Monsanto extends herbicide technology with new stacked trait

Monsanto used the Commodity Classic to unveil its new Genuity soybean trait that includes tolerance to dicamba herbicide. Dicamba is an old standby herbicide that has been used for burndown for years. With the launch of Xtend, farmers will have much more flexibility and early-season weed control strategies. Monsanto’s Matt Helms talked about the Xtend system during a press briefing and interview at the Classic in Nashville.

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