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Nufarm’s new nematode management technology, Trunemco™, now approved in 38 states
[July 22, 2019] Morrisville, N.C. – Nufarm Americas Inc. announced today that Trunemco™, its new seed-applied nematode management technology, is now approved in 38 states. Following EPA approval of Trunemco in May, state approvals already include several soybean, corn and cotton growing areas impacted by nematode issues, such as Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri and Alabama. More states are pending and updates on new state registrations can be viewed at nufarm.com/uscrop/trunemco.
Nufarm-exclusive Trunemco is an anticipated new nematode management technology because its ability to provide a leading level of protection and higher yield profiles in soybeans, cotton and corn. Trunemco will be available for Crop Year 2020 and is expected to help seed treatment programs achieve better nematode management efficacy and consistency.
“As nematodes begin to develop resistance to many nematode-resistant varieties, growers may not realize they aren’t fully protected,” explained Tom Kroll, Nufarm seed treatment product and technical services manager.
Trunemco seed-applied treatment is a patented technology that primes plant physiology, activating the natural nematode barriers that optimize protection. Its biochemical and microbial actives provide a dual defense, inside and out, against nematode feeding and establishment. Trunemco protects against nematode damage while supporting root health and seedling vigor to help plants thrive, delivering higher yields.To learn more about the unique mode of action and benefits provided by Trunemco, watch the video at nufarm.com/uscrop/trunemco or find your sales representative at nufarm.com/uscrop/contact.
Established in Australia more than 100 years ago, Nufarm is recognized as one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of crop protection and seed treatment in the world. As the US manufacturing landscape narrows, Nufarm is committed to bringing innovation and choice to seed companies, distributors, retailers and the growers they serve. For more information and a complete list of Nufarm products, visit nufarm.com/uscrop.
About Nufarm Americas
Nufarm Americas Inc. is a subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, a manufacturer, supplier and marketer of crop protection products based in Australia. Nufarm is recognized as one of the leading agricultural and turf chemical manufacturers in the world. Nufarm Americas Inc. formulates products that serve the agricultural, professional turf, vegetation management and forestry markets in the United States.