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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

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

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Global potato news
Global potato news

Keep up with the latest agricultural and agronomic potato news.

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Healthy potato advertisement
Healthy potato advertisement

Learn about all the benefits of potatoes in this short video.

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Know More, Grow More blog
Know More, Grow More blog

View new blogs, videos and photos straight from the field.

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Syngenta Thrive magazine
Syngenta Thrive magazine

Keep up with agricultural innovation from the lab to the field.

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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

CO's early weather delays even out in midseason
Colorado's spring and summer weather have brought a scare to most growers in the state and volume drops for some fruits and vegetables. Read more on weather delays and the impact on vegetable production from this Packer article....Learn more »
More positive psyllids in Ada County
Abundance of potato psyllids in potato fields in Idaho this week slightly increased, with 57 psyllids captured (compared to 43 last week) across the Treasure Valley, Magic Valley, and Upper Snake. Read more on potato psyllid populations from this pest alert....Learn more »
China is the world’s biggest producer, consumer of potatoes
China has become the world's largest potato producer, accounting for nearly a quarter of the global production, according to a new report. The World Potato Congress was held in Beijing's Yanqing county yesterday. China plants more than 13.59 million acres of potatoes every year, data provided by World Potato Congress shows. More than 1,000 delegates from developing and developed countries, including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers attended the conference, state-run People's Daily reports. On the same day, China launched its Asia-Pacific centre for potato research in Beijing, which will bring new opportunities for the potato industry in China and the Asia Pacific region. As China's first international agricultural research institute, the centre marks China's opening up to international cooperation in agriculture. With increased potato production and domestic consumption, China is also the biggest potato consumer in the world, the report says. (The Economic Times, India)...Learn more »