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Spring 2017
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2016 No-Till Innovator Award Recipients Recognized

ag community

Syngenta and No-Till Farmer magazine recognized four innovators during the recent 25th National No-Till Conference.

A Look Ahead: Agriculture in 2050

research & development

What will agriculture look like at the century’s midpoint? Based on current trends, experts are anticipating some major changes for the ag sector.

A Prescription for Managing Weed Resistance

farm production

Growers need a multifaceted approach to prevent and manage the costly challenges posed by weeds.

Brenda and Marin Wolgamott: A Wine-Producing Mother and Daughter Duo

ag community

Grape growing and winemaking are the bonds that keep this family succeeding in the ag industry.

Elatus Delivers Exceptional Disease Protection in Peanuts

product updates

A breakthrough fungicide is helping growers of one of America’s favorite foods combat tough diseases, even in challenging conditions.

Ethanol Production Creates a Growing Number of Opportunities

farm production

Enogen corn helps farmers become enzyme suppliers to the ethanol industry, which continues to expand and innovate.

Grow More Experience Site Focuses on Local Solutions

research & development

Syngenta demonstration site in Pana, Illinois, helps retailers and growers make informed management decisions.

Growers Power Up With Potent Fungicide

farm production

Trivapro fungicide is positioned to become a staple in many growers’ disease-control programs, because it offers powerful, long-lasting protection.

Innovation on Display at Syngenta Wheat Summit

research & development

The 2017 Syngenta Wheat Summit showcased solutions that are transforming this important cereals crop.

Laura Peterson: Syngenta Public Policy Advocate for Ag

ag community

Splitting life between Washington, D.C., and a Montana ranch helps this Syngenta leader remain connected to the industry she supports.

Now Available, Minecto Pro Offers Residual Control

product updates

This insecticide offers broad-spectrum, extended control of pests.

Partnership Promotes Healthy Pollinator Habitats

ag community

A multipartner alliance is improving landscapes to provide habitats for pollinators and other local wildlife.

Policy Changes Come to Washington

public policy

The Trump administration may embrace a range of policies that will have far-reaching effects on the ag industry.

Step by Step: The Farming Journey

farm production

Get set for a new trade-show immersive experience that goes from seed to harvest.

Syngenta Demonstration Sites Showcase Products, Best Practices

research & development

Grow More Experience sites offer expert agronomic knowledge tailored to local growing conditions.

Syngenta Expands Enzyme Technology Into Feed Market

farm production

Enogen Feed corn offers excellent yield potential and may enhance the digestibility of grain for cattle.

The Solatenol Story

farm production

After fifteen years of research and development, a powerful new active ingredient is now available in four separate product offerings.

Trending 2050: The Future of Farming

research & development

Based on current developments, experts predict dramatic changes in agriculture by 2050.

Wise Investments Can Help Produce Better Yields

farm production

Crop inputs, such as fungicides, are often a winning proposition, even during a period of low commodity prices.

The Fight Against the Sudden Death Syndrome Nightmare

research & development

Syngenta scientists use advanced analytics to help soybean growers sleep better.

Lori Thomas: Seasoned Sales Professional With a Passion for People

ag community

Her expansive and successful career gives Thomas plenty of experience to share with the next generation of ag pros.

Pamela Cole Smith: Dedicated Chronicler of Agriculture and Farm Life

ag community

As an agricultural journalist, Smith is dedicated to helping growers solve problems.

#RootedinAg Contest Now Accepting Entries

ag community

Share how your agricultural roots are helping you, your family and your community thrive, and you might win a prize.

Winter 2017
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Connie Banks: Syngenta Integrated Account Lead Dedicated to the Industry

ag community

Growing up on a farm, Banks’ involvement in ag began at a very young age and still continues today.

Leon Hunter: A Passion for Ag and Education

ag community

Agronomy service and training are guided by values learned on the family farm.

Pete Clark and Rick Murdock: Ag Experience Is the Key to Software Success

ag community

Partners create powerful, farmer-friendly crop management software.

Caydee Savinelli: Syngenta Champion for Pollinator Health and Integrated Pest Management

ag community

Interest in her grandfather’s citrus grove helped this Syngenta scientist develop a passion for the agriculture industry.

Atrazine Is Key to Producing Food Sustainably

public policy

Atrazine and other triazine herbicides benefit the environment and the U.S. economy.

Atrazine Is the All-Star of Agriculture

public policy

Many growers rely on atrazine, a herbicide supported by thousands of scientific studies, as a mainstay of their crop production practices.

