Syngenta Corn Traits Helping Growers Control Pests

Chuck Zimmerman

A new naming system for Syngenta corn traits will help growers better understand the benefits available in 2023. “At Syngenta, we view ourselves as an industry leader in corn trait technology, continually researching and developing new technology to help growers protect yield. We’re constantly innovating,” said Drew Showalter, Corn Portfolio Lead with Syngenta Seeds. The new system focuses on two …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Syngenta, Video

ZimmCast 698 – What’s New from Syngenta at #FPS22

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this episode I’m going to share interview with Syngenta/Golden Harvest representatives who were on location at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, IA. Thank you Syngenta for making my attendance possible this year. There is a lot of content in the virtual newsroom on AgNewWire that includes lots of photos and interviews. Just …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Soybean, Syngenta, ZimmCast

An Overview of What Is New at Syngenta Seeds with Eric Boeck

Chuck Zimmerman

Syngenta continues to invest $1.4 billion each year into its corn and soybean research engine to provide farmers with the tools they need to get a harvestable and consistent yield. The company is currently changing the way they sell seed with the GHX, or Golden Harvest Extreme Seeds, platform. “Instead of having to worry about deadlines for buying seeds, and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Seed, Video

CarbonNOW Program Provides Guaranteed Payments

Cindy Zimmerman

With farmers being hit from all sides by carbon farming ventures, it’s important they ask the right questions and get the right answers. Travis Kraft, director of row crops for Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) and CarbonNOW carbon farming expert, says farmers should know how much they will be paid for their carbon and how long it will take to …

AgWired Precision, Audio, carbon, Farming, Precision Agriculture

RFA and Ethanol at the Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanol was in the spotlight at the Farm Progress Show in Iowa this week and the Renewable Fuels Association was there to promote the high octane benefits of the fuel and the role of biofuels and farming in combating climate change. RFA president and CEO Geoff Cooper, Director of Government Affairs Jared Mullendore, and Vice President of Industry Relations Robert …

Audio, Ethanol, Farm Progress Show

Field Data Supports NK Seeds 2023 Field Forged Series

Cindy Zimmerman

NK Seeds was highlighting new field data at the Farm Progress Show this week showing the superior performance of their 2023 Field Forged Series™ lineup of corn hybrids and soybean varieties. According to the data, 51 NK® Field Forged Series corn hybrids landed in the top 10 in 2021 Farmers Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST) tests. “These multi-year results …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Seed, Soybean, Syngenta

Golden Harvest Offers 12 New Corn Hybrids

Cindy Zimmerman

Golden Harvest has added 12 new hybrids to its corn portfolio for the 2023 season, which gave them a lot to talk about at the Farm Progress Show this week. The new products include 10 corn hybrids and two conventional corn hybrids which feature improved agronomics and increased yield potential. “With investments in research and development, trait introgression, and trialing, …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Seed, Syngenta

Syngenta Hosts Legislative Outlook Panel at #FPS22

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse editor Sara Wyant moderated a legislative outlook panel of Midwest lawmakers in the Syngenta tent at Farm Progress Show Wednesday. Joining Wyant were (L-R) Reps. Rodney Davis (R-IL); Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA); Vicky Hartzler (R-MO); GT Thompson (R-PA); Randy Feenstra (R-IA); and Ashley Hinson (R-IA). The discussion included what might happen if Republicans regain the House, farm bill planning, the …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Syngenta

GHX by Golden Harvest Launches GHX Mobile

Cindy Zimmerman

At the Farm Progress show this week, GHX by Golden Harvest® highlighted the launch of GHX™ Mobile, an online and app experience that puts the future of seed sales in the farmer’s hands. GHX Mobile contains farm management tools farmers need, such as field scouting recommendations, yield tracking and predictions, weather and markets, all in one user-friendly place. “GHX Mobile …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Seed, Syngenta

Sec. Vilsack Visits Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited the Farm Progress Show in Iowa Tuesday, the first time he has visited the show since 2012. Vilsack used the occasion to talk about some recent accomplishments, including expanding rural broadband, conservation and biofuel provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act, new opportunities to improve nutrient management, an organic transition initiative, and funding for higher …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, USDA