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Re-evaluation leads to retirement for Amitrol herbicide

Health concerns raised during the federal re-evaluation of Nufarm’s pre-seeding burndown herbicide Amitrol 240 have led the company to stop selling the product for nearly all uses in Canada, starting later this summer. The company said Wednesday it will retire Amitrol — a non-selective Group 11 liquid whose active ingredient, amitrole, has been on the […] Read more

Nufarm to shut Calgary herbicide plant

Crop chemical manufacturer Nufarm plans to make its North American business more “cost-effective” by shutting its plant in Calgary and shipping the production work to Chicago. The “rationalization” in Calgary, expected to be complete by next fall, “will allow us to increase flexibility, reduce complexity and more efficiently utilize our facilities,” Nufarm manufacturing group executive Elbert […] Read more