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2010

Improved Formulation Now Available for Arena® 0.25 G Insecticide

New carrier means drier, less dusty granule and hassle-free spreading

March 22, 2010

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Valent Professional Products is offering turf and landscape professionals an improved formulation for its Arena® 0.25 G Insecticide.

The new formulation of Arena 0.25 G, incorporating the dust-free Biodac® granular carrier from Kadant Grantek Inc., is a significant improvement over the clay-based carriers used for many granular products. Arena 0.25 G is now drier and less dusty, facilitates superior spreading and collects less moisture than its previous incarnation, resulting in better pest control.

Turf and ornamental landscape professionals can use Arena 0.25 G for effective and long-lasting control of a number of pests, including pyrethroid-resistant chinch bug, which has become a major problem in Florida and Texas. Arena 0.25 G also provides excellent control of other landscape pests such as white grubs in turf and whitefly on ficus. 

Applying Arena 0.25 G is now easier than ever, according to Todd Mayhew, regional field development manager for Valent.

“With the new carrier, Arena 0.25 G has virtually no dust, and granules remain intact during application.  That means uniform distribution of granules and, therefore, better pest control,” Mayhew said. “Arena granules spread easily and do not plug up the spreader. It’s just a very clean formulation that applicators really like.”

For more information on Arena 0.25 G, please visit www.valentpro.com/arena

Valent, headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., develops and markets products in the United States and Canada that protect agricultural crops, enhance crop yields, improve food quality, beautify the environment and safeguard public health. Valent products include a well-known line of quality herbicide, insecticide, fungicide and plant growth regulator products for agricultural, professional and consumer use. It differentiates itself from its competitors as a leader in marketing and sales of both biorational and traditional chemical products.

For more information about Valent Professional Products, Valent U.S.A. Corporation or our full product line, call 800-89-VALENT (898-2536), or visit the Valent Professional Products Web site at www.valentpro.com.