The net return was calculated for each observation a plot , thereby allowing calculation of a standard deviation and coefficient of variation CV of net returns. Thinking about saving seed?
University soybean breeders also see growing demand for non-GMO soybeans. All Rights Reserved. Increases in commodity and food-grade non-GMO Grain buyers report that acreage increases are expected for both generic commodity non-GMO soybeans and specialty food-grade varieties. Today the first generation of the Roundup Ready Soybean technology is off patent in the United States. Coefficients of variation for individual plots were approximately 0.
Farmers can request a license to save seed from a RR1 soybean variety, and if granted, then would be able to save seed to plant in fields owned or operated by that farmer or for sale to other farmers. This website provides United States growers with information about patents, new varieties and traits, saved seed, and what happens next.
Subscribe Name. RR2Y soybean varieties have been rapidly replacing the RR1 varieties in the marketplace. Both of these traits are protected under applicable trait patents in the U.
Stronger intellectual property rights in the seed sector are associated with higher yield growth. Email Address. Therefore, a risk-averse producer would only plant saved RR1 seed.
Commercial RR1 seed was used in 2012, while saved seed from unreplicated plots was used in 2013 and 2014. Production costs were calculated for both RR1 and RR2Y production systems for each year of the three-year experiment.
When you plant your seed for the 2014 growing season, check with your supplier to learn what your options are at that time. Additional information and limitations on these products are provided in the Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement and the Monsanto Technology Use Guide. Farm and Ranch.