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Syngenta offers 12 new Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybean technology varieties

08.17.16

  • Farmers will have access to NK® and Golden Harvest® brand soybean seeds with dicamba-tolerant technology for 2017 planting
  • Provides superior weed control capability
MINNETONKA, Minn., USA, Aug. 17, 2016 – Syngenta will sell 12 new soybean seed varieties with dicamba-tolerant soybean technology in its proprietary NK® and Golden Harvest® brands for 2017 planting. These new varieties offer Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® technology, under a royalty-bearing license from Monsanto Company, in both brands to provide new options and choices for farmers.

“The launch of NK and Golden Harvest brand soybean varieties with this new technology not only gives farmers a great new weed management option, but the bar for yield performance continues to rise from unique genetics not available anywhere else,” says Scott Erickson, soybean seed product manager at Syngenta.

Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans contain the Roundup Ready 2 Yield® trait technology stacked with a trait that provides tolerance to dicamba. At this time, there are no dicamba formulations registered for in-crop use in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans in the United States.

For more information about Syngenta soybean varieties, visit www.SyngentaSeeds.com or contact your local Seed Advisor or retailer.

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About Syngenta
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com. Follow us on Twitter® at www.twitter.com/Syngenta and www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS.

 

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Michelle Arntzen
612-656-8570
michelle.arntzen@syngenta.com

Cristof Traudes
312-648-6700
ctraudes@gscommunications.com


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©2016 Syngenta, 11055 Wayzata Boulevard, Minnetonka, MN 55305. NK® and Golden Harvest® Soybean varieties are protected under granted or pending U.S. variety patents and other intellectual property rights, regardless of the trait(s) within the seed. The Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® traits may be protected under numerous United States patents. It is unlawful to save NK® Soybeans, Golden Harvest® Soybeans, Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® or Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® Soybeans for planting or transfer to others for use as a planting seed. Roundup Ready 2 Yield®, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend®, Genuity®, Genuity and Design and Genuity Icons are trademarks used under license from Monsanto Technology LLC. Golden Harvest®, NK® and the Syngenta logo are registered trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. Twitter® is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.

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