“Growers are generally very happy with Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans and that’s a great thing,” says Andrew Chisholm, Trait and Trait Launch Manager with Bayer. “But I think they’d be even happier with the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System and the additional benefits it can bring to their business.” He explains that the system is made up of two components: Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans plus two enhanced chemistry options.
Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans build on the technology that made Roundup Ready 2 Yield so attractive by adding a trait that makes them tolerant to dicamba. “It’s the next generation trait for us,” Chisholm says. “And it’s an important one because it provides benefits beyond what you get with Roundup Ready 2 Yield, including short-term residual activity against weeds.”