Syngenta Offers Advice for CRW Pressure

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Weakened roots due to corn rootworm (CRW) pressure helped to result in more downed corn in several Midwestern states this year from windstorms and the infamous derecho. Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota were among the states most affected this year, according to Syngenta. Other areas seeing heavier than normal CRW pressure this year included key rootworm geographies of northern …

Audio, Corn, Crop Protection, Insecticides, NAFB, Syngenta

2020 Syngenta Media Summit – U.S. Crop Protection

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2020 Syngenta Virtual Media Summit featured the company’s U.S. crop protection products and updates today. Here is the panel for the presentation. Corporate Communications Lead Paul Minehart moderated the discussion: Jeff Cecil, North America Crop Protection Marketing Head Shawn Potter, Head of Marketing, Seedcare Lisa Moricle, Head of Fungicides and Insecticides Product Marketing Kevin Gesse, Head, Herbicide Product Marketing …

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EPA Announces Dicamba Registration Decision

Cindy Zimmerman

With a background of cotton ready for harvest, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Tuesday the approval of new five-year registrations for two dicamba products and extending the registration of an additional dicamba product for use by cotton and soybean growers. All three registrations include new control measures to ensure these products can be used effectively while protecting …

ARA, Audio, Cotton, Crop Protection, EPA, Soybean

AMVAC® Releases Two New Products for Weed Control in Corn

Cindy Zimmerman

American Vanguard® company AMVAC® has announced two new herbicide products for corn available for the 2021 growing season. IMPACT CORE™: A postemergence corn herbicide that controls grass and broadleaf weeds with punishing takedown and lasting residual. SINATE™: Controls herbicide-resistant and important driver weeds in LibertyLink® corn with outstanding crop safety. IMPACT CORE field studies have shown extended residual weed control …

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EPA Announces Interim Approval of Atrazine

Cindy Zimmerman

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler joined farmers and ranchers at an outdoor round table in Missouri where he announced the interim decisions for the triazine herbicides atrazine, propazine and simazine. “The benefits of atrazine in agriculture are high,” said Wheeler. “If we were to lose that, it would cost the corn growers between 475 and 775 million dollars …

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AMVAC® and Corteva® Collaborate on SIMPAS Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC® Chemical Corporation has completed the first phase of a testing relationship with Corteva® Agriscience using proprietary SIMPAS™ prescriptive application equipment, according to an announcement today by American Vanguard® Corporation. The technology enabled Corteva to precisely deliver inputs in replicated research trials in anticipation of commercialization of Corteva-brand SIMPAS-applied Solutions™ (SaS). SIMPAS is designed to address targeted problem areas in …

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EPA Issues Order on Dicamba Registrations

Cindy Zimmerman

Late last night, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an order on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on dicamba registrations regarding the sale, distribution, and use of existing stocks of the three affected dicamba products – XtendiMax with vapor grip technology, Engenia, and FeXapan. According to EPA, distribution or sale of the products is “generally prohibited except for …

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Ag Retailers Urge Immediate Stay of Dicamba Order

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is urging EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to seek an immediate stay of federal court order and appeal the ruling “using all legal avenues available.” President and CEO Daren Coppock says part of the problem is the order itself, but a bigger part is the timing to hand it down right in the middle of the …

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Summit Agro USA Announces New Regev Fungicide

Cindy Zimmerman

Summit Agro USA is pleased to announce the introduction of the first hybrid fungicide for US agriculture – REGEV. This next generation disease control product combines the benefits of a botanical product with the advantages of a conventional fungicide. “REGEV brings together Tea Tree Oil and difenoconazole giving growers across a variety of crops a very effective disease control product, …

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AMVAC and Syngenta Team Up for Soybean Growers

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta Crop Protection and AMVAC, an American Vanguard® company have teamed up to promote the agronomic value of tank mixing Prefix® herbicide from Syngenta with FirstRate® herbicide from AMVAC for long-lasting and full-season weed control in soybeans. The combination of Prefix and FirstRate herbicides provides unmatched flexibility and performance across all soybean trait platforms, including LibertyLink® GT27™, Enlist® and Roundup …

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