Corn Growers Need Multifaceted Plan to Control Weed Resistance

farm production

Given the pervasive threat of resistance, corn growers should take a strong, proactive approach when it comes to managing weeds.

Doug Kirkbride: Syngenta Agronomist Works to Help Growers Attain Their Goals

ag community

Invigorated by the science of soil, Kirkbride puts his knowledge to use to help growers and retailers.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Serves Global Syngenta Leader Well

ag community

A Syngenta global leader builds relationships based on values, collaboration and trust.

Halex GT Celebrates 10 Years of Reliable Performance

product updates

This glyphosate-tolerant corn herbicide continues to be a mainstay of weed management programs.

Kelsey Vance: Syngenta Retail Sales Rep and Mentor for Women

ag community

Industry involvement helps this Syngenta sales rep inspire the future women of agriculture.

Millennial Growers Are Increasingly Making Key Farming Decision

farm production

As millennials prepare to become the principal operators on many farms, new research sheds light on their approach to farm management.

New Vibrance Product Available in Potatoes

product updates

A one-of-a-kind combination of four active ingredients helps build stronger, more robust roots in potatoes.

Preparing for Coming Wave of Ag Professionals

farm production

Syngenta has a major initiative to train its internal teams to better meet the needs of millennial resellers and growers.

#RootedinAg Winner Draws Strength From Family Heritage

ag community

The 2016 #RootedinAg contest winner works to reinvent the family farm and better her community.

Syngenta Has a Culture of Collaboration

farm production

The agribusiness company believes that partnerships are fundamental for innovation.

Syngenta Seedcare Institute Focuses on Customer Service

research & development

Meeting the needs of customers and seed treaters is the main focus of employees at the North America Seedcare Institute in Stanton, Minnesota.

The New Syngenta Seedcare Institute Shares Best Practices for Treating Seeds

research & development

The Seedcare Institute gives visitors the chance to see and experience the latest developments in seed treatment technology.

The Possible Impact of Trade With Cuba on Agriculture

public policy

A new era of U.S.-Cuba relations presents opportunities and challenges for U.S. agriculture.

The Power of Partnerships at Syngenta

farm production

Syngenta sales leaders agree product value, training and partnerships are paramount in 2017.

Top-Performing Corn Hybrids and Soybean Varieties in 2016

farm production

Despite facing production challenges in 2016, many corn and soybean growers across the Midwest had abundant harvests.

Trivapro Performs in 2016

product updates

Yield results show the effectiveness of this breakthrough fungicide.

Weed Control Requires an Integrated Approach

farm production

Growers need to adopt best weed management practices to preserve valuable technologies.

Fall 2016
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Jeff Cecil: Marketing Leader Motivated by Meeting Growers’ Needs

ag community

This farm boy at heart has a passion for helping customers succeed.

CommonGround Initiates Conversations About Food

farm production

Organization empowers farmers to tell their stories to consumers.

FFA, 4-H Help Draw Females to Agriculture Careers

ag community

Gender barriers are disappearing for young women interested in agriculture.

How Costly is Soybean Cyst Nematode?

farm production

Soybean Cyst Nematode is top pathogen in soybean crop losses.

Initiatives Help Growers Show Sustainable Farming Practices

farm production

Syngenta Sustainable Solutions initiatives help growers tell the story of their farms in a meaningful way to downstream companies and consumers.

New Winter Wheat Varieties

product updates

New varieties address regional challenges to a successful harvest.

No Boundaries for Women in Agriculture

ag community

The new “FarmHer” TV series spotlights the legacy of women in American agriculture and their growing role on the nation’s farms.

Orondis Opti Fungicide Premix

product updates

Orondis Opti fungicide premix helps growers manage downy mildew and late blight.

Pipeline: Preview of New Syngenta Insecticide

research & development

Minecto Pro offers broad-spectrum control of lepidopteran pests, as well as mites, thrips and difficult-to-control sucking insects.

Rising to the Top

ag community

Female voices are leading critical conversations about crop productivity and best management practices.

Root Systems: Out of Sight, But Never Out of Mind

research & development

Effects of underground pests can go unnoticed until it’s too late.

Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Requires Multifaceted Approach

farm production

Growers should take proactive measures to manage costly soybean cyst nematodes, which may have developed resistance to soybean varieties commonly used to control them.

The Story Behind FarmHer

ag community

A Super Bowl commercial inspires the founder of FarmHer to create an online community that celebrates women in agriculture.

