GOLDEN HARVEST NEWS: Exclusive genetics, high-demand trait platforms anchor all-new soybean lineup
First-ever Gold Series soybeans offer farmers more choices to diversify their operations and manage risk while maximizing yield potential
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., USA, July 20, 2021 – To help farmers achieve the highest yield potential, Golden Harvest is launching its first-ever Gold Series, a line of soybeans that feature exclusive genetics in high-demand trait platforms. Available for the 2022 season, the new lineup includes Enlist E3® soybeans and XtendFlex® soybeans.
Gold Series soybeans include exclusive genetics from Syngenta Seeds, which has one of the longest-running soybean breeding programs in the United States. Syngenta Seeds’ elite pool of exclusive genetics enables Golden Harvest to offer farmers many of the industry’s highest-yielding and leading defensive soybean varieties with flexibility in herbicide trait choice. The diversity of the Gold Series portfolio provides farmers with tailored solutions for their challenges.
“We’re thrilled to launch our first line of soybeans with exclusive Syngenta Seeds genetics,” said Stephanie Porter, Golden Harvest soybean product manager. “Our Gold Series soybean varieties offer farmers not only choice of trait platforms, but also choice of genetics. More choice means farmers have more ways to manage risk and diversify their operations.”
The 34 new Gold Series varieties range in relative maturity from 0.09 to 5.7 and combine Syngenta’s high-performing germplasm with in-demand traits for maximum soybean yield potential.
- 12 varieties include the Enlist E3 soybean trait platform with tolerance to three herbicide modes of action: 2,4-D choline, glyphosate and glufosinate.
- Three varieties offer Sulfonyl-Urea Tolerant Soybeans (STS®) herbicide tolerance and may increase tolerance to ALS-inhibitors, allowing higher application rates on select herbicides.
- 22 varieties include the XtendFlex soybean trait platform, offering tolerance to dicamba, glyphosate and glufosinate.
- Two varieties offer STS herbicide tolerance.
In addition to the 34 Gold Series exclusive soybean products, Golden Harvest will also offer five new Enlist E3 soybean varieties, for a total of 39 new soybean products for the 2022 season.
The Gold Series lineup looks to continue and expand upon the strong performance for which Golden Harvest® soybeans are known. In 2020, Golden Harvest soybeans secured two “1st Place” finishes, 24 “Top 3” finishes and 70 “Top 10” finishes in the F.I.R.S.T (Farmers Independent Research of Seed Technology) trials.
“Farmers can count on the new soybean products to maximize yield potential as Golden Harvest soybeans are proven performers,” Porter said. “Golden Harvest soybeans undergo rigorous performance testing, and the Gold Series soybeans are specifically bred and selected for the Golden Harvest soybean portfolio. Our commitment to research and development has enabled us to create a portfolio of soybean solutions that puts our farmers’ yield potential first.”
To learn more about the Gold Series and discover which varieties are right for your fields, visit www.goldenharvestseeds.com/gold-series.
The Golden Harvest portfolio is available from Golden Harvest Seed Advisors, who combine high-yielding seed options with local agronomic knowledge and deliver a Service 365 year-round commitment to doing whatever it takes to yield results for farmers. To find a local, independent Seed Advisor and gain more information on Golden Harvest corn and soybeans, visit GoldenHarvestSeeds.com.