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We are investing in solutions that meet the needs of potato growers today and in the future. From seed treatments to postharvest products, we continue to be a strong partner throughout the growing season.

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Featured potato products

Seed Treatments

CruiserMaxx® Potato: Pairs a liquid insecticide and fungicide with an exclusive drying agent

CruiserMaxx® Potato Extreme: Combines three modes of action with an exclusive drying agent for complete protection

Herbicides

Boundary® 6.5 EC: Provides early-season grass and broadleaf weed control with resistance management

Reglone®: Protects harvest quality for optimal yield by eliminating troublesome vines and weeds

Insecticides

Agri-Mek® SC: Serves as the standard for psyllid and Colorado potato beetle control

Besiege®: Provides rapid knockdown and long-lasting residual control of key insect pests

Fulfill®: Suppresses psyllids and offers extended aphid protection

Fungicides

Anticipated Soon:  Elatus: Dual modes of action for comprehensive soil-borne disease control

Quadris®: Delivers excellent root and tuber protection in-furrow

Quadris Top®: Provides a robust combination of two powerful active ingredients

Ridomil Gold® SL: Offers systemic activity to protect potatoes from soil and foliar yield robbing diseases

Stadium™: Protects yield and quality from silver scurf and Fusarium dry rot during storage

 

Potato and Syngenta resources

Global potato news
Global potato news

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Healthy potato advertisement

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Know More, Grow More blog

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CruiserMaxx Potato Extreme

CruiserMaxx Potato Extreme combines a liquid seed treatment with an insecticide, two fungicides and a drying agent, offering growers advanced protection and increased yield.

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News

Zebra chip found in ID commercial field
Idaho has confirmed its first tuber from a commercial field infected with zebra chip disease in three years, crop researchers say. Read more on the confirmed case from this Capital Press article....Learn more »
Potato board launches program for schools
A new program from the U.S. Potato Board aims to increase potato consumption in the nation's schools. Find out more on the program from this Packer story....Learn more »
USDA projects a drop in returns for growers in 2015
The California drought isn't pushing fruit and vegetable prices higher this year. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Economic Research Service predicts that grower prices for vegetables will decline between 4% and 5% this year, while grower prices for fruit will decline between 5% and 6%. Read more on the expected declines from this Packer story....Learn more »