Tag Archives: seed treatment

Valent’s Rizolex Fungicide Seed Treatment Approved

Rizolex Fungicide from Valent U.S.A. Corp. has been registered by the EPA for use as a seed protectant on soybeans, cotton, sorghum, corn and sugar beets. When applied to seed as a foundational fungicide, Rizolex delivers protection against a broad spectrum of soil borne and seed/seedling diseases, including Rhizoctonia damping-off and Fusarium. The new seed

Compatibility Of Soybean Fungicide Seed Treatments With Inoculants

Most soybean producers know that bacterial seed inoculants need to be handled with care to maintain viability of the living Rhizobia bacteria. This means keeping the product cool, moist, out of the sunlight and applying the product to the seed no more than four hours before planting. An issue that always seems to be raised

Webinar: Surefire Seed Treatment Strategies

With the use of soybean seed treatments (as well as corn and other row crops) in the ag retail market expected to continue on its upward course for 2013, it’s only natural that the recent CropLife Media Group Webinar focused on this profitable niche for retailers. “Seed Treatment Strategies: Research, Product And Equipment Update,” sponsored

Loveland Products Introduces New Seed Treatment

Loveland Products announces a new active ingredient registration, resulting in the release of a new seed treatment named Consensus. “The EPA registration of Salicylic Acid for seed treatment use was our goal for a number of years,” stated Marty Robinson, Seed Treatment Market Manager at Loveland Products. “The registration was recently approved, allowing us to

CropLife Foundation Previews New Benefits Of Precision Seed Protection Report

CropLife Foundation (CLF) has announced it will publish a comprehensive report in spring 2013 entitled “The Role of Precision Seed Protection in Modern Crop Production.” The report closely examines research from case studies conducted throughout the U.S. and outlines the benefits of using pesticides for sustainable crop production. Preliminary findings of the report were presented

BASF Invests In New Brazil Technology Center For Seed Treatment

Today BASF Crop Protection inaugurated its new technology center for seed treatment in Santo Antônio de Posse (located 150 km from São Paulo, Brazil), further expanding the company’s research activities in South America. The new complex will provide technological support as BASF continues to improve and promote the local seed treatment business. Investments in the

BASF, INCOTEC Form Seed Treatment Agreement

BASF and INCOTEC, Integrated Coatings and Seed Technology, Inc. (INCOTEC) have formed an agreement that will allow INCOTEC to treat brassica seeds with the BASF crop protection product Coronet fungicide seed treatment. INCOTEC will also be offering this product to seed companies for on-site application within the U.S. In this agreement, INCOTEC offers an independent

Webcast Focuses On Honeybees, Seed Treatments

Honeybee population decline has been a hot topic over the past few years. And very recently, neonicotinoid-treated seed has become an item of importance in this overall discussion. New research suggests that honeybees foraging near fields may be exposed to lethal levels of neonicotinoids, particularly during periods when corn and soybean crops are being planted.

Poncho/VOTiVO Corn Seed Treatment Boosts Yields

Recent yield data confirms that Poncho/VOTiVO, a seed treatment that combines the most trusted seed-applied insecticide in corn with the most revolutionary, complete nematode protection on the seed, consistently provides higher crop yield for corn when compared to using only Poncho 250 and soybeans when compared to using Gaucho alone. Growers and seed treaters can