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Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Thu Aug 8, 2013 11:04 AM CDT

CAMDEN POINT, Mo. -- Rules to the weed-management game are about to get more complex. Weed resistance to glyphosate has caused growers and crop protection companies to scramble for new tools and new methods to manage weeds. Monsanto hopes to be first out the box with Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System.

The 2015 growing season now is its target release date -- if regulatory approvals arrive in time. Sounds like a long way off, but the agribusiness giant already is in full education mode for farmers, custom applicators and other interested parties.

The new system has two primary components: 1) ...

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