbent, the #1 automobile oil spill cleanup product that can be found at all the major auto supply stores today.

Go Larry! And keep promoting Floor-Dry, the #1 oil absorbent at the racetrack!

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Topics: absorbents, Floor Dry

Tequila, diatomaceous earth filtration and Cinco de Mayo

Posted by Julie Brown

May 3, 2018 7:26:08 AM

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Thanks to Emily Bell and VinePair for the tequila information.

Happy Cinco de Mayo! So you know that our diatomaceous earth filter aid filters the world's best beers, wines, whiskeys, brandys, sakes and a host of other alcoholic beverages, right? What about the world's largest producer of tequila? Yep, bingo. DE filters tequila, too. It's a great week to celebrate this made-in-Mexico drink, and learn a little about diatomaceous earth filtration and tequila.

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Topics: Filtration

Looking for the best quality & taste in your beer? It's all about DE filter aid!

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 30, 2018 7:55:00 AM

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How do you make the best beer? Is the ingredients? The hops, the malt, the barley? The recipe? The brewer? The fermenting process? Is it in how you store it?

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Topics: diatomaceous earth filtration, beer filtration, brewing filtration, de filter aid

Diatomaceous Earth insecticide, a bad year for bugs and National Help a Horse Day

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 26, 2018 11:17:28 AM

brit1.jpgHappy bug free National Help a Horse Day!

From all the reports we’re seeing lately, this is another bad year for bugs. In the West, they say we will have more bugs because it was a fairly dry winter. In the East, they say we will have more bugs because it was a longer, wetter winter. Whatever. All I know is that I’m seeing an early bunch of ants, spiders, earwigs and flies at my house, and I hate bugs.

Unfortunately, I picked a hobby that is intrinsically associated with bugs. Horses! (fyi, that would be my 25-year-old retired dressage horse Brit in the photo.) This year I’m starting my bug killer mission early with my secret weapon – diatomaceous earth insecticide (DE). The DE insecticide is made from microscopic skeletons of prehistoric algae – diatoms - that simply dry out and slice up insects like a samurai swordsman!

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Topics: DEsect, de, organic insecticide, diatomaceous earth for fleas, diatomaceous earth insecticide

Introducing the new EP Minerals' customer portal

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 19, 2018 10:32:24 AM

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We’re excited to announce that we have a new customer portal!  It’s designed to make life easier for you, our customer, by giving you the information you need when you need it. 

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Topics: EP Minerals, customer portal

National Pet Day and the Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth Insecticide

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 11, 2018 11:17:24 AM

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Happy National Pet Day! Here at EP Minerals, we are big animal lovers, and many of us own dogs, cats, horses and a myriad of other pets, and consider them part of the family. We’re sure you probably do, too! And we want to keep them as happy and healthy as possible. That means keeping them bug-free.

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Topics: DEsect, de, organic insecticide, diatomaceous earth for fleas, diatomaceous earth insecticide

Diatomaceous Earth Filter Aid Makes National Beer Day What It Is Today

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 5, 2018 8:48:40 AM

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Beer drinkers across the nation are celebrating this week.  Saturday, April 7, is National Beer Day!  At EP Minerals, beer is important to us.  Our largest customers use our incredibly high quality diatomaceous earth filter aid in their brewing filtration. We love everything about beer!

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Topics: Filtration, diatomaceous earth filter aid, beer filtration, DE filtration, brewing filtration

    

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