Syngenta’s DuracadeViptera Is Most Comprehensive Solution for Pest Control

Chuck Zimmerman

Syngenta Corn Traits has simplified its corn trait product names and is now using trait brand names already known and trusted in the marketplace. Syngenta’s DuracadeVipteraTM is the industry’s most comprehensive solution for pest control, simplicity and choice–controlling 16 yield damaging above- and below-ground pests, more than any other competitive trait stack on the market. “DuracadeViptera is our lead stack …

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

Agronomy in Action 2022 Research Review Explained

Chuck Zimmerman

Golden Harvest is working to help growers better understand how specific hybrids respond to different management practices. After surveying 100 random Midwest growers, the company learned that 84 percent believe having access to hybrid specific information is extremely important. But, only slightly more than half said they were not managing their hybrids down to that level. Golden Harvest has an …

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

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

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

Last Day of 2022 Ag Media Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

This is the big final day of the Ag Media Summit. Things have started out with a Newsmakers Panel on sustainability, climate change and regenerative ag. I’m recording it and the audio will be in our virtual ag newsroom on AgNewsWire. I have a number of InfoExpo exhibitor interviews and have more to do today. These will all be in …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Video

Agri-Pulse Newsmakers – Feeding America on Rising Food Costs

Cindy Zimmerman

The latest Agri-Pulse Newsmakers is out with food prices and hunger as the focus. Rising food prices are having a big impact on the need for assistance from the nation’s most vulnerable consumers, which is leading to swelling demand at the nation’s food banks. Feeding America’s Vince Hall joins Newsmakers to discuss the current situation and look ahead to what …

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Agri-Pulse Newsmakers – USDA’s Emergency Relief Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Episode 15 of Agri-Pulse Newsmakers is out with a focus on USDA’s Emergency Relief Program announced this week and how that impacts the crop insurance program. The Department of Agriculture rolled out a $6 billion program aimed at helping producers who suffered disasters in 2020 and 2021. USDA’s Gloria Montaño Greene joins the program to discuss what producers should know …

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Agri-Pulse Newsmakers: Climate, Immigration, Inflation

Cindy Zimmerman

Climate, immigration and inflation are the key issues for this week’s edition of Agri-Pulse Newsmakers. New figures this week showed inflation is still impacting American consumers, but some slight moderation was also observed. There was also news on interest in the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Program, leading to questions about the ability for the program to satisfy the existing demand …

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Agri-Pulse Newsmakers: EPA Administrator Regan

Cindy Zimmerman

The latest episode of Agri-Pulse Newsmakers is out and the big news maker this week is EPA Administrator Michael Regan. The Biden administration is approaching a key deadline to publish annual volume targets for biofuel blending. There’s also the ongoing effort to redefine the definition of a Water of the U.S. and looming concerns about the loss of crop protection …

Agri-Pulse, EPA, Ethanol, Video

Agri-Pulse Newsmakers Focuses on Cattle Hearings

Cindy Zimmerman

The newest edition of Agri-Pulse Newsmakers is out and this week the focus is on cattle hearings and beef politics. The House and Senate Agriculture Committees both convened hearings to examine the beef sector this week. Now, Congress is left to determine its next steps and whether or not to pursue big reforms to the nation’s cattle sector. Newsmakers interviews …

Agri-Pulse, Beef, Video