Bird repellent for rice seed gains Section 18 label in Louisiana
AV-1011 bird repellent for rice seed, a product of Arkion Life Sciences, has received Section 18 label approval in Louisiana for its use as a rice seed treatment (Effective Feb. 20, 2014 – June 1, 2014). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval means that rice growers in Louisiana can protect their seed from blackbirds and grackles.
Applied to rice seed prior to seeding, AV-1011 liquid treatment formulation is scientifically designed to deter birds from eating rice seed before emergence. Birds that ingest AV-1011-treated seeds experience immediate but harmless digestive distress. After sampling the treated seed, birds avoid it and look for other food sources. Anthraquinone (AQ), the active ingredient in AV-1010 is a naturally occurring substance, nontoxic and nonsystemic.
In the past, many rice producers have delayed planting to avoid the risk of newly planted seeds being eaten by birds over-wintering in the south. Bird damage to rice fields causes lower yields and sometimes requires reseeding — both of which are very costly. In addition, applying AV-1011 eliminates the need for growers to physically deter birds through visual or audible scare tactics and allows growers to concentrate on other important duties.
For more information, please visit www.arkionls.com.
Self-contained hydraulic system with power cables (hydraulic). Tandem Henschen axles (hydraulic). Hydraulic fenders. Manual or hydraulic tilt. 6,500-gallon tank.
- Dry weather, biofuel mandate to boost palm prices in 2014
- 2014 Farm Bill: Reallocating base acreage
- FAS administrator talks world ag export situation
- The Beige Book is out. The agriculture picture is not rosy
- New precision potassium fertilizer from AgroLiquid
- Ag markets ended the week in decidedly mixed fashion
- Are you in favor of a federal labeling standard for food that might contain genetically modified ingredients?
- Commentary: Barking up the wrong tree
- Water allocation for most drought-stricken Calif. farms to end
- Larson Electronics offers 150 Watt LED high bay light fixture
- Growth Points: Big data is about to get even bigger
- Update on the world’s 15 largest seed banks
A.J. Sackett Loss-In-Weight Blend Systems
A.J. Sackett Sons & Company