Dow AgroSciences received the award for the best formulation innovation for EcoZome, although it lost out to DuPont's insecticide, Rynaxypyr, in the contest for most innovative chemistry.
The best new crop protection product was Monsanto's genetically modified insect-resistant and herbicide-tolerant YieldGard VT Triple. When announcing the winner, Lucy Croucher from sponsor JSC, commented on the product's sell-out performance in its launch year.
CropLife Canada received the accolade of best stewardship programme for stewardshipfirst, recognising how it has actively developed a comprehensive approach to product stewardship focusing on the responsible and ethical management of its products for over 20 years.
Phil Jarvis, publisher of Agrow, presented United Phosphorus with the award for best company from an emerging region. United Phosphorus only entered Agrow's ranking of the top 20 agrochemical companies two years ago and is now knocking at the door of the top 10. A company that has been, and continues to be, ambitiously acquisitive. One to watch!
The award for best supporting role was contested by a variety of companies. The winner, however, was a company that provides a true one-stop-shop to its customers, and that aims to be a world leader in both science and customer service - Huntingdon Life Sciences.
Customer service continued to be a wining trait of the recipient of the award for best supplier Saltigo, noted for its dedicated key accounts team and ability to support the whole lifecycle of customers' products from route selection to pilot scale and commercial production.
The German Crop Protection Pest Control and Fertilizer Association won the award for the best public outreach programme with its "Food for Life!" scheme promoting the benefits of crop protection.
The stage is now set for the second Agrow Awards. More details of the
inaugural event, together with pict
|SOURCE Agrow Awards|
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