Apr 28, 2015Acuron corn herbicide receives federal EPA registration
Growers looking to control difficult weeds like waterhemp, giant ragweed and Palmer amaranth will have access to Acuron corn herbicide from Syngenta, now that it has received registration from the federal EPA. Read more »
Dec 8, 2014Team of scientists helps combat difficult weeds through development of new corn herbicide
A team of 12 scientists is making significant headway in the battle against difficult weeds through their work at Syngenta on the Acuron™ corn herbicide technical team.
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Nov 13, 2014Acuron corn herbicide trials shown across the nation leading up to anticipated registration date
In 2014, Acuron corn herbicide from Syngenta, which features four active ingredients, including new bicyclopyrone, and three complementary modes of action, was evaluated at 167 plot locations. These locations included 95 on-farm Syngenta locations, 54 university locations and 18 distributor locations spread across 35 states.
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Oct 23, 2014Syngenta Crop Talk video series showcases breakthrough technologies to help manage agronomic issues
Syngenta has released a new series of Crop Talk videos showcasing growers' biggest challenges and how the company is committed to providing solutions.Read more »
Sep 1, 2014Chemical Companies Get Creative In Engineering New Herbicide Solutions
Super weeds have changed the farming landscape. Previously, sites of action and modes of action were of utmost importance to understanding weed resistance to herbicides. Then, with funding provided by Syngenta, University of Illinois researchers identified something they had never seen before. In many instances, super weeds such as Palmer amaranth and waterhemp are overcoming the chemistry via increased herbicide metabolism.Read more »