Source: Gowan Company
Gowan Company, LLC has been granted the U.S. crop protection marketing rights for Confirm 2F Insecticide by Nippon Soda Co. Ltd. and plans to start distributing product in the mid-July timeframe. Nippon Soda Co. Ltd. acquired the brand and its active ingredient — tebufenozide — from Dow AgroSciences on March 31 of this year. As part of this agreement, Dow AgroSciences will sell out exiting inventory prior to the Gowan distribution date.
Confirm controls a broad spectrum of external Lepidopteran pests across a wide range of crops, including sugarcane, caneberries, cranberries, bushberries, vegetables, nut crops and tree fruit. Key pests controlled by Confirm include Sugarcane borer, Mexican rice borer, Obliquebanded leafroller, Armyworm, Cranberry fruitworm, Fireworm, Peach twig borer, Codling Moth and Tomato hornworm.