Pulse growers looking for control of grassy and broadleaf weeds will have new options from Syngenta Canada. The first is Nelatic pulse herbicide, a pre-mix formula that combines imazamox and bentazon for systemic and contact control of grasses and broadleaf weeds found in Western Canada field peas. Nelatic offers built-in resistance management support with two… Read More

Cruiser Maxx Vibrance all-in-one, pre-mixed seed treatment will be offered by Syngenta on seed potatoes for the 2024 growing season, the company says. Syngenta Canada says the fungicide and insecticide seed treatment provides protection against a broad spectrum of yield-robbing pests, including Fusarium, silver scurf, and Rhizoctonia (black scurf). “Each spring, growers receive potato seed… Read More

Syngenta Canada has launched Talinor, a post-emergent cereal herbicide that brings a differentiated active ingredient to manage difficult broadleaf weeds, including herbicide resistant weeds. Talinor is a premix liquid formulation of bicyclopyrone (Group 27) and bromoxynil (Group 6) for use on spring wheat, durum wheat, and barley with an application range from the two-leaf stage… Read More

Pulse growers challenged with seedling disease pressure will have a new treatment option in Vibrance Total seed treatment from Syngenta Canada. With five modes of action, Syngenta says this product offers broad-spectrum disease control against multiple pulse diseases, including pythium and ascochyta blight. Vibrance Total features a new active ingredient, picarbutrazox, that delivers protection against… Read More

Whether you are a farmer, rancher, agronomist, researcher, or industry professional — you’ve likely encountered herbicide resistance. We know herbicide resistance is out there, and unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet to managing it. However, as Rob Klewchuk of Syngenta Canada explains in this Wheat School episode, there are some management things that can be done…. Read More

Syngenta Canada Inc. has named Shaun Vey as its new head of sales for crop protection. Vey steps in to the role immediately. He will lead the national sales and key account team from the company’s office at Calgary, Alta., and serve on the organization’s leadership team. He succeeds Duane Johnson who retired in May… Read More

Soybeans will pop out of warm spring soil a few days after planting, but they often sit for weeks before breaking the surface when planted early in cool, no-till environments. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Soybean School, host Bernard Tobin and Abhi Deora, head of Syngenta Canada’s Seedcare Institute, look at how soil temperatures… Read More

Syngenta Canada has announced the launch of Miravis Star fungicide for sclerotinia control in canola. The dual-active ingredient product will be available commercially in 2024. Miravis Star combines Adepidyn, a Group 7, and Fludioxonil, a Group 12, for a combination of systemic and contact-based activity. The product offers a wide application window of 10 to… Read More

How farmers grow crops and manage livestock is forever changing. That evolution of agriculture is also reshaping how agribusinesses operate, as companies compete for talent and aim to create a workplace to best support their business, products, and farmer customers. Last week, Syngenta Canada opened the doors to its newly-renovated office at Guelph, Ont., to… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson to discuss a number of topics including: the (torrential!) rain out in Ontario, spinner spreaders, managing sandy soil, and much more! We will then hear an interview… Read More

For many areas of Western Canada, the soil is still quite cool, or only just beginning to warm up. However, just because there’s not a lot of biological activity going on in the soil, doesn’t mean the risk for soil-borne disease goes away. As Shad Milligan of Syngenta explains in our latest Wheat School episode,… Read More

 

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