Avipel News

Protect field corn or sweet corn from sandhill cranes with Avipel (anthraquinone), an effective and non-lethal repellent seed treatment. Read More…

Selling seed today is no longer just about the genetics in the bag. Yes, that’s a large piece of what growers are buying, but the total package can now include fungicides, insecticides, nutrients and more. Read More…

New Castle, Delaware-Effective October 4, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved new labeling for Avipel® bird repellent, a product of Arkion® Life Sciences LLC. The federal label expands Avipel’s potential registration… Read More…

AV-1011 bird repellent for rice seed, a product of Arkion® Life Sciences, has received Section 18 label approval in Louisiana for its use as a rice seed treatment (Effective February 20, 2014 — June 1, 2014). Read More…

Red-winged blackbirds and common grackles are responsible for millions of dollars in damages to agricultural crops each year. For these, and many other bird species, a farmer’s field is one big bird feeder. Read More…

We have come a long way in protecting both corn seed and the corn plant from pests over the past 10 years. Read More…

Every year farmers lose thousands of acres of planted corn to bird damage. I spoke to one farmer yesterday who said that they lost $6,000 worth of corn seed to crows. Read More…