Monsanto/Amvac extend Impact herbicide deal
Monsanto and US agrochemical company American Vanguard (Los Angeles, California) have extended their agreement to market Amvac's post-emergence maize herbicide, Impact (BASF's topramezone), as part of the Roundup Ready Plus programme in the US. Impact will be listed as an endorsed product and promoted by both companies under the scheme until August 2017. The Roundup Ready Plus programme is aimed at providing growers with complementary products to Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate) herbicide to tackle glyphosate resistance in Roundup Ready crops. Monsanto and Amvac agreed the original deal in 2011 (Agrow No 619, p 2).