Stewardship Guidelines & Conditions
Please Note: The ratings in charts, variety characteristics and management tips are to be used as guidelines only. The limitations of warranty and liability on each bag of seed are part of the terms of sale. Weather and field conditions may vary from area to area.
Terms of Sale: The following provisions are part of the terms of sale. Buyer intends to purchase seed solely for producing a grain or forage crop, and that the seed, or any product from the seed, shall not be resold or used as seed. Buyer agrees that purchase of this seed does not give any rights to use the seed for research purposes. Buyer acknowledges that failure to adhere to this provision would substantially damage the supplier/developer who has a substantial investment in this seed product.
Management Requirements: For Traited corn, growers should refer to the trait providers Technology Use Guide for information on crop stewardship regarding the potential movement of pollen to neighboring crops. Know Before You Grow® is a registered service mark of National Corn Growers Association. For more information call 1-866-SELL-CORN or contact 1st Choice Seeds at 1-888-715-6613.
Limitations of Warranty and Remedy: Ratings and related description given on this piece are derived from field trials during past growing seasons. Crop yields and quality are influenced by many conditions beyond the Company’s control and therefore cannot be warranted by either the Company nor the distributor or dealer. Denzler Seeds, Inc.; 1st Choice Seeds warrants that the seeds are as described on the tag attached to the bag, subject to tolerances established by law. THE FOREGOING EXPRESS WARRANTY EXCLUDES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE DESCRIPTION THEREON. By acceptance and use of any seed purchased from the Company, Buyer agrees that the Company’s exclusive liability and the Buyer’s exclusive remedy for any claim whether as to products delivered or for non- delivery of products, shall be limited in all events to a return of the purchase price of the seed. In no case shall the Company be liable for consequential, incidental, special or indirect damages resulting from the use or handling of the seed. Crop yields and quality are due to so many causes and conditions beyond the Company’s control that neither the Company nor the distributor or the dealer can warrant yield or quality.
Corteva: Seeds containing the Enlist, Herculex and PowerCore traits are protected under numerous US patents. Seeds containing patented traits can only be used to plant a single commercial crop and cannot be saved or replanted. You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the following documents in effect at the time of planting of this seed: (i) the Technology Use Agreement and (ii) the Product Use Guides for all technologies in this seed, including the Herbicide Resistance Management (HRM), and Use requirements detailed therein (www.corteva.us/Resources/trait-stewardship.html).
To plant Enlist, Herculex and PowerCore seed, you must have a limited license from Dow AgroSciences LLC (or other appropriate affiliates). In consideration of the foregoing, Dow AgroSciences grants to the Grower the limited license to use its technology to produce only a single commercial crop in the United States under the terms and conditions set forth in the Technology Use Agreement in effect at the time of planting of this seed.
Always read and follow herbicide label directions prior to use: Enlist™ products contain the Enlist trait that provides crop safety for use of labeled over-the-top applications of glyphosate, glufosinate and 2,4-D herbicides featuring Colex-D® technology when applied according to label directions. Following burndown, the only 2,4-D containing herbicide products that may be used with Enlist™ crops are products that feature Colex-D technology and are expressly labeled for use on Enlist crops. 2,4-D products that do not contain Colex-D technology are not authorized for use in conjunction with Enlist products. Enlist corn contains genes that confer tolerance to 2,4-D and –fop herbicides. 2,4-D and -fop herbicides will damage or kill crops that are not tolerant to 2,4-D or -fops.
Enlist E3™ soybean seeds containing the Enlist™ trait can only be used to plant a single commercial crop. It is unlawful to save and replant Enlist E3™ soybeans. Additional information and limitations on the use of these products are provided in the Dow AgroSciences Technology Use Agreement and Enlist™ Soybean Product Use Guide. U.S. patents for Dow AgroSciences technologies can be found at the following webpage: www.corteva.us/Resources/trait-stewardship.html.
Dow AgroSciences is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Dow AgroSciences products are commercialized in accordance with ETS product launch stewardship guidance and Dow AgroSciences Product Launch Stewardship Policy. No crop or material produced from this product can be exported to, used, processed or sold across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. For further information about your crop or grain marketing options, contact DAS at 877-4-TRAITS (877-487-2487). Information regarding the regulatory and market status of agricultural biotechnology products can be found at: www.biotradestatus.com.
Enlist E3™ soybeans were jointly developed by Dow AgroSciences LLC and MS Technologies, LLC. ®™ Enlist, Enlist E3, the Enlist E3 logo, and Colex-D are trademarks of The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) or an affiliated company of Dow. Excellence Through Stewardship is a registered trademark of Excellence Through Stewardship.
SEED PIRACY STATEMENT: Seed containing a patented trait can only be used to plant a single commercial crop from which seed cannot be saved and replanted. Examples of seed containing a patented trait include but are not limited to Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. Additional information and limitations on the use of these products are provided in the Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement and the Monsanto Technology Use Guide. U.S. patents for Monsanto technologies can be found at the following webpage: http://www.monsantotechnology.com
Bayer: Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. This product has been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Excellence Through Stewardship.
ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. It is a violation of federal and state law to use any pesticide product other than in accordance with its labeling. NOT ALL formulations of dicamba or glyphosate are approved for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. ONLY USE FORMULATIONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY LABELED FOR SUCH USES AND APPROVED FOR SUCH USE IN THE STATE OF APPLICATION. Contact the U.S. EPA and your state pesticide regulatory agency with any questions about the approval status of dicamba herbicide products for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans or cotton with XtendFlex® Technology.
B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your seed brand representative for the registration status in your state.
DroughtGard® Hybrids with RIB Complete® corn blend the refuge seed may not always contain DroughtGard® Hybrids trait.
IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: RIB Complete® corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements.
Roundup Ready® 2 Technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate. Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate and dicamba. Glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Dicamba will kill crops that are not tolerant to dicamba. Contact your seed brand dealer or refer to the Monsanto Technology Use Guide for recommended weed control programs.
DroughtGard®, RIB Complete®, Roundup Ready 2 Technology and Design™, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend®, Roundup Ready 2 Yield®, Roundup Ready®, SmartStax®, Trecepta® and VT Double PRO® are trademarks of Bayer Group. Herculex® is a registered trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC. LibertyLink® and the Water Droplet Design® is a trademark of BASF Corporation. Respect the Refuge and Corn Design® and Respect the Refuge® are registered trademarks of National Corn Growers Association.
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