Fungal diseases in corn, like tar spot, are advancing. “It’s out there. I would say Illinois had tar spot from north to south this year,” said Phil Krieg, Syngenta Agronomy service representative based in Southern Illinois.
Tar spot, a relative newcomer to the Corn Belt’s disease lineup, is changing the way that growers and agronomists look at fungicides on corn.
To be a star, you have to have a great supporting cast. For soybean plants, fungicides play that role.
A data-driven digital tool which calculates the estimated value of crop protection investment will be available for farmers in 2022.
There’s a dividing line in Illinois that has nothing to do with baseball or football. It deals with disease.
Higher commodity prices change the questions around soybean yields. “Ask yourself, ‘what am I giving up if I don’t do everything to maximize my yields this year?’” said Chad Threewits, Syngenta agronomy service representative for Indiana.
After a mixed bag of weather and moisture conditions, corn and soybean fields in Northern and central Illinois are off and running.
The pressure was on Trivapro®, the Syngenta fungicide with three active ingredients, to prove itself straight out of the gate.