Syngenta Accelerating a Generation with Scholarships

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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

Syngenta Seeds Helps Farmers Address Challenges

Cindy Zimmerman

Increased corn rootworm pressure is being seen around the Midwest this year but hybrids with the Agrisure Duracade trait have proven effective in limiting the impact of the pests. Syngenta Seeds recently announced results from a field study on the effects of corn rootworm (CRW), In July, the Syngenta Seeds agronomy team conducted a series of root digs across Nebraska, …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Syngenta

Syngenta Donates on Behalf of Sunbelt Expo Farmer Winners

Chuck Zimmerman

Syngenta just recently announced donations to 10 charities on behalf of the 2020 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year Award winners. This is now an annual donation and you can listen to Pam Caraway, Syngenta, tell us more in the interview below. Long-known as a generous community, the farmers named as the 2020 Farmers of the Year in …

Agribusiness, Sunbelt Ag Expo, Syngenta

Southeastern Farmers and Syngenta Support Communities

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2020 Farmers of the Year in 10 Southeastern states were able to lend a helping hand to charities in their areas, thanks to an opportunity provided by Syngenta. Syngenta gave $5,000 in donations in $500 increments to the charity chosen by each farmer in the 2020 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program. “These farmers contribute to …

Sunbelt Ag Expo, Syngenta

Syngenta Chooses Site for NA Crop Protection

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta has chosen to redevelop its North American Crop Protection headquarters on the current campus location in Greensboro, North Carolina. The company intends to construct a more than 100,000 square-foot office building to connect with its existing laboratory facility on the north side of the 70-acre campus. Plans also include a complete renovation of the lab facilities. The new workspaces …

Agribusiness, Syngenta

Syngenta Press Conference at 2021 Commodity Classic

Chuck Zimmerman

It is early on day one of the 2021 Commodity Classic Special Edition. First up on the schedule have been press conferences. I sat in on the Syngenta press conference which featured the following speakers and was moderated by Paul Minehart, Head, Corporate Communications, North America at Syngenta. You can listen in to the conference below. Syngenta announced the new …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Seed, Syngenta