MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Growers in Western Canada now have a clear choice to enhance their
Clearfield canola system. BASF has received regulatory approval for the
use of Ares herbicide on Clearfield canola for the 2012 growing season.
"For Clearfield canola growers with broadleaf and grassy weed
challenges, Ares is your solution," says Joel Johnson, BASF Brand
Manager for Western Herbicides at BASF Canada. "To put it simply: Ares
makes Clearfield even better."
Ares is a broad-spectrum herbicide with flushing weed control combined
with an enhanced window of application. It provides protection against
wild buckwheat, lamb's-quarters, cleavers and wild oats. The
easy-to-use, liquid formulation brings a new active ingredient for
"BASF is dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to the Canadian
canola market," says Johnson. "Ares raises the bar and sets the new
standard in weed control performance."
One of the key benefits of the Clearfield system is growers can choose
the herbicide that best matches their weed control needs and
sustainability strategies. Ares is the clear choice because of its
superior efficacy and wider window of application on 2-7 leaf weeds.
Contact your BASF business representative for more information.
About the BASF Crop Protection division
With sales of €4.0 billion in 2010, BASF's Crop Protection division is a
leader in crop protection and a strong partner to the farming industry
providing well-established and innovative fungicides, insecticides and
herbicides. Farmers use these products and services to improve crop
yields and crop quality. Other uses include public health,
structural/urban pest control, turf and ornamental plants, vegetation
management, and forestry. BASF aims to turn knowledge rapidly into
market success. The vision of BASF's Crop Protection division is to be
the world's leading innovator, optimizing agricultural production,
improving nutrition, and thus enhancing the quality of life for a
growing world population. Further information can be found on the web
at www.agro.basf.com or follow us on twitter: www.twitter.com/basfagro.
© 2011 BASF Canada Inc.
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