NK Seeds Highlights 2023 NK Soybean Lineup

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At Commodity Classic last week, NK Seeds was proud to talk about their soybean lineup for the 2023 growing season, offering trait choices farmers want and need, including Enlist E3® and XtendFlex® soybean technologies. “Now more than ever, farmers are looking for choices, along with trait flexibility and, subsequently, strong defensive agronomic traits,” says Jared Benson, Soybean Product Manager at …

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Syngenta Welcomes Attendees to #Classic23

Cindy Zimmerman

The traditional Syngenta Welcome Party marked the start of the 2023 Commodity Classic in Orlando yesterday and the company captured a lot of the buzz at the opening of the trade show today. “It’s a great way to start the new crop year,” said Jim Shertzer, Head of Branded Marketing, Syngenta North America Seeds. As always, there is plenty that …

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HGS BioScience™ and Tiger-Sul® Partner for Soil Health

Cindy Zimmerman

HGS BioScience™, a leader in the manufacture of dry-delivery, functional carbon, and Tiger-Sul® Products LLC, leaders in sulphur bentonite and micronutrient-enhanced crop performance products, are debuting a new strategic partnership for high-value soil health and nutritional products at Commodity Classic this week. The first product in their joint venture is Tiger® Humi[K]™ 4%, which combines functional carbon with sulphur bentonite, …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Nutrient Management, Soil

ZimmCast 707 – Ready for Spring

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. It is Commodity Classic week and I’ll be there in Orlando, FL. I’m sure I’ll have plenty of good content for a future ZimmCast. You can count on that. But I’m going to focus on a couple of different conferences in this episode. First I’m going to share an interview Cindy did with Erik …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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