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Syngenta introduces new AgriPro® winter wheat variety SY Grit that offers optimum yields across a range of conditions

07.10.17

  • Delivers drought tolerance, yielding well even in tough, dry conditions
  • Offers excellent straw strength
  • Reflects Syngenta commitment to bring new, best-in-class wheat varieties to market annually
MINNETONKA, Minn., USA, July 10, 2017 – Syngenta is introducing SY Grit, a hard red winter wheat variety, to the proven portfolio of AgriPro® brand wheat for the 2017-2018 season.

SY Grit is a yield leader, standing well in good conditions and offering excellent straw strength. It also features great drought tolerance to maintain yields in tough, dry conditions. SY Grit is a medium early maturity with a good disease tolerance package, well suited for the Central and Southern Plains and is widely adapted in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and across southern Nebraska.

“SY Grit is a great example of the hardy, locally adapted varieties growers have come to expect from the AgriPro brand,” said Greg McCormack, key account manager for the Plains region. “We’re excited that we can deliver high-performing varieties like this year after year. Syngenta is dedicated to the wheat industry, and growers can see our investment in research pay off for them as AgriPro varieties consistently thrive and outperform competitor wheat varieties.”

AgriPro wheat varieties are top performers, consistently ranking in the top yield group regionally across North America and are expertly positioned to deliver consistent performance where they are planted, offering best-in-class disease packages, leading agronomics and outstanding yields. Learn about other winter wheat varieties being offered in the Central and Southern Plains this season.

For more information about AgriPro brand wheat varieties or to find a local AgriPro Associate, visit www.agriprowheat.com. Join the conversation online – connect with us at social.SyngentaUS.com.

About Syngenta
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com. Follow us on Twitter® at www.twitter.com/Syngenta and www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS.

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shane.dailey@syngenta.com

Michelle Jackson
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