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Xitavo Soybean Seed’s Remarkable Performance in 2023

Xitavo soybean seed, distributed by BASF Agricultural Solutions, achieved outstanding results in the 2023 FIRST trials
Key Takeaways
  1. Exceptional Performance: Xitavo soybean seed achieved over 14 first-place, 119 top-10, and 403 top-30 finishes in the 2023 Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST) trials.
  2. Variety of Products: Notable products like XO 2282E, XO 2501E, XO 3014E, and XO 3922E showcased diverse strengths, from drought tolerance to high yield potential.
  3. Consistent Success: Xitavo products have secured 42 first-place finishes over three years, highlighting consistent top-tier performance.
  4. WinField United Recognition: Xitavo has been recognized as a National Performer in the WinField United Answer Plot® testing program for three consecutive years.
  5. Innovation and Expansion: Introduction of 10 new soybean seed products for the 2024 season, all offering protection against Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN).

Xitavo soybean seed, exclusively distributed by BASF Agricultural Solutions, has again demonstrated superior quality in the 2023 FIRST trials. This performance is a testament to the rigorous research and development behind Xitavo products, aimed at maximizing yield potential and profitability for American farmers.

The Diverse Product Range
  • XO 2282E: Known for its adaptability across soil types, this product shows early season emergence, vigor, and drought stress tolerance.
  • XO 2501E: Stands out for its high yield potential, especially on productive soils, and has excellent field tolerance.
  • XO 3014E: This variety excels in early maturity group 3, with a medium-tall plant stature and exceptional standability under stress.
  • XO 3922E: Recognized for its high yield potential across various soil types and flexibility in seeding rates.
Continued Excellence

Marc Hoobler, Canola and Soybean Agronomy Lead at BASF, emphasized the consistent top-ranking performance of Xitavo in these trials, demonstrating the brand’s commitment to delivering quality seeds.

Recognition and Expansion

The Xitavo brand’s recognition in the WinField United Answer Plot® testing program further cements its status as a leader in the field. Additionally, introducing ten new products for the 2024 season, all tailored to provide SCN protection showcases BASF’s ongoing commitment to innovation in agricultural solutions.

About BASF Agricultural Solutions

This division of BASF focuses on helping farmers achieve sustainable agricultural practices through innovative products and solutions. Their work includes seeds, crop protection, soil management, and digital farming technologies. BASF Corporation, part of BASF SE, is a global leader in chemicals and agricultural solutions, dedicated to combining economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.

About MS Technologies

MS Technologies LLC is a prominent provider of trait, technology, and soybean genetics, featuring a broad portfolio of in-house traits and technologies.

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