Daily Archives: December 2, 2019

Gowan Company Announces Acquisition of Two New Active Ingredients, Fenamidone and Pencycuron, from Bayer AG

Company Expanding its Global Fungicide Portfolio

HARPENDEN, England, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Company, L.L.C., announced today that it has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire  rights to the active ingredients Fenamidone and Pencycuron.  The acquisition includes product registrations and trademarks including Consento™, Reason™, Monceren™, and Prestige™, and related intellectual property and labels for both fungicides. The transactions closed December 1st, although Bayer and Gowan will work together over the next several months to facilitate an orderly hand-off and to maintain quality customer service in all geographies. The financial terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

Pencycuron is a foliar and seed treatment product for the control of diseases originating from Rhizoctania solani in various crops including cotton, rice, potatoes, turf and vegetables. It has broad presence in Japan, Brazil, India and Russia, among other countries.

Fenamidone is a product for control of diseases originating from water molds or the oomycetes class of fungi, key among them being downy mildew, late blight and early blight on grapes, vegetables, potatoes and ornamentals. With sales in the USA, Mexico, India, Russia, and Brazil, Fenamidone is a critical tool for many growers around the world.

A cornerstone of Gowan’s Muddy Boots philosophy is to help growers combat the challenges of pests and diseases. Gowan believes this acquisition will expand its core product offering and allow the company to better serve growers’ needs.

About Gowan Company:  Gowan Company, based in Yuma, Arizona, USA, is a family-owned developer, registrant and marketer of crop protection products, seeds, and fertilizers. Gowan champions technology for agriculture and horticulture through innovative product development, public advocacy and quality production.

Gowan Company annonce l’acquisition auprès de Bayer AG de deux nouvelles substances actives : la fénamidone et la pencycuron

Le groupe est en train d’élargir son portefeuille mondial de fongicides HARPENDEN, Angleterre, 2 décembre 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Gowan Crop Protection Limited, une filiale de Gowan Company, LLC, a annoncé aujourd’hui la signature d’un accord avec Bayer AG visant à acquérir les droits d’exploitation de…

Man to spend 20 years in jail for rape

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A man murdered in a robbery: a suspect sought

NELSPRUIT A 53-year-old government employee was murdered on Saturday 30 November 2019, in the Sabie area.Information at police disposal indicates that at about 22h50, the man who has now been identified as Murethi Ngale, was with his friends at a sport bar and within a…

Newly born baby found inside pit toilet

EASTERN CAPE - Butterworth Police are investigating a case of child abandonment. It is alleged that on Friday, 29 November 2019 at about 18h30 a tenant went to a toilet at Nkanini Locality, Ndabakazi Village, Butterworth. When she opened the toilet, she was shocked to…

Christian Resistance Movement suspects appear in court

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