Agronomic Sales Manager Eric Richter explains canopy index and the different components that are calculated together to get the proper canopy index rating.
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Welcome to Soy Masters by Syngenta
Information shared on this site are general considerations. Always consider the specific situation on your field and exercise good agronomic practices.
Managing Glyphosate Resistant Weeds
Managing Canada fleabane and waterhemp? Joe Vink teaches us his tips and tricks on how to identify and best manage glyphosate resistant weeds.
Fine-Tuning Stand Counts
Soybean grower Ethan Moore discusses his 2018 season and what key learnings he'll be bringing to 2019.
NK® Soybean Variety Trial in Drumbo, Ontario
NK® Soybean varieties were put to the test across different soil types to see how they behave. Watch Agronomic Sales Rep Marijke Van Andel discuss insights from a GxExM site in Drumbo, Ontario.
Problems this Season: Insects
Syngenta's agronomic sales rep, Marijke Van Andel disusses what insect threats were most prominent in Ontario and how growers can prepare for next year using genetics and seed treatments.
Problems this Season: Diseases
Syngenta's agronomic sales rep, Marijke Van Andel does a recap of diseases that affected Ontario soybean crops this season.
Managing White Mould
Agronomic Sales Rep Merijke Van Andel talks about a the threat of white mould in Ontario. Management needs to start early.
Managing Sudden Death Syndrome
Agronomic Sales Rep Shawn Brenneman shares tips for preventing sudden death syndrome in Ontario soybean crops.
What Can You Do When Your Crop Gets Hailed?
Syngenta Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham talks about what you can do if hail hits, especially if it's after R3.5.
Controlling Disease in-Crop
Agronomic Services Manager Eric Richter shares how a number of practices can help producers manage disease in their soybeans.
Trends in Soybean Weed Control
Shawn Brenneman, agronomic sales representative for Syngenta, speaks with Tony Balkwill, owner of Nithfield Advanced Agronomy, about current and growing trends in soybean weed control.
Why Does Early Weed Control Matter?
Shawn Brenneman, agronomic sales representative for Syngenta, speaks with Tony Balkwill, owner of Nithfield Advanced Agronomy, about why it's important to get your early soybean weed control down pat.
Introduction: Five Steps for a Better Soybean Stand
In this 5-part series, Syngenta Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter breaks down the five steps to a better soybean stand, starting with this introduction.
Stand Assessment Step 1: Sort Out Your Seed Populations
In part 1 of this 5-part series, Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter explains how to optimize seed populations by taking a closer look at your productivity zones and soybean genetics.
Stand Assessment Step 2: Improve Your Stand Count Technique
In part 2 of this 5-part series, Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter explains how to improve your soybean count stands with a quick, easy, and accurate method.
Stand Assessment Step 3: Close the Gap
In part 3 of this 5-part series, Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter explains why it’s important to close or narrow the gap between what you’ve planted, and the final stand count.
Stand Assessment Step 4: Avoiding the "Runt Syndrome"
In part 4 of this 5-part series, Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter shows why it’s crucial for your soybean seedlings to emerge at the same time.
Stand Assessment Step 5: Picket Fence Stands
In part 5 of this 5-part series, Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter explains why achieving uniform "picket fence" stands is key for capturing yield.
Moving Beyond the Hula Hoop to Count Stands