Syngenta

World Agri-Tech Summit announces start-up innovation challenge

World Agri-Tech Summit announces start-up innovation challenge

Entries are now open for the World Agri-Tech challenge for start-ups with innovative solutions to support sustainable agriculture. The World...

July 24, 2021

New Spray Assist App becomes available in Ireland

New Spray Assist App becomes available in Ireland

A new Spray Assist App is now available in Ireland, which is designed to help sprayer operators select the most...

April 26, 2021

New app gives assistance in BYDV control

New app gives assistance in BYDV control

Syngenta recently launched its BYDV Assist App for mobile devices. The device will help farmers and agronomists to make decisions...

October 12, 2020

Mildew control: Tern makes a return

Mildew control: Tern makes a return

With the exit of fenpropimorph from the market, there is an opening in the mildew control market. At a recent...

March 2, 2020

Don’t start to drift when it comes to good spraying

Don’t start to drift when it comes to good spraying

Leaving a cloud of mist behind the sprayer has never been a good thing and in 2020 it is no...

February 28, 2020

Looking and planning ahead for ramularia control without chlorothalonil

Looking and planning ahead for ramularia control without chlorothalonil

Ramularia has the potential to reduce yield on winter barley by up to 1t/ha. On spring barley this figure ranges...

July 15, 2019

There’s a new seed dressing on the block and it’s ‘vibrant’

There’s a new seed dressing on the block and it’s ‘vibrant’

Over the past number of weeks farmers and the trade have heard about Vibrance – a new seed treatment. Syngenta’s...

July 14, 2019

Replacing chlorothalonil in a wheat programme

Replacing chlorothalonil in a wheat programme

Chlorothalonil is on the way out and while alternatives are being examined it appears, at present, that the current products...

July 11, 2019

New and improved wild oat spray on the market

New and improved wild oat spray on the market

The main news at Syngenta’s technical briefing this week was the introduction of Axial Pro to the market for 2019....

February 25, 2019

Chlorothalonil vote to take place in March

Chlorothalonil vote to take place in March

It now looks like the vote that will decide the fate of chlorothalonil use in the EU will take place...

February 23, 2019

ChemChina completes $43 billion takeover of Syngenta

ChemChina completes $43 billion takeover of Syngenta

It has recently been revealed that ChemChina’s $43 billion takeover of Swiss Company Syngenta has now been officially completed. ChemChina originally...

June 28, 2017

ChemChina’s takeover deal of Syngenta wins US approval

ChemChina’s takeover deal of Syngenta wins US approval

The proposed merger of Syngenta AG by the China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) has been agreed in a deal with the Federal...

April 5, 2017

New Syngenta fungicide receives early approval for use in Ireland

New Syngenta fungicide receives early approval for use in Ireland

Elatus Era, a new SDHI fungicide from Syngenta, based on the novel active ingredient Solantenol in co-formulation with prothioconazole, has been registered in...

January 25, 2017

What implications will major agri-chemical mergers have on farming?

What implications will major agri-chemical mergers have on farming?

Over the past two years, four major mergers and acquisitions deals have been announced in the farm inputs sector, representing...

December 27, 2016

McGuinness calls on Commission to keep an eye on Irish meat sector

McGuinness calls on Commission to keep an eye on Irish meat sector

Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness has called on the European Commission to keep its eyes on the Irish meat sector to...

October 18, 2016

Scrutiny of agri-chemical mergers underway at EU level

Scrutiny of agri-chemical mergers underway at EU level

Concerns about increased costs to farmers that may arise from the reduction in competition arising from the ongoing mergers on...

October 6, 2016

Syngenta and US farmers to have their day in court

Syngenta and US farmers to have their day in court

US farmer lawsuits against Swiss company Syngenta have been given the go ahead to proceed as a class action by a...

October 2, 2016

Chinese takeover of Syngenta awaits EU clearance

Chinese takeover of Syngenta awaits EU clearance

Chinese state-owned Chemchina has sought approval from the European Commission for its $43 billion takeover of Swiss Company Syngenta. The Chinese...

September 27, 2016