Syngenta Schools Educators in Agribusiness

ag community

High school teachers gain real-world experience they can share in the classroom through the Syngenta Summer Fellowship Program.

Voice of Customer Survey Yields Results

farm production

The annual Voice of Customer survey helps Syngenta deliver exceptional programs and services to its reseller customers.

Women in Agribusiness Are Making Important Advances

public policy

Agribusiness women flourish as the industry offers opportunities beyond traditional gender roles.

Summer 2016
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A New Approach for Endangered Species

public policy

To balance environmental protection with agricultural needs and food security, cooperation is crucial.

A Road Well-Planned Boosts Productivity

farm production

While adoption of new technologies is expected to quicken, collaborative relationships on the farm will continue to define agriculture.

AgriEdge Excelsior Excels

farm production

The Syngenta whole-farm management program combines secure data management, cutting-edge product choices and reliable on-farm service.

Drones Provide Bird’s-Eye View

farm production

Drones are poised to have a major impact on farm production as a relatively inexpensive way to monitor crops.

Enhanced Seed Treatment for Cotton

product updates

Avicta Elite Cotton Plus with Vibrance seed treatment provides extended protection against a wide range of seedborne and soilborne diseases.

Enhancing Biodiversity

farm production

Improvements to marginal, less productive land can help pollinators flourish.

Global Initiative Helps Improve Food Security

ag community

The Good Growth Plan is making important progress on feeding a growing population, while also protecting the environment.

Hope Hart: Proven Ag Researcher and Developer

ag community

Syngenta scientist commits her career to innovative ag technologies and the understanding of their safety.

The FarmHer Journey Continues

ag community

A new television series continues to shine the spotlight on women, whose roles on and off the farm are invaluable to agriculture.

Marji Guyler-Alaniz: Iowa Photographer and Advocate for Women in Agriculture

ag community

Founder and president of FarmHer expands her mission to honor women in ag with the launch of a new RFD-TV show.

New Pepper Has Market-Changing Potential

research & development

Syngenta unveils a new green pepper that offers growers, grocery-store retailers and consumers benefits they can see—and taste.

New Syngenta Corn Hybrids for 2017

product updates

Tapping into its global pool of genetics, Syngenta unveils new high-performing corn hybrids for the 2017 growing season.

Optimizing Breeding Process Builds Yield

research & development

Syngenta uses advanced analytics to deliver top-end soybeans to growers.

Photo Contest Winner Shares Her Family’s Story

ag community

A farmer reveals the story behind the image that won the #NotAfraidtoWork photo contest.

Potato Grower Creates Pollinator Haven

ag community

R.D. Offutt Company, America’s largest potato grower, is turning nearly 1,200 acres into a refuge for pollinators.

Protecting Traits

farm production

Growers who safeguard valuable seed and trait technologies will help them remain effective for the long term.

Sample Soil for SCN

farm production

Managing soybean cyst nematodes effectively requires a proactive strategy.

Seeds Are Key to a Successful Season

farm production

Even when commodity prices are low, top-end seeds are often worth the investment.

Syngenta Offers Diverse Hybrid Portfolio

farm production

Syngenta has a wide corn portfolio that gives growers the chance to plant numerous hybrids for risk mitigation.

Trusted Spider Mite Control Available in Soybeans

product updates

Agri-Mek SC offers excellent knockdown and long-lasting residual control of spider mites in soybeans.

Whole Farm Management Program Empowers Retailers, Growers

farm production

AgriEdge Excelsior management solutions provide valuable insights to growers.

Spring 2016
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2016 Grow More Experience Program

research & development

The Grow More Experience program will expand in 2016, building on the its successful 2015 season.

Acuron Flexi Corn Herbicide Registered

product updates

Now available, Acuron Flexi offers flexibility to growers in geographies where weeds are becoming harder to manage.

Data Management Program Is a Perfect Fit

farm production

Ag Connections designed the technology that drives the Syngenta whole-farm management program to meet a wide range of growers’ needs.

Demonstration Sites Share New Technologies

research & development

Syngenta showcases practical, profitable solutions tailored to local growing conditions at locations around the country.

Enogen Improves Energy Equation

farm production

A unique in-seed technology that enhances ethanol production is quickly gaining widespread acceptance.

Formulation Team Has Good Chemistry

research & development

The Syngenta formulation team delivers innovative products to help growers manage their most difficult crop production challenges.

Fueling a Better Future (infographic)

farm production

Enogen corn enzyme technology benefits ethanol plants, corn growers and America’s rural communities.

