NIMITZ(r) receives Section 24(c) label for direct-seeded crops in Florida counties

Josh McGill Florida, General, Industry News Release

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Raleigh, NC (September 4, 2015) – ADAMA announces that NIMITZ nematicide has received a FIFRA Section 24(c) Special Local Need (SLN) label for Miami-Dade, Lee, Hendry, Manatee, Hardee and Hillsborough counties in Florida. Granted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Section 24(c) label expands the use of NIMITZ to growers using direct-seeded planting practices for cucumbers, squash, watermelon, cantaloupe and okra. Under the Section 24(c) label, NIMITZ can be applied at 3.5 to 5.0 pints per acre through drip irrigation or surface applied and incorporated (band or broadcast). Under direct-seeding practices of the approved crop list, NIMITZ must be applied at a minimum of 10 days before seeding. One or two supplemental irrigations are recommended prior to planting. The NIMITZ Section 24(c) label is valid until December 31, 2017. The FIFRA Section 24(c) label in addition to the NIMITZ container label must be in the possession of the user at the time of pesticide application. ### Always read and follow label directions. Check with your state or local Extension Service to ensure registration status. Compliance is required with all of the limitations for use set forth in the Section 24(c) registration. NIMITZ(r) is a registered trademark of an ADAMA Group Company. (c)2015 Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc. d/b/a ADAMA. About ADAMA. ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd (formerly Makhteshim Agan Industries) is a leading global manufacturer of crop protection solutions. With a comprehensive range of high-quality, differentiated and effective products, ADAMA strives to provide accessible, easy-to-use solutions that simplify the user experience while improving crop yields.

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