About

MS Technologies is dedicated to leading the way in trait and technology innovations for improving the future of farming. Through collaborations with other parties, our portfolio has been leveraged to develop new technologies in support of growers as they enter the next era of farming. We strive to cultivate traits that help achieve higher yields while maintaining our commitment to the principles of farming.

Company History

2004

MS Technologies is founded in West Point, Iowa, providing the industry with access to a pool of elite, high-yielding germplasm.

2007

MS Technologies announces a collaboration with Bayer to develop and commercialize LibertyLink® soybeans.

2009

As a result of its collaboration with MS Technologies, Bayer introduces LibertyLink® soybeans, providing farmers with an option for superior over-the-top non-selective weed control in soybeans with no yield lag or drag.

2012

MS Technologies announces a collaboration with Dow AgroSciences to develop Enlist E3 soybeans. This technology, featuring tolerance to glyphosate, glufosinate and 2,4-D, will become the industry’s first three-way gene stack in soybeans.

2013

MS Technologies announces a collaboration with Bayer to develop Balance GT (working name FG72), an all-new soybean performance system featuring tolerance to glyphosate and isoxaflutole (Balance® Bean).

Looking Forward

Balance GT is expected to be available for planting in the United States and Canada in 2017, pending regulatory approvals.

Enlist E3, a triple-stacked tolerant soybean trait, is expected to be released, in upcoming years.