Aug 5, 2014Syngenta delivers two new winter wheat varieties to Eastern Corn Belt growers
As 2014 winter wheat planting season approaches in the Eastern Corn Belt, Syngenta reminds growers to implement sound management practices and select varieties with consistent performance and superior genetics.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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Oct 2, 2012Away with Aphids: Syngenta Offers Integrated Management Solutions
Healthy fields bring higher yields but may also serve as beacons for hungry insects. While the worst U.S. drought since 1956 caused pastures and crops to deteriorate, it also left fewer host plants and fall crop stubble for insects to feed on. Aphids, tiny insects that feed on infected host plants and crop stubble, can carry the devastating barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) to wheat planted this fall. With a few more weeks of winter wheat planting left, there is still potential for fall aphid pressure to creep up on growers. To reduce risk, it's important for growers to be proactive and protect their crops from the start, enabling them to grow more wheat and achieve higher profits.Read more »
Oct 2, 2012Weather Watch: What Does Warm and Dry Mean for Early Wheat Development?
As the hot sun beats down on wheat fields and dry, cracked soils span for acres, many cereal growers ponder how such conditions may impact their crops this fall and into next season. Winter wheat is often faced with high temperatures and dry conditions that can severely impact and delay germination, emergence, root development, stand establishment and tillering. In addition, unfavorably warm and dry weather is conducive to other early developmental challenges, like the onset of damaging soilborne diseases, which can translate to decreased wheat yields.Read more »