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2019 SEED GUIDE CENTRAL Corn / Soybean / Alfalfa Corn Silage / Forage Sorghum Winter Canola / Sunflower


Big talk about bigger yields. Ten-cent words that promise the world. It’s time someone looked you straight in the eye and said what needs to be said — not what you want to hear. A partner who backs up what they say with insight and proven results. CROPLAN seed by WinField United combines advanced genetics and technology. And it’s field-tested on nearly 200 Answer Plot locations across the country. You get the most locally validated seed you can buy while optimizing yield potential across your fields. Now, those are words you want to hear. ®

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TABLE OF CONTENTS CORN

PAGES 4–17

SOYBEAN

PAGES 18–37

ALFALFA

PAGES 38–51

CORN SILAGE

PAGES 52–61

FORAGE SORGHUM

PAGES 62–69

WINTER CANOLA

PAGES 70–73

SUNFLOWER

PAGES 74–79

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NATIONALLY TESTED, LOCALLY PROVEN

WE HAVE THE SEED YOU WANT TO GROW

Our seeds are backed by 6 million data points gathered from nearly 200 Answer Plot locations across the country. No other seed provider comes close to that amount of data. Which means they can’t uncover opportunities in your operation like we can either.

We offer a broad selection of hybrids and varieties specially adapted to local conditions. This lets you meet the specific challenges in each area of your fields with high-performing seed that grows your operation.

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO IT ALONE

YIELD DOESN’T TAKE LUCK, IT TAKES TECHNOLOGY

Farming isn’t easy. It’s why you want somone in your corner willing to do the hard work. And to work smart. CROPLAN seed is here for you. We bring the knowledge, expertise and grit to solve the difficult problems. It’s how we help you get the most out of every acre.

Technology like the R7 Tool helps you choose the best hybrids and varieties to plant on individual acres. It helps with in-season management too. Satellite imagery lets you quickly adapt to capitalize on high-producing fields and reduce inputs on struggling fields.

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CORN Let’s leave status quo in the dust. It’s time to tune out all the bluster and focus on what works. WinField United gives you the right tools to make the best agronomic decisions for your corn crop. We use the latest technology, including satellite data, to determine which nutrients and crop protection products make the most sense for your acres and hybrids. We’ll work with you to determine how much, when and where to apply them to get the most yield and profit potential. It’s technology that leads. It’s technology that yields.

KEY TAKEAWAYS 1

Optimize yield potential by understanding hybrid response to population.

2

Understand hybrid response to crop rotation and soil type.

3

Consider split- and in-season nitrogen applications.

4

Understand a hybrid’s potential ROI with fungicide applications.

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Use quality data from WinField United for informed decision-making.

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CONSIDER POPULATION u RESPONSE-TO-POPULATION RANGE: 1.2 TO 18.4 BUSHELS

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CORN

Planting each hybrid at the right population is key to optimizing its performance potential. A high RTP score identifies a hybrid that shows a potential yield gain with increased populations. A low RTP score indicates a hybrid that does not deliver high yield potential with increased populations.

LOW RTP HYBRID

HIGH RTP HYBRID

MATCH HYBRID TO CROP ROTATION AND SOIL TYPE u RESPONSE-TO-CONTINUOUS-CORN RANGE: 2.4 TO 29.9 BUSHELS u RESPONSE-TO-SOIL-TYPE RANGE: 0.3 TO 20.2 BUSHELS

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All hybrids have strengths and weaknesses that must be considered when determining how they will respond under different cropping systems and on various soil types. • Matching hybrids to your cropping system will allow you to achieve optimal yield potential. Good residue, insect and disease management — in addition to vigilant scouting — are all critical to sustaining an optimal corn-on-corn system. Soils Fine Overall (2.2)

• F  or good emergence, match hybrids to soil type, plant corn at uniform depths, and keep stronger-emerging hybrids on continuouscorn fields with heavy residue.

Soils Medium Overall (1.9)

Soils Coarse Overall (4.2)

Hybrid C

Hybrid A

Hybrid C

Hybrid B Hybrid B Hybrid B

Hybrid A Hybrid C Hybrid A

The CHT function of the R7 Tool uses data from the Answer Plot program to compare CROPLAN seed products, as well as seed from other major companies, to see how they are projected to perform on fields like yours. Categories for comparison include soil type, crop rotation activity, plant population and management practices. For example, this CHT chart shows how hybrids A, B and C are projected to perform on fine, medium and coarse soils.

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Response ranges show the importance of how hybrids respond to each management practice to help ensure the highest yield potential. 2017 Answer Plot data from 178 locations. ®


RESPONSE-TO SCORES 2

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CORN

BE STRATEGIC ABOUT NITROGEN

u RESPONSE-TO-NITROGEN RANGE:

39.5 TO 97.2 BUSHELS

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Be sure to consider the response-to-nitrogen (RTN) scores of the hybrids you choose. Select hybrids with high RTN scores if you are planning to apply additional or late-season nitrogen, and hybrids with moderate or low scores for limited

Variety A

nitrogen exposure. Perform appropriate tissue

Variety B

Variety C

testing to determine optimal application timing for nitrogen, which may help minimize the financial and environmental costs of applying too much.

KNOW WHEN FUNGICIDES BENEFIT

BU/A ADVANTAGE COMPARED TO UNTREATED CHECK

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u RESPONSE-TO-FUNGICIDE RANGE: 0 TO 37.0 BUSHELS

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18.52

Fungicides are another tool to help you optimize the yield potential of your

BU/A ADVANTAGE

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BU/A

corn crop. Response-to-fungicide (RTF) scores help you understand where fungicides may increase yield potential and have positive ROI potential.

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HIGH RTF SCORES YIELD IMPROVEMENT

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2

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6.96

BU/A ADVANTAGE HYBRID WITH LOW RTF SCORE

RTF scores predict the effectiveness of fungicide

HYBRID WITH HIGH RTF SCORE

applications on a hybrid-by-hybrid basis.

TURNING DATA INTO INSIGHTS Trusted WinField United advisors help you connect various data sources — analyzing and interpreting different data sets to make personalized recommendations for your farm to achieve more yield and profit potential, and sustainability.

MORE THAN 6MM DATA POINTS 4

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NEARLY 200 ANSWER PLOT LOCATIONS

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EXCEPTIONAL DATA ACCURACY (LOW LSDs)

2017 Answer Plot trial data. Because of factors outside of Winfield Solutions’ control, such as weather, product application and any other factors, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields, financial performance or profits, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by Winfield Solutions. 1998–2017 Answer Plot trial data. ®

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20 YEARS OF ANSWER PLOT EXPERTISE

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85–94 DAY

2587VT2P/RIB Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight

Test Weight 3

2

5

1

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

Mod

High

Low

Mod

Response to Nitrogen

4

3

2

Low

High

Mod

High-yield-potential product for all soil types and environments

Agrisure Artesian trait with excellent yield potential; handles variability and multiple soil types ®

Strong staygreen and root strength ratings Optimize yield with high population and nitrogen management Fungicide application recommended for gray leaf spot control

Medium-tall plant with strong stalks; dual-purpose option

Excellent heat stress and cool season tolerance with early flowering date and fast drydown

Low response to population allows for success at lower plant densities

High response to nitrogen and population optimizes yield

Acceptable Goss’s wilt tolerance and slower drydown due to girthy cob and tight husk

Manage placement for Goss’s wilt

3240AS3220A-EZ

3314VT2P/RIB

3499VT3P/RIB

92 day

93 day

[VT2P/RIB] 94 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight

Test Weight 3

2

1

5

Low

Mod

High

Low

Response to Nitrogen

Mod

High

Tough-acre hybrid for low-yielding environments

Medium-tall plant with strong stalks and late-season plant health

Solid agronomic package

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Flex ear for variable planting populations

Moderate response to population for flexibility in planting populations

Manage for Goss’s wilt

2

1

Scale

Mod

Exceptional continuous-corn hybrid Excellent heat stress tolerance with strong roots, stalks and staygreen Some ear flex; great stress tolerance for higher planting populations

RTP/RTN Ratings 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

High

Response to Nitrogen

Medium-short hybrid with medium-low ear placement

Manage for Goss’s wilt

1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

3

Low

Response to Nitrogen

Agrisure Artesian trait with excellent yield potential across all environments

KEY

4

RTP vs. RTN Response to Population

Mod

High

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

High

Response to Nitrogen

Response to Nitrogen

Strong yield potential across multiple soil types and yield environments

1

RTP vs. RTN

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

Response to Population

3

High

4

Mod

5

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[VT2P/RIB] 89 day

86 day

Low

CORN

85 day

8

2845SS/RIB

2692AS3011A

L = Low Response M = Moderate Response

H = High Response TBD = To be tested in 2018

See page 54.


95–100 DAY

3575SS/RIB

3899VT2P/RIB

3795VT2P/RIB

[VT2P/RIB] 95 day

NEW

98 day

97 day

NEW

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight

Test Weight 3

2

5

1

Mod

Response to Population

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

High

Low

Mod

Response to Nitrogen

4

3

2

Low

High

Mod

Excels in moderate- to high-yield environments and moves across all soil types

Excellent consistency in all yield environments from east to west

Strong stalk quality and root strength

Improved Goss’s wilt tolerance over 3899; strong stalks, roots and seedling vigor

Low response to fungicide; may respond in heavy gray leaf spot situations

3909SS/RIB

Optimize yield with enhanced nitrogen management Fast-die/fast-dry hybrid with an ear and a stick look late

Medium-tall hybrid with excellent seedling vigor; strong stalks, roots and drought tolerance High response to population and nitrogen, but aggressive management not required Manage in areas with gray leaf spot and northern corn leaf blight

100 day

100 day

NEW

Consistent high yield performance across multiple environments and soil types; dual-purpose option

4020VT2P/RIB

4004 CONV

[VT2P/RIB] 99 day Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight 2

5

1

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

3

2

1

RTP vs. RTN

TBD

Low

4

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

High

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

Test Weight 3

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

Mod

5

Low

1

Response to Population

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

High

Response to Nitrogen

Response to Nitrogen

Has good ear flex for low plant densities, but will respond to higher management

1

RTP vs. RTN

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

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Seedling Vigor

Low

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Stable yield potential across multiple environments; excellent hot-year response

Works east to west across multiple environments

Tough-acre hybrid well-adapted to stressful growing conditions

Early-flowering hybrid with excellent drydown; strong roots and stalks

Excellent early vigor for early planting

Large fibrous root system on mediumheight plant

Manage on acres with heavy Goss’s wilt pressure

Recommend late-season fungicide for plant health

Flex ear allows a variety of population options Not recommended for high-yield environments

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Performs well on moderately managed acres with high response to fungicide

Medium to medium-high densities for top-end yield potential

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100–103 DAY

4079SS/RIB

4188SS/RIB [VT2P/RIB] 101 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight 3

2

Test Weight 5 4 3

1

Low

Mod

TBD

High

Low

Mod

Response to Nitrogen

2

1

RTP vs. RTN Response to Population

Mod

High

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

RTP vs. RTN

High

Low

Mod

Response to Nitrogen

High

Response to Nitrogen

Excellent option for all soil types and yield environments

Works east to west with widely adapted footprint

Versatile product performs well in all yield environments

Medium-tall hybrid with strong Goss’s wilt rating and seedling vigor; excellent roots

Very attractive plant type with solid agronomic package

Excellent stalks, roots, drought tolerance and seedling vigor with strong stress tolerance

Best-positioned in medium to medium-high plant populations with a high response to fungicide and nitrogen

Semi-flex ear allows lower densities, but will respond when population is pushed

Responds to higher populations; more ear flex than 4099 for flexible planting rates

Handles tough, variable and ideal yield environments

Manage on acres with heavy Goss’s wilt pressure

Acceptable test weight, stalks and staygreen

5146SS/RIB

4822VT2P/RIB

4242SS/RIB

101 day

103 day

102 day

NEW

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight

Test Weight 3

2

5

1

Mod

High

TBD

Low

Response to Nitrogen

Response to Population

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

4

Mod

Solid agronomics; acceptable staygreen; strong stalks, roots and Goss’s wilt tolerance

Moderate response scores for flexibility in placement and management Manage for gray leaf spot

1

Mod

Stress tolerance for challenging environments; flowers late, keep as earlier product in fullseason zones

Has nice ear flex for low to medium densities

Excellent heat tolerance; strong drought tolerance

Ear and stick look late; strong stalks maintain standability

Low response to nitrogen and fungicide; nice ear flex for variable populations Manage placement in Goss's wilt areas

KEY

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

RTP/RTN Ratings 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

High

Response to Nitrogen

Excellent consistency from east to west

Medium plant with solid agronomics

2

Low

High

Response to Nitrogen

Well-adapted across soil types; handles stress and maintains high yield potential

3

RTP vs. RTN

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

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[VT2P/RIB] 101 day

Seedling Vigor

5

10

4199SS/RIB

Low

CORN

[VT2P/RIB] 100 day

NEW

L = Low Response M = Moderate Response

H = High Response TBD = To be tested in 2018

See page 54.


104–109 DAY

4488SS/RIB

4549SS/RIB

[VT2P/RIB] 104 day

4644DGVT2P/RIB

[VT2P/RIB, CONV] 105 day

NEW

106 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight

Test Weight 2

1

5

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

Mod

3

2

Mod

High

Low

Mod

Response to Nitrogen

Response to Nitrogen

1

RTP vs. RTN

Low

High

4

High

3

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

Mod

5

Low

1

Response to Population

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

CORN

Seedling Vigor

High

Response to Nitrogen

Exceptional yield potential best-positioned in high-yield environments

Handles stress well with ability to move across yield environments

Solid performance across multiple soil types; keep in RM zone

Solid roots and Goss’s wilt tolerance

Tall plant with solid test weight and Goss’s wilt tolerance

Excellent emergence and seedling vigor; solid disease package

Manage with nitrogen and fungicide; ear flexes to handle variable populations

Responds favorably to additional management; ear flexes to handle variable populations

Acceptable staygreen, best if kept in rotation

Best-suited for rotation; fungicide application recommended for late-season stalk quality

High response to population, nitrogen and fungicide; well-adapted to corn-on-corn acres Tall hybrid with acceptable stalks

4791AS3111

4895SS/RIB

4997VT2P/RIB

[ASGT] 107 day

[VT2P/RIB] 108 day

109 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight 2

1

5

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Solid hybrid moves across yield environments and soil types; moves south of 110RM zone well; dual-purpose option Medium-tall plant with outstanding lateseason intactness

Best-suited for rotated acres

3

2

1

RTP vs. RTN

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Consistent performance in medium soils Medium-height plant with solid agronomics and disease package High yield potential, especially at medium to high plant populations Not a “plant-first” hybrid to ensure optimum emergence

Low

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Moves east to west; broadly adapted to soil types and yield environments Tall hybrid with strong stalks, roots and staygreen Manage nitrogen and population Best-suited for rotated acres; manage accordingly in corn-on-corn situations

CENTRAL

Strong ear flex; can handle variable populations; moderate response to fungicide

Low

4

High

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

Test Weight 3

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

Mod

5

Low

1

Response to Population

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

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110–113 DAY

5073SS/RIB

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight

Test Weight 3

2

5

1

Low

Mod

Response to Population

Response to Population

High Mod

TBD

High

Low

Mod

Response to Nitrogen

4

3

2

1

RTP vs. RTN

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

Low

High

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Response to Nitrogen

Best performance on medium to highly productive acres

Best-suited for moderate to low yield environments

Consistent hybrid across a wide range of soil types and environments

Strong early plant vigor for reduced tillage and early planting

Medium plant height with strong staygreen and excellent roots

Medium-height plant with excellent staygreen and solid agronomic package

Has nice flex for moderate densities

Best-positioned at moderate plant populations

Nice ear flex; plant at moderate to low densities; great fit for corn-on-corn acres

Manage stalk quality with medium-low seeding rate

Acceptable disease package; manage with fungicide application

Utilize fungicide to enhance late-season health

5277AS3220-EZ

5290SS/RIB

112 day

[DGVT2P/RIB, CONV] 112 day

5335SS/RIB [VT2P/RIB] 113 day

NEW

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight 5

Test Weight 3

2

1

5

Low

Mod

High

Low

Response to Nitrogen

4

3

2

1

RTP vs. RTN Response to Population

Mod

High

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

Mod

High

1

TBD

Mod

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

Low

CORN

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

RTP vs. RTN

CENTRAL

112 day

[VT2P/RIB] 110 day

Seedling Vigor

5

12

5252VT2P/RIB

6110SS/RIB

110 day

NEW

High

Low

Response to Nitrogen

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Consistent high-yielding product has proven performance east to west

Versatile hybrid; position and manage for high yield potential

Tremendous consistency across variable yield environments

Medium-tall plant with solid agronomics, plant health, staygreen and grain quality

Long, slender ear with good tip fill; food grade quality with excellent test weight; check local markets for approval

Solid agronomics, including stalks, roots and plant health

Optimize yield with moderate to high populations, fungicide and nitrogen management

Optimize yield with nitrogen management and moderate populations

Nice ear flex for variable densities and plant health for continuous corn

High response to fungicide; timely harvest is recommended

KEY

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

RTP/RTN Ratings 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ÂŽ

L = Low Response M = Moderate Response

H = High Response TBD = To be tested in 2018

See page 54.


113–117 DAY

5370SS/RIB

6594SS/RIB

6926VT3P/RIB

[VT2P/RIB] 113 day

[VT2P/RIB] 113 day

[VT2P/RIB, RR] 114 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight

Test Weight 2

1

5

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

Mod

High

3

2

1

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Mod

Response to Nitrogen

4

High

Response to Nitrogen

High

3

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

Mod

5

Low

1

Response to Population

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

CORN

Seedling Vigor

Low

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Highly versatile product moves across yield zones

Widely adapted east to west with excellent heat tolerance and high yield potential

Best-suited for tougher acres in the south; excellent stress tolerance

Excellent stalks and roots with strong test weight and drydown

Solid agronomics; excellent stalks and roots; acceptable Goss’s wilt tolerance

Medium-short hybrid with excellent stalks and grain quality

Optimize yield with nitrogen management and plant densities

Hybrid’s versatility allows placement in various conditions at medium populations

Push populations to optimize yield; fixed-ear hybrid

Best-positioned in rotated acres; ear tip back influenced by genetics

Take advantage of fast drydown at harvest; keep in 110RM zones

Use caution in areas prone to greensnap

5678SS/RIB

7927VT3P/RIB

[VT2P/RIB] 116 day

117 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Staygreen

Staygreen

Stalk Quality

Stalk Quality

Drydown

Drydown

Test Weight

Test Weight 2

1

5

Response to Population

High Mod

Low

3

2

1

RTP vs. RTN

Low

Response to Population

RTP vs. RTN

4

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

Low

Mod

High

Response to Nitrogen

Widely adapted east to west with excellent heat tolerance and high yield potential

Medium-stature plant with wide leaves and a girthy semi-flex ear

Tall plant with strong roots and girthy ear; dual-purpose option

Position at medium populations and manage nitrogen for high yield potential

Manage nitrogen; plant at medium populations

Acceptable disease package

Caution on coarse soils without proper nitrogen management

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Broadly adapted for variable yield environments

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H

M

H

M

2147

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

2417VT2P/RIB*

85

M

M

M

H

2170

M-T

M

RED

SF

M

18-20

2587VT2P/RIB*

85

H

H

H

M

2030

M-T

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

2520VT2P/RIB* [RR]

86

M

M

M

M

2190

M-T

M

RED

FL

L

16-20

2692AS3011A

86

L

M

M

M

2150

M-T

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

2845SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

89

H

H

L

H

2290

M-T

M

RED

SF

E

16-18

3134SS/RIB*

91

M

M

L

H

2135

M

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

3146SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

91

H

M

M

M

2266

M

M

RED

FX

M

18-20

3240AS3220A-EZ*

92

M

H

H

L

2300

M-T

M-H

RED

SF

E

16-18

3314VT2P/RIB*

93

M

L

M

M

2330

M

M

RED

FL

M

16-18

3337VT2P/RIB* [RR]

93

M

M

L

M

2340

M

M

RED

FL

E

16-18

3399SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

94

M

H

M

M

2380

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

3499VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

94

M

M

M

M

2370

M-S

M-L

RED

SF

L

16-18

3533VT2P/RIB*

95

M

L

L

M

2390

M

M

RED

FL

M

16-18

3575SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

95

H

H

M

L

2358

M

M

RED

SF

M-L

16-18

3611SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

96

M

H

L

M

2416

M-T

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

3614VT2P/RIB*

96

H

M

L

M

2510

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

3699VT3P/RIB* [RR]

96

M

M

M

M

2430

M-T

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

3705SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

97

H

M

M

H

2244

M-T

M

RED

SF

E-M

16-18

3737VT2P/RIB*

97

M

H

L

L

2430

M-S

M-L

PINK

SF

E

16-18

3795VT2P/RIB*

97

M

H

M

L

2412

M-T

M-H

RED

SF

M-L

16-18

3899VT2P/RIB*

98

H

H

M

M

2400

M-T

M-H

PINK

SF

L

16-20

3909SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

99

M

M

H

H

2400

M

M

RED

SF

E

16-18

4004 CONV

100

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

N/A

M-T

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

4020VT2P/RIB*

100

L

M

H

H

2510

M

M

RED

FL

M

16-20

4079SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

100

M

H

H

H

2350

M-T

M

RED

SF

M

14-16

4099SS/RIB*

100

H

H

M

M

2460

M-T

M

PINK

SF

L

16-20

4188SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

101

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

2350

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

4199SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

101

H

M

M

M

2420

M

M

RED

SF

L

16-18

4721RR

101

L

M

H

H

2510

M-T

M

RED

FL

M

16-20

5146SS/RIB*

101

M

M

M

M

2510

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

4242SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

102

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

N/A

M-T

M

RED

FL

M

14-16

4350SS/RIB* [DGVT2P/RIB]*

102

M

M

M

M

2430

M-S

M-L

RED

SF

E-M

16-18

4975VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

102

H

H

M

H

2500

M-T

M

RED

SF

M

14-16

4819AS3000/GT*

103

M

H

M

M

2530

T

M-H

WHITE

FL

M

16-18

4822VT2P/RIB*

103

M

L

M

L

2605

M

M-H

RED

SF

L

16-18

4488SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

104

H

H

H

H

2465

T

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

4549SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB*, CONV]

105

H

H

L

H

2496

T

M-H

RED

SF

E-M

16-18

KEY

1

RTP/RTN/RTCC/RTF Ratings L = Low Response M = Moderate Response H = High Response TBD = To be tested in 2018

CENTRAL

Scale

1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

14

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

2

3

Plant Height T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

4

Ear Height H = High M = Medium L = Low

5

Ear Flex FL = Flex SF = Semi-flex FX = Fixed

Flower Date L = Late M = Medium E = Early

6

Staygreen

Late-season health coming from strong leaf-disease resistance, enhancing hybrid standability.

