Proven Results: Seed Treatments Work!

Matt moore feature imageData from 2022 clearly show the value of seed treatment. Latham® SoyShield® Plus powered by Vayantis® outperforms competitive checks by a wide margin.

Gary Geske conducted seed treatment trials throughout Latham Country in conjunction with our Elite Trials for Latham brand corn and soybean products. These trials included several competitor seed treatment formulations and individual ingredients.

SoyShield Plus showed the most robust protection against early-season insects and diseases, including Pythium and Phytophthora. A combination of proven SoyShield seed treatment and picarbutrazox (PCBX), SoyShield Plus provides flexibility for spring planting by minimizing the risk of replant (and the associated costs) while giving your soybeans the strongest possible start to the season.

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In fact, SoyShield Plus has been the top-performing fungicide/insecticide treatment in our research trials for two years running! The addition of Saltro for Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) and Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) protection was the top-performing seed treatment overall in the trial.

Benefits of Saltro

Saltro provides superior protection from SDS without adding additional signs of plant stress, including phytotoxicity, stunting, reduced plant stands, susceptibility to pests or weather, or reduced plant growth above and below ground.

In addition to industry leading SDS protection, Saltro provides strong protection against Soybean Cyst Nematode. Adding Saltro to SoyShield Plus provides the best plant protection in the marketplace. In our own research, Saltro out-performed the competition with an 80% win rate! Learn more about soybean seed treatment options.

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