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Syngenta introduces new AgriPro spring wheat variety SY Rockford that offers rock solid returns

  • Delivers excellent returns with outstanding performance
  • Offers high revenue per acre with a balance between yield and protein
  • Reflects Syngenta’s commitment to bring new, best-in-class wheat varieties to market annually

MINNETONKA, Minn., USA - January 8, 2018 – Syngenta is introducing SY Rockford, a hard red spring wheat variety, to the proven portfolio of AgriPro® brand wheat for the 2018 season.

Specifically developed for the western wheat acre, SY Rockford is a strong performer that handles drought and stress well, with very good foliar disease resistance and large leaves that cover rows quickly. SY Rockford is a medium-late maturity semi-dwarf variety and is well suited for the Northern Plains including Montana and Western North Dakota.

“SY Rockford is the latest example of the strong performing varieties growers have come to expect from AgriPro,” said Corey Dathe, key account lead for the Northern Plains region. “We are excited to continue to deliver varieties that increase wheat profit potential year after year.”

AgriPro wheat varieties are top performers, with in-field results that consistently rank in the top yield group in every region. AgriPro varieties deliver consistent performance where they are planted, offering best-in-class disease packages, leading agronomics and outstanding yields. Learn more about other spring wheat varieties being offered in the Northern Plains this season.

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