These ratings reflect trends observed in research trials that change with variations in rainfall, temperature, crop production patterns and other factors. Ratings on new hybrids are based on limited data and may change as more data is collected.


te

rly

Pl t

2

N/A

2

N/A

N/A

2

1

2

2330VT2P/RIB* [RR]

2

3

2

3

2

1

3

1

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

4

1

2

2417VT2P/RIB*

3

2

2

3

1

3

2

2

1

3

3

N/A

3

5

1

2

2587VT2P/RIB*

3

3

2

2

2

3

2

3

3

4

3

N/A

3

3

3

2

2520VT2P/RIB* [RR]

3

3

1

3

2

1

3

2

1

3

3

N/A

3

4

2

2

2692AS3011A

3

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

N/A

2

N/A

2

3

3

2

2845SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

1

1

3

2

1

3

1

1

N/A

3

N/A

3

4

1

1

3134SS/RIB*

2

3

2

3

3

3

2

1

2

N/A

3

N/A

2

4

2

1

3146SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

2

1

2

2

3

3

1

2

N/A

2

N/A

2

4

1

2

3240AS3220A-EZ*

2

2

2

2

2

1

2

2

1

N/A

3

N/A

N/A

4

N/A

N/A

3314VT2P/RIB*

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

3

N/A

3

4

2

1

3337VT2P/RIB* [RR]

1

1

1

3

2

1

2

2

1

4

2

4

2

5

1

1

3399SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

1

1

3

3

N/A

3

4

1

2

3499VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

2

2

2

3

2

2

3

1

3

3

N/A

3

3

1

3

3533VT2P/RIB*

2

3

1

3

2

1

2

2

1

N/A

3

N/A

3

5

1

2

3575SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

2

2

2

2

3

1

2

2

3

2

N/A

N/A

3

1

2

3611SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

3

1

2

1

2

3

2

1

3

3

N/A

3

3

1

2

3614VT2P/RIB*

1

3

1

3

2

3

2

2

2

3

N/A

N/A

3

3

1

1

3699VT3P/RIB* [RR]

1

1

1

3

3

2

2

2

1

3

3

N/A

3

3

1

1

3705SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

1

3

3

3

3

2

2

1

3

3

N/A

N/A

3

1

3

3737VT2P/RIB*

2

2

2

2

3

3

2

2

1

N/A

3

N/A

3

5

1

2

3795VT2P/RIB*

2

2

2

3

1

1

2

2

1

3

2

2

N/A

2

1

1

3899VT2P/RIB*

1

2

2

2

3

2

2

2

1

4

4

N/A

3

3

1

3

3909SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

2

2

3

1

2

3

2

1

3

3

N/A

1

4

1

1

4004 CONV

1

4

3

3

2

3

4

2

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

3

1

2

4020VT2P/RIB*

2

3

1

3

2

1

3

1

1

3

3

3

3

3

1

1

4079SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

3

1

3

2

2

3

2

1

3

3

2

N/A

2

2

1

4099SS/RIB*

1

2

1

3

3

2

3

2

1

4

4

N/A

3

3

1

3

4188SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

2

1

1

3

2

1

2

1

3

2

N/A

N/A

2

1

2

4199SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

1

1

3

3

1

3

2

1

3

3

N/A

3

4

1

2

4721RR

2

3

1

3

2

1

3

1

1

3

3

3

3

3

1

1

5146SS/RIB*

2

2

1

2

2

2

1

1

1

4

3

3

3

3

1

1

4242SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

2

2

3

2

2

1

2

2

3

3

N/A

N/A

2

2

2

4350SS/RIB* [DGVT2P/RIB]*

2

3

1

2

3

2

3

1

2

3

2

N/A

3

2

2

2

4975VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

3

2

4

2

3

3

1

1

3

3

2

3

3

1

2

4819AS3000/GT*

2

3

2

3

2

2

3

2

1

3

2

3

3

1

1

2

4822VT2P/RIB*

2

3

1

3

2

2

3

2

1

3

2

N/A

3

4

1

2

4488SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

3

3

2

3

2

2

2

2

1

3

3

2

2

2

2

2

4549SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB*, CONV]

1

2

2

3

2

2

2

2

1

3

2

2

N/A

2

1

1

an

1

an

1

il t

2

st

t

Pl

W ’s

Ru

2

LB

2

LB

e

SC

on

ss

La

Ea

Go

mm

NC

ns

e

1

ot

ns

t

2

gh

ce

Sp

po

po

ei

af

es

es

Le

rR

ay

Co

Gr

ea tY

rR

an

n

ow

2

6

th

n

ng

ty

ali

yd

er

tW

ol tT

re

ee

Dr

gr

St

s Te

gh

ay

a Ye

ou

ol

Ho

Co

Dr

St

ot

CORN

NEW

Ro

NEW

2288VT2P/RIB*

or

NEW

Qu

NEW

ig

NEW

gV

NEW

lin

NEW

alk

ed

St

Se

BRAND

*Follow IRM guidelines and refuge configurations outlined on pages 92–93 to preserve the benefits and insect protection of these technology crops.

CENTRAL

15


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Po

el Ro

te

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5

4

or

3

2

CORN

rn

Da

ol

lex

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Ke

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la

NEW

Fl

pu

Re

BRAND 4644DGVT2P/RIB*

106

M

M

L

H

2700

M-T

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

5412SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

106

M

M

H

M

2590

M

M

RED

SF

M

14-16

4791AS3111 [ASGT]

107

M

M

L

M

2680

M-T

M

PINK

SF

M

16-18

5415SS/RIB*

107

H

H

L

M

2580

T

M-H

PINK

SF

M

16-18

4895SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

108

M

M

L

L

2540

M

M-L

PINK

SF

M

16-18

5875SS/RIB*

108

H

M

M

H

2600

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

5887VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

108

L

H

L

H

2580

M

M

RED

FL

M

14-18

4997VT2P/RIB*

109

H

H

L

L

2550

T

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

5975VT3P/RIB*

109

M

M

H

H

2640

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

5073SS/RIB*

110

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

2640

M

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

6110SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

110

M

M

M

M

2600

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

6065VT2P/RIB*

111

H

H

M

M

2700

M-T

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

5252VT2P/RIB*

112

M

H

M

M

2750

M

M

RED

SF

M

14-18

5277AS3220-EZ*

112

H

H

L

H

2660

M-T

M-H

WHITE

SF

E

14-16

5290SS/RIB* [DGVT2P/RIB*, CONV]

112

M

H

M

H

2610

M

M

RED

SF

M

14-16

6265SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

112

H

H

H

L

2730

M

M

PINK

SF

M-L

16-18

5335SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

113

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

2728

M-T

M

PINK

SF

M

16-18

5370SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

113

H

H

L

M

2730

T

M-H

PINK

SF

M

18-20

6594SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

113

M

M

H

M

2690

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

6640VT3P/RIB* [RR]

113

M

M

M

L

2770

M-S

M

RED

FL

M

16-20

6926VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB*, RR]

114

H

M

M

H

2790

M-S

M-L

RED

FX

M

16-18

5570VT2P/RIB*

115

H

M

H

H

2630

M

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

5678SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

116

M

H

M

M

2790

M

M

RED

SF

M

14-16

5789VT2P/RIB*

117

H

M

M

H

2738

T

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

7927VT3P/RIB*

117

M

H

M

M

2850

T

M

RED

SF

M

16-18

8410VT3P/RIB* [RR]

117

H

M

M

L

2860

M-S

M

RED

SF

L

16-18

8512DGVT2P/RIB*

117

M

M

H

M

2660

M

M

RED

SF

E

16-18

6027VT2P/RIB*

120

M

H

M

TBD

2790

M-T

M-H

RED

SF

M

16-18

KEY

1

RTP/RTN/RTCC/RTF Ratings L = Low Response M = Moderate Response H = High Response TBD = To be tested in 2018

CENTRAL

Scale

1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

16

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

2

3

Plant Height T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

4

Ear Height H = High M = Medium L = Low

5

Ear Flex FL = Flex SF = Semi-flex FX = Fixed

Flower Date L = Late M = Medium E = Early

6

Staygreen

Late-season health coming from strong leaf-disease resistance, enhancing hybrid standability.

These ratings reflect trends observed in research trials that change with variations in rainfall, temperature, crop production patterns and other factors. Ratings on new hybrids are based on limited data and may change as more data is collected.


te

rly

Pl

Pl

W ’s

3

2

3

3

3

N/A

2

3

1

1

5412SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

3

3

3

3

3

2

3

1

1

3

3

3

3

1

3

2

4791AS3111 [ASGT]

3

2

2

2

3

3

2

3

2

3

2

3

3

2

2

2

5415SS/RIB*

3

3

1

2

2

2

3

2

1

4

4

3

3

5

1

2

4895SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

4

2

1

3

2

2

3

2

1

3

3

1

2

4

4

1

5875SS/RIB*

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

1

1

3

3

3

3

4

1

2

5887VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

3

3

2

3

1

2

1

2

1

4

3

3

2

3

1

2

4997VT2P/RIB*

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

2

1

3

2

2

3

2

1

1

5975VT3P/RIB*

2

2

1

2

2

2

3

1

1

3

3

2

3

3

1

2

5073SS/RIB*

2

3

2

2

2

2

2

1

1

3

2

1

N/A

3

1

2

6110SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

3

1

2

3

1

3

1

1

4

2

2

4

3

1

2

6065VT2P/RIB*

1

2

1

1

3

2

2

1

1

3

3

2

3

3

1

2

5252VT2P/RIB*

2

2

2

1

2

2

2

2

1

3

3

3

3

3

1

2

5277AS3220-EZ*

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

3

2

2

2

2

1

1

5290SS/RIB* [DGVT2P/RIB*, CONV]

1

3

3

3

2

3

1

1

2

2

3

3

1

3

2

2

6265SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

2

1

2

3

2

2

1

1

3

4

2

3

4

1

2

5335SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

2

1

2

2

2

2

1

1

1

3

2

2

N/A

2

1

2

5370SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

1

1

1

3

2

2

2

2

1

3

2

2

N/A

3

1

1

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2

1

1

2

2

2

2

2

1

3

3

2

2

3

1

2

6640VT3P/RIB* [RR]

2

1

1

3

2

3

3

2

1

3

2

2

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4

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2

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1

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2

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4

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3

2

2

2

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2

3

2

2

3

3

2

N/A

3

3

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3

3

3

3

3

2

2

3

2

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3

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3

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2

1

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2

1

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1

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N/A

3

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2

3

2

2

2

3

3

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3

3

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2

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2

1

3

2

2

1

3

1

2

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3

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2

3

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2

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1

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N/A

2

N/A

4

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2

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2

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SOYBEAN There’s no good reason risk has to increase with yield. We won’t promise you the world. We will promise you an honest and insightful approach to maximizing your soybean yield. At WinField United, we use proven technologies to match the right soybean genetics and traits to your field’s conditions. Plus, our seed is bred for disease tolerance and helps protect the soybean plant throughout all stages of growth. We know this is the best way to help you achieve the best returns on your seed and inputs investment.

KEY TAKEAWAYS 1

2

Use appropriate trait technology to achieve effective weed control. Introduce stability to your fields with CROPLAN WinPak soybean varieties. ®

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3

Ensure optimal plant health.

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Choose the right soybean varieties for your specific fields.

5

Choose varieties bred with disease tolerance and manage throughout the season.

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MANAGE WEEDS WITH TRAIT TECHNOLOGY 2017 EARLY ANSWER PLOT DATA CROPLAN & ASGROW SOYBEANS

CROPLAN soybean seed offers the newest genetics with multiple herbicide trait

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options developed to effectively manage your weed-resistance issues.

ROUNDUP READY 2 XTEND SOYBEANS

GENUITY ROUNDUP READY 2 YIELD SOYBEANS

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2015 LAUNCH

LIBERTYLINK SOYBEAN VARIETIES

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62.40

2016 LAUNCH

66.50

SOYBEAN

2017 LAUNCH

67.50 61

62

63

64

65

66

67

68

BU/A

PROTECT YIELD POTENTIAL WITH WARDEN CX SEED TREATMENT ®

Protect high-value soybean seed from early-season disease and insect threats with Warden CX seed treatment. In 2015, Answer Plot Program ®

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results reported a positive response to soybean seed treated with Warden

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CX seed treatment compared with an untreated control group. The treated seeds garnered a 2.1-bushels-per-acre average positive response. 1

AVERAGE WARDEN CX YIELD VS. UNTREATED SEEDS ®

WARDEN CX ®

64.50

+ 2.1 BU/A

UNTREATED CONTROL

62.40 61

62

64

63

65

66

67 Warden CX seed treatment can optimize yield potential and improve root health and plant vigor by helping reduce disease and insect damage. The plant treated with Warden CX seed treatment (above at left) has better-developed roots and leaves than the one grown from untreated soybean seed. (Adams, Wis., Answer Plot , 2014) ®

BU/A

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Source: 2015 data from 30 Answer Plot locations. ®

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REDUCE RISK WinPak soybean varieties from CROPLAN seed are a unique combination of two varieties that provide an exceptional level of stability throughout the field. WinPak varieties work together to increase yield potential by reducing risk from environmental conditions, including: ®

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AVERAGE WINPAK YIELD ADVANTAGE VS. COMPONENT VARIETIES 1 ®

WINPAK VARIETY ®

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• Weather and soil conditions • Disease complexes

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66.3

+ 1.7

66.0

LSD (0.10) = 1.437 Number of locations: 56 Difference = 1.7 bu/A WinPak – Average of Components ®

BU/A

65.5 65.0

64.9

64.5

64.3

64.0

WinPak varieties have a 62.6% win advantage over the components alone. ®

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66.5

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WINPAK COMPONENT B

BU/A

• Field variability

WINPAK COMPONENT A

Source: 2015 Answer Plot trial data. ®

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Because of factors outside of Winfield Solutions’ control, such as weather, product application and any other factors, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields, financial performance or profits, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by Winfield Solutions.

VARIETIES


PLACE BY VARIETY This chart from the R7 Tool shows soybean varieties that could be appropriate to manage different soybean diseases. ®

SOYBEAN

Variety A

Variety C

Variety B

VARIETY PERFORMANCE IN DIFFERENT SOIL TYPES

VARIETY CHARACTERIZATION CHART VARIETY A

Soybean plants are hardy and adapt to a wide range of soils. To achieve your

Select your disease package based on field conditions. • Knowing where yield potential is falling behind alerts you to disease and other potential threats, allowing you to make in-season adjustments. • Satellite imagery highlights field variability and indicates where appropriate crop inputs might help optimize yield potential.

105.6

101.3

102.2 5

104.6

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MANAGE IN-SEASON

ANSWER PLOT DATA PRODUCT RANK (% OF MEAN)

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soybean seed’s optimal yield potential, match the right genetic package to each field’s specific environment.

VARIETY B

OTHER TOP-PERFORMING VARIETIES

99.1

10

• Use R7 Tool satellite imagery to monitor plant health. ®

99.8 FINE

MEDIUM

COARSE

SOIL TYPE

OPTIMUM CONDITIONS FOR DISEASE INFECTION DISEASE

TEMPERATURE (F) RANGE/OPTIMUM

MOISTURE

Pythium

Damping-off

50°–68°/<59°

Saturated

Rhizoctonia

Damping-off

60°–86°/80°

30%–60% water

Phytophthora

Damping-off

59°–86°/77°–80°

Saturated; weekly periodic rain

Fusarium

SDS and root rot

50°–86°/59°

Wet to saturated

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1.8–2.1 GROUP

RX1827

RX1960

Group = 1.8

Group = 1.9

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

SOYBEAN

R2C1950

Group = 1.9

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 1

4

3

IDC Tolerance 2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int/Nar GR 1

Also available in WinPak variety RX1960 ®

5

1 M-T 1 1

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Excellent tolerance to both BSR and SWM; contains Rps1a and 3a for PRR tolerance

Consistent high yield potential year after year Adaptable across many soil types with acceptable IDC and SWM tolerance Rps1c PRR gene with acceptable PRR tolerance

RX2147

NEW Group = 2.0

Group = 2.1

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M N/A 2

4

IDC Tolerance

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int/Bush LTW 2

Also available in WinPak variety LC2250

5

1 M N/A 2

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR/LTW 2

Not recommended for acres with IDC

Proven yield of R2C2025; SWM and SDS tolerance of R2C2124 Acceptable SWM tolerance; manage population for best results

KEY

Brand LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance ®

Scale

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1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

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Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

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Plant Height

Canopy Type

T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

Nar = Narrow Int = Intermediate Bush = Bushy

Flower Color

Pubescence Type

P = Purple W = White

GR = Gray TW = Tawny LTW = Light Tawny

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2

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 4

Bush LTW 1

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Excellent for high fertility and medium to highyield environment

Medium plant height with strong standability

3

Also available in WinPak variety RX2150

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High yield potential in variable soil types

4

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

WinPak variety consisting of R2C2025 and R2C2124

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Int LTW/GR 2

Medium-tall plant with excellent standability and emergence

PRR Tolerance

5

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M N/A 2

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R2C2050

Group = 2.0

1

WinPak variety consisting of R2C1994 and R2C2025

Acceptable SDS tolerance

LC2096

2

WinPak variety consisting of RX1827 and RX2088

Both components have excellent tolerance to SWM

Acceptable SDS tolerance

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int/Nar GR 1

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Medium-tall plant with upright canopy

4

High-yield-potential line in absence of SDS and SWM Prolific side-branching improves exceptional yield potential with strong BSR and IDC scores Not recommended for areas with heavy SWM pressure

This symbol indicates that there has been a new component added to the WinPak variety in 2018. ®


2.1–2.3 GROUP

RX2128

RX2150

NEW Group = 2.1

RX2228

Group = 2.1

NEW Group = 2.2

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

BSR Tolerance (N/A)

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

4

3

2

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M N/A 1

Int/Bush LTW 2

4

3

IDC Tolerance 2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 1 3

Int/Bush GR/LTW 1

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 3

Int GR 2

New genetics with excellent standability and strong emergence

WinPak variety consisting of RX2147 and RX2228

Also available in WinPak varieties RX2150 and RX2350

Excellent SWM tolerance; complements R2C2124

High yield potential with Peking/PI88.788 cyst tolerance for high-pressure areas

High-yield-environment product that brings excellent stress tolerance

Strong SDS and PRR tolerance

Medium plant height; excellent emergence and stress tolerance; strong IDC tolerance

New Peking cyst tolerance option with strong IDC tolerance

Acceptable IDC tolerance

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Manage SWM in areas with heavy pressure

LC2250

RX2350

RX2300

Group = 2.3

Group = 2.2

NEW Group = 2.3

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M N/A 2

Int/Bush LTW 2

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

IDC Tolerance 2

1 M 1 3

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int LTW/GR 2

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

1 M-T N/A 3

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR/LTW 2

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC2096 and LC2384

WinPak variety consisting of RX2228 and RX2378

WinPak variety consisting of RX2378 and RX2498

Adaptable to multiple yield environments and soil types

Central and Eastern WinPak variety with strong emergence

Best-suited for Central-Western environments

Strong PRR and BSR tolerance

Component RX2228 has Peking cyst resistance to go with strong SWM, BSR and IDC tolerance

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SOYBEAN

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

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Manage placement in heavy IDC-prone areas

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Acceptable standability; manage populations

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Strong disease package and acceptable IDC rating Medium-tall product with acceptable standability

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2.4–2.6 GROUP

RX2400

R2C2450

NEW Group = 2.5

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance (N/A)

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance (N/A)

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

SOYBEAN

RX2538

Group = 2.4

NEW Group = 2.4

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

5

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 1 2

4

IDC Tolerance

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int/Bush GR/LTW 1

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 2 2

Int/Bush LTW 2

WinPak variety consisting of RX2487 and RX2578

WinPak variety consisting of R2C2394 and R2C2425

Western variety best-positioned in welldrained, fertile soils

Versatile variety for yield and stress

Excellent emergence and BSR resistance along with a strong IDC rating

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 2 1

Bush GR 2

Excellent yield in Answer Plot testing

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4

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Excellent SDS tolerance Bushy plant with excellent standability

Rps1c and Rps1k for PRR tolerance

Manage for IDC; acceptable SWM tolerance

Strong standability and SDS tolerance

Manage for areas with heavy SWM pressure

LC2500

RX2560

NEW Group = 2.5

LC2676 Group = 2.6

Group = 2.5

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance (N/A)

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 2 2

4

3

IDC Tolerance 2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int/Bush LTW 2

5

1 M-T 1 2

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR 1

WinPak variety consisting of RX2578 and RX2678

Excellent yield potential with strong emergence and stress tolerance

Strong IDC tolerance and excellent emergence for placement in variable conditions

Medium-tall plant with strong SDS, BSR, SWM and standability ratings

Medium-tall plant with excellent stress and BSR tolerance

Acceptable IDC rating

Acceptable SWM and PRR field tolerance

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KEY

LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance ®

Scale

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1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

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Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