High-Speed Planters Set the Pace

farm production

New planters promise to supercharge the planting process, but they also need inputs designed for application at faster rates.

Jamie Eichorn: Syngenta Technical Services Leader Advocates Collaboration

ag community

For Eichorn, involvement in ag organizations and his role-model dad instilled the importance of trusted relationships.

Krista Lottinville: Motivator for Young Women in Ag

ag community

Thrive contest winner embraces her agricultural roots and inspires many other young women to do the same.

Mary-Dell Chilton: The Queen of Agrobacterium

ag community

Founder of modern plant biotech continues to lead the field as a mentor.

Mitch Roth: Future Pathologist Promoting Sustainable Ag

ag community

Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship winner plans to use his agricultural roots to help feed the world.

New Corn Insecticide Is Available

product udpates

Ballista LFC offers broad-spectrum performance against damaging soil insects in corn.

New Force Formulation Expected

product updates

Syngenta announces the coming release of Force Evo for control of corn rootworm and early-season pests.

Pumping Up Rural America

farm production

To help ensure the fundamental role of ethanol, Syngenta makes another major contribution to the Prime the Pump Fund.

Resistance Fighter Leadership Program Honors New Member

ag community

South Florida extension agent dedicates his career to helping vegetable growers manage weed, insect and disease resistance.

#RootedinAg Stories Celebrate Real People Who Inspire

ag community

New Syngenta series showcases individuals in agriculture whose hard work and determination are helping to secure a better future.

#RootedinAg Stories

ag community

New Syngenta series showcases individuals in agriculture whose hard work and determination are helping to secure a better future.

#RootedinAg Contest Now Accepting Entries

ag community

Share how your agricultural roots are helping you, your family and your community thrive, and you might win a prize.

Rural Connections

ag community

Ag Connections' agricultural roots are apparent at the company’s headquarters, two converted barns in rural Kentucky.

Scholarship Winners Embrace Ag's Future

ag community

Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship winners contribute ideas for the long-term success of The Good Growth Plan.

Seed Grant Program Winners Announced

ag community

Grant packages will help honorees educate their communities about the benefits of growing and eating fresh vegetables.

Start Smart With College

ag community

Young adults interested in a career in agriculture should prepare themselves by pursuing a broad, skills-based education.

Testing Technologies on Farm Trials

research & development

On-farm testing provides useful insights into how new products perform under local conditions.

The Next Wave in Water Optimization

product updates

Beginning in 2017, growers will have access to Artesian hybrids with additional genes for water optimization.

The Power of Choice

farm production

The proposed acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina will allow growers to continue benefitting from choice in the marketplace.

Top 10 Ag Universities

ag community

A college education in an ag-related field can be an important first step toward a fulfilling career in agriculture.

Trade Deal Promises a World of Goods

public policy

The Trans-Pacific Partnership offers some major wins for agriculture, but it also raises some concerns.

Vern Hawkins: Syngenta Leader With Strong Roots in Ag

ag community

Lessons he learned as a young farmhand have helped propel a remarkable career.

Winter 2016
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2016 Agrisure Duracade Sales and Stewardship

product updates

Syngenta is taking a new approach to handling and stewarding grain from hybrids containing Agrisure Duracade.

A Champion for Diversity

public policy

At Syngenta, Teresa McNeal has realized her dream of combining her talent for sales and marketing with her love of agriculture.

Acuron Delivers in 2015

product updates

Seeing is believing for growers who applied the innovative corn herbicide on their acreage last year.

Branded Products Offer the Power of 10

farm production

From state-of-the-art research to nonstop support, branded products offer multiple benefits that generics don’t.

Conversation With Syngenta Leaders

farm production

To mark the 15th anniversary of Syngenta, the co-leaders of the North America region reflect on the company’s journey so far—and the exciting road ahead.

Cream of the Crop

farm production

After selecting seeds and battling weather extremes, growers across the Corn Belt and in the South assess the success of the 2015 season.

Equipment Rebates for Enogen Growers

product updates

Chief Agri/Industrial Division will offer Enogen corn growers rebates on stiffened grain bins and other equipment.

Growers Face Weed and Disease Challenges in 2016

farm production

Management solutions offer new hope in the annual battle against insidious pests.

Growing a Strong Workforce

public policy

Embracing diversity and inclusion helps drive success.

Halex GT Herbicide Performs

product updates

Halex GT delivers results growers can count on and protects yield from weed competition when used early post-emergence.

Hybrids Poised to Change Wheat Production

research & development

Syngenta researchers are developing hybrid wheat in a quest to help boost yields.

