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 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

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

New, yield-breaking hybrid barley variety available in the UK this autumn

New, yield-breaking hybrid barley variety available in the UK this autumn

A new, hybrid winter feed barley that has raised the bar for UK treated yield on the Agriculture and Horticulture...

July 18, 2018

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

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

Bayer increases takeover offer for Monsanto, negotiations at ‘advanced’ stage

Bayer increases takeover offer for Monsanto, negotiations at ‘advanced’ stage

Monsanto has confirmed that it has received an updated non-binding proposal for a potential acquisition of the company from Bayer for...

September 6, 2016

US gives green light for ChemChina’s Syngenta takeover

US gives green light for ChemChina’s Syngenta takeover

ChemChina has received clearance from a US security panel on its $43 billion takeover of Swiss agri-business Syngenta. The Committee...

August 22, 2016

Syngenta posts drop in profits of 7% for first half of 2016

Syngenta posts drop in profits of 7% for first half of 2016

Syngenta, the Swiss agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds, has posted a drop in profits at actual rates of 7% for...

July 22, 2016

Bayer and Monsanto confirm they’re in talks to merge

Bayer and Monsanto confirm they’re in talks to merge

Bayer, the global agricultural chemical company, has confirmed that its executives recently met with executives of Monsanto to privately discuss...

May 19, 2016

Has Germany put the kibosh on next week’s EU glyphosate vote?

Has Germany put the kibosh on next week’s EU glyphosate vote?

Germany looks set to abstain in an EU vote next week on the continued use of glyphosate in weed killers,...

May 15, 2016

Is Bayer preparing to buy Monsanto?

Is Bayer preparing to buy Monsanto?

German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer may buy US-agribusiness giant Monsanto for more than $40 billion, according to the...

May 13, 2016

Syngenta looks to greater seed profitability as sales drop

Syngenta looks to greater seed profitability as sales drop

Group sales of Swiss agrochemical and seed manufacturer Syngenta dropped to $3.7 billion for the first quarter of 2016, according...

April 23, 2016

Poll shows most Europeans want glyphosate banned

Poll shows most Europeans want glyphosate banned

Two-thirds of Europeans want glyphosate banned according to a poll by the international market research firm YouGov. According to the...

April 12, 2016

Syngenta to be sold (and it’s not to Monsanto)

Syngenta to be sold (and it’s not to Monsanto)

ChemChina has made an offer of $43 billion to takeover Syngenta, the Swiss agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds. The Chinese...

February 4, 2016