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2

1

M-T 2 3

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush LTW 2

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Plant Height

Canopy Type

T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

Nar = Narrow Int = Intermediate Bush = Bushy

Flower Color

Pubescence Type

P = Purple W = White

GR = Gray TW = Tawny LTW = Light Tawny

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Height Stress Tolerance Standability

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Brand

3

Also available in WinPak variety LC2500

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC2447 and LC2676 ®

4

Well-adapted to most growing environments Medium-tall variety with great plant health Acceptable IDC, SWM and SDS scores

This symbol indicates that there has been a new component added to the WinPak variety in 2018. ®


2.7–3.0 GROUP

RX2700

RX2710

Group = 2.7

R2C2810

NEW Group = 2.7

Group = 2.8

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance (N/A)

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

4

3

2

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 2

Int/Bush GR/LTW 1

4

3

IDC Tolerance 2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 1 2

Int GR 2

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 3 3

Int/Bush GR 2

WinPak variety consisting of RX2788 and RX2817

WinPak variety consisting of RX2678 and RX2708

WinPak variety consisting of R2C2674 and R2C2875

Steady performance across all yield environments

Excellent yield potential for areas with limited disease pressure

Great yield potential with solid disease package

Strong standability and emergence

Excellent stress tolerance and strong IDC tolerance

Both Rps1k and Rps3a genes for PRR tolerance

Acceptable SWM tolerance; manage for SDS

Well-adapted for variable soil types

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Acceptable SWM and IDC tolerance

LC2900

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RX2910

NEW Group = 2.9

RX3057S Group = 3.0

NEW Group = 2.9

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance (N/A)

SWM Tolerance (N/A)

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 3 2

Int GR 2

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

IDC Tolerance 2

5

1 M N/A 2

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR/LTW 2

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 1 3

Int LTW 2

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC2934 and LC2977

WinPak variety consisting of RX2978 and RX3057S

Also available in WinPak varieties RX2910 and RX3100

High yield potential best-positioned in average to productive acres

Will handle tough soils but also deliver in high-yield environments

Stress-tolerant line well-adapted east to west

Strong SDS tolerance with acceptable BSR, SWM and stress tolerance

Excellent BSR tolerance and strong SDS and IDC tolerance

Manage for fields with high IDC pressure

Use seed treatment to enhance PRR field tolerance; manage in areas with SWM

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SOYBEAN

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

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Rugged, medium-height plant with SCN and BSR resistance HRps1c phytophthora gene; manage with seed treatments

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3.1–3.6 GROUP

LC3150

RX3100

Group = 3.1

Group = 3.3

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance

SWM Tolerance (N/A)

SWM Tolerance (N/A)

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

5

SOYBEAN

RX3337

NEW Group = 3.1

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T N/A 1

4

3

IDC Tolerance 2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int/Bush GR 1

5

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 2

Int GR/LTW 1

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC2934 and LC3266

WinPak variety consisting of RX3057S and RX3178

Best-suited for average to tough acres; able to handle stress and variability

Versatile line well-adapted across soil types and yield environments

Excellent emergence and standability with solid disease package

Strong defense against SDS and BSR with excellent IDC tolerance

Manage placement in high IDC pressure areas

Excellent emergence; manage with seed treatment in high phytophthora-prone areas

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R2C3323 background with dual PRR genes and excellent field tolerance Acceptable standability; manage population in high-organic matter soils

LC3600

Group = 3.4

Group = 3.6

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SWM Tolerance (N/A)

SWM Tolerance (N/A)

SWM Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

BSR Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

IDC Tolerance

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

5

1 M-T 1 2

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

4

3

IDC Tolerance 2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int GR 2

Int GR 3

Exciting yield potential; can handle variability and stress

SDS Tolerance

4

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 2 3 ®

PRR Tolerance

5

1

Also available in WinPak variety RX3360

RX3450

Group = 3.3

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

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RX3360

4

1 M 3 2

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR 2

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T N/A 3

Int/Bush LTW/GR 1

WinPak variety consisting of RX3337 and RX3478

WinPak variety consisting of RX3457 and RX3556

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC3756 and LC3767

High-yield-potential variety that moves across soil types and yield environments

Versatile product with high yield potential; optimize yield with management

High yield potential; able to handle stress and variability

Excellent field and stress tolerance with strong emergence and standability

Solid disease and agronomic package

Excellent emergence and overall agronomics

Medium plant height, can shorten in stress acres

Fungicide application recommended to manage for high yield

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Acceptable IDC tolerance

KEY

Brand LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance ®

Scale

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1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

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Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

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Plant Height

Canopy Type

T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

Nar = Narrow Int = Intermediate Bush = Bushy

Flower Color

Pubescence Type

P = Purple W = White

GR = Gray TW = Tawny LTW = Light Tawny

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This symbol indicates that there has been a new component added to the WinPak variety in 2018. ®


3.6–3.9 GROUP

RX3660

RX3750

Group = 3.6

RX3806S Group = 3.8

Group = 3.7

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

Frogeye Leaf Spot (N/A)

Frogeye Leaf Spot (N/A)

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Stem Canker (N/A)

Stem Canker (N/A)

Stem Canker

Root-Knot Nematode (N/A)

Root-Knot Nematode (N/A)

5

4

3

2

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 2

Int/Nar GR 1

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Root-Knot Nematode 5

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 2 2

Int/Bush GR/LTW 1

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 1 2

Int/Bush GR 2

WinPak variety consisting of RX3687 and RX3678

WinPak variety consisting of RX3787 and RX3747S

Unique excluder variety with STS tolerance; best product for high-pH soils in late 3 RM

Defensive variety with strong yield potential

Offensive variety with strong stress tolerance

Strong SDS tolerance and standability; excellent stress and PRR field tolerance

Solid agronomic package with acceptable SDS tolerance

Strong performance from Neb. to the East Coast

Intermediate-narrow plant best-positioned in moderate to narrow row spacing

Acceptable disease package; manage for high yield

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RX3896

LC3900

Group = 3.8

Offers strong emergence, disease tolerance and standability Manage for stem canker and RKN

RX3950

Group = 3.9

NEW Group = 3.9

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot (N/A)

Stem Canker

Stem Canker

Stem Canker (N/A)

Root-Knot Nematode

Root-Knot Nematode (N/A)

5

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

1 M-T 1 3

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR 3

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Root-Knot Nematode (N/A)

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T N/A 1

Int/Bush LTW/GR 1

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

1 M-T N/A 3

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR/LTW 2

Offers stable yield performance with good stress tolerance and top-end potential

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC3904 and LC4024

WinPak variety consisting of RX3878 and RX3977

Works from the Midwest to the East Coast

Versatile variety can handle tough stress acres; moves across soil types well; great option for light soils

Suited for tough acres with high yield potential

Excellent BSR and PRR field tolerance; quick canopy with R2C4391 background Manage for stem canker, RKN and in IDC areas

®

SOYBEAN

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

®

Solid disease and agronomic package Acceptable stem canker tolerance; not recommended in high-IDC-pressure acres

®

Strong PRR and SDS tolerance Medium-tall variety with acceptable standability

CENTRAL

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4.1–4.5 GROUP

RX4157S

Group = 4.3

NEW Group = 4.1

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Stem Canker

Stem Canker

Stem Canker

Root-Knot Nematode

Root-Knot Nematode

5

SOYBEAN

RX4316S

RX4150S

Group = 4.1

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 2 2

Int/Nar LTW 1

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Also available in WinPak variety RX4150S

Root-Knot Nematode 5

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 1 2

Int GR/LTW 2

®

Offensive variety excels in high-yield environments; best-suited in West Solid agronomics with excellent emergence and strong standability Susceptible to stem canker and RKN; fungicide application recommended to manage FEL

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 5

Int/Bush LTW 1

Nice width; covers row quickly

STS WinPak variety consisting of RX4117S and RX4157S

®

4

®

Position east to west; stable performance across yield environments

Proven performance of both components in 2017 Answer Plot testing; moves east to west ®

Excellent emergence with strong PRR field tolerance

Both components are R2C4391 crosses that have excellent stress tolerance; strong standability and emergence

Manage populations; intermediate-bush plant will canopy quickly and lodge if overpopulated

Fungicide application highly recommended to optimize yield and manage FEL

LC4350

LC4467S

Group = 4.3

RX4500S

Group = 4.4

Group = 4.5

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Stem Canker

Stem Canker

Stem Canker

Root-Knot Nematode (N/A)

Root-Knot Nematode

5

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 2 2

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Int/Bush LTW 1

Root-Knot Nematode 5

1 M-T 2 3

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int LTW 1

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

1 M-T 1 3

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int GR/TW 2

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC4307 and LC4436

High-yielding Mid Group 4 LibertyLink variety; STS stacked

WinPak variety consisting of RX4516S and RX4578S

Works well across soil types and environments

Versatile variety moves across yield environments

STS tolerance and excluder package that performs best on loams to mixed soils

Medium-tall plant with light tawny/brown appearance

Excellent stem canker and FEL scores; acceptable PRR tolerance

®

®

®

®

Strong SDS tolerance and PRR field tolerance; excellent emergence Acceptable FEL tolerance, manage with fungicide application

KEY

LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance ®

CENTRAL

®

1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

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Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

®

Manage for SDS

Brand

Scale

®

®

®

®

Canopy Type

T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

Nar = Narrow Int = Intermediate Bush = Bushy

Flower Color

Pubescence Type

P = Purple W = White

GR = Gray TW = Tawny LTW = Light Tawny

®

®

®

Plant Height

This symbol indicates that there has been a new component added to the WinPak variety in 2018. ®


4.6–4.8 GROUP

R2C4700S

RX4687S

RX4836S

Group = 4.7

Group = 4.6

Group = 4.8

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Stem Canker

Stem Canker

Stem Canker

Root-Knot Nematode

Root-Knot Nematode

5

4

3

2

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M-T 1 5

Int/Bush LTW 1

Intermediate bush with nice branching STS line for the West, Delta and East Coast ®

Excellent stress tolerance Keep on mixed to clay soil types in Delta region to manage standability

4

3

2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

Root-Knot Nematode 1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 2 2

Int/Bush LTW/GR 1

STS WinPak variety consisting of R2C4752S and R2C4714S ®

®

Works well on all soil types east to west and north of the Delta region Offensive high-yield-potential line with solid defensive package and excellent stem canker tolerance Not recommended for areas with history of target spot

LC4850

PRR Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

SDS Tolerance

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot

Stem Canker

Stem Canker 2

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

1

5 Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

M 2 2

Int LTW 1

4

3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

T 3 3

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Nar GR 1

Performs best on loams to mixed soil types Western type bean that is best-positioned in KS, but can move across the northern delta and into east coast Excellent emergence and acceptable standability for tall plant type Fungicide application recommended to control FEL

1 M-T 1 2

Canopy Type Pubescence Emergence

Int/Bush GR/LTW 2

LibertyLink WinPak variety consisting of LC4917 and LC4866

WinPak variety consisting of RX4817S and RX4878S

Excellent performance east to west, adaptable across many soil types

STS indeterminate for West, Mid-South and East Coast

Resistant to stem canker with excellent emergence and strong standability

High-yielding background with strong emergence and standability

Not recommended in RKN-prone acres

Not recommended for areas with history of target spot

®

1

Root-Knot Nematode

Root-Knot Nematode 3

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

2

NEW Group = 4.8

PRR Tolerance

4

3

RX4810S

Group = 4.8

5

4

SOYBEAN

Height Stress Tolerance Standability

5

1

®

®

®

CENTRAL

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1.6

Ind

PI88.788

None

3

3

Includer

3

4

3

1.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rsp1c

3

3

Includer

4

2

4

NEW

RX1600

RX1578*/RX1788

1.6

Ind

PI88.788

HRps1c/Rps1c

2

N/A

Includer

2

2

2

NEW

RX1788

1.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

N/A

Includer

1

1

2

RX1827

1.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1a, 3a

3

3

Includer

1

1

3

RX1960

RX1827/RX2088

1.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1a/Rps3a

3

3

Includer

1

1

2

R2C1950

R2C1994*/R2C2025

1.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

3

2

3

LC2096

2.0

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

2

2

5

R2C2025

2.0

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

4

2

4

R2C2050

R2C2025/R2C2124

2.0

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

3

2

3

R2C2124

2.1

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

2

2

3

RX2147

2.1

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

5

2

2

RX2128

2.1

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

1

N/A

3

RX2150

RX2147/RX2228

2.1

Ind

PI88.788/Peking

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

4

2

2

RX2228

2.2

Ind

Peking

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

3

3

2

R2C2200

R2C2025/R2C2394*

2.2

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

3

2

3

LC2250

LC2096/LC2384*

2.2

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c/Rps1k

2

4

Includer

3

2

4

RX2350

RX2228/RX2378*

2.3

Ind

PI88.788/Peking

None/Rps1c

2

3

Includer

2

2

2

RX2300

RX2378*/RX2498*

2.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

2

2

3

R2C2450

R2C2394*/R2C2425*

2.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c/Rps1k

2

2

Includer

3

2

3

NEW

RX2400

RX2487*/RX2578*

2.4

Ind

PI88.788

None/Rps1c

3

N/A

Includer

4

1

2

NEW

RX2538

2.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

1

Includer

3

N/A

4

NEW

LC2500

LC2447*/LC2676

2.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c/Rps1k

2

2

Includer

2

2

3

R2T2500

R2T2440*/R2C2674*

2.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c/RPs3a

2

4

Includer

5

3

4

RX2560

RX2578*/RX2678*

2.5

Ind

None/PI88.788

Rps1c

3

N/A

Includer

3

1

2

LC2676

2.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

3

2

3

RX2700

RX2788*/RX2817*

2.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

2

Includer

3

1

3

RX2710

RX2678*/RX2708*

2.7

Ind

None

Rps1c/Rps3a, 1c

2

4

Includer

3

2

2

R2C2810

R2C2674*/R2C2875*

2.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k /Rps3a

2

3

Includer

N/A

2

3

NEW

LC2900

LC2934*/LC2977*

2.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

3

3

4

NEW

RX2910

RX2978*/RX3057S

2.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c/HRps1c

3

2

Includer

N/A

1

2

RX3057S

3.0

Ind

PI88.788

HRps1c

4

2

Includer

N/A

1

1

LC3150

LC2934*/LC3266*

3.1

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

1

Includer

2

2

4

RX3100

RX3057S/RX3178*

3.1

Ind

PI88.788

HRps1c/Rps1c

3

2

Includer

N/A

2

1

RX3337

3.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k, 3a

1

2

Includer

N/A

2

3

RX3360

RX3337/RX3478*

3.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k, 3a/Rps1c

1

2

Includer

N/A

2

3

R2C3300

R2C3323*/R2C3494*

3.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c/Rps1k

2

2

Includer

3

1

4

RX3450

RX3457*/RX3556

3.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

N/A

2

3

RX3500

RX3556/RX3578*

3.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

N/A

2

3

RX3660

RX3687*/RX3678*

3.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC3600

LC3756*/LC3767*

3.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

1

Includer

3

2

5

RX3750

RX3787*/RX3747S*

3.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Inc/Exc

N/A

N/A

N/A

SOYBEAN

LC1665 RX1617

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

KEY

1

CENTRAL

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

30

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

Brand

2

LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance

®

®

®

®

®

®

®

®

SCN Resistant Source Peking = These varieties contain SCN resistance genes from the Peking soybean breeding lines PI88.788 = These varieties contain SCN resistance genes from the PI88.788 soybean breeding lines

3

PRR Gene Rps = Resistance to Phytophthora sojae HRps = Heterozygous segregating Rps occurrence

4

Stem Canker and Root-Knot Nematode 1 = Resistant 2 = Moderately Resistant 3 = Moderately Resistant– Moderately Susceptible 4 = Moderately Susceptible 5 = Susceptible


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BRAND

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

LT W

BR/ TN

BL

RX1617

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

4

1

Int

M

P

LT W

BR

BL

NEW

RX1600

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

1

2

Int

M

P

LT W

BR

BL /BR

NEW

RX1788

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

1

3

Int

M

P

LT W

BR

BR

RX1827

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

1

1

Int/Nar

M-T

P

GR

BR

BF

RX1960

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

1

1

Int/Nar

M-T

P

GR

BR

BF

R2C1950

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int

M

P

LT W/GR

BR/ TN

IB/BL

LC2096

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

LT W

TN

BL

R2C2025

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

TN

IB

R2C2050

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

GR/LT W

TN

IB/BR

R2C2124

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M-T

P

LT W

TN

BR

RX2147

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

4

1

Bush

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

RX2128

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

1

N/A

Int/Bush

M

W

LT W

BR

BL

RX2150

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

3

1

Int/Bush

M

P

GR/LT W

BR

BL /IB

RX2228

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

1

Int

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

R2C2200

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int

M

P

LT W

BR

BL

LC2250

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

LT W

TN

BL /BR

RX2350

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

1

Int

M

P

LT W/GR

TN/BR

BL /IB

RX2300

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

N/A

Int/Bush

M-T

P/ W

GR/LT W

TN/BR

BL /IB

R2C2450

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

NEW

RX2400

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

2

1

Int/Bush

M

P

GR/LT W

BR

BL /IB

NEW

RX2538

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

1

2

Bush

M

W

GR

BR

BF

NEW

LC2500

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P

LT W

TN

BL

R2T2500

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

BR/ TN

BF/IB

RX2560

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

2

1

Int/Bush

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

LC2676

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P

LT W

TN

BL

RX2700

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

2

1

Int/Bush

M-T

P/ W

GR/LT W

BR

BL /IB

RX2710

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

1

Int

M

P

GR

BR

IB

R2C2810

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

3

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

TN/BR

IB

NEW

LC2900

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

3

Int

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

NEW

RX2910

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P/ W

GR/LT W

BR/ TN

BL /BF

RX3057S

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

1

Int

M

P

LT W

TN

BL

LC3150

N/A

2

N/A

1

1

N/A

Int/Bush

M-T

P/ W

GR

BR/ TN

IB/BF

RX3100

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

2

1

Int

M-T

P

GR/LT W

TN/BR

BL /IB

RX3337

N/A

N/A

N/A

3

3

2

Int

M

P

GR

BR

IB

RX3360

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

1

Int

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

R2C3300

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

RX3450

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

3

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

BR

IB

RX3500

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

2

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P

GR/LT W

BR

BL /IB

RX3660

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

2

1

Int/Nar

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

LC3600

3

3

N/A

1

3

N/A

Int/Bush

M-T

P/ W

LT W/GR

BR/ TN

BL /IB

RX3750

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

2

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P/ W

GR/LT W

BR

BL /IB

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

5

6

Plant Height T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

7

P = Purple W = White

8

Flower Color

Pubescence Type GR = Gray TW = Tawny LTW = Light Tawny

9

Pod Color TN = Tan BR = Brown

10

Hilum Color YE = Yellow/Clear GR = Gray BL = Black IB = Imperfect Black BR = Brown BF = Buff SL = Slate TN = Tan

*WinPak seed components only. Not for sale individually. See pages 34–37 for product information and characteristics. ®

These ratings reflect trends observed in research trials that change with variations in rainfall, temperature, crop production patterns and other factors. Ratings on new soybean varieties are based on limited data and may change as more data is collected.