Minnesota Farm Manager Recognized

ag community

The 2015 Professional Farm Manager of the Year has extensive industry knowledge and outstanding communication skills.

Mixing Business With Engineering

public policy

Brooke Achenbach’s education and experience have helped her succeed in a variety of “big-picture” roles at Syngenta.

Proven Partnerships in Ag

farm production

Syngenta works with growers and resellers to meet the needs of a dynamic industry.

Scouting the Political Landscape

public policy

Legacy issues are likely to affect agricultural policies during this election year.

Step Changes in Ag R&D

research & development

An active pipeline of research and development propels Syngenta—and the industry—forward.

Syngenta Is Here to Stay

farm production

In a new video, Syngenta leaders outline their plan for continued growth and innovation in the U.S. marketplace.

Syngenta Revolutionizes Crop Production, Wins Prestigious Prize

research & development

The company’s work in soybeans wins a major international prize for using data analytics and applied mathematics to help accelerate genetic gain.

Take Control of Weeds in Corn

farm production

During its first commercial season on farms, Acuron corn herbicide delivered on its promise to control tough weeds.

Three Generations Remain Rooted in Seeds

farm production

Whether on the farm or in their seed sales business, the Dean family works and learns together.

Tomorrow's Leaders in Agriculture

ag community

Attending trade shows and conferences is an excellent way to find out what’s new in the agricultural marketplace and at Syngenta.

USDA Honors Syngenta Scientist

ag community

Mary-Dell Chilton, a science fellow at Syngenta, is inducted into the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Hall of Heroes for her accomplishments.

Who Are You Going to Call at Syngenta?

farm production

The Customer Service Team at Syngenta gives growers and resellers the timely support and answers they need.

Witnessed Protection From Weeds

farm production

Growers share their successes with Acuron corn herbicide during the 2015 season.

Women in Ag Are Rising to the Challenge

farm production

Industry trends point to a growing role for women in agriculture.

Fall 2015
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A Win-Win

ag community

Syngenta soybean breeding team wins award for using mathematics and technologies to develop higher-yielding soybean varieties.

Check Your Roots

farm production

Greater than expected corn rootworm pressure in 2015 could cause problems in 2016.

Double Duty

farm production

A multifaceted solution helps growers win the battle against soybean cyst nematode and sudden death syndrome.

Fighting Hunger

ag community

Through monetary contributions and a Community Garden Project, Syngenta and its employees are helping to reduce food insecurity.

Fueling Choice

ag community

Syngenta revs up its support of ethanol and local FFA chapters at Iowa NASCAR race.

Hitting the Bull's Eye

research & development

Soybean breeders use analytical tools to target traits that can contribute to higher-yielding varieties.

Managing Resistance

farm production

Growers need to take proactive steps to preserve the effectiveness of SCN-resistant soybean varieties.

Managing Water

research & development

Agrisure Artesian corn hybrids help corn optimize the use of available water all season long.

See For Yourself

farm production

Grow More Experience Site showcases keys to healthier crops and higher corn and soybean yield potential.

Solatenol Fungicide Receives Registration

product updates

The breakthrough fungicide gives growers of a dozen major crops a superior, longer-lasting disease control option.

Syngenta Adds Orondis Fungicide to Portfolio

product updates

The latest fungicide from Syngenta offers outstanding control of soil and foliar diseases.

Syngenta Introduces Sugarbeet Seed Treatment

product updates

Thrive reveals which readers have come up with the right answers in our 2015 monthly Scavenger Hunt.

Syngenta Names Newest Corn Herbicide

product updates

New seed treatment will help sugarbeet growers increase their stands and yields by protecting their crop against Rhizoctonia.

Tackling Toxins

farm production

Syngenta experts assess the toll aflatoxins can take on crops and prescribe preventive measures that can help minimize the damage.

The Science of Artesian Corn

research & development

Syngenta researchers reflect on the discovery and development efforts that have contributed to the success of Artesian corn hybrids.

Troubled Waters

public policy

A new rule within the Clean Water Act is proving controversial and worrisome to many growers and ag professionals.

We're Here for You

farm production

Syngenta Seedcare advancements demonstrate the company’s long-term customer commitment.

Woodland Facility Expands

research & development

Syngenta completes a major expansion of its research and development site in Woodland, California.

Summer 2015
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Back to Basics

farm production

Syngenta has the right product for every acre and a robust pipeline of innovative products.

