Rethinking Integrated Cropping Strategies to Raise Corn and Soybean Yields – Kim Hicks, Syngenta

How can I produce more corn and soybeans on the same piece of land? That is the multimillion dollar question at play. Syngenta is investing a lot of time and money in trying to rethink multiple cropping strategies, tank mixes and the traditional crop rotation order to try and battle weed resistance, improve yields and ultimately bump farmer profits.

At the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, talked to Kim Hicks, Crop Specialist, Syngenta US about some of the research that Syngenta US is working on to change the traditional thinking on corn, soybean, and wheat  cropping strategies. In this video, we also chat about the Vipterra and Artesian traits and how they fit into a play for higher corn yields in the United States.

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