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South Korea first country to approve Bayer's new rice herbicide

3:31 AM MDT | May 20, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Bayer's crop science division said today that South Korea has become the first country worldwide to approve its new rice herbicide, Council. Market launch in Korea is scheduled for 2015 with other major rice-growing countries in Asia to follow. "Smallholder rice farmers play a key role in the production process of this important staple crop. To secure their harvests and increase rice production, they need modern technologies such as improved rice varieties and innovative crop protection products. Our new rice herbicide, Council, will contribute substantially...

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