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1. Agrisure® 3000GT

  1. Characteristics
    1. High-performance triple stack offering exceptional corn borer and corn rootworm control, combined with tolerance to both glyphosate herbicides, including Touchdown® brand herbicides, along with glufosinate (Liberty® and Ignite®) herbicides.
  2. IRM Stewardship Requirements
    1. All Agrisure insect-protected hybrids need a refuge plan. For hybrids containing Agrisure 3000GT, a Common Refuge is the simplest way to meet the refuge IRM requirements.
    2. Common Refuge Requirements
      1. A minimum of 20% of field corn acres must be planted to a corn refuge that does not contain a Bt technology that controls corn borer and/or corn rootworm.
      2. If you are in a cotton-growing region, you must plant a minimum of 50% refuge (cotton-growing states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and portions of Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia).
      3. The Common Refuge must be planted within or immediately adjacent to Agrisure 3000GT corn fields.
    3. Additional requirements apply. For complete details and requirements regarding your refuge, please see the Agrisure Traits Stewardship Guide at: http://www.agrisuretraits.com/assets/Traits/GS-178%20Stw_Gd_5.pdf
  3. Availability in Canada and/or US -- Both

2. Agrisure CB/LL/RW

  1. Characteristics
    1. Delivers superior corn borer and corn rootworm control plus control of glyphosate-tolerant volunteers in corn-on-corn rotations.
  2. IRM Stewardship Requirements
    1. All Agrisure insect-protected hybrids need a refuge plan. For hybrids containing Agrisure CB/LL/RW, a Common Refuge is the simplest way to meet the refuge IRM requirements.
    2. Common Refuge Requirements
      1. A minimum of 20% of field corn acres must be planted to a corn refuge that does not contain a Bt technology that controls corn borer and/or corn rootworm.
      2. If you are in a cotton-growing region, you must plant a minimum of 50% refuge (cotton-growing states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and portions of Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia).
      3. The Common Refuge must be planted within or immediately adjacent to Agrisure CB/LL/RW corn fields.
    3. Additional requirements apply. For complete details and requirements regarding your refuge, please see the Agrisure Traits Stewardship Guide at: http://www.agrisuretraits.com/assets/Traits/GS-178%20Stw_Gd_5.pdf
  3. Availability in Canada and/or US -- Both

3. Agrisure GT/CB/LL

  1. Characteristics
    1. Combines the convenience of tolerance to either glyphosate herbicides, such as Touchdown® brand herbicides, or glufosinate (Liberty® or Ignite®) herbicides, along with exceptional corn borer resistance.
  2. IRM Stewardship Requirements
    1. A minimum of 20% of field corn acres must be planted to a corn refuge that does not contain a Bt technology that controls corn borer.
    2. If you are in a cotton-growing region you must plant a minimum of 50% refuge (cotton-growing states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and portions of Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia).
    3. The corn borer refuge must be placed within ½ mile of corn hybrids with Agrisure GT/CB/LL.
    4. Additional requirements apply. For complete details and requirements regarding your refuge, please see the Agrisure Traits Stewardship Guide at: http://www.agrisuretraits.com/assets/Traits/GS-178%20Stw_Gd_5.pdf
  3. Availability in Canada and/or US -- Both

4. Agrisure GT

  1. Characteristics
    1. Provides outstanding tolerance to in-crop applications of glyphosate-based herbicides including Touchdown® brand herbicides while offering growers a full range of assurances and the freedom to choose their preferred glyphosate brand.
  2. IRM Stewardship Requirements - NA
  3. Availability in Canada and/or US -- Both

5. Agrisure CB/LL

  1. Characteristics
    1. Provides excellent control of European corn borer and other damaging insects plus control of glyphosate-tolerant volunteers in corn-on-corn rotations.
  2. IRM Stewardship Requirements
    1. All Agrisure insect-protected hybrids need a refuge plan. For hybrids containing Agrisure CB/LL/RW, a Common Refuge is the simplest way to meet the refuge IRM requirements.
    2. Common Refuge Requirements
      1. A minimum of 20% of field corn acres must be planted to a corn refuge that does not contain a Bt technology that controls corn borer.
      2. If you are in a cotton-growing region you must plant a minimum of 50% refuge (cotton-growing states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and portions of Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia).
      3. The corn borer refuge must be placed within ½ mile of corn hybrids with Agrisure CB/LL.
    3. Additional requirements apply. For complete details and requirements regarding your refuge, please see the Agrisure Traits Stewardship Guide at: http://www.agrisuretraits.com/assets/Traits/GS-178%20Stw_Gd_5.pdf
  3. Availability in Canada and/or US -- Both

