Ecoflora President Jim Petta

YUMA, AZ – (July 3rd, 2019) – Gowan Company is proud to announce that Ecoflora®, its newly formed division dedicated to biological development and innovation, received the award for “Best New Biofungicide Product” for its botanical fungicide, EcoSwing®, at the 2019 Biopesticide Summit in the UK.

The Biopesticide Awards recognize the greatest global achievements in the field of biocontrol over the last two years. They celebrate the success, excellence, and contribution its finalists have made to the biocontrol community.

Jim Petta, Ecoflora President, said, “It is very exciting to see the industry recognize one of the newest innovative tools for growers around the globe.  We appreciate the committee at the Biopesticide Summit for an excellent conference and the opportunity to discuss the new EcoFlora and Gowan.  EcoSwing® is the first in a pipeline of innovative products we are working to bring to the market.”

Ecoflora® Agro SAS was founded in 1998 and is a pioneer in the development of plant extracts for effective and sustainable crop protection. Gowan purchased the remaining shares of EcoFlora Agro in 2019, thus creating a global biological business that has been built around the Ecoflora brand. The acquisition combines Ecoflora’s biorational product development capabilities with Gowan’s 50+ years of experience in the coordination of registration, development, marketing and sales to provide solutions for integrated pest and disease management around the world.