Better Solutions

research & development

Syngenta researchers have developed Solatenol-based fungicides, which offer cutting-edge solutions for today’s toughest diseases.

Broadworks Herbicide Receives Registration

product updates

The first HPPD inhibitor for use in tree nuts, stone fruit and citrus is now available to growers.

Ground Game

farm production

Corn rootworm is a costly, sometimes hard-to-detect pest that requires an integrated pest-management approach for effective control.

Have a Field Day

farm production

Grow More Experience Sites offer resellers and growers a chance to see the effectiveness of Syngenta technologies firsthand.

Leading the Ag Analytics Revolution

ag community

The Syngenta Good Growth Through Advanced Analytics program has won this year’s prestigious Franz Edelman Award.

New Corn Seedcare Tool Now Available

product updates

Avicta Complete Corn with Vibrance protects against nematodes and early-season insects and diseases.

Seed Wise

farm production

With locally adapted corn hybrids and soybean varieties, growers can select the right Syngenta seed for every field.

Succeed Together

public policy

Diversity and inclusion are powerful resources that will fuel the long-term vitality of the ag workforce.

Syngenta Scientist Receives Honor

ag community

Mary-Dell Chilton is inducted into the National Inventers Hall of Fame for her work that led to the development of the first transgenic plant.

The Greatest Shows in Ag

ag community

Trade shows offer customers a chance to preview the latest Syngenta technologies and the opportunity to make or renew valuable partnerships.

The Path to Better Seeds

farm production

Syngenta creates better seeds through a combination of traditional and cutting-edge technology, with extensive quality-control measures.

Spring 2015
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A Step Change in Weed Management Now Available

product updates

Acuron corn herbicide, which features four active ingredients, including new bicyclopyrone, receives EPA registration.

Breaking Down Resistance

farm production

A select group of agricultural advisers benefit from their participation in the Resistance Fighter of the Year Leadership Program.

Breaking Ground

ag community

The Grow More Vegetables Seed Grant Program helps schools and community programs provide hands-on experiences with gardening.

Cultivating Leaders

public policy

Leadership at its Best gives growers and retailers the skills they need to advocate for agriculture more effectively.

Data in Translation

farm production

Syngenta technology professionals are working on an industry project, known as SPADE, that will power a huge leap forward for agriculture.

Field to Fuel

farm production

Enogen corn enzyme technology simplifies stewardship and delivers quality grain that enhances ethanol production.

Honoring Data Privacy

farm production

Syngenta is committed to privacy and has safeguards in place that put growers in control of their data.

Introducing the Ethanol Grain Quality Solution

farm production

An integrated, multi-pronged approach to managing corn can improve grain quality and maximize ethanol production.

Neonicotinoids Are Key to IPM Solutions

research & development

Neonicotinoids’ targeted application and reduced environmental impact make them a vital part of modern IPM.

Partners in Advocacy

public policy

Syngenta has partnered with many ag organizations to help develop their members’ leadership skills through its Leadership at its Best program.

Reliable Parners

farm production

Syngenta offers a robust pipeline of new products and whole-farm solutions to its reseller and grower partners.

Soybean SDS Solution Arrives

product updates

Mertect 340-F fungicide seed treatment provides proven, effective sudden death syndrome protection in soybeans.

Taking a New Look at Bee Health

research & development

Despite media reports, new studies indicate that bee populations are increasing and that many environmental factors affect bee health.

The Leading Edge

farm production

AgriEdge Excelsior, a whole-farm management program, expands nationwide, helping more growers boost their productivity.

The Resistance Fighter Team

farm production

Resistance Fighter of the Year Leadership members come from a number of professional backgrounds and from different parts of the country.

Untold Benefits

research & development

New research reinforces the value and safety of neonicotinoids, providing a better understanding of their major economic and social impact.

Workforce Wanted

public policy

The current immigration system is not working well for American agriculture and is in need of reform.

Winter 2015
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A Better World

ag community

Syngenta uses its Good Growth Plan to address the daunting challenge of feeding the world’s growing global population.

A Chance to Grow

ag community

Syngenta makes seed donations to a rehabilitation program for youth and an Auburn University agronomy club.

A Common Purpose

research & development

A cross-company collaboration at Syngenta will result in giving growers a new weapon to combat resistant weeds in 2015.

Agrisure Viptera Approved for Import into China

product updates

The approval covers corn grain and processing byproducts, such as dried distillers grains (DDGs), for food and feed use.

In Need of Repairs

public policy

Transportation systems that move agricultural products are often outdated and require improvements.

