YUMA, AZ – (December 11th, 2017) – Gowan Company is pleased to announce it has received Federal registration for Gambit™ herbicide.  Gambit™ contains the active ingredients halosulfuron and prosulfuron and is highly effective for sedge and broadleaf weed control in rice. In addition to Federal registration, Gowan has received state registrations in Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri. State registrations have been filed, and are currently pending, in Texas and Mississippi with approval expected by the end of December 2017.

Gowan brands Permit® and Permit Plus® have been effective and widely used herbicides in Mid-South rice production for many years.  Gambit offers even more comprehensive weed control including groundcherry, alligatorweed, and texasweed. In addition, Gambit® adds over 50 additional broadleaf weeds to the spectrum covered by Permit Plus.  

Gambit is the next evolution in the Permit rice herbicide portfolio that brings a new active ingredient to rice and provides an additional tool in the fight against problematic weeds in rice fields throughout the Mid-South and Texas.

“Federal registration of Gambit is another example of Gowan’s continued commitment to develop innovative solutions for the grower in a very challenging U.S. rice market,” said Gowan USA product manager, Salvatore Strano. “Gambit is the next evolution in the Permit rice herbicide portfolio that brings a new active ingredient to rice and provides an additional tool in the fight against problematic weeds in rice fields throughout the Mid-South and Texas.”

Gambit is also registered for use in field corn, grain sorghum and proso millet applications.

About Gowan:  Gowan Company, based in Yuma, Arizona, USA, is a family-owned developer, registrant and marketer of crop protection products, seeds, and fertilizers. Gowan champions technology for agriculture and horticulture through innovative product development, public advocacy and quality production.