Featured This Season

Sue McCrum: A Medical Professional Finds Her Passion on the Farm

How an X-ray technician hung up her lab coat to become a leader in agriculture.

Stephanie Schwenke: Stand up, Have a Voice

Her career led her off the farm, but Schwenke’s agricultural roots guide her in everyday life.

Tori Streitmatter: The 2017 #RootedinAg Winner Shares Her Story

Contest winner recalls the indelible imprint her father has made on her live.

David Hollinrake: From Farm Boy to Seeds Executive

This Syngenta leader has lived the American dream and carved a path of success in the industry.

Terry Pille: Pillar of the Community

From grower to seller, this Golden Harvest sales representative has dedicated his life to the ag industry.

Students Explore Ag Careers While on a Virtual Field Trip

A livestreamed broadcast educates students about career opportunities in ag, including those occupations in settings other than the farm.

Fall 2017

Steve Wilkens: Helping Connect Growers to Leading-Edge Solutions

A small-town dairy farmer’s son grows up to become an agronomist who develops global crop innovations.

Felisha Vestal: “Transplant” to Ag Formulates Success in the Field

Chemical engineer learns to “speak ag,” embraces the mission.

Thrive Grows by Leaps and Bounds

During its first decade of publication, Thrive has grown to meet the needs of a broader and increasingly digital-savvy audience.

Jennifer Yocum: Syngenta Tech Specialist Answers Tough Questions

Growing up on a university research station gave this Syngenta specialist a unique perspective on the technical side of ag.

Risa DeMasi: Seed Executive Surrounds Herself with Agricultural Know-How

The co-founder of Grassland Oregon learns from her own experiences and those of others to cultivate success.

Shawn Potter: A Passion to Empower Others

Early experiences on the farm drive his desire to help growers succeed.

Megan Moll: Personally and Professionally Dedicated to Ag

Growing up on a farm taught her how to value hard work and hard-working people.

Summer 2017

The Good Growth Plan Gains Ground on Food Insecurity

A progress report from Syngenta shows significant advances toward reaching the goals of The Good Growth Plan.

Lisa Phelps: Dedicated Chemist and Passionate Farmer

When she’s not working on the latest chemical break through for Syngenta, Phelps tends to chores on the family farm.

Liz Hunt: Syngenta Leader in Sustainability

For this Syngenta Sustainable Solutions lead, a history of flowers blossomed into a commitment to sustainability.

2017 Crop Challenge Winners in Analytics Winners Announced

The BioSense Institute in Serbia is the winner of this year’s Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics.

Public-Private Partnership Focuses on Soil Health

A unique collaboration sets its sights on improving agricultural production and stewardship.

Spring 2017

Willie Hawkins: Sentimental Ag Professional

Syngenta sales rep has always followed his heart—both personally and professionally.

Jill Wheeler: Industry Veteran Committed to Making a Difference

From journalist to head of sustainable productivity, Wheeler has dedicated her career to the ag industry.

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

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

Laura Peterson: Syngenta Public Policy Advocate for Ag

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

Partnership Promotes Healthy Pollinator Habitats

A multipartner alliance is creating high-quality habitats for pollinators and other local wildlife.

#RootedinAg Contest Now Accepting Entries

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

Pamela Cole Smith: Dedicated Chronicler of Agriculture and Farm Life

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

Lori Thomas: Seasoned Sales Professional With a Passion for People

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

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

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

2016 No-Till Innovator Award Recipients Recognized

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

Winter 2017

Connie Banks: Syngenta Integrated Account Lead Dedicated to the Industry

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

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

Entrepreneurial Spirit Serves Global Syngenta Leader Well

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

Kelsey Vance: Syngenta Retail Sales Rep and Mentor for Women

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

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

Partners create powerful, farmer-friendly crop management software.

#RootedinAg Winner Draws Strength From Family Heritage

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

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

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

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