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

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

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

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

Syngenta Accelerating a Generation with Scholarships

Cindy Zimmerman

Students studying agriculture have a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship and a donation to the charity of their choice through the 2022 Accelerating a Generation Syngenta Scholarship Program. Through the scholarship program, which is run by the National FFA organization (FFA), Syngenta will give a total of six scholarships to college students from across the country who are pursuing …

Education, Syngenta

Syngenta Partners With Dairy Industry and Nature Conservancy

Cindy Zimmerman

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has announced a partnership with Syngenta and The Nature Conservancy to help dairy producers “reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve water quality and strengthen farm resilience.” You can listen to an interview with Chris Cook, Head of Enogen, and Liz Hunt, Head of Sustainable & Responsible Business for Syngenta, who explain more about the initiative: …

Audio, Corn, Dairy, Feed, Livestock, Sustainability, Syngenta

Syngenta Group Reports Strong 2021 Sales

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta Group today announced strong sales growth for the third quarter and this year so far, up over 25% from last year. Harvest setbacks due to severe weather extremes and market supply constraints exacerbated the already low stock-to-use ratios of key grains and led to continued robust grain prices while driving strong demand and growth for Syngenta Group’s products and …

Agribusiness, Seed, Syngenta

Syngenta Seeds Creates COVID Connections with Customers

Cindy Zimmerman

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to make larger, in-person gatherings a challenge across the world, Syngenta Seeds has come up with more personal ways of working with farmers and resellers that could remain beyond the pandemic. For example, NK Seeds hosted 400+ customer events during the course of the 2021 season, five times the amount they normally host in a …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Seed, Syngenta