ROSWELL, Ga. – Sipcam Agro USA, Inc. has received EPA approval for the addition of forage and grain sorghum to its Stalwart herbicide label. The metolachlor product provides pre-emergence control of most annual grasses and small-seeded broadleaf weeds in a variety of crops including cotton, peanuts, pod crops, potatoes, safflowers and soybeans.

Brought to market in April 2004, Stalwart is the most recent addition to the Sipcam Agro line of metolachlor herbicides. The company introduced Stalwart C, a safened emulsifiable concentrate for use in field corn, and Stalwart Xtra, a pre-mix field corn herbicide containing metolachlor and atrazine, in 2003.

“The addition of forage and grain sorghum to our Stalwart label allows those growers to profit from the effectiveness and value of our metolachlor herbicide, while giving our distributors the opportunity to more widely market the product,” Mark Shepherd, Sipcam Agro Herbicide business manager, said. “The timing is perfect because our early-order bulk fill program is now underway.”

Shepherd said Stalwart Herbicide is a convenient, easy-to-use emulsifiable concentrate with 8 pounds of active ingredient per gallon. “It is ideal for tank mixing with other herbicides as well as fluid fertilizers. The complete line of Stalwart herbicides is available in 2 x 2.5-gallon cases, 260-gallon mini bulk containers and bulk. Complete product labels can be accessed at www.sipcamagrousa.com.

Sipcam Agro USA, Inc., based in Roswell, Ga., is a basic registrant and marketer of crop protection products. The company utilizes the latest technologies and efficiencies to serve a broad range of growers and distributors nationwide.

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