Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Seed Treatment Choices for Growers Planting RR2Y Soybean in 2011

In a recent article published in Reuters, "Monsanto making changes amid farmer complaints" by Carey Gillam, Monsanto executive vice president Brett Begemann, indicated that growers will no longer be required to use seed treatments when planting RR2Y® soybean. This change in marketing strategy will effectively give growers the choice in 2011 to use no seed treatment, Monsanto's Acceleron™ seed treatment products or a competitors.