This symbol indicates that there has been a new component added to the WinPak variety in 2018. ®

CENTRAL

Nar = Narrow Int = Intermediate Bush = Bushy

Canopy Type

SOYBEAN

LC1665

31


ce

Rps1c

4

2

Excluder

5

2

1

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

3

Includer

N/A

1

4

LC3900

LC3904*/LC4024*

3.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

2

Includer

4

2

N/A

RX3950

RX3878*/RX3977*

3.9

Ind

PI88.788

None

2

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4117S

4.1

Ind

PI88.788

None

1

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4157S

4.1

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

2

Includer

N/A

1

N/A

RX4150S

RX4117S/RX4157S

4.1

Ind

PI88.788

None/Rps1c

2

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4217S

4.2

Ind

None

Rps1c

N/A

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4316S

4.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC4350

LC4307*/LC4436*

4.3

Ind

PI88.788

None

2

2

Includer

N/A

2

N/A

R2C4300S

R2C4296S*/R2C4373S* 4.3

Ind

PI88.788

None

2

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC4467S

4.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k

1

4

Includer

N/A

2

N/A

RX4488S

4.4

Ind

PI88.788

HRps1c

1

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

R2C4541

4.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c seg

1

4

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4555S

4.5

Ind

PI88.788

HRps1a, 1c

3

5

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4500S

RX4516S*/RX4578S*

4.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1a/Rps1c

3

4

Excluder

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4687S

4.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

R2C4775

4.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1a

4

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

R2C4700S

R2C4752S*/R2C4714S*

4.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

4

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4825

4.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1a

1

1

Excluder

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4836S

4.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC4850

LC4917*/LC4866*

4.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c/Rps1a

2

2

Includer

N/A

3

N/A

RX4810S

RX4878S*/RX4817S*

4.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

4

3

Excluder

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC4997S

4.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

N/A

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4927

4.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

4

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX4928

4.9

Ind

PI88.788

None

1

1

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX5016S

5.0

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1a

3

1

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX5136S

5.1

Ind

None

Rps1c

2

N/A

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX5137S

5.1

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

4

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX5110S

RX5016S/RX5136S

5.1

Ind

None/PI88.788

Rps1a/Rps1c

2

N/A

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC5215

5.2

Semi-Det

PI88.788

None

2

2

Includer

N/A

4

N/A

KEY

1

CENTRAL

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

32

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

Brand

2

LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance

®

®

®

®

®

®

®

®

SCN Resistant Source Peking = These varieties contain SCN resistance genes from the Peking soybean breeding lines PI88.788 = These varieties contain SCN resistance genes from the PI88.788 soybean breeding lines

3

PRR Gene Rps = Resistance to Phytophthora sojae HRps = Heterozygous segregating Rps occurrence

4

Stem Canker and Root-Knot Nematode 1 = Resistant 2 = Moderately Resistant 3 = Moderately Resistant– Moderately Susceptible 4 = Moderately Susceptible 5 = Susceptible

is

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PI88.788

Ind

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R

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BS

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M

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SW

lo ce

Ind

3.8

3

3.8

2

RX3896

e

SOYBEAN

Ch an

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Ge

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at

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in

at

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R

SD

PR

PR

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In

ta

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sis

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RX3806S

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NEW

en

NEW

on

NEW

mp

NEW

Re

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ty

la

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Re

Va

NEW

1

N

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NEW

SC

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Wi

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Ro Hi lu m Co r

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lo

ol

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pe

lo

gh

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

BR

1

Int/Bush

M-T

P

GR

TN

IB

LC3900

3

1

N/A

1

1

N/A

Int/Bush

M-T

W

LT W/GR

BR/ TN

BL /BF

9

e

t

10

1

3

8

2

3

7

2

4

6

4

3

5

ce

3

4

4

y

li t

an

bi

nc

pe

Ty

dC

ce

Po

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ei

Ty

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da

Co

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an

er

an

ow

sc

Fl

Pl

ss

no

re

Ca

St St

po

e

ge

od

er

at

Em

em

fS

4

RX3896

IB

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

N/A

Int/Bush

M-T

P

GR/LT W

TN

BL /IB

RX4117S

3

5

5

3

2

1

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

TN

BL

RX4157S

5

5

5

1

2

2

Int/Nar

M

P

LT W

TN

BL

RX4150S

4

5

5

2

2

1

Int

M

P

GR/LT W

TN

BL

RX4217S

1

2

N/A

2

2

2

Int

M-T

W

GR

TN

BF

RX4316S

4

3

5

1

5

1

Int/Bush

M-T

W

LT W

BR

BL

LC4350

1

3

N/A

1

2

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P

LT W

TN/BR

BL

R2C4300S

3

1

4

2

2

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P/ W

LT W

BR/ TN

BL

LC4467S

1

2

2

1

3

2

Int

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

RX4488S

1

1

1

3

3

1

Int

M

P

LT W

BR

BL

R2C4541

1

1

N/A

2

4

1

Int

M

P

LT W

BR

BL

RX4555S

1

2

5

2

5

1

Bush

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

RX4500S

1

1

4

2

3

1

Int

M-T

P/ W

GR/ T W

BR

BL /BF

RX4687S

5

3

5

1

5

1

Int/Bush

M-T

W

LT W

BR

BL

R2C4775

1

1

2

3

5

1

Int

M-T

W

LT W

BR

BL

R2C4700S

1

4

3

1

2

2

Int/Bush

M

P

LT W/GR

TN

IB/BL

RX4825

1

2

5

1

1

1

Int

M

P

LT W

TN

BL

RX4836S

1

5

5

1

3

3

Int/Nar

T

P

GR

TN

IB

LC4850

1

2

5

1

2

2

Int

M

P/ W

LT W

BR

BL

RX4810S

3

3

5

2

2

1

Int/Bush

M-T

P

GR/LT W

TN/BR

BL /IB

LC4997S

3

3

3

2

2

2

Int

T

P

GR

TN

IB

RX4927

1

2

5

1

5

1

Bush

M

P

LT W

BR

BL

RX4928

1

1

5

2

3

2

Int

M-T

P

LT W

TN

BL

RX5016S

1

5

2

2

2

3

Int

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

RX5136S

1

4

4

2

2

2

Int

M

P

LT W

TN

BL

RX5137S

5

1

5

1

4

2

Bush

T

W

LT W

BR

BL

RX5110S

1

4

3

2

2

2

Int

M-T

P

LT W

TN/BR

BL

LC5215

1

1

4

1

2

2

Int

M

P

GR

TN

IB

Canopy Type

6

Plant Height T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

P = Purple W = White

8

Flower Color

Pubescence Type GR = Gray TW = Tawny LTW = Light Tawny

9

Pod Color TN = Tan BR = Brown

10

Hilum Color YE = Yellow/Clear GR = Gray BL = Black IB = Imperfect Black BR = Brown BF = Buff SL = Slate TN = Tan

*WinPak seed components only. Not for sale individually. See pages 34–37 for product information and characteristics. ®

These ratings reflect trends observed in research trials that change with variations in rainfall, temperature, crop production patterns and other factors. Ratings on new soybean varieties are based on limited data and may change as more data is collected.

This symbol indicates that there has been a new component added to the WinPak variety in 2018. ®

CENTRAL

Nar = Narrow Int = Intermediate Bush = Bushy

7

SOYBEAN

RX3950

5

ea

RX3806S

4

NEW

tN

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NEW

er

NEW

nk

NEW

no

ey

Ca

NEW

be

-K

og

em

NEW

1

Pu

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BRAND

33


WINPAK VARIETY COMPONENTS NOT FOR INDIVIDUAL SALE* ®

is

ce

ce

ce

ce

os

an

an

an

an

or

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er

er

er

hl

l To

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R

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BS

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M

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SW

lo

SOYBEAN

Ch ce

3

e

2

at

an

ne

ce

in

er

Ge

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R

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rm

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R

SD

PR

PR

So

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t

it y

en

ur

on

at

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In

ta

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at

Re

in

Co

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ty

la

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Re

Va 1

N

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ak

rm

SC

te

nP

De

Wi

BRAND R2C1994*

1.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

2

Includer

2

1

3

NEW

RX2088

2.0

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1a, 3a

3

3

Includer

1

1

2

NEW

RX2378*

2.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

2

1

3

LC2384*

2.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k

2

5

Includer

4

2

3

R2C2394*

2.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

3

1

3

R2C2425*

2.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k

3

2

Includer

3

2

4

LC2447*

2.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k

2

2

Includer

2

2

3

R2T2440*

2.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

4

Includer

5

1

4

RX2487*

2.4

Ind

PI88.788

None

3

3

Includer

4

1

3

NEW

RX2498*

2.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

3

3

3

NEW

RX2578*

2.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

N/A

Includer

4

1

2

R2C2674*

2.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rps3a

2

3

Includer

4

2

3

NEW

RX2678*

2.6

Ind

None

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

3

2

3

NEW

RX2708*

2.7

Ind

None

Rps3a, 1c

1

5

Includer

4

2

1

NEW

RX2788*

2.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

3

2

3

RX2817*

2.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

2

Includer

4

1

3

R2C2875*

2.8

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k

3

3

Includer

N/A

2

3

LC2934*

2.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

3

3

4

RX2978*

2.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

2

Includer

4

1

3

LC2977*

2.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

3

3

5

RX3178*

3.1

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

N/A

3

2

LC3266*

3.2

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

1

Includer

2

3

3

R2C3323*

3.3

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1k

2

2

Includer

N/A

1

3

RX3457*

3.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Includer

N/A

2

4

RX3478*

3.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

3

Includer

3

3

3

R2C3494*

3.4

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

N/A

1

4

RX3556

3.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

3

Includer

N/A

2

3

RX3578*

3.5

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

1

Includer

4

3

4

RX3687*

3.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

2

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX3678*

3.6

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

2

Includer

3

1

4

RX3747S*

3.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

3

3

Excluder

N/A

N/A

N/A

RX3787*

3.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC3767*

3.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

1

Includer

3

3

5

LC3756*

3.7

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

2

Includer

3

2

5

RX3878*

3.8

Ind

PI88.788

None

3

3

Includer

N/A

N/A

3

RX3977*

3.9

Ind

PI88.788

None

2

2

Includer

N/A

N/A

N/A

LC3904*

3.9

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

2

Includer

4

3

5

LC4024*

4.0

Ind

PI88.788

Rps1c

1

2

Includer

4

2

N/A

R2C4296S*

4.2

Ind

PI88.788

None

2

3

Includer

N/A

1

N/A

LC4307*

4.3

Ind

PI88.788

None

2

2

Includer

4

3

N/A

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

NEW

KEY

1

CENTRAL

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

34

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

Brand

2

LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance

®

®

®

®

®

®

®

®

SCN Resistant Source Peking = These varieties contain SCN resistance genes from the Peking soybean breeding lines PI88.788 = These varieties contain SCN resistance genes from the PI88.788 soybean breeding lines

3

PRR Gene Rps = Resistance to Phytophthora sojae HRps = Heterozygous segregating Rps occurrence

4

Stem Canker and Root-Knot Nematode 1 = Resistant 2 = Moderately Resistant 3 = Moderately Resistant– Moderately Susceptible 4 = Moderately Susceptible 5 = Susceptible


Ro Hi lu m Co r

or

lo

ol

t

r

pe

lo

gh

10

9

8

7

6

5

ce

y

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li t

an

bi

pe

Ty

dC

ce

Po

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ei

Ty

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da

Co

tH

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sc

Fl

Pl

ss

St nc

4

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4

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ge

od

er

at

Em

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Ca

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no

re

tN

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Ca

St

no

be

-K

og

em

1

Pu

ot Fr St

BRAND

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

N/A

Int

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

RX2088

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

1

1

Int/Nar

M-T

P

GR

BR

BF

NEW

RX2378*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

2

Int

M

P

GR

TN

IB

LC2384*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

LT W

TN

BR

R2C2394*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

R2C2425*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int

M-T

P

LT W

BR

BL

LC2447*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

2

Int/Bush

M

P

LT W

TN

BL

R2T2440*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

BR

BF

RX2487*

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

3

1

Int

M

P

LT W

TN

BL

NEW

RX2498*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

N/A

Bush

M-T

W

LT W

BR

BL

NEW

RX2578*

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

1

2

Int/Bush

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

R2C2674*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

2

Int/Bush

M

P

GR

TN

IB

NEW

RX2678*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

3

1

Int

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

NEW

RX2708*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

1

2

Int

M

P

GR

BR

IB

NEW

RX2788*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

1

2

Int/Bush

M

W

LT W

BR

BL

RX2817*

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

3

1

Int

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

R2C2875*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

N/A

Int

M-T

P

GR

TN

IB

LC2934*

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

2

3

Int/Nar

M-T

P

GR

BR

IB

RX2978*

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These ratings reflect trends observed in research trials that change with variations in rainfall, temperature, crop production patterns and other factors. Ratings on new soybean varieties are based on limited data and may change as more data is collected.

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Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

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Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

Brand

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LT = Liberty Tolerant LC = Liberty Tolerant with SCN resistance R2T = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield R2C = Roundup Tolerant, Roundup Ready 2 Yield with SCN resistance RX = Roundup Ready 2 Xtend S = STS tolerance

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ALFALFA Going the extra mile isn’t extra to us. Our partnership goes way beyond a handshake or a pat on the back. We’re fully committed to you and the success of your alfalfa crop from day one. That means we’ll work closely with you to select the best genetics for your field — pairing new traits with the latest technologies to give you your very best chance to produce higherquality feed and optimize tonnage. Meeting your expectations? Heck, we’re more interested in beating them.

KEY TAKEAWAYS 1

Choose traits that fit your fields and management.

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Use coated seed to improve stand establishment and seed efficiency.

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Manage in-season.

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Evaluate alfalfa fields by Reading the Stand.

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Harvest and store properly.

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TRAIT SELECTION CROPLAN alfalfa seed offers a variety of traits to fit your production needs. ®

HARVXTRA ALFALFA

ROUNDUP READY ALFALFA

CONVENTIONAL ALFALFA

• Is the most advanced alfalfa today.

• C  ontrols weeds during establishment period for higher yield potential over the life of the stand.

• Is developed through conventional breeding and is not the result of genetic engineering (non-GMO).

• O  ffers the broadest application flexibility. Growers need to wait only five days before grazing or harvest.

• Has excellent alfalfa genetics for high forage quality and excellent yield potential.

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• Modifies lignin content beyond what is possible with conventional breeding. • G  ives farmers the flexibility to maintain current harvest schedules for improved quality or delay harvest for greater yield potential. • C  omes stacked with Roundup Ready Technology for improved weed control and excellent crop safety. ®

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• Is developed with high resistance to several key insects and diseases.

• H  elps deliver a higher percentage of pure alfalfa for more high-quality hay and haylage.

• M  ay be approved for organic hay production when used with OMRI Listed Apex Green coated seed option. ®

USE COATED SEED The most critical time for long-term stand productivity occurs within 30 days after seeding. An excellent coated seed option is GroZone plus ®

Advanced Coating Zn 34% seed. ®

Wet spring conditions can make establishing a stand more difficult. It may be necessary to use Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide ®

protection against multiple races of aphanomyces. Treatment Codes

GROZONE PLUS ADVANCED COATING ZN

Coating Options for CROPLAN Alfalfa

Aids in producing strong, healthy seedlings for high-

GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn 34% plus Stamina

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GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn 34%

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GroZone 8% (Apron XL and Nitragin Gold)

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Apron XL and Nitragin Gold (treated only, not coated)

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Apex Green seed coating

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Ascend plant growth regulator ®

Stamina fungicide ®

Conventional Alfalfa CVS*

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Micronutrient package provides zinc and manganese

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Apron XL fungicide

Roundup Ready Alfalfa

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Nitrogen-fixing rhizobium bacteria

***OMRI Listed for organic use: Artesian Sun 6.3, LegenDairy XHD, Rebound 6XT, Gunner, Nimbus and TrailBlazer XHH. ®

PRACTICE GOOD IN-SEASON MANAGEMENT

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Seeding Depth

• P  lant into a firm seedbed to control seed depth. Planting into a loose seedbed often allows seeds to end up at varying depths, resulting in uneven stands. Avoid surface application unless follow-up packing is performed.

Soil Type

Ideal Seeding Depth

Clay

1/4 to 1/2 in.

• P  lanting rates do not need to be adjusted for coated seed. The planting rate for alfalfa varies from region to region, but generally 18 to 20 pounds per acre is recommended.

Loam

1/4 to 1/2 in.

Sand

1/2 to 1 in.

• S  eed-to-soil contact is crucial. Water must leave the soil particle and enter the seed coat before the tiny seed can germinate. Press wheel drills, cultipackers or other roller-type devices help increase seed-to-soil contact and the number of seedlings that germinate and become established plants.


WEED CONTROL

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Roundup Ready Alfalfa provides alfalfa

Alfalfa requires a neutral soil pH for high production. Take soil and plant tissue tests to monitor

growers with more flexible management

macronutrients and micronutrients.

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strategies. • Direct seed in spring • Spring seed with cover crop • Direct seed in summer/early fall • Control weeds throughout stand life • Plant conventional alfalfa (weed control options vary)

HEALTHY ALFALFA PLANT

STRESSED ALFALFA PLANT

High response or luxury supply of potassium (K), boron (B), sulfur (S) and phosphorus (P)

High soil pH of >7.6 can cause nutrient deficiencies, such as for phosphorus (P), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu)

• P  otassium (potash or K) soil test = 300 lbs or 150 ppm

Low soil pH of < 6.0 can result in poor growth, limit nodulation and require lime

• Phosphorus (P) soil test = 50 lbs or 25 ppm

INSECT AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT blue, pea, cowpea), alfalfa weevils and

Optimum soil pH is 6.8 to 7.2

Poorly drained, compacted soils that contain rock layers or hard pans can cause restricted root growth

leafhoppers. Manage foliar leaf diseases

ALFALFA

Control insects such as aphids (spotted,

and anthracnose.

READING THE STAND Evaluate alfalfa stem density to determine current productivity potential and root health to determine future yield potential. Dig up several plants from different field locations, cut into the taproot and visually assess the plant according to the photo chart below. Stem Density Stand Density (stems/sq ft)

Suggested Action

>55

Stem density not limiting yield

40–55

Expect some yield reduction

<39

Consider replacing stand

Plant Density Period

Plants/sq ft

Within 30 days of seeding

25–30

Fall of seeding year

15–25

1st production year

10–15

2nd production year

6–10

3rd production year

4–6

0 Healthy root

1 S  ome root

2 M  oderate root

4 G  reater than 50%

5 Dead root

discoloration

discoloration and rot

Plant Health Average Root Score

Suggested Action

0–2

Keep stand in production

2–3

Consider replacing stand

3–5

Rotate stand out of production

3 S  ignificant root

discoloration and rot

root discoloration

Source: Alfalfa Management Guide, p. 43. © 2000 by the American Society of Agronomy, Inc.; Crop Science Society of America, Inc.; and Soil Science Society of America, Inc.

HARVEST AND STORE PROPERLY Wheel traffic and compacted soil can reduce yields. Minimize leaf loss from field to storage and minimize shrinkage from storage to feedout. Up to 28 percent of yield can be lost during the harvesting process. Damage resulting from harvest traffic reduces crop regrowth and can cause yield loss. 1

• U  se a forage inoculant for silage and a preservative acid for dry baled hay.

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• M  echanically condition stems and use a wide swath. • M  inimize ash content at harvest. Ash provides no nutritional value and can negatively impact fiber digestibility. For every 2 percent increase in ash over 8 percent, RFQ is reduced by 5 points.

Undersander D. Managing Equipment During Harvest to Minimize Leaf and Yield Loss. In: Proceedings of the 2017 Wisconsin Agribusiness Classic; Jan 10–12, 2017; p 53–55.

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• L  eaves are typically greater than 400 relative forage quality (RFQ) and stems can be less than 100 RFQ.

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CROPLAN + HARVXTRA ALFALFA: YOUR FARM. YOUR GOALS.

ALFALFA

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INCREASED YIELD

With reduced lignin for higher forage quality potential.

Cutting at greater than 30-day intervals is less stressful on stands, may provide additional plant health and stand persistence, and potentially eliminate cuttings.

HarvXtra Alfalfa contains an average of 17 percent higher neutral detergent fiber digestibility (NDFD).

HarvXtra Alfalfa cut at 35 days averaged a 30 percent yield increase over three years.

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FORAGE QUALITY AS MEASURED BY 30-HR NDFD ACROSS MULTIPLE LOCATIONS HARVESTED AT THE SAME TIME

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A flexible cutting window helps you meet your operational goals, leading to increased ROI potential. The option to delay harvest 7 to 10 days lets you choose between higher quality potential or higher yield potential.

FORAGE QUALITY

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YEAR 2

8.9 6.4

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TOTAL

Source: Fall seeded at West Salem, Wis. FGI 3-year trial, 2011–2014.


HIGH-QUALITY BALED HAY

CONVENTIONAL BREEDING FOR FORAGE QUALITY

RR PRESTEEZ

LEGENDAIRY XHD

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 3.2 Winterhardiness: 1.2

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 3.2 Winterhardiness: 1.2

Yield

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Persistence

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Feed Quality

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Grazing Tolerance

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Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Haylage (Regrowth)

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• T hese varieties show an incremental improvement in forage quality when compared to non-selected varieties. • Independent of breeding efforts, fall dormancy (FD) has a significant impact on forage quality. – More dormant cultivars are higher in forage quality. For example, FD3 > FD5.

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• It is important to compare forage quality between varieties of similar fall dormancy.

The LegenDairy line has improved forage quality through three decades of conventional breeding selection

ALFALFA

Management is similar to LegenDairy XHD with added benefit of Roundup Ready trait

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• F or more than three decades, alfalfa breeders have used conventional alfalfa breeding techniques to select for improved forage quality. Varieties developed using this method include the LegenDairy and RR Presteez lines.

Winterhardiness is second to none; great choice for producers in northern growing regions, moves well east to west

FALL DORMANCY/ WINTERHARDINESS

Excellent yield and high digestibility (XHD) with leaf retention and stem quality; ideally suited for 3- to 4-cut baled hay or haylage harvest systems

• F all dormancy (FD) and winterhardiness (WH) are important considerations for alfalfa seed selection.

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Great choice for producers who prefer mixed alfalfa-grass stands

• A higher FD number = higher yield potential. • A lower WH number = more cold tolerance and stand persistence.

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment, or Apex™ Green coating for OMRI Listed organic use, and uncoated seed ®

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KEY

• B reeding and selecting for highest yield potential and persistence provides highly productive stands year after year.

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

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 ata comes from FGI trials comparing HarvXtra Alfalfa with Roundup Ready Technology 2017 FD4 commercial varieties to commercial checks. Trials were seeded in 2013 and harvested D in 2014 and 2015 from Nampa, Idaho; Touchet, Wash.; Boone, Iowa; West Salem, Wis.; and Mt. Joy, Pa. Yield increase is directly correlated to the ability to delay harvest.

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When compared to conventional alfalfa at the same stage of maturity.

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When compared to Roundup Ready alfalfa cut at 28 days.

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HarvXtra Alfalfa with Roundup Ready Technology: In the following states, purchase and use of HarvXtra Alfalfa with Roundup Ready Technology is subject to a Seed and Feed Use Agreement, requiring that products of this technology can only be used on farm or otherwise be used in the United States: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. In addition, due to the unique cropping practices do not plant HarvXtra Alfalfa with Roundup Ready Technology in Imperial County, California, pending import approval and until Forage Genetics International, LLC (FGI) grants express permission for such planting. Forage Genetics International, LLC (“FGI”) is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship (ETS). FGI products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with FGI’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. HarvXtra Alfalfa with Roundup Ready Technology has pending import approvals. GROWERS MUST DIRECT ANY PRODUCT PRODUCED FROM HARVXTRA ALFALFA WITH ROUNDUP READY TECHNOLOGY SEED OR CROPS (INCLUDING HAY AND HAY PRODUCTS) ONLY TO UNITED STATES DOMESTIC USE. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Growers should refer to http://www.biotradestatus.com/ for any updated information on import country approvals. Excellence Through Stewardship is a registered trademark of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready crops contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate. Glyphosate herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Roundup Ready is a registered trademark of Monsanto Technology LLC, used under license by Forage Genetics International, LLC. HarvXtra is a registered trademark of Forage Genetics International, LLC. HarvXtra Alfalfa with Roundup Ready Technology is enabled with Technology from The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc. ®

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MULTI-RACE DISEASE RESISTANCE

ANTHRACNOSE DISEASE

HVX HARVATRON

HVX MEGATRON

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 3.9 Winterhardiness: 2.1

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 4.2 Winterhardiness: 1.7

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

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• It causes yield loss of up to 25 percent. • S usceptible plants have large, sunken ovalto diamond-shaped lesions. • L esions can enlarge to girdle or kill plant. Exhibits a shepherds hook.

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Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

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ANTHRACNOSE IN THE U.S.

