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Albaugh Introduces Thrive™ 4M Fungicide to U.S. Crop Protection Market

ANKENY, Iowa, February 21, 2023 — Albaugh is pleased to announce that the company has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Thrive 4M fungicide (EPA Reg. No. 42750-391). Product will be available for sale this spring.

Thrive 4M is a systemic fungicide that contains the active ingredient Metalaxyl-M (mefenoxam). It provides superior protection against soil-borne Oomycete diseases, including Pythium and Phytophthora spp. in potato, tree nut, fruit, vegetable and other labeled crops and may be applied using ground, aerial or chemigation methods. The unique formulation technology of Thrive 4M also provides excellent handling and storage.

“Thrive 4M is a great addition to Albaugh’s fungicide portfolio that strengthens our product offerings in both the row and specialty crop markets,” says Andy Bogue, Albaugh U.S. Sales Director – Crop Protection. “Not only does it provide an alternative option for disease protection on a myriad of crops, it also gives growers the added benefit of improved plant stands, root health and crop vigor.”


About Albaugh, LLC

Albaugh, LLC is a privately owned U.S. limited liability corporation, founded in 1979 by Dennis Albaugh. Headquartered in Ankeny, IA, Albaugh is the largest supplier of post-patent crop protection products in the world with an ever-expanding portfolio of core crop protection products, seed treatment platform, and the Prime Source® line of specialty products. Albaugh is a global business, operating world-class, multi-functional plants supporting in key regions of the world including North America, Mexico/LATAM North, Brazil/Paraguay, Argentina/LATAM South, Europe/MEA and China/Asia/Pacific. To learn more, visit