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Nufarm Expands Glyphosate Portfolio with Continued Innovation

New formulation of glyphosate offers heavier load per gallon.

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Section 3 registration for Nufarm Americas Inc.'s Credit Xtreme herbicide a new high-load glyphosate formulation.

A patented blend of potassium and IPA glyphosate salts developed by Nufarm calledDual Salt Technology is used in Credit Xtreme making it the only Roundup equivalent formulation load offering 4.5 lbs of glyphosate acid per gallon.

"Credit Xtreme is the latest innovation in glyphosate technology from Nufarm," says Dave Feist, Product Manager for Nufarm. "It is another example of our company's commitment to continuous improvement in glyphosate formulations, utilizing well over two decades of global experience. Our aim is to provide growers with the tools they need to achieve maximum yields and profitability."

Nufarm's Dual Salt Technology offers many advantages according to Dunk Porterfield, Ph.D., Nufarm Product Development Manager.

"Credit Xtreme, with the latest generation glyphosate salts, is tank-mix compatible with fungicides, insecticides and herbicides, particularly with phenoxy herbicides like 2,4-D," Porterfield says. "Its low-viscosity, low-foam formulation makes it easier to handle, and we have proven its performance and crop safety with a substantial field trial investment over multiple seasons in the US.”

Credit Xtreme will be available in limited quantities for the 2009 growing season. Growers interested in using the product are urged to contact their local crop protection distributor for availability.

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