Roundup Ready Soybeans
Myths and Realities
Myth: Monsanto doesn't care about agriculture and the
American farmer. False.
Reality: Monsanto is
now 100% Focused on agriculture and the American farmer is
Monsanto's most important
and valued customer. Monsanto must continue to produce superior
that growers want and sell them at a fair price. Like any publicly
held business they must make a return for investors in the company.
Monsanto can no longer depend on industrial chemicals, sweeteners
or pharmaceutical products. Monsanto reinvests in research and
development everyday to bring future U.S. product to farmers.
Additionally, Monsanto continues to share technologies with public
soybean research for improving yield, disease resistance and
Myth: U. S. farmers can no longer save seed. False.
Reality: Farmers can
still save seed for their own farms, as long as it does not
technologies or varieties
that are sold under a "single use restriction" license. Seeds
containing patented Roundup Ready Soybean technology cannot be
saved. Growers who want to save seed should discuss this desire
with their seed supplier and choose unpatented conventional soybean
Simple • Flexible • Dependable
Taking complexity and worry out of soybean
Perfect for reduced or no-till operations, Roundup Ready Soybean
varieties contain in-plant tolerance to Roundup agricultural herbicides.
Just spray over the top from emergence through flowering for simple,
flexible and dependable weed control, proven crop safety and maximum
Apply Roundup When You Need To.
Roundup Ready Soybeans provide the flexibility to make applications
when you need to. You can consistently achieve excellent weed control
and maximum yield potential with the Roundup Ready Soybean System.
It’s one great advantage that keeps farmers coming back year after year.
More time to spend where you need it most.
With the Roundup Ready Soybean System, you’ll be able to take
advantage of unsurpassed weed control, time savings and fl exibility. The
Roundup Ready System takes the guesswork out of application and
makes weed control a snap–even with reduced tillage.
For more information from the Monsanto
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