Syngenta Group Sales Up 23% in 2021

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta Group today announced sales for 2021 grew 23 percent ($5.2 billion) year-on-year to $28.2 billion. In 2021, Syngenta Crop Protection sales grew 19 percent to $13.5 billion with sales in North America up 14 percent. VAYANTIS®, a broad-spectrum novel seed treatment fungicide dedicated to protecting soybean and corn from key diseases such as pythium, was launched in the U.S. …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Seed, Syngenta

Golden Harvest Corn Wins in Field Trials

Carrie Muehling

Golden Harvest continues to provide genetics that work on farms in a number of geographies, thanks to varieties that are locally bred and tested. The company has hundreds of data points throughout the United States where they develop and test the products that end up on farms across the country. “As 2021 corn yield trials prove, Golden Harvest offers elite …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Syngenta

Commodity Classic Scores Big Hit in the Big Easy

Cindy Zimmerman

Nearly 8,000 attendees from around the country gathered for the recent 2022 Commodity Classic, as the popular annual event returned to an in-person format March 10-12 in New Orleans. The 2022 Commodity Classic featured more than 50 educational sessions, a sold-out trade show with nearly 400 exhibitors, a keynote address by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and policy meetings …

Commodity Classic, Corn

Syngenta Receives Registration for Tendovo™ Herbicide

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta’s Tendovo is a new pre-emergence herbicide designed to keep weeds from competing with the soybean crop early in the season. With three sites of action and three different ingredients, Tendovo will provide a broad spectrum control of up to 70 weeds. “We’ve seen a 4 to 5 bushel an acre advantage in field trials with Tendovo,” said Pete Eure, …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Herbicide, Syngenta

Syngenta Spotlights Sustainability Standard

Carrie Muehling

A new platform from Syngenta can help farmers to easily assess how sustainable their farming practices are and what changes they can begin to make in order to improve. The Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture (SOA) standard enabled through its Cropwise™ Sustainability app was in the spotlight at last week’s Commodity Classic. “Sustainability assessments do not have to be a time-intensive …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Commodity Classic, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability, Syngenta, Technology

USSEC Leaders Excited About New Opportunities

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) is excited about new opportunities to build market access for U.S. soy. “2021 was a milestone year for U.S. soy,” said USSEC CEO Jim Sutter during a press conference at Commodity Classic last week. “We reached both a crop production and an overall export record.” Sutter, along with USSEC VP of Market Intelligence Mac …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Soybean, USSEC

NK Seeds Launches 2023 Field Forged Series

Carrie Muehling

NK Seeds was happy to be at Commodity Classic last week to talk about the new 2023 Field Forged Series just introduced on the heels of a great first year of the Field Forged program. The company is launching 28 total products for 2023 that have been put through extreme tests to ensure they are top performers regardless of trait …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Commodity Classic, Seed, Syngenta

Syngenta Introduces CruiserMaxx APX Soybean Seed

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta recently launched CruiserMaxx APX, a new brand combining components of CruiserMaxx Vibrance seed treatment with picarbutrazox, a novel mode of action. “With CruiserMaxx APX, best-in-class soybean seed treatment protection is now even better,” said Katie Jaeger, Syngenta Seedcare product lead, at last week’s Commodity Classic. “CruiserMaxx APX combines the proven Vigor Effect and RootingPower that CruiserMaxx Vibrance is known …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Commodity Classic, Crop Protection, Syngenta

Agri-Pulse Newsmakers Charts New Territory

Cindy Zimmerman

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine entered its third week last week, the new weekly agricultural video program Newsmakers from Agri-Pulse released episode five, with Sen. John Thune (R-SD) offering his thoughts on solutions to inflation, why the Ocean Shipping Reform Act is vital to U.S. agriculture, and how biofuels can help make the U.S. less dependent on Russian oil. …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Commodity Classic, NAFB

Syngenta News at #Classic22

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta had so much news to share at the 2022 Commodity Classic that it could barely fit into one press conference. Syngenta North America Corporate Communications Head Paul Minehart, far right, moderated the panel of company experts, who are from right to left: Eric Boeck, North American Seeds Head of Marketing; Eric Miller, NK Soybean Product Manager; Stephanie Porter, Golden …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Seed, Soybean, Syngenta, Technology