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Monday, May 10, 2021

Prosaro PRO sets the new standard in cereal fungicides with exceptional disease protection and grain quality

Calgary, AB (May 10, 2021) – Today the Crop Science Division of Bayer announced that Prosaro® PRO cereal fungicide is now registered for use on wheat and barley. Prosaro PRO delivers exceptional protection from Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), Deoxynivalenol (DON) and leaf diseases, while entering the market as the only foliar fungicide that suppresses ergot.

Prosaro PRO is the highest yielding cereal fungicide in the Bayer portfolio thanks to the addition of Fluopyram (Group 7) and the proven power of Prothioconazole and Tebuconazole (Group 3). Fluopyram offers fast acting residual protection, which disrupts spore germination and makes it ideal for high disease pressure situations.

“Prosaro PRO is designed for professional wheat and barley growers looking to maximize their return on investment. It delivers exceptional protection from ergot, FHB and all major leaf diseases,” says Mark Alberts, Cereals Crop & Campaign Marketing Manager, Bayer. “This multi-mode of action solution is proven to deliver outstanding yield under high disease pressure, resulting in improved grain quality and more money in growers pockets”.

Prosaro PRO is the only foliar fungicide with ergot on the label. Ergot concerns have been growing, particularly in durum wheat and recently broken pastureland, which can impact grade and price at the elevator. The cereal fungicide also offers elite control of all major leaf diseases including Blotch (glume, leaf, net, spot), Rusts (leaf, stem, stripe) and Tan spot.

Prosaro PRO availability is limited for the 2021 growing season. Growers are encouraged to talk to their local Bayer representative for product availability and to learn more about local Fungicide trials this summer. Visit cropscience.bayer.ca/ProsaroPRO for more information about Prosaro PRO.

Always read and follow label directions. Bayer®, Bayer Cross and Prosaro® are registered trademarks of Bayer Group. Bayer CropScience Inc. is a member of CropLife Canada. ©2021 Bayer Group. All rights reserved.

 

About Bayer
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition. Its products and services are designed to help people and planet thrive by supporting efforts to master the major challenges presented by a growing and aging global population. Bayer is committed to drive sustainable development and generate a positive impact with its businesses. At the same time, the Group aims to increase its earning power and create value through innovation and growth. The Bayer brand stands for trust, reliability and quality throughout the world. In fiscal 2020, the Group employed around 100,000 people and had sales of 41.4 billion euros. R&D expenses before special items amounted to 4.9 billion euros. For more information, go to www.bayer.ca

For further information, contact:

Mark Alberts
Crop & Campaign Marketing Manager, Cereals
Bayer Crop Science Inc.
Phone: 403-923-8062
mark.alberts@bayer.com

Deane Code
Director
Weber Shandwick Canada
Phone: + 1 416-450-3091
DCode@webershandwick.com

 

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