Affirm™ WDG Fungicide Receives Registration in Canada

Affirm™ WDG Fungicide Receives Registration in Canada

A Proven Leader for Basal Rot Anthracnose and Rhizoctonia Diseases in Turfgrass

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Nufarm Agriculture Inc. is pleased to announce that Affirm™ WDG Fungicide has been registered in Canada as a new tool for controlling anthracnose, rhizoctonia diseases, fairy ring and snow mould in turfgrass.

Derived from a naturally occurring antifungal compound, Polyoxin-D zinc salt 11.3%, the active ingredient in Affirm WDG, is not only a new mode of action to Canada, but is part of the new FRAC Group 19.

Affirm WDG is highly effective for preventative control of anthracnose, brown patch, brown ring patch (waitea patch), fairy ring, grey snow mould, leaf spot and melting out, pink snow mould, red thread, waitea patch, and yellow patch. Additionally, Affirm offers strong curative control of anthracnose, brown ring patch (waitea patch), fairy ring, grey and pink snow mould (suppression), and red thread.

“Affirm WDG offers Canadian turfgrass growers not only a unique FRAC Group for resistance management but a new tool that mixes well with other actives such as Tourney® for quick knockdown of the diseases listed above plus 21-days of dollar spot control,” says Sabrina Bladon, Turf and Ornamental Sales and Marketing Manager at Nufarm Agriculture. “Additionally, our Canadian trials have demonstrated that a tank mix of Affirm WDG plus Tourney® offers industry standard control of grey and pink snow mould.”

With one use rate for all turf diseases and an easy to use 1.09kg packet per acre, Affirm WDG is a perfect choice for controlling disease on golf course greens.

“Affirm WDG has successfully been used in the United States for many years,” says Rick Fletcher, Technical Services Manager, Turf and Ornamental, Nufarm Americas. “Affirm really sets itself apart from other fungicides with its curative activity on tough to control greens diseases like basal rot anthracnose, fairy ring and waitea patch.”

Affirm WDG is labeled as a non-conventional fungicide for use on turf found on golf courses, sod farms, and commercial and industrial lawns and out-door grown ornamentals.

Affirm WDG is available exclusively through Nufarm in Canada.

Nufarm Agriculture Inc. is committed to bringing new and unique solutions to the Canadian turfgrass industry. Nufarm also markets Arena® 50 WG Insecticide, Pinpoint™ Fungicide, Tourney® Fungicide, Trillion® Turf Herbicide and Velocity® SP Herbicide in Canada.

About Nufarm Agriculture Inc. 
Nufarm Agriculture Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, a leading manufacturer, supplier and marketer of crop protection products based in Australia. Nufarm has one of the broadest and fastest growing portfolios which are comprised of proprietary and off-patent branded products. Nufarm products are made to suit the diverse Canadian growing conditions. For more information please call our Product Information Line at 1-800-868-5444 or visit our website at


For more information, contact:

Sabrina Bladon 
Turf & Ornamental Sales & Marketing Manager, Canada 
Nufarm Agriculture Inc. 
[email protected]

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Affirm™ is a trademark of Nufarm Agriculture Inc.
Tourney®, Arena® and Velocity® are registered trademarks of Valent U.S.A. Corporation. 
Pinpoint is a trademark of Valent U.S.A. Corporation.
Trillion® are registered trademarks of Nufarm Agriculture Inc.