LibertyLink Advantage

The Proven Solution

The newest trait technology is not always the one that offers the most yield potential or has the best weed control. LibertyLink® is proven to be the simply better solution providing superior weed control, high-performing genetics, application convenience and peace of mind.

See how LibertyLink compares to other systems in the market:

Soybean Yield Comparison

LibertyLink Delivered a 2+ bu/A Advantage vs Asgrow RR2Xtend

 

Soybean Herbicide Trait System Comparison

  LibertyLink® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® Roundup Ready 2 Xtend®
System Yield
Performance
PROVEN
across resistant and non-resistant acres
PROVEN IF
planted on non-resistant acres
UNPROVEN System
in commercial environment
Weed Control

CONTROLS BROADLEAF
AND GRASSES

• Excellent, broad spectrum control

• No known resistance in row crop

Controls grasses and non-resistant broadleaves

• 90M+ resistant acres

• 16 glyphosate resistant weeds confirmed in US, several weeds pending

Controls broadleaves ONLY, NO grass control

• 2 confirmed dicamba resistant weeds

Convenience and Peace-of-Mind SIMPLE TO USE,
LOW-RISK
and non-volatile chemistry

Increasing COMPLEXITY
due to resistant weeds

• Cross-resistant Site of Action (SOA) is growing

• Limited effective post control options

• PPO effectiveness is decreasing

COMPLEX, volatile chemistry and MORE RISK of off target movement

• 110-220’ buffer restrictions

• No spray if forecasted rain in 24 hours

• Restrictive wind speeds during application

• Sensitive crop damage and yield loss

• Unknown approval of tank mixes

• Mandated nozzle



LibertyLink, The Simply Better Solution


 

LibertyLink® Asgrow® RR2Xtend®
Seed Price $57 $71
Herbicide Cost $45 $47
• Residual $15 $15
• Early/Mid Post (Liberty vs Xtendimax + Roundup Powermax) $15 $16
• Mid/Late Post (Liberty vs Xtendimax + Roundup Powermax) $15 $16
Additional Application Costs $0 $20
Dicamba Applicator Liability Premium (2 applications @ $3 per application) $0 $6
• Additional Application Costs due to tankmix restriction (2 applications @ $7 per application) $0 $14

Additional Xtend Risk Cost
• Insurance Liability
• Tank Cleanout Concerns
• Sensitive Crop Yield Loss

NA  

Additional Xtend Complexity Cost
• Buffer Management
• 24 hr Rain Restriction
• Tank Mixes

NA  

TOTAL SYSTEM COST DIFFERENCE

 

$36+

Additional
Risk & Complexity +
2+ bu/A Yield Drag


* Based on third-party and industry sources. The numbers included are for example purposes only. Please talk with your local retailer and seed company to determine costs in your local area.

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