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Most Recent Articles
Managing White Mould with Fungicides and Your Smartphone
Marijke Vanderlaan, Agronomic Sales Rep, says genetics are your first line of defense when it comes to white mould in soys. The Sporecaster app & fungicides are also great tools to protect your yield.
Get the Most Out of a Crop Tour
Checking out new innovations on a crop tour is always exciting. Our reps put together the top three questions to ask when you're walking the plots.
Bean Leaf Beetle: Two Generations of Attack
Soybeans are vulnerable to two generations of the bean leaf beetles per year, not including the overwintering population. Seed treatment & scouting are critical to controlling the pest.
Bean Cam App Makes Stand Counts Easy
Bean Cam, an app developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is changing the way growers assess their soybean stands and estimate yield. Find out how to put it to use on your farm.
Think Early Control for Volunteer Corn
Steve Johns, Syngenta Agronomic Sales Rep, advises growers to plan to control volunteer corn early. Don't be complacent – it's a weed that will steal yield from your soybeans.
June Planted Soybeans
Leanne Freitag, Syngenta Agronomic Services Support Manager, explains how late planting affects soybean maturity & yield. Learn how adapted varieties can help make the most of the growing season.
Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact
This pest can persist in soil for years and affect several different crops. You can scout for wireworms using baiting techniques, but it is best to protect your soybean seed.
White Grubs Thrive on Soybean Roots
Syngenta Seedcare Technical Lead Abhi Deora compares the three different species of white grubs to watch for, and explains ID and management tips to protect your soybeans from these pests.
Crop Residue Invites Seedcorn Maggot
Syngenta Seedcare Technical Lead Abhi Deora explains how crop residue attracts seedcorn maggots, and what management tips can be implemented to protect your soybeans from below-ground feeding.
The Buzz about Sulphur on Soybeans
Soybean and Soil Fertility Specialists discuss the research that's underway to determine if sulphur on soybeans can have an effect on yield, and under what conditions that this may be possible.
Managing Herbicide Resistance on Sandy Soils
Soybean growers have effective control options for managing glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane. But, on sandy soils should note some specific considerations related to soil organic matter and pH.
Seed Treatments Help Manage Fusarium Associated Diseases in Soybeans
Last year's DON issues in corn remain top of mind. Syngenta Seedcare™ Technical Lead, explains the three main soybean diseases associated with Fusarium and the role of seed treatments in management.
Managing Weed Shifts: Canada Fleabane and Waterhemp
Resistant weeds are tough to tackle for soybean growers. Learn how to control them with scouting regimes, record keeping, multiple modes of action and other best practices.
Seed Treatments Help Make Every Seed Count
We need to manage soybeans with the same expectations as our corn crop. If 20 to 30 percent of soybean seed isn't emerging, it's time to look at environment and management.
Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation
Syngenta agronomist Doug Fotheringham explains the benefits of using inoculants on your soybeans, how to know which type is best for your farm and other tips to get optimal nodulation.
Choosing Genetics is the First Step to High Soybean Yields
The journey to find the perfect soybean variety could be never-ending – but choosing the best genetics for your field environment is the first step to maximizing yield.
Control the Controllable for Higher Yield
When no two seasons are the same, growers know that Mother Nature can throw anythng our way. Make decisions that will protect your soybean crop from early-season threats.
Playing Detective Puts More Bushels in Your Bin
Make sure your soybean yield is the best it can be by understanding what kind of disease and pest challenges parts of your field are susceptible to.
Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield
Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham goes through the management opportunities to influence pod fill and yield throughout the season.
Manage Risk and Increase Yields with Fungicides