MONSANTO STEWARDSHIP AND PATENT INFORMATION
Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. Certain products have been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product 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 this product. Growers should refer to http://www.biotradestatus.com/ for any updated information on import country approvals. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Biotechnology Industry Organization.
B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your Monsanto representative for the registration status in your state.
IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: RIB Complete® corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend is not allowed to be sold for planting in the Cotton-Growing Area. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements.
DroughtGard® Hybrids with RIB Complete® corn blend the refuge seed may not always contain DroughtGard® Hybrids trait.
ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR USE ON PESTICIDE LABELING. IT IS A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL AND STATE 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 Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. ONLY USE FORMULATIONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY LABELED FOR SUCH USES AND APPROVED FOR SUCH USE IN THE STATE OF APPLICATION. XTENDIMAX® HERBICIDE WITH VAPORGRIP® TECHNOLOGY AND IN CROP USES MAY NOT BE APPROVED IN ALL STATES. Contact the U.S. EPA and your state pesticide regulatory agency with any questions about the approval status of dicamba herbicide products for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. 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. Contact your Monsanto dealer or refer to Monsanto’s Technology Use Guide for recommended weed control programs. Acceleron®, DroughtGard®, Genuity®, RIB Complete and Design®, RIB Complete®, Roundup Ready 2 Technology and Design®, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend®, Roundup Ready 2 Yield®, Roundup Ready®, Roundup®, SmartStax and Design®, SmartStax®, VaporGrip®, VT Double PRO®, and XtendiMax® are trademarks of Monsanto Technology LLC. LibertyLink and the Water Droplet Design® is a registered trademark of Bayer. Herculex® is a registered trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC. Respect the Refuge and Corn Design® and Respect the Refuge® are registered trademarks of National Corn Growers Association. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
SEED PIRACY: 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 Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans, and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. Additional information and limitations on the use of these products are provided in the Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement, the Monsanto Technology Use Guide, and 2017 Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® Soybean Technology Use Guide Supplement. U.S. patents for Monsanto technologies can be found at the following webpage: http://www.monsantotechnology.com
LIMITATION OF WARRANTIES & DAMAGES: ARMOR SEED and DEALER warrant, to the extent of the purchase price, that seed is as described on the bag and on the tag attached thereto, within recognized tolerances. ARMOR and DEALER give no other WARRANTY, expressed or implied, of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS of the seed for any particular purpose, nor any warranty against loss due to any cause, including environmental conditions, soil conditions, chemicals or farming practices, or the response of the seed to any such conditions. Neither ARMOR nor DEALER shall be liable for incidental or consequential damages, including loss of profits. LIABILITY for damages for any cause, including breach of contract, breach of warranty and negligence, with respect to the sale of seed, is LIMITED to the purchase price of the seed. THIS REMEDY IS EXCLUSIVE. Purchaser accepts these terms unless he returns the seed within fifteen days for refund of the purchase price. Armor Seed has utilized standard industry isolation and purity procedures in the production of conventional seed products. Because of contamination factors beyond the company’s control, Armor Seed cannot warranty or represent that Armor seed products are free of genetically modified organisms.
ARMOR SEED PURCHASE AGREEMENT: Supplier represents, and Purchaser hereby acknowledges, that Supplier is engaged in the business of developing and supplying for sale various varieties of seed. Supplier has a substantial investment in the development and production of this Seed, and in the use of the subsequent production of the Seed herein sold. Supplier has expended substantial effort in developing a market for seed marketed by Armor Seed. Supplier has existing contractual relationships with other purchasers and growers for the sale of seed from Armor Seed and expectations of additional contracts for sale of seed from Armor Seed in the future.
In consideration of the foregoing, and in consideration of the Seed herein sold, Purchaser hereby acknowledges and agrees that the production from the Seed herein sold will be used only for feed or processing, and will not be used or sold for seed, breeding or any variety improvement purposes. Purchaser acknowledges Supplier’s proprietary interest in the use of subsequent production from the Seed herein sold, and agrees it would be a violation of this Agreement to allow the subsequent production of the Seed herein sold to be used to create a seed variety or seed product from said production, which may be used for seed purposes by individuals or entities other than Armor Seed. Purchaser agrees and acknowledges that any use of the Seed herein sold, which is forbidden by this Agreement, will constitute a misappropriation of the personal property of Armor Seed, and will therefore result in a breach of this Agreement. Purchaser agrees that Supplier may bring an action to recover damages as a result of the breach of this Agreement, along with reasonable attorney fees and costs associated with any action commenced in regard thereto. Purchaser further agrees that the exclusive venue for any dispute arising under this Agreement or in connection to any breach thereof shall be in the federal or state courts for Cross County, Arkansas and hereby irrevocably consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.
Purchaser agrees and acknowledges that any use of the Seed herein sold, which is forbidden by this Agreement, will damage Supplier’s legitimate expectation of future sales of seed, and any use of Seed from Armor Seed in violation of this Agreement will constitute an attempt to intentionally injure or destroy Supplier’s prospective business expectations in future sales of seed from Armor Seed.
Purchaser agrees and acknowledges that any use of Seed from Armor Seed in violation of this Agreement will cause substantial damage to Armor Seed, and that if subsequent production of the Seed herein sold is used to create a seed variety or seed product, substantial damage to Armor Seed for all seed varieties or seed products thereby created will be caused. This Agreement shall not limit any other rights, legal or equitable, that the Supplier has but shall be accumulative.
NOTICE OF REQUIRED ARBITRATION: Under the seed laws of several states arbitration, mediation or conciliation is required as a prerequisite to maintaining a legal action based upon the failure of seed to produce as represented. The consumer shall file a complaint along with the required filing fee (where applicable) with the Commissioner/Director/Secretary of Agriculture, Seed Commissioner, or Chief Agricultural Officer within such time as to permit inspection of the crops, plants or trees by the designated agency and the seedsman from whom the seed was purchased. A copy of the complaint shall be sent to the seller by certified or registered mail or as otherwise provided by state statute.
OTHER TERMS & CONDITIONS: Armor Seed assumes no responsibility for independent Armor Dealer’s verbal and/or written claims, promises, warranties or actions which are contrary to Armor’s normal operating policies.
LibertyLink® The LibertyLink® system is a simply better solution combining high-performing genetics with excellent weed control on tough-to-control and resistant weeds for high yields that deliver. With more than 60 million acres of soybeans, corn, cotton and canola now having the LibertyLink trait, growers can spray powerful Liberty,® the only working nonselective herbicide to handle tough-to-control weeds, including Palmer amaranth, giant ragweed, kochia, waterhemp and marestail.
Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Always read and follow label instructions. Bayer (reg’d), the Bayer Cross (reg’d), Liberty®, LibertyLink® and the Water Droplet Design (reg’d) are trademarks of Bayer. Liberty is not registered in all states. For additional product information call toll-free 1-866-99-BAYER (1-866- 992-2937) or visit our website at www.BayerCropScience.us
Seeds containing the LibertyLink® trait are protected under multiple U.S. patents and may be planted only to produce one (1) commercial crop, and only after signing a Bayer Grower Technology Agreement. It is illegal to save or catch seeds containing the LibertyLink trait for use as planting seed or for transfer to others for use as planting seed.
Syngenta® Important: Always read and follow bag tag and product label instructions before buying and using Syngenta products. The instructions contain important conditions of sale, including limitations of warranty and remedy. Caution: Do not spray E-Z Refuge products with glufosinate ammonium based herbicides, including Liberty® herbicide. Agrisure® is a trademark of a Syngenta Group Company.
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