Genuity tours to feature Monsanto’s latest technology

These events highlight the latest advances in biotechnology, breeding and agronomic practices that can help farmers increase productivity and yield opportunity.

Monsanto Company’s latest trait technologies for corn, soybeans and cotton will be on display in fields across the United States this summer at Genuity Technology Showcase Tours.

These events highlight the latest advances in biotechnology, breeding and agronomic practices that can help farmers increase productivity and yield opportunity.

“Genuity Technology Showcases have proven to be valuable experiences for farmers, seed dealers and other industry members to see firsthand the benefits of Genuity biotechnology traits, as well as preview future trait innovations in Monsanto’s research-and-development pipeline,” said Genuity Corn Trait Marketing Manager Matthew Kirkpatrick. 

“They demonstrate the advantages these traits can provide where it matters most — in that person’s farming area.”

This season, more than 60 sites across the Corn and Cotton Belts will again feature products and agronomic practices that will include:

Corn Belt Technology Showcase Tours

• GenuitySmartStax RIB Complete technology and Genuit VT Double PRO RIB Complete, which is pending EPA registration. Genuity RIB Complete products contain both insect-protected and refuge corn seed in a single bag. A separate refuge is not required, except in cotton growing regions.

• The reduced refuge products:

• Genuity SmartStax corn.

• Genuity VT Double PRO corn.

• Genuity VT Triple PRO corn

• Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans.

• Acceleron seed treatment products for corn and soybeans.

• Disease control and plant health benefits of fungicide use, with products such as Headline AMP. 

• Weed management.

• Corn plant population, demonstrating alternative planting configurations like twin or 20-inch rows.

• Genuity pipeline products, including:

• Drought tolerance in corn.

• Dicamba tolerant soybeans.

Cotton Belt Technology Showcase Tours

• Genuity Bollgard II cotton and Genuity Bollgard II with Roundup Ready Flex cotton.

• GenuityRoundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans.

• Reduced refugeGenuity VT Triple PRO corn and Genuity VT Double PRO with corn earworm protection.

• Acceleron seed treatment products for corn, soybeans and cotton.

• Disease control and plant health benefits of fungicide use, with products such as Headline AMP. 

• Weed management.

• Corn plant population, demonstrating alternative planting configurations like twin rows.

• Drought-tolerant cotton, a pipeline technology.

Genuity trait technologies are designed to play a key role in helping farmers maximize their yield potential and profitability, while also producing and conserving more to help meet growing global demand for food, fuel and fiber.

Farmers who wish to participate in a Technology Showcase tour should contact their seed rep or agronomist for information about tour locations and schedules.

To learn more about our business and our commitments, please visit www.monsanto.com.

 

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