Haylage (Regrowth)

Haylage (Regrowth) 1

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Harvest the benefits of superior forage quality potential with the HarvXtra Alfalfa trait

ALFALFA

• It occurs most often under warm, moist conditions.

Persistence

Persistence

3

2

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Great wet-soil-disease resistance; high resistance to aphanomyces root rot races 1 and 2

High resistance to aphanomyces root rot races 1, 2 and 3; multirace anthracnose resistance

Excellent option for 3- to 4-cut hay/haylage harvest system

Choose exceptional forage quality or additional yield potential with a 3- to 5-cut flexible harvest system

Stacked with Roundup Ready Technology for unsurpassed weed control with excellent crop safety ®

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Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health ®

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RR APHATRON 2XT

REBOUND 6XT

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 4.0 Winterhardiness: 1.5

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 4.3 Winterhardiness: 1.5

Yield

Yield

Persistence

Persistence

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Haylage (Regrowth) 4

3

APHANOMYCES ROOT ROT DISEASE • Infects roots; causes stunting, reduced nodulation and poor root development in seedlings. • C ommonly found in soils that are saturated, poorly drained, compacted or have limited water dispersal. • R ace 1 is widely identified throughout the U.S. Race 2 has been found in more isolated areas. Race 3 is a more severe pathogen found in the same areas as race 2, but varieties with high resistance are susceptible to race 3.

Haylage (Regrowth)

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5

4

3

2

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Management is similar to Rebound 6XT with added benefit of Roundup Ready trait

The preferred conventional variety with unmatched disease resistance for wet soil

Excellent disease package; high resistance to aphanomyces root rot races 1, 2 and 3

High resistance to aphanomyces root rot races 1 and 2, resistant to race 3

Designed specifically for the Midwest, East and West, where pockets of aphanomyces root rot disease is a problem

Excellent option for Upper Midwest, East and West, where pockets of aphanomyces root rot disease is a problem

Provides high yield and excellent forage quality potential under a 4- to 5-cut haylage or aggressive hay management system

Growth starts very early in spring with rapid regrowth after each cutting; best-suited for 4- to 5-cut haylage or aggressive hay management systems

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APHANOMYCES ROOT ROT IN THE U.S.

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SEVERE ANTHRACNOSE PRESSURE

Stacked with Roundup Ready Technology for unsurpassed weed control with excellent crop safety ®

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health ®

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Newest variety with the HarvXtra Alfalfa trait that packs harvest flexibility with best-in-class disease resistance

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Yield

Yield

5

• Is a severe stem and crown disease that causes defoliation. Multiple races can be present in late season.

RACE 1 RACES 2 AND 3

Feed quality ratings for HarvXtra Alfalfa are represented on a separate scale than Roundup Ready and conventional alfalfa varieties and are signified with an “H.” Because there is a significant improvement in forage quality, HarvXtra Alfalfa products can only be compared to other HarvXtra Alfalfa products. See page 49 for ratings. ®

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FAST REGROWTH, HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL

HVX DRIVER

RR STRATICA

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 4.0 Winterhardiness: 2.0

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 4.3 Winterhardiness: 2.0

Yield

Yield

Persistence

Persistence

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

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Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Haylage (Regrowth) 5

4

3

2

Haylage (Regrowth) 1

5

3

2

1

Versatile variety with high forage yield potential, fast regrowth and good winterhardiness

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Features a great disease-resistance package for challenging soils from east to west

Good disease package provides exceptional ability to perform well across multiple geographies

ALFALFA

Maximize harvest flexibility; excellent yield or forage quality potential with the HarvXtra Alfalfa trait

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Exceptional ability to perform well across multiple geographies and growing conditions

Great option for 3- to 5-cut flexible hay/ haylage harvest system with quick regrowth after cutting

Ideally suited for a 4- to 5-cut haylage or aggressive hay management system Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health ®

Stacked with Roundup Ready Technology for unsurpassed weed control with excellent crop safety ®

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Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health ®

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RR TONNICA

GUNNER

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: All Fall Dormancy: 5.0 Winterhardiness: 2.0

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: All Fall Dormancy: 4.9 Winterhardiness: 1.2

Yield

Yield

Persistence

Persistence

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Haylage (Regrowth) 5

4

3

Haylage (Regrowth)

2

1

5

Management is similar to conventional Gunner with benefit of Roundup Ready trait

4

3

2

1

Optimize yield and performance potential

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Good disease resistance package allows this variety to move well from east to west

Well-rounded pest resistance package allows this variety to adapt to a wide range of growing conditions for spring or fall planting

Great for baled hay in the Central and High Plains; also excels as haylage in the Midwest and East

Best for the Great Plains, East and southern Midwest

Very early spring growth, fast regrowth and late fall growth; plan for aggressive 5- to optional 6-cut schedules

Very early spring growth, fast regrowth and late fall growth; plan for aggressive 5- to optional 6-cut schedules ®

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment, or Apex™ Green coating for OMRI Listed organic use, and uncoated seed ®

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health

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Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

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HIGH RESISTANCE TO POTATO LEAFHOPPER

RR VAMOOSE

TRAILBLAZER XHH

• S mall, light-green insect (3 mm long) that feeds on alfalfa plants.

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East Fall Dormancy: 3.9 Winterhardiness: 2.1

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, East, Central Fall Dormancy: 4.0 Winterhardiness: 3.0

• F eeding can cause leaf tips to display a V-shaped yellowing.

Yield

Yield

Persistence

Persistence

• M  ost severe feeding occurs in new seedings during the summer months.

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Haylage (Regrowth) 5

ALFALFA

POTATO LEAFHOPPER (PLH) RESISTANCE

4

3

• It is also important to monitor pressure in established stands on 1st, 2nd and 3rd cutting regrowth.

Haylage (Regrowth)

2

1

5

Management is similar to TrailBlazer XHH with added benefit of Roundup Ready trait ®

Performs well in the Upper Midwest and East where high resistance to potato leafhopper (PLH) may be necessary PLH resistance provides improved yield potential, high-quality feed and stand persistence

3

2

PLH resistance offers reduced-spray or nospray options

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn or Apex™ Green coating for OMRI Listed organic use ®

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Scale 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

• F orage yield potential of the new PLH FD 4 varieties is comparable to conventional varieties in the absence of PLH.

Excellent resistance to potato leafhoppers (PLH); improved yield potential, high-quality feed and stand persistence

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1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

• V arieties with glandular hairs have high resistance to PLH.

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Best suited in a 3- to 4-cut hay/haylage harvest system

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health ®

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Great option for the Upper Midwest and East

Outstanding agronomics; PLH resistance offers reduced-spray or no-spray options; best suited in a 3- to 4-cut system

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• S evere infestations will result in stunted plant growth.

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

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• T hese resistant varieties allow for increased management flexibility with an option for reduced insecticide treatment.


NEMATODE RESISTANCE AND SALINITY TOLERANCE

RR SALTIVA

VARIETY PERFORMANCE TESTING IN HIGH-SALINITY SOILS

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Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: North, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 4.8 Winterhardiness: 2.5

• E C values can be correlated to alfalfa salinity tolerance, but we believe there are other environmental factors that need to be considered.

Yield Persistence

• C urrently there are three methods used to determine tolerance. Two methods are assays: germination and forage tests, and the third is the field test.

Feed Quality Grazing Tolerance Baled Hay (Drydown) Haylage (Regrowth) 5

4

3

2

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Excellent pest resistance package; HR to stem nematode and multi-species aphid resistance Superior performance in tough soils with high saline conditions Great for 5-cut intensive hay or haylage harvest systems Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health ®

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• A ctual soils may be saline-high soluble salts in the root zone, sodic-high sodium ion content on soil exchange sites, or alkaline-soil pH that is higher than optimum (pH>8.0). • R R Saltiva is the first variety from the salt breeding efforts to be introduced to the market. • T he soil salinity in trials ranged from 0.5 to 1 mmho/cm, with ESP values ranging from 9 percent to 17 percent, and on SAR range of 2 to 7.

DAMAGING EFFECTS OF NEMATODES

NIMBUS Multifoliate Alfalfa Region: North, West, Central Fall Dormancy: 5.0 Winterhardiness: 2.2

• P arasitic nematodes are microscopic roundworms that can reduce yield and stand life. • S everal species of nematodes have been identified as damaging to alfalfa.

Yield Persistence

• N ematodes live in the soil, surface irrigation water, alfalfa roots and crown tissue.

Feed Quality Grazing Tolerance

• S tem nematodes have been identified throughout most of the West and Plains region to cause significant damage to alfalfa.

Baled Hay (Drydown) Haylage (Regrowth) 4

• S electing varieties from salt breeding nurseries provides more reliably predictable performance potential on-farm.

P OTENTIAL SALINITY CONDITIONS STEM NEMATODE

ALFALFA

First commercial variety selected from our salt breeding nurseries

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STEM NEMATODE AND SALINITY IN THE U.S.

3

2

1

Great performance in tough soils of the West with good salt-tolerance ratings in forage test Exceptional performance in field trials heavily infested with nematodes; high resistance to both stem and northern root‐knot nematode Developed for the Western areas of the U.S. where problematic soils can reduce alfalfa production

• Infested  and injured plants are often predisposed to secondary infection by other diseases. • C ontrol nematodes by planting resistant varieties on clean ground. Cut healthy fields first and infected fields last. • R otate every two to three years with a non-host species such as corn, small grains or beans.

Very high yield potential with optimum production under 5- to optional 6-cut haylage or baled hay harvest systems Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn or Apex™ Green coating for OMRI Listed organic use ®

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SEMI- AND NONDORMANT, HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL

RR 6 SHOT PLUS

ARTESIAN SUN 6.3

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Trifoliate Alfalfa Regions: South, West Fall Dormancy: 6.0 Winterhardiness: N/A

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Trifoliate Alfalfa Regions: South, West Fall Dormancy: 7.9 Winterhardiness: N/A

Multifoliate Alfalfa Regions: South, West Fall Dormancy: 6.0 Winterhardiness: 3.1

Yield

Yield

Yield

Persistence

Persistence

Persistence

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Haylage (Regrowth)

Haylage (Regrowth)

ALFALFA

5

4

3

2

1

5

Next generation of RR Six Shooter line; exceptional semidormant variety maximizes the growing season

4

3

5

1

Excels in the transition region of the High Plains, South and Southwest

Dark-green plant with very high multileaf expression and leaf retention

Very early spring growth, fast regrowth and late fall growth; plan for 6-cut harvest system

Strong stand persistence for intensive harvest management; fast recovery and regrowth after cutting provides excellent yield potential in a 6+ cut system

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Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment, or Apex™ Green coating for OMRI Listed organic use ®

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SUN QUEST

Trifoliate Alfalfa Regions: South, West Fall Dormancy: 8.5 Winterhardiness: N/A

Trifoliate Alfalfa Regions: South, West Fall Dormancy: 9.0 Winterhardiness: N/A

Yield

Yield

Persistence

Persistence

Feed Quality

Feed Quality

Grazing Tolerance

Grazing Tolerance

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Baled Hay (Drydown)

Haylage (Regrowth) 5

4

3

2

5

Stacked with Roundup Ready Technology for unsurpassed weed control with excellent crop safety ®

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health ®

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Aphids are a problem mainly in dry periods. During cool and/or wet periods, aphids are controlled by other predators, parasites and diseases. The most significant predator is the ladybird beetle.

APHIDS IN THE U.S.

4

3

2

1

A high-yield-potential, nondormant conventional variety with excellent pestresistance package

High resistance to spotted alfalfa, pea and blue alfalfa aphid

High resistance to pea, spotted and blue alfalfa aphids; and to stem nematodes; excellent salt-tolerance ratings in germination and forage tests

Great when harvested as dry baled hay, haylage or greenchop; fast recovery after cutting, with excellent stand persistence for numerous cuttings per year ®

Specifically developed for S. Calif., Ariz. and N.M.

BLUE APHIDS SIGNIFICANT LESS PEA APHIDS SIGNIFICANT

Excellent stand persistence for numerous harvests per year

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn

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Flexible harvest management for 5+ cuttings for superior yield or improved forage quality potential

Haylage (Regrowth) 1

Performs well in the Southern and Southwest regions of the U.S.

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APHID PRESSURE

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Excellent nondormant variety with very high yield potential; dark-green plant with excellent leaf retention

KEY

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Strong disease package provides protection to pea and spotted alfalfa aphids and stem nematodes

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RR DESERT ROSE

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High resistance to spotted alfalfa and pea aphid as well as high resistance to stem nematode

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A superior nondormant variety that provides the harvest flexibility of yield or improved forage quality with the HarvXtra Alfalfa trait

Outstanding pest-resistance package; versatile product can move from Western to Southern U.S. semidormant regions

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Haylage (Regrowth)

2

Excellent new option for conventional forage production

Available in GroZone plus Advanced Coating Zn plus Stamina fungicide seed treatment to provide additional early plant health

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Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

Feed quality ratings for HarvXtra Alfalfa are represented on a separate scale than Roundup Ready and conventional alfalfa varieties and are signified with an “H.” Because there is a significant improvement in forage quality, HarvXtra Alfalfa products can only be compared to other HarvXtra Alfalfa products. See page 49 for ratings. ®

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HVX Driver

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3.2 1.2 2

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RR AphaTron 2XT

4.0 1.5 1

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RR Stratica

4.3 2.0 1

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4.8 2.5 1

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RR NemaStar

4.9 2.8 1

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RR Tonnica

5.0 2.0 1

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 Feed quality ratings for HarvXtra Alfalfa are represented on a separate scale than Roundup Ready and conventional alfalfa varieties and are signified with an “H.” Because there is a significant improvement in forage quality, HarvXtra Alfalfa products can only be compared to other HarvXtra Alfalfa products. ®

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Salt Tolerance G = Variety tolerance for germination under high saline conditions in a petri dish F = Variety tolerance for forage growth under high saline conditions as a potted plant in the greenhouse

Note: Field tests are currently being used to select and validate true salt-tolerant varieties. Many soils that are high in salinity also have other problematic conditions. Therefore, germination and forage salt-tolerant ratings may not predict field performance.

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RR Vamoose

CONVENTIONAL ALFALFA

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ALFALFA VARIETY PLACEMENT The map on page 51 can be used to determine which alfalfa varieties are recommended for your area’s climate challenges. Also, use the chart below to place the recommended variety to help manage common diseases and pests in your area, and to match quality to your desired cutting frequency. To view more specific insect and disease information, refer to pages 41, 44 and 46 to 48.

ROUNDUP READY® VARIETIES CONVENTIONAL VARIETIES VARIETIES WITH ADDITIONAL INSECT AND DISEASE RESISTANCE

ALFALFA

HARVXTRA® ALFALFA VARIETIES

YIELD

5-CUT

RR TONNICA

NIMBUS

HR TO STEM NEMATODE

HR TO BLUE ALFALFA APHIDS

RR 6 SHOT PLUS

RR DESERT ROSE

ARTESIAN SUN 6.3

SUN QUEST

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GUNNER

RR SALTIVA

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SALT TOLERANCE

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HR TO STEM NEMATODE

6-CUT

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4-CUT

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This chart is provided as an illustration only. Planting decisions are complex and any implementation of the placement described above is your decision. Because of factors outside of our control, such as weather and product application, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by Winfield Solutions.

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PRODUCT DORMANCY MAP

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Fall dormancy and winterhardiness are important considerations in alfalfa seed selection. This map shows CROPLAN seed varieties that match fall dormancy and winterhardiness zones in various regions of the United States. ®

WINTERHARDY FD2/3 WINTERHARDY FD3/4 WINTERHARDY FD4/5 SEMIDORMANT FD5/6/7 NONDORMANT FD7/8/9

ALFALFA

FLEXIBILITY (YIELD OR QUALITY)

QUALITY

3-CUT

4-CUT

INSECT/DISEASE HR TO APHANOMYCES

RR PRESTEEZ

RR VAMOOSE

RR APHATRON 2XT

LEGENDAIRY XHD

TRAILBLAZER XHH

REBOUND 6XT

HR TO ANTHRACNOSE

HVX MEGATRON

HR TO APHANOMYCES

DORMANT TYPE

HVX HARVATRON

HVX DRIVER

NONDORMANT TYPE

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HR TO POTATO LEAFHOPPER

HVX 840

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Fall dormancy (FD) and winterhardiness (WH): Higher FD number, higher yield potential; lower WH number, more cold tolerant and stand persistent.

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CORN SILAGE Shortcuts. You don’t take them, neither do we. You have questions about how to improve corn silage yield. Together, we’ll find the answers. We partner with you to select Data Proven silage products, diagnose pest problems and figure out your exact plant nutrition needs throughout the growing season. We understand the importance of having the right levels of quality nutrients in the silage you feed your beef and dairy cows. This is good news for you. It’s even better news for your corn silage crop.

KEY TAKEAWAYS 1

Select Data Proven silage products; choose SilageFirst hybrids for high tonnage and high quality potential. ®

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Consider hybrids based on forage nutrition needs.

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Properly harvest and store your crop.

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SELECT DATA PROVEN SILAGE PRODUCTS This scatter graph illustrates yield as tonnage per acre on the horizontal axis and milk per ton

High Quality

as quality on the vertical axis. The lines through the center represent the trial average. • Each year, replicated corn silage trials are planted at nearly 200 Answer Plot locations in the United States. After harvest, data are compiled and summarized over multiple years and locations to provide a performance snapshot.

High Quality, High Tonnage

• Summary data are compiled and computed using the University of Wisconsin MILK 2006 milk-per-ton value, then plotted on a scatter graph to show the relationship between quality and tonnage potential for each hybrid.

QUALITY

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High Tonnage

• For most operations, selection will be based on hybrids in the high-quality, high-tonnage quadrant to ensure optimal production potential. • CROPLAN corn silage hybrids that consistently perform in this high-quality and hightonnage quadrant are marked with the Data Proven logo on pages 52 through 55. ®

CORN SILAGE

TONNAGE

CONSIDER HYBRIDS BASED ON FORAGE NUTRITION NEEDS Considering both nutrient requirements and agronomic factors during hybrid selection is an important risk-management tool for corn silage products. Your nutritionist can determine the parameters for nutrient needs, and your WinField United representative can use Answer Plot data in the R7 Tool to help position each hybrid for ®

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optimal performance based on multiple variables. The CHT function of the R7 Tool uses Answer Plot program data to compare CROPLAN seed ®

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products, as well as seed from other major companies, to see how they are projected to perform in fields like yours. For example, this CHT chart shows how hybrids A, B and C are projected to

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perform at high and low plant populations when compared to the following categories*:

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• Y  ield

• NDFD

• M  ilk per acre

• Starch

*Other categories are available.


HARVEST TIMING AND STORAGE The average farmer loses 15 percent or more of a total corn silage crop yield each year due to dry matter loss at harvest and during storage. Take these steps to help minimize losses and to ensure optimal forage quality at feedout. 1 • Harvest corn silage when the crop is between 63 and 69 percent moisture. • Apply inoculant. • Pack densely with the correct weight. • Cover with two layers of plastic to seal and protect from spoilage.

SILAGEFIRST SEED LINE DELIVERS ®

The SilageFirst seed line of products from CROPLAN seed is specifically designed for high-producing dairy and beef cattle. ®

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There are three types of SilageFirst hybrids. ®

HIGH-ENERGY/HIGH-TONNAGE HYBRIDS

• Leafy stalks are thicker and more digestible, with larger ears to produce more energy.

• T  hese hybrids have more flexibility in harvest and feedout as grain or high-energy/high-tonnage silage when used in combination with leafy and floury-leafy hybrids.

FLOURY-LEAFY HYBRIDS • At feedout, floury-leafy products effectively bridge the gap between the previous year’s corn silage pile and the current year’s feed. Leafy and floury-leafy hybrids may not contain a high level of total starch, but have a softer kernel texture that is easily broken during the chopping, storage and chewing process. This

CORN SILAGE

LEAFY HYBRIDS

• T  hey work well when harvested first and floury-leafy hybrids are harvested last. • T  hese are appropriate for feeding after the 120+ day post ensiling when they reach optimum starch and fiber digestibility. • T  hey provide the energy and tonnage requirements to optimize weight gain for beef cattle.

allows starch to be readily digested for more available energy.

Floury-leafy

FLOURY

High-energy/High-tonnage

FLOURYLEAFY

LEAFY

HIGH-ENERGY/ HIGH -TONNAGE

VITREOUS FLINT

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1

University of Wisconsin, 1980. (http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Silage/S004.aspx)

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93–119 DAY CROPLAN SILAGEFIRST PRODUCT LINE ®

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S3300RR

S4100VT3P/RIB

S4600SS/RIB

Floury-Leafy 93 day

Leafy 101 day

Leafy 106 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD 2

Mod

High

Low

4

3

2

1

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Mod

NDFD (%)

CORN SILAGE

5

1

Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod

Low

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Tonnage (Yield/A)

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

Low

High

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

NDFD (%)

Floury x leafy silage-only hybrid with very high tonnage

Tough hybrid; very adaptable to most soil types and excels with high nitrogen

Leafy top performer at Answer Plot research sites for two years at 106-day maturity

Excellent replacement for DS 93 with higher tonnage, digestibility and agronomics

Tall, white-cob hybrid that does best in medium-high populations

Very tall hybrid with erect, dark-green leaves

White-cob hybrid with large flexed ears that can handle lower populations

Excellent performance for high tonnage and high quality potential

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Large flex ears with soft kernels; best in productive, high-fertility soils

Highly responsive to nitrogen and fungicide applications

S5000 AS3122-EZ

S5700VT2P/RIB NEW

S5900VT2P/RIB

High Energy/Tonnage 110 day

High Quality/Tonnage 117 day

High Energy/Tonnage 119 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD 2

1

Mod

High

Low

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NDFD (%)

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5

4

3

2

1

TONNAGE vs. NDFD Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod

Low

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Tonnage (Yield/A)

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

4

Mod

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

High

Low

Mod

NDFD (%)

High

NDFD (%)

Topped the silage plots for two years for high tonnage and feed value

Top hybrid in silage trials for both tonnage and digestibility

Full-season, very tall temperate x tropical hybrid that can replace 9009

Strong performer with medium-high populations, high nitrogen rates and early planting

Performs extremely well in the Midwest, Southeast, West and Pacific Northwest

Elite full-season silage hybrid with excellent NDFD numbers; beat 7927 by a ton

Keep north of 109-day zone as full-season; best east of Iowa and the Pacific Northwest

Takes heat and stress at a wide range of populations

Strong southern rust tolerance; good for corn-on-corn acres

Adaptable hybrid performs well in less productive, lighter soils and very productive irrigated soils; male of 5976

Needs high rates of nitrogen/manure for optimal yield potential; high response to fungicides

Performs well at medium to medium-high populations and lower-productive ground

KEY

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

TONNAGE/NDFD Ratings 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

5 = L (Low Response) 3–4 = M (Moderate Response)

1–2 = H (High Response) TBD = To be tested in 2018.

