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EPA Approves Registration for CruiserMaxx APX Seed Treatment for Early-Season Soybean Protection

The EPA grants federal registration for an additional seed treatment tool to help growers protect soybeans.

With increasing pressure from Pythium and Phytophthora infections posing a significant threat to soybean yield, growers are looking for an additional tool to protect their crop.

The Environmental Protection Agency recently granted federal registration for that tool: CruiserMaxx® APX seed treatment, Harnessing the novel active ingredient picarbutrazox, CruiserMaxx APX adds unmatched Pythium and Phytophthora protection to the proven broad-spectrum disease and insecticide protection base seed treatment. CruiserMaxx APX offers more uniform emergence, stronger roots and quicker speed-to-canopy.

CruiserMaxx APX will be available for limited trials in 2022 and more broadly available in 2023. To learn more, visit

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