Maizex Production Guide 2024

Success – a purchase of Certified Seed opens the door to opportunities for success: • Quality assurance • Access to new and improved varieties • Efficient use of inputs • New marketing opportunities • It supports the development of new varieties for the future Before opening a bag of seed, be sure to read and understand the stewardship requirements, including applicable refuge requirements for insect resistance management, for the biotechnology traits expressed in the seed set forth in the technology agreement that you sign. By opening and using a bag of seed, you are reaffirming your obligation to comply with those stewardship requirements. Protecting Pollinators: If you use a seed flow lubricant when planting treated seed, PMRA requires the use of a Fluency Agent to reduce dust on insecticide treated seed. Carefully follow use directions for this product.* * Not all planter types require seed flow lubricants; check with your Maizex Seeds representative for more information. Best Management Practices • Control flowering weeds in the field prior to planting so that bees are not attracted to the field for foraging. • Provide pollinator-friendly habitats away from active fields. • Be aware of hive locations and monitor environmental conditions. • Avoid generating dust when handling or loading treated seed. • Ensure proper cleanup and disposal. • Speak to your equipment dealer or manufacturer about the appropriateness of deflector kits for North American vacuum planters. For more information on pollinator health and best management practices for seed-applied insecticides, please visit Maizex Seeds is a participant in the CleanFARMS seed bag collection program which is offered in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes. This program provides an environmentally friendly way to deliver empty seed bags to certified collection sites to divert this waste from landfills or open fires. To take advantage of the program be sure your seed bags are empty and then placed in the plastic collection bag available from certified collection points. Collection bags are accepted free of charge and sent for safe disposal. Varieties with this logo are protected by the Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) Act in accordance with UPOV 91. PBR is in place to increase investment in Canadian plant breeding, which results in new, higher-yielding varieties for Canadian farmers. It is important to understand your obligations when you purchase PBR-protected varieties. For more information visit FieldView™ is a trademark of The Climate Corporation. The FieldView™ services provide estimates or recommendations based on models. These do not guarantee results. Consult your agronomist, commodities broker and other service professionals before making financial, risk management, and farming decisions. Information and recommendations we provide do not modify your rights under insurance policies purchased through our affiliates. More information at disclaimers. Bayer is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Bayer products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Bayer’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. These products have been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from these products 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 these products. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Excellence Through Stewardship. ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. It is a violation of violation of federal 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 products with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. NOT ALL formulations of dicamba, glyphosate or glufosinate are approved for in-crop use with products with XtendFlex® Technology. ONLY USE FORMULATIONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY LABELED AND APPROVED FOR SUCH USES. Contact the Pest Management Regulatory Agency with any questions about the approval status of dicamba herbicide products for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans or products with XtendFlex® Technology. Roundup Ready® 2 Technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate. Products with XtendFlex® Technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, glufosinate and dicamba. Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans contains 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. Glufosinate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glufosinate. Contact your Bayer retailer, refer to the Bayer Technology Use Guide, or call the technical support line at 1-800-667-4944 for recommended Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System weed control programs. Insect control technology provided by Vip3A is utilized under license from Syngenta Crop Protection AG. RIB Complete®, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend®, Roundup Ready 2 Yield®, Roundup Ready®, SmartStax®, Trecepta®, VT Double PRO® and XtendFlex® are registered trademarks of Bayer Group. Used under license. LibertyLink and the Water Droplet Design are trademarks of BASF. Used under license. Agrisure Viptera® is a registered trademark of a Syngenta group company. Used under license. Herculex® is a registered trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC. Used under license. ©2023 Bayer Group. All rights reserved. Respect the Refuge® and Design are registered trademarks of the Canadian Seed Trade Association. Used under license. 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, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans, and XtendFlex® soybeans. Patents for Bayer technologies specifically can be found at the following webpage: Important: Always read and follow label and bag tag instructions; only those labeled as tolerant to glufosinate may be sprayed with glufosinate ammonium based herbicides. Always read and follow label directions. Fortenza Vibrance Cinco is an on-seed application of Vibrance Cinco fungicide seed treatment and Fortenza insecticide seed treatment. Agrisure®, Agrisure Duracade®, Agrisure Viptera®, Callisto®, E-Z Refuge®, Fortenza®, Vayantis®, and Vibrance® are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. Agrisure® technology incorporated into these seeds is commercialized under license from Syngenta Seeds, Inc. HERCULEX® technology incorporated into these seeds is commercialized under license from Dow AgroSciences LLC. HERCULEX® and the HERCULEX® Shield are trademarks of The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) or an affiliated company of Dow. LumianteTM is a trademark of Corteva Agrisciences. Maizex® and Maizex Design® are registered trademarks of Maizex Seeds Inc. 31