See page 54.


130 DAY CROPLAN SILAGEFIRST PRODUCT ®

81–96 DAY DUAL-PURPOSE HYBRIDS

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S7000 CONV

2123VT2P/RIB

2520VT2P/RIB

High Tonnage/Low Starch 130 day

81 day

[RR] 86 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

2

1

5

Mod

High

Low

Mod

NDFD (%)

4

3

2

1

TONNAGE vs. NDFD Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod

Tonnage (Yield/A)

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Low

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

High

Low

Mod

NDFD (%)

Excellent moisture stress tolerance in cool environments with consistent tonnage potential

Strong stress tolerance on heavy and moderate soils

Excellent agronomics and stress tolerance; excels in heat

Excellent emergence with earlier flowering and fast drydown

Excellent roots and drought tolerance

Extremely tall with wide, dark leaves; maximum silage yields

Mostly fixed, girthy ear with good tip fill Caution on fields with Goss’s wilt history

Nice ear flex for low populations Optimum emergence when planted in warm soils

2692AS3011A

3240AS3220A-EZ

3699VT3P/RIB

86 day

92 day

[RR] 96 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD 1

5

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

4

3

2

1

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

High

2

Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod Low

Tonnage (Yield/A)

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

4

Mod

5

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

CORN SILAGE

Very late maturity with tropical germplasm designed for low-starch feed

Hybrid was brought into the silage-only lineup for dry cow rations with very low starch component

High

NDFD (%)

Low

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

Agrisure Artesian trait with excellent tonnage potential that crosses multiple soil types

Same female as 3080 with a male that has better roots and agronomics

Adaptable across all soil types; able to move into low-yield environments

Medium-tall plant with strong stalks; dualpurpose option

Handles both droughty and highly productive fields; keep out of poorly drained soils

Consistent hybrid handles stress well with excellent emergence, roots and stalks

Low response to population allows for success at lower densities

Manage for Goss’s wilt

Moderate response to all RT scores gives versatility for positioning and managing this hybrid

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Acceptable Goss’s wilt tolerance and slower drydown due to girthy cob and tight husk

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100–107 DAY DUAL-PURPOSE HYBRIDS

4099SS/RIB

4819AS3000/GT

4488SS/RIB

100 day

103 day

[VT2P/RIB] 104 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD 2

1

Mod

4

3

2

1

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

High

Mod

High

Low

Mod

NDFD (%)

NDFD (%)

CORN SILAGE

5

Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod

Low

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Tonnage (Yield/A)

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

Solid product from the East to the West; shows consistency in every soil type with high-tonnage potential Late flowering hybrid has excellent roots and seedling vigor for early planting

High

NDFD (%)

Excellent silage product

Best positioned in high-yield environments

Tall plant with medium ear placement and solid agronomics

Solid roots and Goss’s wilt tolerance High response scores to population, nitrogen and fungicide; well-adapted to corn-on-corn acres

Highly responsive to nitrogen fertility

High response to intensive management on population and fertility; can also handle the average acre

Tall hybrid with acceptable stalks

Manage in areas with gray leaf spot and NCLB

5412SS/RIB

4644DGVT2P/RIB

4791AS3111

[VT2P/RIB] 106 day

106 day

[ASGT] 107 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD 2

1

5

Mod

High

Low

NDFD (%)

3

2

1

Mod

Low

High

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

NDFD (%)

Great western hybrid placed on better ground under irrigation

Solid performance across multiple soil types; keep in RM zone

Tall silage hybrid with great late staygreen agronomics

Excellent Goss’s wilt and greensnap tolerance

Excellent emergence and seedling vigor; solid disease package

Tough hybrid; flexed ear able to handle droughty soils and corn-on-corn acres

Responds favorably to additional management; ear flexes to handle variable populations

High-starch hybrid; doesn’t need high populations

Requires moderate or high populations and fits corn-on-corn well

Excellent disease package, including for gray leaf spot and Goss’s wilt

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4

TONNAGE vs. NDFD Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod

Low

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Tonnage (Yield/A)

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

KEY

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

TONNAGE/NDFD Ratings 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

5 = L (Low Response) 3–4 = M (Moderate Response)

1–2 = H (High Response) TBD = To be tested in 2018.

See page 54.


108â&#x20AC;&#x201C;117 DAY DUAL-PURPOSE HYBRIDS

5887VT3P/RIB

6110SS/RIB

5290DGVT2P/RIB

[VT2P/RIB] 108 day

[VT2P/RIB] 110 day

[SS/RIB] 112 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD 2

1

5

Mod

High

Low

Mod

NDFD (%)

4

3

2

1

TONNAGE vs. NDFD Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod

Low

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Tonnage (Yield/A)

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

4

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

High

Low

Mod

NDFD (%)

High

NDFD (%)

Best suited for moderate to low-yield environments

Versatile hybrid; position and manage for high tonnage potential

Medium plant with strong ear flex; excellent drydown and test weight

Medium plant height with strong staygreen and excellent roots

High response to nitrogen, use aggressive fertility

Best positioned at moderate plant populations

Long, slender ear with good tip fill; food-grade quality with excellent test weight; check local markets for approval

Manage stalk quality with medium-low seeding rate; fungicide is recommended

Manage stalk quality with medium-low seeding rate

Optimize yield with nitrogen management and moderate populations High response to fungicide; timely harvest is recommended

5252VT2P/RIB

5370SS/RIB

5789VT2P/RIB

112 day

[VT2P/RIB] 113 day

117 day

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Seedling Vigor

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Drought Tolerance

Root Strength

Root Strength

Root Strength

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Tonnage Potential

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

Milk/Acre

% NDFD

% NDFD 2

1

5

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

Low

4

3

2

1

TONNAGE vs. NDFD Tonnage (Yield/A)

Tonnage (Yield/A)

High Mod

Low

% NDFD 3

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

Low

Tonnage (Yield/A)

TONNAGE vs. NDFD

4

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

High

5

Mod

1

Low

2

High

3

Mod

4

Low

5

CORN SILAGE

Versatile hybrid moves across soil types and yield environments

Low

Mod

High

NDFD (%)

Highly versatile product to move across yield zones

Strong stress tolerance and ear flex for versatile acre placement

Medium height plant with excellent staygreen; solid agronomic package

Excellent stalks and roots with strong test weight and drydown

Tall plant with excellent stalks, roots, staygreen and test weight; great dual-purpose option

Nice ear flex; plant at moderate to low densities; great fit for corn-on-corn acres

Optimize yield with nitrogen management and plant densities

Position at medium-high populations with enhanced nitrogen management

Acceptable disease package; manage with fungicide application

Best-positioned in rotated acres; ear tip back influenced by genetics

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Consistent hybrid across a wide range of soil types and environments

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2123VT2P/RIB*

81

M-T

M-L

FL

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14-18

H

M

H

M

1

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2330VT2P/RIB* [RR]

83

M-T

M

SF

M

16-18

H

M

H

M

2

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2417VT2P/RIB*

85

M-T

M

SF

M

18-20

M

M

M

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2520VT2P/RIB* [RR]

86

M-T

M

FL

M

16-18

M

M

M

M

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2692AS3011A

86

M-T

M

SF

M

16-18

L

M

M

M

3

3

2845SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

89

M-T

M

SF

E

16-18

H

H

L

H

1

1

3146SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

91

M

M

FX

M

18-20

M

M

M

M

1

1

3240AS3220A-EZ*

92

T

M

SF

M

16-18

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

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S3300RR

93

T

M-L

SF

M

16-18

H

1

2

3399SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

94

M-S

M-L

SF

L

16-18

M

M

M

M

2

2

3499VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

94

M-S

M-L

SF

L

16-18

M

M

M

M

1

2

3533VT2P/RIB*

95

M

M

FL

M

16-18

M

L

L

H

2

1

3575SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

95

M

M

SF

M-L

16-18

H

H

M

L

2

2

3699VT3P/RIB* [RR]

96

M-T

M-H

SF

M

16-18

M

H

M

M

1

1

3611SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

96

M-T

M

SF

M

16-18

M

H

L

M

1

1

3795VT2P/RIB*

97

M-T

M-H

SF

M-L

16-18

M

H

M

L

2

2

3899VT2P/RIB*

98

M-T

M-H

SF

L

16-20

H

H

M

M

1

2

4099SS/RIB*

100

M-T

M

SF

L

16-20

H

H

M

M

1

1

4004 CONV

100

M-T

M-H

SF

M

16-18

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

1

3

S4100VT3P/RIB*

101

T

M

SF

M

16-18

M

3

2

4199SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

101

M

M

SF

L

16-18

H

M

M

M

1

1

4242SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

102

M-T

M

FL

M

14-16

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

2

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4975VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

102

M-T

M

SF

M

14-16

H

H

M

H

2

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4819AS3000/GT*

103

T

M-H

FL

M

16-18

M

H

M

M

2

2

4488SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

104

T

M-H

SF

M

16-18

H

H

H

H

3

2

4549SS/RIB* [VT2P/CONV]

105

T

M-H

SF

E-M

16-18

H

H

L

H

1

2

5412SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

106

M

M

SF

M

14-16

M

M

H

M

3

3

S4600SS/RIB*

106

T

M

FL

M

16-18

H

2

2

4644DGVT2P/RIB*

106

M-T

M

SF

M

16-18

M

M

L

H

1

3

5415SS/RIB*

107

T

M-H

SF

M

16-18

H

H

L

M

3

1

4791AS3111 [ASGT]

107

M-T

M

SF

M

16-18

M

M

L

M

3

2

5887VT3P/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

108

M

M

FL

M

14-18

L

H

L

H

3

2

S5000 AS3122-EZ*

110

T

H

SF

M

14-16

H

2

4

6110SS/RIB* [VT2P/RIB]*

110

M

M

SF

M

16-18

M

M

M

M

2

1

5290DGVT2P/RIB* [SS/RIB]*

112

M

M

SF

M

14-16

H

H

L

H

2

3

5252VT2P/RIB*

112

M

M

SF

M

14-18

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

2

2

5277AS3220-EZ*

112

M-T

M-H

SF

E

14-16

H

H

L

H

2

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Plant Height XT = Extra Tall T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

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Ear Height H = High M = Medium L = Low

FL = Flex SF = Semi-flex FX = Fixed

4

Flower Date L = Late M = Medium E = Early

5

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2

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2

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3

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3

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FORAGE SORGHUM More tonnage potential and not an ounce of excuses. You hear a lot of talk about how to improve tonnage. Soon enough, it all starts to sound the same. We know what you want most: bottom-line results. Our job is to get them for you with the right forage sorghum genetics. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s how we deliver the best nutrition, high total plant digestibility, and the specific traits that improve production and quality. We put all of this thinking into a comprehensive, season-long plan thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s long on results and never filled with excuses.

KEY TAKEAWAYS 1

Select the right forage type for your operation.

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Choose a hybrid that has the traits you need.

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P ractice optimal management.

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FERTILITY •  Forage sorghums are commonly grown under stressful conditions and in

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lower-fertility soil. When plants are stressed, nitrogen is stored as nitrate for growth and to sustain the life of the plant.

SEED SAFENER TREATMENT • Helps protect labeled preemergent herbicide applications and some herbicide carryover or residual.

• Stressed plants will not convert nitrate into usable protein, resulting in high concentrations of nitrates in the plant. High nitrates can be toxic if fed to cattle.

• Protects seed against the use of some grass herbicides.

• Sorghums require 1 to 1.25 units of nitrogen per growing day. Apply at a 5:1 ratio of nitrogen to sulfur to help the plant convert nitrogen to protein. • See table on page 65 for appropriate feeding levels.

SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDE TREATMENT • Effective on aboveground insects for roughly 40 days, such as early sugarcane aphid control.

FIGURE 1: NITRATE CONCENTRATION IN FORAGE SORGHUM NITRATES 50

PERCENT CRUDE PROTEIN

Treatment 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7:

No fertilizer 26 lbs. N 52 lbs. N 78 lbs. N 25–10–0–5–1.5 50–20–0–10–3 75–30–0–15–4.5

40 NITRATE LEVEL (PPM)

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Dryland study conducted at Ag Valley Co-op, Norton, Kan. Data analyzed at High Plains Laboratory, Hereford, Texas.

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NITRATE TOXICITY LEVELS IN FORAGES FOR CATTLE Nitrate Ion (%)

Nitrate Nitrogen (ppm)

Recommendations

0.0–0.44

<1,000

Safe to feed under all conditions.

0.44–0.66

1,000–1,500

Safe to feed to non-pregnant animals. Limit use for pregnant animals to 50% of total ration on a DM basis.

0.66–0.88

1,500–2,000

Safely fed if limited to 50% of the total DM ration.

0.88–1.54

2,000–3,500

Feeds should be limited to 35% to 40% of the total DM in the ration. Feeds over 2,000 ppm nitrate nitrogen should not be fed to pregnant animals.

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3,500–4,000

Feeds should be limited to 25% of total DM in the ration. Do not feed to pregnant animals.

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Feeds containing these levels are potentially toxic. DO NOT FEED.

WEED CONTROL Herbicides for forage sorghums are limited to bromoxynil, atrazine, metolachlor or 2,4-D. 1

• There are no postemergence grass herbicides. • Broadleaf postemergence herbicides include 2,4-D bromoxynil and Huskie herbicide. ®

• The best way to control weeds is to start with clean ground and get the crop up and shading the soil as quickly as possible.

FORAGE SORGHUM

• Metolachlor, by itself or in combination with atrazine, is the recommended preemergence herbicide.

POSTHARVEST MANAGEMENT • Minimize storage loss on silage and haylage by using inoculants to drop the pH; cover bunkers with two layers of plastic. Ensiling can reduce nitrates by 30 to 50 percent. 2 • Use acids when making dry hay to preserve leaf quality. Forages high in nitrates should not be used for dry hay.

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FORAGE TRAIT OPTIONS BROWN MIDRIB–6 TRAIT

BRACHYTIC TRAIT

PHOTOPERIOD SENSITIVITY TRAIT

• Excellent forage quality and agronomics

• Shorter stature and high leaf-to-stem ratio due to reduced internode length

• Extended harvest window

• The nutritional value potential is comparable to corn silage

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• Traits available: forage sorghum, sudan hybrid, sorghum x sudan hybrid, pearl millet

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• Excellent standability and tillering • Traits available: forage sorghum, sudan hybrid, sorghum x sudan hybrid

• Remains in the vegetative state until day length falls below the plant’s threshold, when it will enter the reproductive stage • Traits available: forage sorghum, sudan hybrid, sorghum x sudan hybrid


FORAGE SORGHUM (SINGLE-CUT SILAGE) Plant characteristics: Tall plant with a sweet stalk and small grain head with limited regrowth potential.

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Feeding characteristics: Harvest at late-milk to soft-dough stage. Single-cut for silage when plant reaches 67 to 72 percent whole plant moisture; forage sorghums can be harvested after frost in the North for silage.

Soil temp at planting: 60°

HYBRID NAME

MATURITY

HARVEST MANAGEMENT

PRIMARY PLACEMENT

FORAGE QUALITY

FEATURE CHARACTERISTICS

AVERAGE SEEDS PER POUND (X 1,000)

SEEDING RATE

NEW BMR 3211

Early

Single-cut silage

North, East, Central-double-crop

BMR-6, superior quality

Earliest maturing single/double crop; disease resistance, drought tolerance

15.5

60–70K seeds / acre

NEW IQ 3501

Medium

Single-cut silage

South/Southwest, East, West, Central

IQ (improved quality line), high quality

Flexible placement; excellent yield, disease resistance, drought tolerance

15

50–60K seeds / acre

BMR 3631

Late

Single-cut silage

South, East, West, Central

BMR-6, high quality

Brachytic dwarf; salt tolerance, disease resistance, heat stress tolerance

13.5

60–100K seeds / acre

BMR 3211

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Strong yield potential, similar to a lateseason hybrid with excellent standability

Strong disease resistance; moves well to the north and east; excellent option for doublecropping following wheat in the Central Plains region

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Brachytic dwarf forage sorghum with reduced internode length and plant height

Excellent disease and acceptable drought tolerance allow for wide placement across most of the United States

Strong disease resistance, heat and drought stress tolerance; excellent salt tolerance

Avoid overwatering and excessive populations; plants can reach 7 to 8 feet tall

Avoid overwatering and excessive populations; plants can reach 7 to 71/2 feet tall

Recommended seeding rate: 60,000 to 70,000 seeds per acre at 1 to 11/2 inches deep, depending on soil moisture

Recommended seeding rate: 50,000 to 60,000 seeds per acre at 1 to 11/2 inches deep, depending on soil moisture

Moves well into Neb., S.D., Mo., southern Iowa and southern Ill.; great option for double-cropping behind winter wheat in Kan., Okla. and Texas Recommended seeding rate: 60,000 to 100,000 seeds per acre at 1 to 11/2 inches deep depending on soil moisture

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Because of factors outside of Winfield Solutions’ control, such as weather, product application and any other factors, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields, financial performance or profits, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by Winfield Solutions.

KEY

Scale 1 = Excellent 2 = Strong 3 = Acceptable

Hybrid Number System 4 = Manage 5 = Not Recommended

Product descriptions and ratings are generated from Answer Plot trials and/or from the genetics supplier and may change as additional data is gathered. ®

First Number: 1 = Sorghum x Sudan; 2 = Sudan; 3 = Forage Sorghum; 4 = Pearl Millet Second Number: Higher number = later maturing Third Number: 0 = No special features; 1 = BMR; 2 = BMR and photoperiod; 3 = BMR and brachytic; 5 = Conventional dwarf, not a brachytic; 6 = Photoperiod Fourth Number: Sequential

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New IQ (improved quality) conventional hybrid selected for high forage quality and flexibility

New earliest-maturing forage sorghum hybrid in the CROPLAN lineup by 10 days

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SORGHUM X SUDAN (MULTI-CUT OR GRAZING) Plant characteristics: Strong tillering and regrowth ability, which is ideal for multiple harvests with increased tonnage potentials.

Feeding characteristics: Optimal harvest timing is 40 days or 40 inches tall. Dry hay in the Plains, West, South and Southwest; haylage or baleage in the Midwest, East and Southeast. Start summer grazing when plants reach 18 to 24 inches. Remove animals when two nodes are left above the ground.

HYBRID NAME

MATURITY

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PRIMARY PLACEMENT

FORAGE QUALITY

FEATURE CHARACTERISTICS

AVERAGE SEEDS PER POUND (X 1,000)

SEEDING RATE

NEW GREENTREAT 1531

Heads at 50 days

Multi-cut; 40 day /40"

West, Central

BMR-6, excellent quality

Brachytic dwarf; drought tolerance, disease tolerance; fine stem

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20–25 lbs /acre

Heads at 60 days

Multi-cut; 40 day /40"

All

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Brachytic dwarf; moderate disease tolerance

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20–25 lbs /acre

Photoperiod sensitive

Multi-cut; 40 day /40"

South, West, Central

BMR-6, good quality

Photoperiod sensitive; wide harvest window; good disease and drought tolerance

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Excellent new product; superior forage quality of the BMR-6 gene paired with the brachytic dwarf trait shortens internode length for lower cutting height and high leaf-to-stem ratio

Harvest at 40 days or 40 inches, whichever comes first; for grazing, start when plants reach 18 to 24 inches, remove animals when two nodes are left aboveground

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Versatile product for grazing, baled hay or silage with excellent regrowth; decreased stem diameter and improved dry time may be achieved by increasing plant rate, but may increase risk for lodging

Recommended seeding rate: 20 to 25 pounds per acre at 1 inch (by drill is recommended)

SORGHUM X SUDAN HYBRIDS

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Recommended seeding rate: 20 to 25 pounds per acre at a depth of 1 inch (by drill is recommended)

Requires proper harvest management or forage quality will be compromised (40 days or 40 inches); harvest prior to 50 days before head is initiated

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High-yielding product with the BMR-6 gene for excellent warm-season accumulation of highly digestible fiber

Moves well across all growing regions; moderate disease tolerance

Excellent anthracnose resistance and strong drought tolerance

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The brachytic dwarf trait provides shortened internode length and leaf-to-stem ratio greater than 100%

Erect leaves for narrow row planting and sunlight to reach bottom leaves to reduce risk of senescing; dry stalk (about 5% less) paired with fine stems for easy transition into dry hay use

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PEARL MILLET (MULTI-CUT OR GRAZING) Plant characteristics: C4 warm-season annual grass that is small seeded.

Feeding characteristics: Optimal harvest timing is 40 days or 40 inches tall. Good choice for horse feed with lack of prussic acid and high digestibility; good for dry hay areas with high humidity during summer. Start summer grazing when plants reach 18 to 24 inches. Remove animals when two nodes are left above the ground.

HYBRID NAME

MATURITY

HARVEST MANAGEMENT

4611 BMR

Heads at 50 days

Multi-cut; 40 day /40"

PRIMARY PLACEMENT

FORAGE QUALITY

FEATURE CHARACTERISTICS

AVERAGE SEEDS PER POUND (X 1,000)

SEEDING RATE

All

BMR-6, best quality

Leafy, compact plant with superior digestibility; excellent yield and ideal for horses; no prussic acid; sugarcane aphid resistance

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10–15 lbs /acre

SUGARCANE APHID

4611 BMR

• Use a tolerant hybrid. Pearl Millet 4611 is tolerant but will still require monitoring and possibly treatment. Infestations will be at a lower/slower rate than susceptible hybrids.