6. Agrisure GT/RW

  1. Characteristics
    1. Proven protection from corn rootworms plus the convenience of glyphosate tolerance.
  2. IRM Stewardship Requirements
    1. All Agrisure insect-protected hybrids need a refuge plan. For hybrids containing Agrisure CB/LL/RW, a Common Refuge is the simplest way to meet the refuge IRM requirements.
    2. Common Refuge Requirements
      1. A minimum of 20% of field corn acres must be planted to a corn refuge that does not contain a Bt technology that controls corn rootworm.
      2. The corn rootworm refuge must be placed within or adjacent to corn hybrids with Agrisure GT/RW.
      3. The corn rootworm refuge may contain corn hybrids that control corn borers such as Agrisure CB/LL.
    3. Additional requirements apply. For complete details and requirements regarding your refuge, please see the Agrisure Traits Stewardship Guide at: http://www.agrisuretraits.com/assets/Traits/GS-178%20Stw_Gd_5.pdf
  3. Availability in Canada and/or US -- Both

7. Agrisure RW

  1. Characteristics
    1. The Agrisure RW trait delivers proven protection from Northern, Western and Mexican corn rootworms.
  2. IRM Stewardship Requirements
    1. All Agrisure insect-protected hybrids need a refuge plan. For hybrids containing Agrisure CB/LL/RW, a Common Refuge is the simplest way to meet the refuge IRM requirements.
    2. Common Refuge Requirements
      1. A minimum of 20% of field corn acres must be planted to a corn refuge that does not contain a Bt technology that controls corn rootworm.
      2. The corn rootworm refuge must be placed within or adjacent to corn hybrids with Agrisure RW trait.
      3. The corn rootworm refuge may contain corn hybrids that control corn borers such as Agrisure CB/LL hybrids.
    3. Additional requirements apply. For complete details and requirements regarding your refuge, please see the Agrisure Traits Stewardship Guide at: http://www.agrisuretraits.com/assets/Traits/GS-178%20Stw_Gd_5.pdf
  3. Availability in Canada and/or US -- Both

Important: Always read and follow label instructions before buying or using these products. Agrisure® and Touchdown® are registered trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. Ignite® and Liberty® are registered trademarks of Bayer.

Monsanto Traits

YieldGard® Corn Borer hybrids contain an insecticidal protein from Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t.) that protects corn plants from specific lepidopteran insect pests. The YieldGard Corn Borer trait delivers whole-plant, full-season protection against European corn borer.

 

 

It's the best of both combined into one: European corn borer protection combined with proven crop safety and great weed control in the Roundup Ready® Corn 2 System. YieldGard® Corn Borer not only protects against European corn borer but many other insect pests as well. The Roundup Ready Corn 2 System provides outstanding crop safety and more flexibility which means no matter what your spray program is, the Roundup Ready Corn 2 System fits the way you farm.

 

Roundup Ready Corn 2 contains in-plant tolerance to Roundup agricultural herbicides. Growers are provided excellent crop safety and full yield potential, with applications made up to and including the eight leaf stage. The Roundup Ready® Corn 2 System provides outstanding crop safety and more flexibility which means no matter what your spray program is, the Roundup Ready Corn 2 System fits the way you farm.

 


The YieldGard VT TripleTM trait provides European corn borer protection in the Roundup Ready® System with a powerful, more consistent barrier of protection against corn rootworm than ever before. With VecTran™ trait-insertion technology, new YieldGard VT Triple delivers more consistent insect protection. Combine that with the unsurpassed weed control of the Roundup Ready® 2 Technology System, and you’ve got a triple-stacked package that maximizes yield protection for today’s top-performing hybrids.