New system provides weed control options in soybeans
Iowa farmers who plant Asgrow brand Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans this season will have the opportunity to experience both high yield potential and improved weed control.
Last year, Asgrow Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans demonstrated strong performance including excellent emergence, early season vigor and plant health, with an average 3.9 bushel per acre national yield advantage over a key competitor.
With recent Environmental Protection Agency and Iowa state approval for in-crop use of Monsanto’s XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology, this low-volatility dicamba formulation can be applied on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans beginning with the 2017 planting season.
The ability to spray this herbicide as part of the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System gives farmers an additional tool to help control glyphosate-resistant and other tough-to-manage broadleaf weeds, such as waterhemp, marestail and Palmer...
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