Receives Biogro listing in New Zealand
Effective sustainable fungal and bacterial diseases control
Stockton STK, a leading company in development and marketing of botanical based solutions for crop protection, announced that its biologic fungicideTimorex Gold® is now listed by BioGro Certification Programme as compliant for use in organic production. BioGro is New Zealand’s largest and best-known certifier for organic produce and products.
Timorex Gold®, a two time winner of the AGROW Awards, meets the demand of modern agriculture without compromising environmental integrity so that the farmer can safely produce sustainable, healthy, high quality food. This biofungicide provides growers with more targeted and effective disease management options, reducing stressful conditions that occur during the various stages of infectious diseases.
“We are happy to offer New Zealand growers a sustainable product equivalent to chemical fungicides yet suitable to be used in conventional and/or organic agriculture” explained Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton. Timorex Gold® improves productivity and efficiency of the crop, lowering residues in the food production while reducing chemical load and negative environmental impacts.”
“Gaining input certification with BioGro adds another dimension to the market and endorses the exemption from MRLs and Nil Withholding period, said Mark Yortt, Managing Director of Grosafe Chemicals, distributors of Timorex Gold® in New Zealand.”
Timorex Gold® is certified for organic production by numerous international certification bodies and now by BioGro.
About Grosafe Chemicals
Grosafe Chemicals is a wholly owned New Zealand company established in 1995 to import, formulate and market a range of pastoral, arable, horticultural and brush weed pesticides and plant protection products under the Grosafe®, Agcare® and Hortcare® brands.