Plot Size Makes a Difference

farm production

Eric Tedford, technical lead for fungicides, Syngenta, uncovers a border and alleys effect with smaller field trial plots.

Professional Farm Manager of the Year Named

ag community

Robert Regenwether, accredited farm manager and rural appraiser, honored with 2014 Professional Farm Manager of the Year award.

Research Report: Weed Wars

research & development

Research shows that, upon registration, a herbicide in the Syngenta pipeline will offer new hope in the annual battle against weeds.

Special Deliveries

farm production

A Syngenta manufacturing plant helps ensure retailers and growers receive timely shipments of high-quality brands.

Step by Step

farm production

Success in the fields is based on a series of small choices.

Syngenta Adds BroadAxe XC to Herbicide Portfolio

product updates

The herbicide provides broad-spectrum residual control of a full range of tough broadleaf and grass weeds.

Syngenta Scholarship Winners Announced

ag community

Syngenta recognizes the inaugural grand prizewinners of the national Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship essay contest.

Syngenta Welcomes Two New Resistance Fighters

ag community

Syngenta adds two new agronomic role models to its Resistance Fighter of the Year Leadership Program.

Weather Wise

farm production

Nature is often unpredictable, but Syngenta solutions can help lessen the damage caused by adverse weather.

Fall 2014
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Better Disease Protection, Stronger Roots

product updates

Avicta Complete Corn with Vibrance helps plants get off to a healthy start, boosting their yield potential.

Designer Vegetables

research & development

Commercial and home garden vegetable teams are bringing breeding breakthroughs to market.

Good Things Come in Small Containers

research & development

Syngenta reaches out to a new generation of home gardeners through container gardening.

Maintain the Grain

farm production

Storing harvested grain may offer convenience and increase marketing opportunities, but there are several factors to consider.

More Ethanol per Bushel

product updates

By combining Enogen corn with Cellerate technology, ethanol plants can see a significant improvement in ethanol yields.

Nematode Know-How

farm production

Manage the billion-dollar pest in soybeans with technologies that promote root health.

Pollinator Power

ag community

Syngenta and Delta F.A.R.M. team up to create sites to foster pollinator health in the Mississippi Delta.

Rules of the Game

public policy

The 2014 farm bill overhauls the federal government’s policies governing agriculture, creating a new regulatory landscape.

Seed Sentries

farm production

Comprehensive seed treatments help boost yield potential by protecting high-tech traits from pests and diseases.

Seed Treatments Offer Complete Solutions

farm production

Seed treatments have become an indispensable strategy to protect early-season crops.

Sharing the Art and Science of Treating Seed

farm production

Syngenta Seedcare Institutes share best practices for the effective and safe use of seed treatments.

Syngenta Takes on the Weather

ag community

Crop Enhancement will tackle abiotic stresses to maximize yields and minimize risks from the weather.

Truth Be Told

public policy

Two experts share the plain facts about genetic engineering, highlighting its safety and benefits.

Summer 2014
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Brassicas, Carrots Benefit From FarMore

product updates

Seed-protection technology protects select vegetable crops from early-season insects and diseases.

Breeding Success

ag community

Continuous education of breeders helps bring better innovations to growers.

Grow More From Less

farm production

Syngenta is leading the effort to use sustainable agriculture to help feed the world's people.

Managing With Metrics

farm production

Secure data-based insights can help growers boost the profitability on their operations.

NK Soybean Milestones

product updates

Syngenta celebrates 45 years of excellence in soybean breeding.

Optimizing the Digital Farm

farm production

The right combination of technology and expertise improves the accuracy of on-farm management decisions.

Power Plots

research & development

New blog shares four wheat growers’ unique stories through photos, videos and written posts.

Seeds of Success

farm production

Syngenta seeds lead the way to higher yields in soybeans and corn, thanks to the company's extensive germplasm pool and innovative traits.

Sustainability by the Numbers

farm production

Metrics from the AgriEdge Excelsior program help farmers market crops to companies trying to minimize their environmental footprint.

The Good Growth Plan

ag community

Syngenta develops plan and strengthens partnerships to help feed the world.

Trait Moves

public policy

Asynchronous global approvals for new genetically engineered traits create a trade challenge for growers and agribusinesses.

Water2 Corn

farm production

Water-optimization technologies are helping growers efficiently convert available water to grain.

Water's Worth

research & development

University expert ranks weather as the No. 1 factor affecting corn yields.

Spring 2014
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Agronomists on Call

farm production

Technical insight and a can-do attitude make Syngenta agronomists an essential resource.

