WACOT Introduces Improved Herbicide To Southwest Farmers

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WACOT Agrochemical and Fertilizer Limited, a member of the Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group, has introduced its advanced herbicide product to help farmers in the southwest control weed effectively.

According to a statement by the firm, the event occurred in Iseyin, Oyo State, where over 5,000 farmers, including traditional leaders gathered to learn more about weed management.

The “Dragon Super” is a non-selective, post-emergence broad-spectrum herbicide engineered to control annual and perennial grasses and broadleaf weeds.

Its introduction aimed to address a crucial pain point for farmers with several benefits that promise to drive food security agenda.

Speaking at the event, the managing-director, WACOT Agrochemical and Fertilizer Limited, Murari Sharma emphasised the technological innovation and economic advantages of the herbicide.

He said, “Dragon Super is not just a product but a technology. This technology says, ‘Half dose, Double Result.’ Food insecurity is a major problem across the world, Nigeria inclusive.

Therefore, there is an urgent need to creatively improve yield. With our Dragon Super comes yield enhancement. The product not only kills the weeds, it also boosts crop production by a minimum of 25 per cent.”

Also highlighting product benefits to farmers, director, human resources, TGI Agribusiness, Amaka Bifom, said, “One of the major issues farmers’ face is weed management, which significantly impacts their productivity.

This product is specifically formulated to tackle this problem effectively, ensuring that farmers can maintain clean fields and focus on increasing their crop yields.”

At the event, one of the awarded distributors, Alabi Olufunso and the CEO, Fountain of Joy Agrochemical Nigeria Enterprise Farms, expressed gratitude for the recognition and commended WACOT for their continuous foresight in providing tangible solutions for farmers across the country.

Some of the promised benefits of the product include; provision of an extended period of weed control, effectively eliminating weeds for up to 30 days after application, enabling farmers to concentrate on crop cultivation.




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