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Category: Product Updates

Hope for glyphosate after EU recommendation

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) has recommended that glyphosate is safe to be used after initial fears that it would be withdrawn across the EU. After extensive consultation across member states, looking at scientific reports and data, EFSA scientists found it; “unlikely to be genotoxic (i.e. damaging to DNA) or to pose a carcinogenic threat to humans”. … Continue reading Hope for glyphosate after EU recommendation

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Asulox Emergency Authorisation 2014

Progreen will shortly receive Asulox stocks for 2014 for the control of bracken. Unfortunately the manufacturers have decided not to use 5ltr bottles sizes so all stocks are in 20ltr. KEY DATES FOR USING ASULOX – under the  rules of the Emergency Authorisation 19th May 2014 Asulox becomes available for sale End of June Supplies … Continue reading Asulox Emergency Authorisation 2014

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Progreen launch new range of bespoke fertilisers

Progreen Weed Control has launched a new range of bespoke, compound fertilisers for the home and professional user. The strength of compound fertilisers lies in their uniformity of application with no streaking or overdosing common in blended fertilisers. The range of AMVISTA fertilisers are grouped under an easy to follow sequence, numbered from 1 to 5. They … Continue reading Progreen launch new range of bespoke fertilisers

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Timbrel/Woody revocation (contains Triclopyr)

The loss of super strength Triclopyr in Timbrel & Woody (containing 480g/l Triclopyr) will deal a blow to customers wanting to control woody weeds in a range of situations. Progreen has the following alternative products containing Triclopyr for woody weed control. Kaskara: controls woody weeds including Ragwort, Brambles, Japanese Knotweed and Thistles in amenity grassland, … Continue reading Timbrel/Woody revocation (contains Triclopyr)

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New Asulox approval for bracken control

Bracken control – emergency approval given for the use of Asulox until 31st October 2013 The 2011 EU wide ban of the active ingredient Asulam was met with frustration and disappointment by those involved in bracken control. Asulam, found in products such as Asulox, had established itself as the primary choice of contractors who treated … Continue reading New Asulox approval for bracken control

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New requirements for all 2012 applications of chlorpyrifos insecticides

Chlorpyrifos insecticide applications New requirements for all 2012 applications of chlorpyrifos insecticides have been announced by a consortium of the three major approval holders of UK products; Dow AgroSciences, Makhteshim Agan and Headland Agrochemicals. The changes form part of the new stewardship initiative; ‘Chlorpyrifos: Say NO to DRIFT’, which is being managed by ADAS. An … Continue reading New requirements for all 2012 applications of chlorpyrifos insecticides

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