Safari® 20 SG Insecticide receives 2ee label to combat spotted lanternfly in 16 states

Morrisville, N.C. (February 27, 2019) – Nufarm Americas announced that Safari® 20 SG Insecticide has received a 2ee label for the control of spotted lanternfly in 16 states. Label recommendations include Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

The spotted lanternfly is an invasive plant-hopper quickly invading, and now spreading in, the northeastern US. The pest impacts more than 70 host plants and, if infested, would result in significant damage and loss to nursery operations.

Safari is approved for use in containerized and field grown (in-ground) ornamental plants in nurseries, outdoor landscapes, tree plantations and reforestation nurseries. It includes national, private and state forests and wooded areas. The label provides application alternatives that include foliar spray, media drench, soil drench or basal trunk spray.

Safari is a super-systemic insecticide with quick uptake and knockdown of tree, shrub, and herbaceous ornamental pests. It controls a broad spectrum of invasive pests including Q- and B-biotype whiteflies, emerald ash borers, mealybugs, leafhoppers, leafminers, and armored and soft scales — and now both nymph- and adult-stage spotted lanternflies.

“The spotted lanternfly may be one of the most devastating invaders the US has combatted,” shared Jason Fausey, Nufarm’s Turf & Ornamental director of technical services. “Safari’s 2ee label is a proven leader when it comes to turning the tide on costly insect invasion and an important course of action for the ornamental and nursery growers.”

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As a leading supplier to the Greenhouse and Nursery Ornamental market, Nufarm’s US Turf and Ornamental team delivers a portfolio of products meeting the value, efficacy, and innovation demanded by the market to solve the daily pest and disease issues you face. Trusted products such as the 3336 brand family, Affirm, Safari and TriStar have been your go to products for years and innovative solutions such as Cuproxat, Spirato GHN, and SureGuard SC are more recent Nufarm solutions. An unsurpassed customer service team, coupled with sales and technical resources, all with a mission to solve your problems, sums up the personality of your Nufarm team. We are here to help you grow a better tomorrow, today.

Nufarm Americas, Inc, is a subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, a manufacturer, supplier and marketer of crop protection products based in Australia. Nufarm is recognized as one of the leading agricultural and turf chemical manufacturers in the world. Nufarm Americas, Inc. formulates products that serve the agricultural, professional turf, vegetation management and forestry markets in the United States.

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