Oct. 25, 2017
Bayer presented the herbicide Finale® (Glufosinate-ammonium) for barley in the country's largest winter cereal technical event, the WinterShow, promoted by the Cooperativa Agrária Agroindustrial, in Guarapuava, Paraná.
According to agronomist and Market Development Consultant of Bayer, Marcelo Ferri, Finale® brings a uniform maturation, which enables the farmer to harvest earlier helping farm operations.
“For the farmer, it is fundamental to have a product registered that allows the standardization and anticipation of harvest, guaranteeing the final quality of the barley,” he said.
The agronomist also highlighted that the pesticide can also be used for wheat maturation, the second most produced cereal in the world. Last year, 60% of the area that produces wheat in Rio Grande do Sul used Finale, resulting in better maturation, with more quality and security, having an average production of 55 to 60 bags (of 60 kilograms) per hectare.
Data from the National Supply Company (Conab) shows that barley production should grow this year, with harvests estimated at 387,800 tons (+3.5%) in Brazil. Bayer affirmed that the extension of Finale means more understanding of the necessities in the field and working to bring innovation to small, medium and large producers.
“As we are partners of Agrária, it is very important to participate in the event, so that we can get closer to the cooperative and expose what we have of news in our portfolio and also the services available through the Points Program,” highlighted Ferri.