Helm Adds 4 Herbicides To Its Product Roster

Photo: ©Debra L. Ferguson

Helm Agro US, Inc. is launching 4 new crop protection products in the first quarter of 2018.

The products include:

Argos Ultra herbicide, a co-formulation of metolachlor and mesotrione. It has been approved for use on field corn, sweet corn, yellow popcorn and grain sorghum to manage grasses and small-seeded broadleaf weeds. It offers activity on weed biotypes resistant to glyphosate, ALS-inhibiting, PPO and triazine herbicides, according to Helm’s announcement. Argos Ultra contains 3.76 pounds of metolachlor and 0.33 pounds of mesotrione per gallon, and is available in 2 x 2.5-gallon cases.

QUIZ herbicide, a single-pass option for controlling annual and perennial grasses on soybeans, cotton, canola, dry beans, sugarbeets, sunflowers and other crops, plus non-crop areas. It also will control volunteer corn in glyphosate-tolerant soybeans, the release noted. Quiz herbicide is available in 2 x 2.5-gallon cases and contains 0.88 pounds of the active ingredient, quizalofop-P-ethyl, per gallon.

AgFax Weed Solutions

HelmET and HelmET SPC herbicides, Helm’s new metolachlor offerings for grass and small-seeded broadleaf control in corn, cotton, sorghum, potatoes, soybeans, tomatoes and other crops. They will be available in easy-to-use emulsifiable concentrate formulations and can be applied alone or in a planned two-pass program.

Helmet herbicide contains 7.8 pounds of metolachlor plus benoxacor safener per gallon. Helmet SPC herbicide contains 8 pounds of metolachlor without safer per gallon. Both products are packaged in 2 x 2.5-gallon cases and 270-gallon totes.

In total, Helm now has 19 crop protection products in its U.S. portfolio for the row crop, specialty crop and horticultural markets.


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