MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Working together with retailers
across eastern Canada, BASF Canada and Monsanto Canada are once again
offering growers a $1 per acre rebate when INTEGRITY®, ERAGON®, MARKSMAN® and/or ARMEZON® herbicides are purchased with matching acres of Roundup WeatherMAX® herbicide. Together, these tank-mix partners deliver multiple modes of
action for optimized activity on tough to control and potentially
For growers in eastern Canada, this will be a year-end rebate that is
applicable on products purchased between October 1, 2013 and July 31,
2014. Growers will receive their rebate cheque in fall of 2014.
"The potential for herbicide resistance is a concern, so it's important
for growers to use best practices, which includes using multiple modes
of action when controlling weeds," said Sean Chiki, Brand Manager for
Herbicides at BASF Canada. "Rotating herbicide chemistries and using
multiple modes of action are necessary strategies for sustainable weed
As key tank-mix partners, INTEGRITY, ERAGON, MARKSMAN and ARMEZON
complement Roundup WeatherMAX by providing additional modes of action
for optimized weed control. Together, they combat glyphosate-resistant
weeds such as Canada fleabane, common ragweed and giant ragweed.
"Monsanto is committed to delivering high yielding corn and soybean
varieties to growers through elite germplasm and traits," said Jenna
Book, Crop Protection Marketing Manager at Monsanto Canada. "Partnering
with BASF herbicides provides maximum control of glyphosate-resistant
weeds with the added benefit of residual weed control. Adding a
tank-mix partner offers growers optimal weed control which maximizes
their crop yields."
In addition to the $1 per acre rebate, growers are eligible for AgSolutions® Rewards on their INTEGRITY, ERAGON, MARKSMAN and ARMEZON purchases. For
additional information on the program, farmers should contact their
local BASF and Monsanto retailers.
About Monsanto Canada
Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monsanto Canada Inc. is part of the
larger global Monsanto family. Monsanto Company is an agricultural
company and a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and
agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality.
Monsanto remains focused on enabling both small-holder and large-scale
farmers to produce more from their land while conserving more of our
world's natural resources such as water and energy. Learn more about
our business and our commitments at www.monsanto.ca.
BASF Canada, located in Mississauga, Ontario is a subsidiary of BASF SE,
and an affiliate of BASF Corporation. BASF Corporation, headquartered
in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF
SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North
America, and had sales of $18.5 billion in 2012. For more information
about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.us. To find out more about BASF's activities in Canada visit www.basf.ca or follow us on twitter: www.twitter.com/basfcanada.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its
portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and
crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success
with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through
science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every
industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products
and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition
and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in
our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.
BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees
as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on
the Internet at www.basf.com.
Always read and follow label directions.
Roundup WeatherMAX® is a registered trademark of Monsanto Technology LLC, Monsanto Canada,
AgSolutions and MARKSMAN are registered trade-marks of BASF Corporation; INTEGRITY,
ERAGON and ARMEZON are registered trade-marks of BASF SE; all used with
permission by BASF SE.
© 2013 BASF Canada Inc. and Monsanto Canada Inc.
SOURCE: BASF Canada Inc.
For further information:
Monsanto Canada Contact:
Name: Jenna Book, Monsanto Canada Inc.
Tel.: (204) 985-1052
BASF Canada Contact:
Name: Christina Stroud, BASF Canada Inc.
Tel.: (289) 360- 6062