Research and development, partnerships and digital solutions continue to be at the forefront for Syngenta Crop Protection. “We continue to be committed to innovation and helping bring products that make farmers better at what they do,” Vern Hawkins said at a media summit.
The lyrics of a Grateful Dead song, “What a long, strange trip it’s been,” could best sum up the past few years and the impacts continue turning toward 2023. Jeff Cecil, Syngenta Crop Protection marketing head, kicked off a media summit with a look at hot topics and trends in ag.
Switching to Enogen corn silage in dairy rations can increase feed efficiency. “We found you get on average about a 5% increase in feed efficiency,” said Chris Cook, head of Enogen for Syngenta Seeds.
Six students recently received 2022 Accelerating a Generation Syngenta Scholarships. These students, who are acquiring degrees focused on agricultural pursuits, will each receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Dairy Management Inc. has hired Lori Captain as executive vice president of global sustainability strategy, science and industry affairs.
The Star in Agriculture Placement award will be presented during the Stars over Illinois ceremony June 15.
Syngenta Crop Protection’s Seedcare business is unveiling Victrato, a novel technology with a powerful combination of nematode and disease control for growers looking to increase the quality and yield of their crops and support the long-term health of their soil.
Thirty years ago, an Iowa farmer was forced by circumstance to seek an alternative way to till his fields. That decision made out of necessity delivered unexpected economic, soil health and yield rewards for Wayne Fredricks.
Adding nutrition on the planter and spoon-feeding the plants throughout the season provided the highest soybean yield and a top three return on investment in Precision Technology Institute trials in 2021.
Agronomists at Golden Harvest recommend three corn management practices to maximize yield potential.
As farmers prepare for the 2022 season, the Golden Harvest agronomy team recommends three research-backed corn management practices that can maximize yield potential: optimizing corn seeding rates, implementing narrow row spacing and enhancing nutrient management.
The National Farm Machinery Show returns to Louisville Feb. 16-19, allowing the farming and agribusiness industry to learn about the latest equipment updates, explore new technology and prepare for the spring planting season.
The weed seed bank is one place where nobody wants to see their accounts grow. “Unlike your bank account, you can’t withdraw the weed seed bank deposits that are made. You can’t change that. A net-zero deposit would be great,” said Blake Miller, a Syngenta agronomic service representative.
This is one bank where less is more. “One question growers have to ask themselves — what is my risk for not having good weed control this year?” said Chad Threewits, Syngenta agronomic service representative for Indiana.
Students studying agriculture have a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship and a donation to the charity of their choice through the 2022 Accelerating a Generation Syngenta Scholarship Program.