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The 2018 Season

On October 13, 2017, the EPA announced enhancements to our XtendiMax® with VaporGrip® Technology product label that will help farmers have even more success with the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System in 2018. The updates, which were voluntarily proposed by Monsanto and are supported by the EPA, include:

  • Now designated as a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP)
  • Mandatory annual applicator training
  • Expanded record keeping

We are taking a variety of steps to help our customers use this weed management system successfully in 2018. Monsanto's on-going commitments and achievements include:

  • To date, public and private sectors have trained more than 90,000 farmers and applicators. Monsanto has trained more than 25,000.
  • Distributed more than 1,000,000 label-compliant spray nozzles to customers at no cost
  • Setup the 1-844-RR-XTEND technical support call center as a resource for applicators
  • Launched the new RRXtend Spray App to help customers avoid problematic weather​
  • Offered free flags to mark Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System fields

For more on what to expect in 2018, visit

An Open Letter to Our Farmer-Customers: Continuing to Prepare for the 2018 Season, by Robb Fraley

The days are growing longer - which means soybean planting for the 2018 growing season is only a few weeks away in parts of the United States. 


Monsanto Launches App to Help Growers and Applicators Successfully Apply XtendiMax Herbicide

RRXtend Spray App Gives Users Precise Weather Forecasts Digital Record Keeping And Additional Resources. The RRXtend Spray App is a grower- 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.


Monsanto Collaborates with Adjuvants Unlimited to Develop Sprayer System Cleaner

Novel Cleaner Will Benefit Growers Utilizing XtendiMax® Herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology in 2018. Monsanto Company announced today that it has collaborated with Adjuvants Unlimited, LLC to develop the first-ever agricultural sprayer system cleaner designed to deactivate dicamba.


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