Mar 27, 2014Syngenta emphasizes planning ahead for spring wheat in the Pacific Northwest
As proven year after year, Syngenta reminds wheat growers that weather patterns in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) can be anything but predictable, and planning ahead is essential to helping the crop achieve a strong start. Read more »
Nov 19, 2013New Syngenta online wheat resource offers one-stop destination for agronomic solutions
With wheat harvest in the rear-view mirror and the thought of threatening springtime pests approaching, planning for next year is in full swing. Read more »
Jul 29, 2013Soilborne diseases can spell trouble for crops – so control them early
Lush and robust wheat fields start with durable, deep and disease-free roots. These roots absorb the all-important nutrients and moisture that produce healthy plants with strong yield potential, which is why growers should keep their wheat's root health top of mind when preparing for the season.
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Apr 3, 2013Spring wheat 2013: Best practices in the Pacific Northwest
Although a relatively small percentage of the region's cereals market share, spring wheat is still a key crop in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) - particularly for growers who are in a three-year rotation. "It offers a good rotational value with the winter cereals, offering opportunities for weed control that wouldn't come through a wheat fallow rotation," said Richard Smiley, professor of plant pathology at Oregon State University.
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Feb 20, 2013Fighting the Battle Against Wireworms
After a challenging and drought-plagued 2012, cereal growers are eager to get back out in the fields for spring planting. Achieving a strong, healthy stand is top of mind for many growers as they finalize their plans for this year's spring wheat crop. The first step in accomplishing this is to arm seeds with protection against yield-robbing pests, such as wireworms, that can inhibit healthy stand establishment.Read more »