Syngenta expert releases 2018 pest watch list

· July 11, 2018

What insects should growers be worried about creeping into their crops this growing season? One Syngenta expert has been studying trends and recommends growers keep their eyes out for these insects on his 2018 pest watch list. Meade McDonald, Syngenta insecticide product lead, has spent most of his 23-year career in agriculture seeing the damage […]

Syngenta Agrisure stood up to western bean cutworm in 2017

· December 15, 2017

In 2017 destructive pests like western bean cutworm continued to pose threats to growers, damaging corn fields across the Corn Belt and leaving crops susceptible to contamination from molds and mycotoxins like aflatoxin or fumonisins. Luckily for growers using the Agrisure traits portfolio from Syngenta, they had strong control over the pests. “The Agrisure traits […]

Poncho/VOTiVO 2.0 goes beyond nematodes to soil health

· December 4, 2017

If you are familiar with Poncho/VOTiVO seed treatment, then you most likely know it has a pretty consistent track record in protecting against insects and nematodes. So why is Bayer getting reach to launch 2.0 to the market? Nick Tinsley, SeedGrowth Technical Service Representative, Bayer Crop Science, says the updated product is going to improve […]

Central Life Sciences: Keep your #harvest17 bug free

· November 16, 2017

When it comes to insect control in stored grain, Central Life Sciences says have a plan. We had the opportunity to visit with Tracy Harris, Director of Sales, Central Life Sciences at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention last week in Kansas City. Harris said rice weevil went much farther north this year than […]

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