New Xtendflex soybeans arrive for planting

Xtend Brad Sherwin Mitch Zumbach
Dekalb Asgrow technical agronomist Brad Sherwin, left, and Mitch Zumbach discuss the benefits of XtendFlex soybeans as customers arrive April 23 to take the first deliveries of the newly approved varieties. PHOTO / TOM BLOCK

Not long after the first Iowa-bound delivery of Asgrow’s new XtendFlex soybeans arrived at Mitch Zumbach’s seed dealership on April 23, a steady stream of customers began showing up to pick up their orders of the much anticipated new varieties.

“It’s the widest platform out there for weed control,” says Zumbach, who farms near Coggon...

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