FMC Corporation Extends Authority® Brand Herbicides Partnership with Monsanto within Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) and Monsanto Company announced today an expanded agreement to continue their participation in the Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions platform. The exclusive agreement includes FMC's Authority® brand sulfentrazone herbicides, and adds FMC's Capture® LFR® insecticide as a soil-applied insecticide for corn in the Monsanto recommendation platform as a qualifying brand.
When launched, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ Soybeans will be the first biotech-stacked soybean trait with tolerance to both dicamba and glyphosate. The patented Roundup Ready 2 Xtend trait is built upon the high-yielding Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybean trait technology. FMC's Authority herbicide brands provide broad-spectrum control of weeds on a wide range of soil types, geographies and weed conditions. The Authority® herbicide brand platform utilizes several premixes to provide pre-emergence weed control included within Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions.
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