AMVAC® and Corteva® Collaborate on SIMPAS Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC® Chemical Corporation has completed the first phase of a testing relationship with Corteva® Agriscience using proprietary SIMPAS™ prescriptive application equipment, according to an announcement today by American Vanguard® Corporation. The technology enabled Corteva to precisely deliver inputs in replicated research trials in anticipation of commercialization of Corteva-brand SIMPAS-applied Solutions™ (SaS). SIMPAS is designed to address targeted problem areas in …

AgWired Precision, AMVAC, Crop Protection, Equipment, Precision Agriculture

EPA Issues Order on Dicamba Registrations

Cindy Zimmerman

Late last night, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an order on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on dicamba registrations regarding the sale, distribution, and use of existing stocks of the three affected dicamba products – XtendiMax with vapor grip technology, Engenia, and FeXapan. According to EPA, distribution or sale of the products is “generally prohibited except for …

ARA, Crop Protection, EPA, Herbicide

Ag Retailers Urge Immediate Stay of Dicamba Order

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is urging EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to seek an immediate stay of federal court order and appeal the ruling “using all legal avenues available.” President and CEO Daren Coppock says part of the problem is the order itself, but a bigger part is the timing to hand it down right in the middle of the …

ARA, Audio, Crop Protection, Herbicide

Summit Agro USA Announces New Regev Fungicide

Cindy Zimmerman

Summit Agro USA is pleased to announce the introduction of the first hybrid fungicide for US agriculture – REGEV. This next generation disease control product combines the benefits of a botanical product with the advantages of a conventional fungicide. “REGEV brings together Tea Tree Oil and difenoconazole giving growers across a variety of crops a very effective disease control product, …

AgWired Precision, Crop Protection, Fungicide, Precision Agriculture

AMVAC and Syngenta Team Up for Soybean Growers

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta Crop Protection and AMVAC, an American Vanguard® company have teamed up to promote the agronomic value of tank mixing Prefix® herbicide from Syngenta with FirstRate® herbicide from AMVAC for long-lasting and full-season weed control in soybeans. The combination of Prefix and FirstRate herbicides provides unmatched flexibility and performance across all soybean trait platforms, including LibertyLink® GT27™, Enlist® and Roundup …

AMVAC, Crop Protection, Soybean, Syngenta

AMVAC® Unveils Logos for Newly Acquired Herbicides

Cindy Zimmerman

The four herbicides recently acquired by AMVAC® have a new look. The American Vanguard® company has designed new product logos and web pages for Classic® Herbicide, FirstRate® Herbicide, Hornet® Herbicide and Python® Herbicide. Provides preemergence and postemergence control of key broadleaf weeds in soybeans. Expands postemergence weed control spectrum in soybeans. Delivers postemergence broadleaf weed control of glyphosate-resistant weeds in …

AgWired Precision, AMVAC, Crop Protection, Herbicide

Summit Agro USA Launches New Website, Products

Cindy Zimmerman

Summit Agro USA today announced the launch of a new website designed from the ground up to be a solutions-centric tool with a robust database that catalogs multiple diseases, insects and weeds for over 600 crops. “We surveyed our customers and distribution partners about website resources. What we found was that these other sites tend to be product-focused in their …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Crop Protection, Fungicide, Insecticides, Precision Agriculture

AMVAC Picks First Products for SmartCartridge™

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® company, has selected COUNTER® Insecticide/Nematicide, broad spectrum AZTEC® HC Insecticide and zinc, a key micronutrient in corn, as the first products to be packaged in SmartCartridge™ containers and offered as part of SIMPAS™ Applied Solutions, pending EPA registration. SIMPAS (Smart Integrated Multi-Product Application System) is being introduced in a few select markets this year with a …

AgWired Precision, AMVAC, Audio, Commodity Classic, Crop Protection, Precision Agriculture

AMVAC® Announces 10 New Products in 2020

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® company, today announced 10 new products for 2020 at the opening of the Commodity Classic in San Antonio. The announcement is a result of the corporation’s successful legacy of acquisitions and its “Innovation with Speed and Discipline” product development process, concentrating on specific, customer-focused solutions. New products to AMVAC include a recent acquisition of four herbicide …

AgWired Precision, AMVAC, Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Crop Protection

CIRB Honors Sen. Roberts for Crop Insurance Support

Cindy Zimmerman

The “Father of the Modern Crop Insurance Program” was honored today for his lifetime of service to farmers and the industry by the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB). CIRB Chairman, Zane Vaughn of ARMtech, presented Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) with the crop insurance industry’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Chairman Roberts is the only Member of Congress to …

Audio, CIRB, Crop Insurance, Crop Protection