Regions: All

• Use seed treatment for early sugarcane aphid control.

Yield Disease Tolerance Hay

• Scout early and often; treat as soon as threshold is reached. Spray when 10 percent of the plants are infested with a minimum of 50 aphids on any leaf.

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Excellent forage option with leafy, compact structure; the BMR-6 gene provides best-inclass digestibility

FORAGE SORGHUM

• Plant as early as soil temperature allows. An earlier maturity variety may help avoid late-season infestations.

Drought Stress

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• Avoid use of pyrethroids and other insecticides that are harmful to beneficials (SCA natural enemies include lady beetles, hover fly and green lacewing). Insecticides may cause SCA numbers to increase rapidly.

Extremely uniform in maturing height with high yield potential and quick drydown; ideal for baled hay Resistant to sugarcane aphid; strong disease tolerance and well-adapted for use in all growing areas Great for horses as dry hay or grazing with no prussic acid; harvest at 40 days or 40 inches

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Sugarcane aphid

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Recommended seeding rate: 10 to 15 pounds per acre at a depth of 1 inch (by drill is recommended)

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WINTER CANOLA Getting top yield takes hard work, not guesswork. You work hard to reach the yield you want. We look at local, national and even global data to determine the best way for you to achieve winterhardy canola. We identify seed that is sulfonylurea residual tolerant (SURT ) and has optimal weed control — two critical traits of winter canola that thrives in various cropping systems. All that work is worth it. ®

KEY TAKEAWAYS 1

CROPLAN seed offers two herbicide-tolerant trait system choices.

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Proper row spacing and plant-to-plant spacing are important.

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Practice good nutrient management, especially with nitrogen, sulfur and boron.

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USE CUTTING-EDGE WEED CONTROL CROPLAN seed offers two herbicide-tolerant seed choices. ®

GENUITY ROUNDUP READY WINTER CANOLA ®

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GENUITY ROUNDUP READY WINTER CANOLA WITH SURT (SULFONYLUREA RESIDUAL TOLERANT) ®

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• Strong on cheat, feral rye and other tough grasses. • Optimal control with Class Act NG and InterLock adjuvants. ®

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• R  eview the crop protection history of previous wheat crops. • In field trials, SURT products provide improved crop safety from previous wheat crops with a long-residual sulfonylurea herbicide. ®

• E  xcellent crop safety with Roundup brand agricultural herbicide for in-crop applications.

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• C  anola is susceptible to many broadleaf herbicides with a long residual life.

PLANT AT THE RIGHT POPULATION Low plant densities can cause yield and weed-control problems. Evaluations at Answer Plot trials have led us to recommend a seeding rate of ®

4 to 5 pounds per acre to establish 8 to 12 plants per square foot. In poor planting conditions, however, the seeding rate should be increased. 1 

TIPS ON ROW SPACING • The most common spacing is 6 to 10 inches, which is often higher-yielding. • Plug every other row of the seeder to make 12- to 20-inch rows and increase stand establishment.

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• U  sing a 30-inch planter is another option. However, decreasing the seeding rate to around 4 pounds per acre to reduce crowding can cause a noticeable yield reduction.

7.5-inch rows

15-inch rows

30-inch rows

MONITOR NUTRIENT LEVELS The fertility required for a 2,000-pound canola crop is: • 100 to 130 pounds of nitrogen

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• 100 pounds of potassium

Use caution when applying nutrients at seeding because canola is sensitive to fertilizer salts. Applying nutrients through top-dressing or prior to seeding is the safest method.

• 30 pounds of sulfur

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HYCLASS 115W

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Strong fall vigor; good for less-than-ideal seedbeds

Best winterhardiness in CROPLAN lineup

Strong winterhardiness; excels in Pacific Northwest and Montana

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SUNFLOWER Target your markets and hold nothing back. Sunflower markets vary greatly — from sunflower oil to dehulled sunflowers to the grade of sunflower found in birdseed. We’re experts in each. And we know how to determine the best combination of sunflower seed technology, seeding population, seed placement, tillage method and row spacing that will deliver the results you’re after. We believe a strong, solid partnership is the best way to greater yield rewards and lower risk.

KEY TAKEAWAYS 1

Understand your market options.

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Gain access to new genetics.

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Choose traits designed to manage disease pressure.

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Implement an effective weed-control strategy.

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ACHIEVE YOUR MARKETING OBJECTIVES Sunflower has become a market segmented by grain uses, and any single hybrid might fit one or more market options. Sunflower markets include:

OIL-TYPE SUNFLOWER HIGH OLEIC

NUSUN

Specific oil levels trending above 83 percent oleic based on market requirements.*

Standard for the oil market.

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HULLING

BIRDSEED

All oil types that have proper seed size and ease of shell removal.

Regional markets throughout the United States for all oil types.

ENJOY UNIQUE ACCESS TO NEW GENETICS In late 2016, the WinField United business and Syngenta entered into a license agreement concerning Syngenta sunflower germplasm. ®

This agreement provides the WinField United business with unique access to elite sunflower genetics currently marketed through Syngenta, as well as a first right to certain new genetics. You now have access to new genetic diversity, including a wide selection of high-oleic hybrids, complementing an established CROPLAN

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sunflower seed portfolio bred to optimize yield potential and pest management.

CONSIDER SEED SIZE AND COATING SUNFLOWER SEED SIZE • P  lant-to-plant spacing is important, and seed size can play a role in achieving the correct spacing and population in sunflower crops.

Size 5

ProSize™ 3

PROSIZE SEED COATING ™

ProSize seed coating is available on a number of CROPLAN sunflower ™

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varieties and offers: • M  ore seed size options per variety.

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• C  onsistent seed size, which helps optimize yield potential. • U  niformity in stand establishment. • E  ven growth for better weed, disease and insect management.

CHOOSE THE RIGHT TRAITS DOWNY MILDEW TRAIT • Planting CROPLAN sunflower hybrids with downy mildew resistance is one of the best ways to protect your sunflower crop against all prevalent downy mildew races. ®

DUPONT EXPRESSSUN TRAIT ™

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• CROPLAN sunflower hybrids with the DuPont ExpressSun trait are tolerant to DuPont Express SG herbicide with TotalSol soluble granules. ®

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CLEARFIELD PRODUCTION SYSTEM FOR SUNFLOWERS ®

• T  he Clearfield Production System for sunflowers is produced with conventional breeding for use with Beyond herbicide to control postemergent weeds.

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CONTROL WEEDS BEYOND AND EXPRESS HERBICIDES ®

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• Both traits have advanced yield potential. ®

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Better control of cocklebur, nightshade, lanceleaf sage, smartweed and grasses

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Better control of Canada thistle, lambsquarters and wild buckwheat

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Activity on grass

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Beyond Herbicide

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• T  he Clearfield Production System is tolerant to Beyond herbicide. ®

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Pl P gene = Proprietary gene developed to control all known races of downy mildew.

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Height T = Tall M = Medium S = Short

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Nice seed size for dehulling option

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Medium maturity with excellent stalks and roots

DMR Pl 8; resistant to all common U.S. races of downy mildew

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7111 CL HO

545 CL

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Clearfield Sunflower

Clearfield Sunflower

Clearfield Sunflower

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Oil Content

Oil Content

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Drydown

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Stalk Strength Phomopsis

Stalk Strength Phomopsis

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Strong yield potential at this very early maturity

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Clearfield Sunflower

Clearfield Sunflower

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Excellent phomopsis tolerance Potential to cross into both NuSun and high oleic markets ®

Increased staygreen and slower drydown in cooler environments

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New DMR Pl 15; resistant to all known races of downy mildew

DMR Pl 6; resistant to most common U.S. races of downy mildew

Good hybrid for double-crop planting or later planting in early maturity zones

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Excellent yield potential and disease tolerance

Mid-maturity with strong overall disease package

DMR Pl 6; resistant to most common U.S. races of downy mildew

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NEW Oil Content

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New proprietary DMR Pl P; resistant to all known races of downy mildew

Stable high oleic levels

Strong yield performance under stress conditions

DMR Pl 6; resistant to most common U.S. races of downy mildew

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Downy Mildew Resistance

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Due to factors outside our Pl 6 gene = This gene is resistant to races control, WinField United does  not guarantee oleic levels prevalent before 2009; it is susceptible to races 314, 704, 714, 734 and 774.

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3 P l 15 gene = This gene is exclusive to CROPLAN hybrids and is resistant to all known races of downy mildew.

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Height T = Tall M = Medium S = Short


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Conventional Sunflower

Conventional Sunflower

Conventional Sunflower

Oil Content

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Drydown

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Strong yield potential and high oil content across many environments

Widely adapted, mid-maturity hybrid

Shorter plant with good stalks

Strong yield performance across multiple environments

Excellent stalks provide exceptional standability

Mid-maturity hybrid

Great replacement for 3080

Watch field selection to manage disease risk

Plant at higher populations for best results

Shorter plant height for easy harvest

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Highest oil content in the CROPLAN brand

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INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY Traits include SmartStax corn technology with the broadest spectrum of control for above- and below-ground insects, along with herbicide ®

tolerance. DroughtGard Hybrids are available with risk-manage­ment benefits for corn hybrids facing drought stress. ®

CORN TRAITS

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• Farmers choose their level of insect protection, field by field. • SmartStax RIB Complete corn blend offers the broadest spectrum of aboveand below-ground insect protection with the simplicity and convenience of a singlebag refuge solution. Two modes of action against corn earworm and corn rootworm help optimize yield potential. ®

• Genuity VT Triple PRO RIB Complete corn blend provides advanced above- and below-ground insect protection with two modes of action against corn earworm for increased yield potential and improved grain quality.

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• DroughtGard Hybrids provide farmers with a valuable tool for managing water-deficit risks. ®

• V T Double PRO RIB Complete corn blend contains the first double-stacked trait with dual modes of action against above-ground insects and maximum protection against corn earworm. This extra protection helps increase yield potential while providing the simplicity and convenience of a single-bag refuge solution. ®

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SmartStax technology helps protect corn against ear-feeding insects. ®

BELOW-GROUND CONTROL Below ground, SmartStax technology

THE FIRST SINGLE-BAG REFUGE SOLUTION

combines high-performing Genuity VT Triple

SmartStax RIB Complete corn blend

PRO trait protection with complementary

products are a single-bag refuge solution for

Herculex XTRA rootworm protection. This

farmers — the first of its kind on the market.

unique combination of Bt technologies

With SmartStax RIB Complete corn blend,

provides season-long control of corn

the refuge seed is distributed in the bag

rootworm, a primary pest.

along with seeds containing the SmartStax

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SMARTSTAX RIB COMPLETE CORN BLEND ®

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• It includes a 5 percent structured refuge, the lowest in the corn-growing area. • Roundup Ready 2 Technology and LibertyLink herbicide tolerance provide weed control. ®

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In addition to above- and below-ground insect control traits, SmartStax products

ABOVE-GROUND CONTROL

LibertyLink systems — for unprecedented

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insects by uniting Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins with multiple modes of action from Genuity VT Triple PRO and Herculex . It ®

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stops stalk-feeding insects, such as corn borers, and protects against ear-feeding insects, including western bean cutworm, CENTRAL

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• This corn trait platform is achieved through best-in-class trait integration to help provide the highest level of whole-farm success.

SmartStax technology controls above-ground

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ROUNDUP READY 2 TECHNOLOGY AND LIBERTYLINK TRAITS TOGETHER

corn earworm and black cutworm. This protection has the potential to help improve grain quality.

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include standard-setting weed control — the Roundup Ready 2 Technology and ®

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weed management.

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trait, allowing farmers to plant an entire field with just one product. Farmers in corngrowing areas will no longer need to plant a separate, structured refuge when they use SmartStax RIB Complete corn blend. ®

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• Controls the most above- and below-ground insects.

SMARTSTAX RIB COMPLETE CORN BLEND

• Provides optimal yield protection with two ways to control corn rootworm and corn earworm.

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BRINGING NEW GERMPLASM TO MARKET FASTER SmartStax RIB Complete corn blend ®

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products are developed using best-in-class

• Includes a blend of 95 percent traited and 5 percent refuge seed with no separate, structured refuge required in the corn-growing area.

trait integration that can bypass traditional

• Offers a truly simple refuge-in-a-bag solution — just fill your planter and go.

brands will now be able to better evaluate

slower breeding processes. This allows seed brands to bring new germplasm to market sooner. With all-in-one protection, seed each product’s true performance in the field.

also providing dual modes of action against above-ground pests and a single mode of action against below-ground pests. Genuity

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VT Triple PRO corn also gives farmers in ®

VT DOUBLE PRO RIB COMPLETE CORN BLEND ®

VT Double PRO RIB Complete corn blend ®

cotton-growing areas the opportunity to

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allows you to plant the most traited acres, fencerow to fencerow, with the simplicity

GENUITY VT TRIPLE PRO RIB COMPLETE CORN BLEND

to calculate or plant a separate structured refuge ever again. VT Double PRO RIB ®

Complete corn includes 95 percent traited ®

20 percent, which can help increase farm profitability.

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Years of product testing and research have

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led to Genuity VT Triple PRO RIB Complete ®

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corn blend, which controls a broader spectrum of above-ground insects, such as corn earworm, corn borer and fall armyworm.

blend has 10 percent refuge seed in every

Control of ear-feeding insects with Genuity

bag, which means no more calculating or

VT Triple PRO RIB Complete corn blend

planting a separate, structured refuge, while

can provide higher yield potential and

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improved grain quality.

seed and 5 percent refuge seed. You get all the benefits of the VT Double PRO trait plus

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Genuity VT Triple PRO RIB Complete corn ®

of a single-bag solution. There’s no need

reduce their refuge acres from 50 percent to

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interspersed in every bag.

VT DOUBLE PRO RIB COMPLETE CORN BLEND BENEFITS ®

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• Optimal yield protection with two ways to control corn earworm. • A blend of 95 percent traited and 5 percent refuge seed with no separate, structured refuge required in corn-growing areas. • The truly simple refuge-in-a-bag solution — just fill your planter and go.

GENUITY VT TRIPLE PRO PROTECTS MORE KERNELS ®

NUMBER OF DAMAGED KERNELS PER EAR

the convenience of 5 percent refuge seed,

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87.4% Reduction in Damaged Kernels Over Roundup Ready Corn 2 (non-Bt)

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THE TRULY SIMPLE REFUGE-IN-A-BAG SOLUTION

FIRSTGENERATION TRAITS

NEXTGENERATION TRAITS

RIB Complete is a single-bag refuge solution ®

for farmers. With RIB Complete corn blend, ®

the refuge seed is distributed in the bag along with seeds containing Genuity traits, ®

allowing farmers to plant an entire field with just one product. Farmers in the Corn Belt will no longer need to plant a structured refuge when they use RIB Complete corn ®

20% REFUGE

5% REFUGE

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TRAITS AVAILABLE WITH DROUGHTGARD HYBRIDS ®

DroughtGard Hybrids will be available with the following corn traits:

DROUGHTGARD HYBRIDS

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VT Double PRO corn, VT Double PRO RIB Complete corn blend, ®

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Genuity VT Triple PRO corn, Genuity VT Triple PRO RIB Complete ®

DroughtGard Hybrids are part of a system to help farmers ®

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corn blend and Roundup Ready Corn 2. ®

manage risk by mitigating yield loss due to drought. The system offers farmers improved genetics, agronomic practice recommendations and the drought-tolerant biotech trait. DroughtGard Hybrids can help increase hydroefficiency

ADVANTAGES OF DROUGHTGARD HYBRIDS ®

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under drought stress, which can result in an increased kernel number and reduced frequency of barren plants, providing the opportunity to reduce yield loss in certain drought

• In drought-stress conditions that caused damaging yield losses, comparisons demonstrated a 5-bushel-per-acre performance advantage with DroughtGard Hybrids over commercially available competitive check products. 1 ®

conditions. DroughtGard Hybrids are available for sale in ®

all states.

• Ongoing research indicates that products with the drought-tolerant biotech trait have had more kernels per ear and can use less water during severe drought stress. • DroughtGard Hybrids have the potential to maintain top-end yield in well-watered conditions and provide a valuable tool for managing water-deficit risks. ®

ROUNDUP READY CORN 2 SYSTEM

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fit your system. Designed to work with Roundup agricultural ®

herbicides, the Roundup Ready Corn 2 System provides ®

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POWERFUL PERFORMANCE Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans contain in-plant tolerance ®

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to Roundup agricultural herbicides, allowing farmers to spray Roundup ®

GENUITY ROUNDUP READY 2 YIELD SOYBEANS

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agricultural herbicides on crops from emergence through flowering.

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The occurrence of more three-, four- and five-bean pods per plant

With more three-, four- and five-bean pods, Genuity Roundup Ready 2

is contributing to the increased yields seen with Genuity Roundup

Yield soybeans offer a proven yield advantage over the competition.

Ready 2 Yield soybeans. These soybeans have demonstrated a clear

With more beans per pod and more bushels per acre, Genuity

yield advantage opportunity over the competition by delivering an

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Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans also provide more profit potential. ®

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CUMULATIVE NUMBER OF GENUITY ROUNDUP READY 2 YIELD VARIETIES

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Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. Only commercialized products have been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Excellence Through Stewardship is a registered trademark of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. ®

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B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your Monsanto representative for the registration status in your state. IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: RIB Complete corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. SmartStax RIB Complete corn blend is not allowed to be sold for planting in the Cotton-Growing Area. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements. ®

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Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate and dicamba. Glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Dicamba will kill crops that are not tolerant to dicamba. Glufosinate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glufosinate. Contact your Monsanto dealer or refer to Monsanto’s Technology Use Guide for recommended weed control programs. ®

ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready Technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup brand agricultural herbicides. Agricultural herbicides containing glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. ®

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ACCELERON PROMOTES STRONG EARLY-SEASON GROWTH ®

PONCHO /VOTIVO FOR CORN, SOYBEANS AND COTTON ®

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Acceleron Seed Applied Solutions paired with Poncho /VOTiVO helps ®

ACCELERON SEED APPLIED SOLUTIONS FOR CORN

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protect against seed and seedling diseases and early-season pests.

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Acceleron Seed Applied Solutions help corn seedlings emerge strong ®

by providing superior protection against seed and seedling diseases as well as early-season insects and pests. With protection from Acceleron Seed Applied Solutions at planting, high-yielding seed ®

develop more uniform, vigorous plant stands for high yield potential.

• For corn: Offers a unique biological mode of action for nematode management. Protects against damage from a range of nematode species and early-season insects, from planting through early development. • For soybeans: Can provide the maximum level of protection against seed and seedling diseases; early-season insects; and nematodes, including soybean cyst, reniform and root-knot. • For cotton: Controls early-season insects such as thrips and aphids, and also protects against damage from nematodes, including reniform and root-knot.

Acceleron Seed Applied Solutions for corn guard against a variety ®

of early-season pests, such as wireworms, seedcorn maggots, white grubs, grape colaspis and black cutworms (suppression). Disease protection provides excellent control of tough soilborne and seedborne diseases, including Fusarium, Rhizoctonia and Pythium.

TWO-YEAR PERFORMANCE ACCELERON SEED APPLIED SOLUTIONS FOR CORN ACCELERON SEED APPLIED SOLUTIONS FOR CORN WITH PONCHO /VOTIVO

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• Insect Protection: Protection from early-season pests such as wireworms, seedcorn maggots, white grubs, grape colaspis and black cutworms (suppression).

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• Disease-Fighting Protection: Excellent control of soilborne and seedborne disease, including Fusarium, Rhizoctonia and Pythium.

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ECONOMICAL, CONSISTENT HERCULEX YIELD PROTECTION ®

Herculex Insect Protection technology helps top-performing hybrids achieve their highest performance potential. ®

CROP AND GRAIN MARKETING STEWARDSHIP Dow AgroSciences is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship (ETS). Dow AgroSciences ®

HERCULEX XTRA

HERCULEX I

Herculex XTRA Insect Protection trait

If you don’t need corn rootworm protection,

technology helps top-performing hybrids

Herculex I Insect Protection gives full-plant

achieve their highest performance potential.

protection all season long against European

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Herculex I Insect Protection and Herculex ®

products are commercialized in accordance

protection above- and below-ground. It

Before selecting hybrids for your crop plan, Dow AgroSciences recommends you know

hybrids contain LibertyLink technology,

and understand whether the hybrid you

making them resistant to over-the-top

have chosen is a conventional hybrid, one

applications of Liberty herbicide.

approved for export or one not yet approved

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for export. It is important that you consult

optimal yield potential by combining high-

HERCULEX XTRA AND HERCULEX I ®

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Deliver a Wide Window of Protection

Black cutworm

Herculex XTRA is stacked with LibertyLink ®

Launch Stewardship Policy.

robbing, above-ground pests. All Herculex I ®

RW Rootworm Protection for powerful

guidance and Dow AgroSciences’ Product

corn borer, black cutworm and other yield®

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prior to planting to understand crop requirements and approved corn markets. Any grain or material produced from Bt

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technology, offering the ability to use a cost-

your trait provider’s technical agreements

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effective, alternative weed-control option

First- and second-generation European corn borer and southwestern corn borer

such as Liberty herbicide or a conventional ®

herbicide program. Herculex XTRA is an ®

effective corn insect management trait option

Western bean cutworm

for greater profit potential.

Fall armyworm

necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotechnology traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Talk to your grain handler or purchaser in advance to facilitate appropriate crop and grain or material handling and marketing. For further information about your crop or grain marketing options, contact Dow Agro­Sciences at 877-4-TRAITS (877-487-2487). Information regarding the regulatory and market status of agricultural biotechnology products can be found at biotradestatus.com.

