The Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System – Soybean (South)

The Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System for soybean includes Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybean with both dicamba and glyphosate herbicide tolerance. In addition to the weed control benefits of the system, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean products bring the same level of yield potential and tolerance to diseases that producers have come to expect from Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybean products.



The benefits of the system include the ability to control glyphosate-resistant broadleaf weeds, such as Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, and marestail, along with other broadleaf weeds, such as lambsquarters and velvetleaf, using XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology. XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology provides up to 14 days of soil activity on certain small-seeded broadleaf weeds including Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, and marestail*. The flexibility of application before, at, and after planting is also a benefit in unpredictable weather.

The Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System for soybean provides the ability to tank-mix XtendiMax herbicide with other herbicide products to give the producer the ability to utilize products with different sites of action. Please visit www.xtendimaxapplicationrequirements.com for approved tank-mix partners and nozzles. The EPA label for XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology requires that certified applicators complete mandatory training prior to applying the product. See links below for further information about training and application requirements.

* Always use dicamba with traditional residual herbicides in pre-emergence and post-emergence applications that have different effective sites of action, along with other Diversified Weed Management Practices.

 

Additional Resources

Profitability CalculatorA calculator that provides expert weed management advice is available and provides estimates of profitability for soybean production.

RRXtend Spray App - This is a farmer- and applicator-focused digital tool that provides location-specific weather forecasts, digital record-keeping capabilities, and educational resources related to the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System. The app can be downloaded from the Apple Store and Google Play. More information can be found by clicking here.

Find an Applicator – Find an applicator by clicking here. This site will help locate an applicator in your area. Applicators are being added regularly and can be searched by zip code.

Requirements:

Label - The specific label requirements for XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology should be read and understood prior to use. State-specific details for XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology can be found by clicking here or by checking with your state’s pesticide regulatory agency.

Mandatory Dicamba Training - The EPA label for XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology (a restricted use pesticide) requires that certified applicators complete mandatory training prior to applying the product. To comply with the label and ensure a successful application, register for a dicamba training event in your state. You can find more about dicamba application requirements and in-person training sessions online by clicking here.

Recordkeeping - Certified applicators MUST fill out records within 72 hours of spraying and keep them for a period of 2 years. Recordkeeping forms can be found by clicking here.

Applicators are required to consult www.xtendimaxapplicationrequirements.com no more than 7 days before application for a complete list of nozzles, DRAs, and other herbicides, pesticides, and additives approved for use with XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology. Additionally, to optimize the spray pattern and herbicide delivery within the recommended parameters, applicators need to follow the proper order of mixing herbicides and additives and use proper ground speed, adequate spray pressure, adequate gallons per acre (GPA) delivery, and correct boom height.

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