Bayer and West Central Distribution, LLC Introduce Soybean Seed Treatment Combination

October 3, 2016

Exclusive Partnership Brings High Quality Combination of Redigo™ 480 and Trilex®

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (October 4, 2016) – Bayer and West Central Distribution, LLC announced today the introduction of Redigo™ 480 + Trilex®, a combination of fungicide seed treatments for soybeans offered exclusively through West Central Distribution.

Redigo 480 is a seed treatment fungicide from Bayer for control of seed and soil-borne disease on soybeans and other crops.

Redigo 480 + Trilex brings two powerful modes of action against many seed and soil-borne fungi, including Rhizoctonia and Fusarium. The combination is offered in West Central’s STI Customized seed treatment service and as components using the On Demand™ system from Bayer.

“West Central is pleased to be the exclusive provider of the Redigo 480 + Trilex combination,” said Blake Murnan, product development manager for Custom Seed Treatments at West Central. “This exclusive offer reinforces West Central’s continued commitment to offering unique, high-quality seed treatment solutions.”

Melissa Chu, Bayer SeedGrowth product manager, echoed this enthusiasm. “We are thrilled to be able to work with West Central to bring this exciting technology to the market. Bayer is committed to providing solutions to help soybean growers combat disease and optimize yields.”

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