C  orn rootworm is only controlled with Herculex XTRA Insect Protection. ®

Seed products with the LibertyLink (LL) trait are resistant to the herbicide glufosinate ammonium, an alternative to glyphosate in corn, and combine high-yielding genetics with the powerful, non-selective, postemergent weed control of Liberty herbicide for optimum yield and excellent weed control. LibertyLink , Liberty and the Water Droplet logo are registered trademarks of Bayer.

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BREAKTHROUGH AGRISURE TRAIT TECHNOLOGY ®

Agrisure traits deliver corn insect control, water optimization technology and outstanding herbicide tolerance to optimize the yield ®

potential of elite hybrids.

AGRISURE ARTESIAN

AGRISURE ARTESIAN ADVANTAGE ®

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The ear on the Artesian™ corn hybrid (right) exhibits a more robust kernel fill than the

MAXIMIZE YIELD POTENTIAL WHEN IT RAINS AND INCREASE YIELD POTENTIAL WHEN IT DOESN’T.

competitive hybrid (left).

Artesian™ corn hybrids maximize yield potential when it rains and increase yield potential when it doesn’t. Built using scientifically selected genes, this elite class of high-performing hybrids can respond to water stress with multiple modes of action and at virtually any stage of growth — managing gaps in rainfall throughout the season. Artesian™ corn hybrids can help manage the unpredictability of weather and improve yield consistency by converting water Competitor

Agrisure Artesian corn hybrid ®

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to grain more efficiently than other hybrids.

Consult bag tags for E-Z Refuge product herbicide options; only those labeled EZ1 may be sprayed with glufosinate. Agrisure , Agrisure Artesian , Agrisure Viptera , Artesian™ and E-Z Refuge are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. Herculex and the Herculex Shield are trademarks of Dow AgroSciences, LLC. LibertyLink , Liberty and the Water Droplet logo are registered trademarks of Bayer. ®

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AGRISURE VIPTERA AGRISURE VIPTERA TRAIT MORE CONTROL OF MORE INSECTS PERFORMANCE ON FOR MORE YIELD POTENTIAL. WESTERN BEAN CUTWORM ®

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Agrisure Viptera trait stacks provide the ®

most comprehensive corn insect control, reducing insect feeding damage to ears and the subsequent development of molds and mycotoxins. By controlling major leaf-, stalkand ear-feeding corn insects, the Agrisure Viptera trait offers better crop stands and ®

lower levels of disease, resulting in increased yield and profit potential. Agrisure Viptera 3111 ®

Above- and below-ground insect control. Agrisure Viptera 3220 E-Z Refuge ®

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Dual modes of action against above-ground insects, with a 5 percent single-bag refuge. Trait stacks containing the Agrisure Viptera

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trait are also available in combination with Agrisure Artesian technology for maximized

Hybrid with the Agrisure Viptera trait

yield in water-stressed environments.

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ACHIEVE REAL YIELDS WITH THE LIBERTYLINK SYSTEM ®

The LibertyLink trait and Liberty herbicide offer a broad-spectrum weed-control program and an effective resistance-management tool. ®

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Farmers can preserve the value of glyphosate-tolerant crops by rotating them to the LibertyLink trait and Liberty herbicide. ®

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This efficient system is the only alternative crop technology available that maintains the simplicity of glyphosate-tolerant crop systems while controlling a wide spectrum

LIBERTYLINK SYSTEM ®

of broadleaf weeds and grasses, including

LIBERTYLINK SOYBEANS

weeds resistant to glyphosate and other

The LibertyLink system is a simply better solution combining high-performing genetics

herbicide classes.

with excellent weed control for high yield potential. With more than 60 million acres of

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soybeans, corn, cotton and canola now having the LibertyLink trait, growers can spray powerful Liberty , the only working nonselective herbicide to handle tough-to-control and ®

resistant weeds, including Palmer amaranth, giant ragweed, kochia, waterhemp and marestail. 1

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LIBERTYLINK CORN

Every missed weed can impact yield.

The LibertyLink system enables powerful Liberty , the only working nonselective herbicide

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Liberty herbicide is simply better weed ®

control proven to effectively handle tough-to-control and resistant weeds.

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that is effective on tough-to-control grasses and broadleaves, for over-the-top use on over 50 million LibertyLink -enabled corn hybrid acres with Herculex , Genuity SmartStax and ®

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solution built upon high-performing genetics and excellent weed control that delivers real yield.

• O  nly working nonselective herbicide for grasses and broadleaf weeds. 1  • S.T.O.P. Weeds with Liberty application guidelines to best manage tough-to-control and resistant weeds. ®

• S  imple to use, low-risk and nonvolatile chemistry providing peace of mind.

High-performing Genetics + Excellent Weed Control Real Yield

• 9  7% satisfaction rating among growers around the country. With more than 60 million acres of canola, corn, cotton and soybeans enabled with the LibertyLink trait, growers can spray powerful ®

Liberty , now backed by the Liberty Weed ®

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In the real world, missed weeds compromise real yield. The LibertyLink® system is a simply better solution that ensures you don’t lose yield from missed weeds. Choose LibertyLink and Liberty® to maximize real yields with high-performing genetics and superior weed control.

Discover a simply better solution at RealYield.Bayer.com. © 2017 Bayer CropScience LP, 2 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Always read and follow label instructions. Bayer, the Bayer Cross, Liberty, LibertyLink, and the Water Droplet Design are registered trademarks of Bayer. Liberty is not available for use in all states. For additional product information, call toll-free 1-866-99-BAYER (1-866-992-2937) or visit our website at www.CropScience.Bayer.us. CR0217MULTI1C130V00R0

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CROPLAN TRAIT LETTERING FOR CORN HYBRIDS ®

Descriptive hybrid numbering and trait lettering systems are used for CROPLAN corn hybrids. ®

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YieldGard VT Rootworm, Herculex RW, YieldGard VT PRO Corn Borer and Herculex protection, Roundup Ready 2 Technology and LibertyLink ®

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SmartStax RIB Complete Corn Blend; GENSS ®

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Genuity VT Triple PRO ; GENVT3P

YieldGard VT Rootworm and YieldGard VT PRO Corn Borer protection, Roundup Ready 2 Technology

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Genuity VT Triple PRO RIB Complete Corn Blend; GENVT3P

10% RIB, YieldGard VT Rootworm and YieldGard VT PRO Corn Borer protection, Roundup Ready 2 Technology

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VT Double PRO ; GENVT2P

YieldGard VT PRO Corn Borer protection, Roundup Ready 2 Technology

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VT Double PRO RIB Complete Corn Blend; GENVT2P

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Roundup Ready Corn 2; RR2

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DroughtGard VT Double PRO RIB Complete Corn Blend

5% RIB, DroughtGard YieldGard VT PRO Corn Borer protection, Roundup Ready 2 Technology

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Agrisure 3000GT

Agrisure Corn Borer and Rootworm protection, Glyphosate Tolerant and LibertyLink

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Agrisure Artesian 3011A

Agrisure Artesian and Agrisure Corn Borer, Rootworm, Glyphosate Tolerant and LibertyLink

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Agrisure Viptera 3111

Agrisure Corn Borer, Rootworm and Broad Lepidopteran protection, Glyphosate Tolerant and LibertyLink

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Agrisure GT/CB/LL

Agrisure Corn Borer protection, Glyphosate Tolerant and LibertyLink

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CALIBRATE TECHNOLOGIES ®

KNOW THE QUALITY OF YOUR FORAGES Variation in any dairy feeding program can cause underperformance: lost milk production, lower feed efficiency and lower profit potential. Calibrate forage quality tests are designed to reduce the impact of nutrition variation in feedstuffs and allow more value to be obtained from ®

forages, grown or purchased. Calibrate patented forage quality tests are designed to

• Get optimal performance out of lower-quality forages.

• Feed homegrown forages more effectively.

• Determine if forage quality is a limiting factor to milk production.

• Assist in making informed decisions when purchasing hay.

• Provide more peace of mind because better decisions are made with

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• Enable and assist your nutritionist to further improve rations.

available feedstuffs.

• Confidently feed highly digestible forages in the ration and maximize ROI potential.

WITH HIGH- OR LOW-QUALITY FORAGES, CALIBRATE TESTS DELIVER RELIABLE ACCURACY ®

Laboratory analysis can be less accurate when forage quality is not average. In the quality graphs below, the light bars represent where forage and starch digestibility is either high or low. The analysis accuracy of these extremes is financially critical to forage growers and dairy farmers. Calibrate forage quality tests maintain their accuracy as feeds drift toward the extremes. ®

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The only recommended NTR test for HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready Technology ®

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CALIBRATE PATENTED FORAGE QUALITY TESTS OFFER EXCEPTIONAL DIGESTIBILITY INFORMATION ®

Calibrate technology provides forage analysis testing with improved accuracy for forages of all qualities. Designed to eliminate the necessity of ®

an in vitro analysis (wet chem), Calibrate forage analysis tests were developed using in vitro results from over 125,000 samples and 15 years of ®

research, representing a wide range of forage quality from across the U.S. The volume of samples tested and the emphasis on samples of extreme quality (high and low) make Calibrate forage analysis more precise.

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OPTIMIZE FORAGE QUALITY WITH NUTRISAVE FROM KEMIN ®

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BENEFITS OF NUTRISAVE PROGRAM AND PRODUCTS

The NutriSAVE Forage Management System is a complete forage

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management approach to retaining quality in the forages you grow for use in dairy or beef production. The NutriSAVE Forage ®

The minute forages are harvested, the race against time begins.

Management System helps preserve forage quality by reducing shrinkage and spoilage, resulting in better nutrition. The NutriSAVE

The crop quickly deteriorates after cutting, and the quality CROPLAN

system includes management recommendations from harvest to

seed that was so carefully selected can fail to deliver the nutrients

storage and through feeding. The system’s crop- and condition-

expected without proper preservation. Forage quality can have a huge

specific products include the latest technology and are backed

impact on your operation’s profitability and performance. That’s why

by current research and experts in the forage management field.

generating the most value from the forages you grow is important.

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ACID-BASED PRODUCTS • Fresh CUT Plus Liquid Hay Preservative ®

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High-quality forage optimizes productivity and herd health.

KEY FEATURES OF USING NUTRISAVE PRODUCTS ®

• Silage SAVOR Plus Liquid Silage Preservative ®

• Myco CURB Liquid and Dry Mold Inhibitor ®

• Ultra CURB Liquid and Dry Mold Inhibitor ®

• Helps reduce shrinkage and spoilage of dry matter. • Promotes faster fermentation or curing. • Extends aerobic stability at feedout.

INOCULANTS • Kem LAC HD Bacterial Inoculant ®

• Kem LAC LB 500 Bacterial Inoculant ®

• NS-A Bacterial Inoculant

• Supports optimal animal performance.

PROVEN PERFORMANCE WITH NUTRISAVE PRODUCTS AND PROGRAMS

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• NS-5 Bacterial Inoculant ®

Extensive laboratory, university and field trials show that NutriSAVE

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products can outperform other additives. By using the tools and resources available, NutriSAVE programs can help you achieve ®

a greater potential return on your forage investment. For more information about the NutriSAVE Forage Management ®

System, talk with your WinField United representative, or contact Kemin at 800-752-2864 or 515-559-5304.

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PROPER MANAGEMENT PROTECTS TECHNOLOGY’S VALUE Sound management practices and compliance with stewardship requirements will help protect the benefits and value of biotech trait seed technology for future generations.

THINK BEFORE YOU USE BIN-RUN SEED

SOYBEAN AND CANOLA PIRACY

YIELD LOSS

Seed containing a patented trait can only be used to plant a single

Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybean seed outyielded bin-run ®

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Roundup Ready soybeans by 6.1 bushels per acre. 1 ®



CLEANOUT LOSS

commercial crop from which seed cannot be saved and replanted. Examples of seed containing a patented trait include but are not limited to Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans, Roundup Ready ®

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2 Xtend soybeans, Genuity Roundup Ready spring canola and ®

processes for bin-run seed.

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Genuity Roundup Ready winter canola. Additional information and ®

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limitations on the use of these products are provided in the Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement and the Monsanto Technology

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Use Guide. U.S. patents for Monsanto technologies can be found at

Income is lost by selling a bushel of soybeans that is saved

the following webpage: http://www.monsantotechnology.com.

INSECT RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT

for planting the next year.

Insect-protected crops are genetically improved to provide in-plant

HIGH VALUE OF NEW BRANDED SEED

protection against selected insect pests. Beneficial insects are

LATEST TECHNOLOGY

management (IRM) guidelines that must be incorporated by everyone

• Highest-yielding soybean technology available. •M  ore soybean trait products anticipated to come from Monsanto in the next several years. 2 

not affected. To preserve the benefits and insect protection of these technology crops, Monsanto Technology LLC, Syngenta Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences have developed insect resistance purchasing and planting insect-protected crops.

CORN REFUGE OPTIONS The refuge on each farm may be arranged in a number of

• Leading seed treatment options.

configurations. These options offer the flexibility to easily incorporate

CUSTOMER SERVICE

an effective corn refuge into farm operations. Options include the following:

• Dealer agronomic support before and after the sale. • Replant policy support.

• Plant a corn refuge within or adjacent to each traited corn field. • Plant a corn refuge as a block within a traited corn field.

• Convenient packaging and delivery.

RELIABLE GERMINATION AND QUALITY •R  igorously tested for quality and meets U.S. Federal Seed Act requirements.

• Split the planter to alternate at least four consecutive rows of corn refuge with traited corn. • Plant field perimeters or end rows to a corn refuge.

• Free of seedborne diseases. • Properly stored and conditioned. 1

First year results of 2-year protocol study with independent cooperators across 8 locations examining the yield differences of saved Roundup Ready soybeans versus newly purchased Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans. ®

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All refuge configurations require a minimum of four rows. Provided as a summary only. Farmers must read the IRM/Grower Guide prior to planting. SmartStax RIB Complete corn is a blend of 95% traited seed and 5% refuge seed, interspersed within the bag. SmartStax RIB Complete does not require a separate structured refuge in corn-growing areas. ®

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Before opening a bag of seed, be sure to read and understand the stewardship requirements, including applicable refuge requirements for insect resistance management, for the biotechnology traits expressed in the seed set forth in the technology agreement that you sign. By opening and using a bag of seed, you are reaffirming your obligation to comply with those stewardship requirements.


CORN INSECT RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW

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that contains Bt insect-protected corn. There

QUICK COMPLIANCE GUIDE FOR DEALERS AND FARMERS

Perimeter

Minimum of four rows. 3

Adjacent-Field Configuration Examples

REFUGE PLANTING

area and corn product.

In each field, plant your refuge first before

• The Corn-Growing Area

planting any insect-protected corn. This

– 20% required for some Bt products, such as Genuity VT Triple PRO (20 ®

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acres of refuge for every 80 acres of Bt)

will ensure that the minimum refuge size circumstances (e.g., adverse weather) alter your planting schedule and strategy. Use a refuge product that contains no Bt insect-

PRO (5 acres of refuge for every 95

protection traits (e.g., Roundup Ready or

acres of Bt)

conventional corn are acceptable). Growers

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SEPARATE REFUGE CONFIGURATIONS

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Corn borer refuge

must read the IRM/Grower Guide for

• The Cotton-Growing Area – 20% only for SmartStax , Genuity VT ®

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Triple PRO and VT Double PRO (20 ®

Separated by road, path, ditch, etc., but not by another field.

requirement is met should unforeseen

– 5% only for SmartStax and VT Double ®

Strips

Strips

REFUGE SIZE

Plant the correct size refuge for the

In-Field Configuration Examples Perimeter Block

be a minimum of four contiguous rows wide. Block

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Traited corn hybrid

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REFUGE LOCATION

Plant the required refuge within each field

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acres of refuge for every 80 acres of Bt)

Corn borer and corn rootworm stacked hybrid

complete refuge planting requirements. 4

Corn rootworm refuge

TREATMENT

Block

If you need to treat your refuge with a non-Bt foliar insecticide, you may have to treat the Bt technology in a similar manner. ≤ 1/2 mile

Growers must read the IRM/Grower Guide for complete treatment options.

≤ 1/2 mile Strips

Perimeter

≤ 1/2 mile

≤ 1/2 mile

REFUGE REQUIREMENTS FOR BIOTECH CORN PRODUCTS 1, 2 % Non-Bt Refuge SmartStax RIB Complete Corn Blend3 ®

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Configurations

Refuge Location

5% in-the-bag 4

No separate planted refuge is required.

5% in-the-bag 4

No separate planted refuge is required.

DroughtGard Hybrids with VT Double PRO RIB Complete Corn Blend

5% in-the-bag 4

No separate planted refuge is required.

SmartStax Corn3

5% corn-growing areas; 20% cotton-growing areas

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within or adjacent to Genuity SmartStax field; if adjacent, may be separated by a road, path, ditch, etc., but not another field.

Genuity VT Triple PRO Corn

20% corn-growing areas; 20% cotton-growing

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within or adjacent to Genuity VT Triple PRO field; if adjacent, may be separated by a road, path, ditch, etc., but not another field.

VT Double PRO Corn

5% corn-growing areas; 20% cotton-growing areas

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within, adjacent to or within 1/2 mile from VT Double PRO field.

Agrisure Viptera

20% corn-growing areas

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within or adjacent to Agrisure Viptera field; if adjacent, may be separated by a road, path, ditch, etc., but not another field.

Agrisure 3000GT, Agrisure CB/LL/RW

20% corn-growing areas; 50% cotton-growing areas

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within or adjacent to Agrisure 3000GT or Agrisure CB/LL/RW field; if adjacent, may be separated by a road, path, ditch, etc., but not another field.

Agrisure GT/CB/LL, Agrisure CB/LL

20% corn-growing areas; 50% cotton-growing areas

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within, adjacent to or within 1/2 mile from Agrisure GT/CB/LL or Agrisure CB/LL field.

Herculex XTRA

20% corn-growing areas 50% cotton-growing areas

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within or adjacent to Herculex XTRA field; if adjacent, may be separated by a road, path, ditch, etc., but not another field.

Herculex I

20% corn-growing areas 50% cotton-growing areas

Block, Perimeter, Strips, Adjacent

Within, adjacent to or within 1/2 mile from Herculex field.

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WARDEN CX SEED TREATMENT HELPS PROTECT YIELD POTENTIAL FROM THE START ®

Warden CX insecticide-fungicide seed treatment ®

OUTSTANDING DISEASE PROTECTION

DISEASES AND INSECTS CONTROLLED

Warden CX seed treatment contains sedaxane,

Warden CX seed treatment is designed to

a fungicide designed exclusively as a seed

control a broad spectrum of destructive

treatment. Creating strong, healthy root systems,

diseases, including the following:

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it also provides Rhizoctonia protection. Warden CX seed treatment also has a high ®

rate of mefenoxam, providing Pythium and Phytophthora seed and young seedling protection.

Containing three fungicides for multiple modes of action, Warden CX seed treatment can help ®

provide optimal protection against Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Phytophthora and Pythium. With Cruiser insecticide for unmatched defense ®

against seed and foliar-feeding insects, Warden CX seed treatment is the first step ®

toward high yield and profit potential.

WARDEN CX SEED TREATMENT HAS BEEN SHOWN TO IMPROVE PLANT STAND, REGARDLESS OF PLANTING DATE ®

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Warden CX seed treatment features the ®

following crop protection advantages over untreated seed: • Increases plant stands, promotes quick canopy closure and can improve yield potential. • Helps improve root health and provides industry-leading Rhizoctonia protection. • Contains sedaxane, the first fungicide developed exclusively for use as a seed treatment.

ADDITIONAL ADVANTAGES • Incorporates the active ingredient from Cruiser insecticide, the industry standard for seed-applied insect protection, delivering the patented vigor effect (U.S. Patent number 6,753,296).

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Warden CX seed treatment performed well at

• Fusarium

• Pythium

• Phytophthora

• Rhizoctonia

• Phomopsis** • Phytophthora

Warden CX seed treatment is also designed ®

to control a wide variety of destructive insects, including the following: • Aphids

• Seedcorn maggots

• Bean leaf beetles • Grape colaspis

• Threecornered alfalfa hoppers

• Leafhoppers

• Thrips

• Leaf miners

• White grubs

• Mexican bean beetles

• Wireworms

**Suppression only.

2014 WinField United Product Development sites and in a seed treatment trial from The Ohio State University. Data from these trials showed that Warden CX is a premier soybean ®

seed treatment. WARDEN CX TREATED CONTROL* UNTREATED CONTROL ®

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PAIR WARDEN CX WITH AN INOCULANT ®

Help meet the nitrogen needs of soybean crops by adding a microbial inoculant. These symbiotic rhizobia bacteria fix atmospheric nitrogen, improving modulation and boosting plant-available nitrogen.

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*Treated Control: Acceleron (metalaxyl + pyraclostrobin + fluxapyroxad + imidacloprid). Data was not pooled among 6 locations and statistically analyzed for LSD and CV. Source: Bethel, J.D., The 2014 Ohio Soybean Seed Treatment Trial, Ohio State University, 2014. ®

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BU/A

EARLY-SEASON ADVANTAGES

DAMPING-OFF AND SEED ROTS

ROOT ROT

is designed to protect high-value seed from yield-robbing seedling disease and insect pests.

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Because of factors outside of Winfield Solutions’ control, such as weather, product application and any other factors, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields, financial performance or profits, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by Winfield Solutions.


ZINC COATING GIVES SEEDS EARLY-SEASON ZIP Advanced Coating Zn is a seed-applied nutritional source of zinc that enhances corn seeds by improving early seedling vigor and growth. ®

By coating corn seeds with zinc, Advanced Coating Zn helps promote quicker emergence — even in cool, wet conditions — to help ®

establish strong, healthy stands. Advanced Coating Zn applied alone may also improve plantability and reduce the dust-off of other seed ®

treatments. Use rate is 4 to 8 fluid ounces per 100 pounds of seed. Advanced Coating Zn is recommended as an additional zinc application method and is not intended to replace other zinc applications. ®

CORN YIELD DATA 221

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XX% Total Recycled Fiber

PO FP O F XX% Total Recycled Fiber

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