National Hog Farmer

Motomco’s AGRID3® receives OMRI Listing for use in organic operations

MADISON, WIS – Motomco’s unique Vitamin D3 bait, AGRID3® Chunx and Pellets, recently received the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) Listing for use in organic operations.

The coveted OMRI Listing now assures organic farmers and pest management professionals servicing organic production accounts that AGRID3® Chunx and Pellets can be used to fight rodent infestations on certified organic operations, including food processing, warehousing and storage, and animal production.

AGRID3® Chunx and Pellets contain the active ingredient, Vitamin D3, which kills Norway rats, roof rats and house mice yet reduces the risk of secondary poisoning and poses low toxicity to birds.

Motomco is the first and only rodenticide manufacturer to receive listing by OMRI for its Vitamin D3 bait. OMRI provides an independent review of products intended for use in operations that are certified organic under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic Program.

AGRID3® is also registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in and around agricultural buildings, such as swine, poultry, cattle and dairy facilities. Its active ingredient, Vitamin D3 is listed on the USDA National Organic Program allowed substances list.

AGRID3® Chunx is a dense, tightly compacted 1-oz. extruded block with superb durability. The highly weatherable Chunx is excellent in outdoor applications and has a melting point as high as 200 F. Likewise, AGRID3® Pellets are made with an advanced formulation process that produces a fresh, better compressed pellet.