Instinct NXTGEN®

  • Nitrogen Stabilizer

Don’t just stabilize nitrogen. Maximize it.

Instinct NXTGEN® nitrogen stabilizer, powered by Optinyte™ technology, maximizes yield by providing unrivaled protection of urea, UAN and liquid manure from nitrogen loss.

The enhanced formulation offers improved handling and a lower use rate compared with previous versions.

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Put the max in and keep it there.

Instinct NXTGEN® nitrogen stabilizer delivers maximum profit by extending nitrogen availability during corn’s key growth stages. It works underground, where up to 70% of nitrogen loss can occur through leaching into the ground or denitrification into the atmosphere.

Get the max from any nitrogen source.

Any source of nitrogen is susceptible to loss through leaching or denitrification. Instinct NXTGEN maximizes nitrogen when used with UAN, urea and liquid manure.

Nitrogen when corn needs it.

Corn uses nitrogen in two forms: ammonium (NH4+) and nitrate (NO3-). But it prefers ammonium — because that form is more efficient for plants to use and less susceptible to loss.


But nitrate nitrogen can’t help corn if it’s beyond the reach of the plants’ roots during critical growth times. Instinct NXTGEN acts to slow down the bacteria that converts ammonium to nitrate, keeping nitrogen in the ammonium form longer. That means it’s there when corn is ready for it — so the crop can reach its maximum yield potential.


Backed by proof.

  • Instinct NXTGEN® nitrogen stabilizer, powered by Optinyte technology, maximizes yield potential. This is proven by more than 1,000 field trials and university research.
  • When using Instinct NXTGEN with urea, UAN and liquid manure, farmers and retailers benefit from:*
    • 51% fewer greenhouse gas emissions
    • 16% less nitrogen leaching
    • 28% greater soil retention

*Wolt, J. D. 2004. A meta-evaluation of nitrapyrin agronomic and environmental effectiveness with emphasis on corn production in the midwestern USA. doi:10.1023/B:FRES.0000025287.52565.99.

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Technical Specifications

  • Active Ingredient

    Nitrapyrin (Optinyte™ technology)

  • Application Timing

    Whether applying in spring, sidedress or fall application, Instinct NXTGEN® nitrogen stabilizer can help get the most from producer investment by keeping nitrogen ready and accessible.

  • Approved Use

    Use to delay nitrification of ammoniacal and urea nitrogen fertilizer compositions in the soil by controlling the nitrification process in corn and wheat.

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Instinct HL, Instinct II and Instinct NXTGEN are not registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state. Do not fall-apply anhydrous ammonia south of Highway 16 in the state of Illinois. Always read and follow label directions.