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WinnipegSeptember 16th2019– FalcoTM Canola, Gowan Canada, and Rotam Canada are introducing a new stewardship offer for Falco growers. The Falco Stewardship Incentive will provide a retail delivered $5/acre* rebate for growers who use Edge ® MicroActiv ® in addition to Draft ® Herbicide for their weed control. 

“We want to reward Falco Canola growers who are doing the right thing when it comes to weed control,” says Norm Sissons, Director of Marketing with Falco Canola. “By using a group 3 herbicide like Edge MicroActiv in addition to Draft Herbicide growers will maximize their yields while increasing their herbicide mode of action diversity.”  

Purchases from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 at authorized Falco retailers will qualify.  Standard rates for all three products will apply (10 acres per bag of Falco Canola, 100 acres per minibulk of Edge MicroActiv, 40 acres per 324 g bottle of Draft Herbicide, and 80 acres per case of Draft CT Herbicide). More details available at 

*$5 per acre is based on standard rates used in calculation. Savings per acre will vary depending on rate of Edge ® MicroActiv ® used. 


Cibus is a biotechnology company using advanced gene editing to lead the development of new traits for the global agricultural seed industry. Its family of technologies, known as the Rapid Trait Development System, RTDSTM, is broadly applicable to all organisms, including plants, yeast, bacteria, and algae. RTDS edits genes without integrating foreign genetic material to speed development of products genetically indistinguishable from those found in nature. New traits are designed to help agriculture provide more sustainable food sources and reduce agriculture’s impact on the environment, reducing the impact of climate change. Cibus has established crop platforms in canola, rice, flax, potato, and is developing platforms in wheat, corn, soybean, and peanut. New traits provide access to multiple royalties through a well-established business model in the multi-billion-dollar global seed market. The company has subsidiaries in Europe and North America and a state-of-the-art research and development center in San Diego, California. 


Gowan Canada, based in Winnipeg, MB is a subsidiary of the Gowan Group, a family-owned registrant and marketer of global crop protection products, seeds, and fertilizers headquartered in Yuma, AZ, USA. Gowan champions technology for crop production through innovative product development, public advocacy, and quality production. For more information please visit Follow Gowan Canada on Twitter. 

For media inquiries please contact Brad Ewankiw: or 204-292-1866 

Edge is a registered trademark of Gowan Company, LLC. 


Rotam Canada, based in Winnipeg, MB, is a division of Rotam CropSciences Ltd., a global post-patent agrochemical company focusing on crop protection, with direct operations in over 75 markets worldwide. With major marketing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe the Middle East and Asia and strategic manufacturing operations based in Asia, Rotam is committed to providing quality products and professional technical support to our customers. State-of-the-art facilities house our research and development, while our global registration and manufacturing draw on the highest caliber expertise. Our product development teams pioneer the use of innovative technologies to remove impurities, improve safety, enhance delivery systems and optimize efficacy. We work on a global platform, but offer local crop protection solutions. For more information please visit  

For media inquiries please contact Geoff Trimble: or 431-335-9474.

Falco™ is the Commercial Seed Brand of Cibus™

Falco Commercial Seed Division of Cibus
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