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BASF registers Odyssey® Ultra herbicide tank mix for Canadian pulse growers


MISSISSAUGA, ON, January 13, 2015 – In early December, BASF announced the launch of Odyssey® Ultra herbicide for the 2015 growing season. The herbicide is the newest addition to the company’s pulse portfolio and is registered for use on Clearfield® lentils, Clearfield canola, field peas and soybeans.


“Odyssey Ultra is a multiple mode of action herbicide with flushing weed control on grass and broadleaf weed species,” said Danielle Eastman, Western Herbicide Brand Manager at BASF Canada. “It offers control of tough weeds including wild oats and volunteer cereals. Japanese brome grass has been submitted to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency for a label expansion.”


Odyssey Ultra combines the early-season and flushing broadleaf weed control of Odyssey with the proven, premium grassy weed control of Poast® Ultra. Odyssey Ultra provides control of key grassy weeds with an extended application window.


“When we heard Odyssey Ultra contained Poast Ultra, which we have used in the past with great success, it was a no brainer for us,” said Fred Grieg, a grower from Reston Manitoba. “With the quick results we saw on the grassy weed burndown, we will use Odyssey Ultra again.”


For more information about Odyssey Ultra visit www.agsolutions.ca.


About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.us.


At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.

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Tabetha Boot
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