Borderless Science

research & development

The strong global research network of Syngenta delivers local solutions for U.S. growers.

Come Rain or Shine

farm production

Take the guesswork out of maximizing corn yields, even under extreme weather conditions.

Digging for Answers

farm production

Syngenta sales representatives get to the roots of growers' challenges.

Ethanol Under Threat

public policy

Recent political challenges to the Renewable Fuels Standard overlooks the many positive effects of ethanol.

Global Roots

product updates

The development of Vibrance seed-applied fungicide shows the strength of a worldwide product development network.

Global Science

research & development

Growers around the globe inevitably face many of the same challenges.

Retain and Gain

farm production

Leadership and communication can help you keep reliable workers, who are often the key to maintaining a profitable operation.

Seed Grant Recipients Selected

ag community

Grow More Vegetables Seed Grant Program names first grant recipients.

Taegro ECO Fights Diseases

product updates

Biofungicide fights a wide range of major soilborne and foliar diseases.

The Future of Fuel

farm production

Enogen trait technology from Syngenta benefits farmers, ethanol producers and consumers.

Winter 2014
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Callisto GT Potent Weapon Against Weeds

product updates

Syngenta premix formulation features the proven power of Callisto and Touchdown herbicides.

Chilton Honored With World Food Prize

ag community

Syngenta Biotechnology founder and distinguished Science Fellow Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D., was one of three scientists to receive the 2013 World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, during the World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony.

Defend Your Yield

farm production

Early-season weed management is an essential step toward maximizing yields at harvest.

Family Farms and Roots

ag community

Syngenta field representatives share stories of their family farms—and how those ties help them understand growers' and retailers' needs.

FFA Programs for Young Leaders

ag community

FFA program fine-tunes young leaders' ability to advocate for agriculture.

Fighting Citrus Greening

farm production

U.S. growers from coast to coast look for ways to battle citrus greening and the vector that spreads it.

New Farm Bill Sets Ground Rules

public policy

New farm bill provides blueprint for governmental priorities for the next five years.

Postscripts for Patents

farm production

When you rely on innovative technologies to produce higher yielding crops, it's important to understand how patent expiration can affect you.

Resistance Roundtable

farm production

Proactive, diverse strategies are essential when it comes to effectively managing resistance.

Shedding Light on Yield Loss

research & development

Early-season weed control is vital.

Staying Healthy

ag community

Growers should have a take-charge approach to managing their physical and emotional well-being.

Sweet Success

public policy

The efforts of Syngenta during a crisis show its commitment to sugarbeet growers.

Fall 2013
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Agrisure Duracade E-Z Refuge

product updates

The EPA has approved two Agrisure Duracade E-Z Refuge trait stacks featuring a 5 percent integrated, single-bag refuge.

Biotech Pays Off

public policy

Whether you're looking at yield improvements, income gains or environmental factors, the numbers show that GM crops deliver significant, long-term advantages.

Buzz on Bees

public policy

Syngenta is committed to maintaining healthy bee populations while giving growers the tools they need to control destructive pests.

Complex Stations

research & development

The unique design of the Syngenta Advanced Crop Lab is the result of intense planning.

Fair Standards

public policy

Advocates of agriculture seek a science-based evaluation of new and existing technologies.

Innovation Station

research & development

The Syngenta Advanced Crop Lab provides researchers with high-tech tools to develop tomorrow's crop solutions.

Label Laws

public policy

The efforts to gain GMO food labeling continue with potentially costly consequences for growers, retailers and consumers.

Mission Possible

farm production

Awareness, training and clear safety procedures are key to avoiding grain bin entrapment.

Syngenta Spearheads Operation Pollinator

farm production

To boost bee health, Syngenta developed Operation Pollinator to establish pollinator habitats.

The Whole Package

farm production

One-of-a-kind Syngenta lab puts packaging to the test to ensure safe, efficient deliveries to customers.

Transplants You Can Count On

farm production

Syngenta addresses crop establishment at each level of plant development - even at the transplant level with its unique Full Count watermelon plant program.

Water+ Intelligent Irrigation Platform

product updates

A Syngenta integrated crop solution enables growers to corn with less water.

Summer 2013
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Mystery Solved

farm production

A new seed treatment is the final piece in the puzzle of controlling soybean cyst nematodes.

Power Traits

farm production

New technologies redefine what it means to grow more corn.

Research Central

research & development

Vero Beach Research Center is a prolific incubator of transformative crop protection technologies.

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