After gaining Environmental Protection Agency registration, Syngenta Force 6.5G will be available for the 2019 growing season. It’s a high-load granular corn insecticide that provides control of corn rootworm.
Prior to Bt technologies farmers lost $1 billion annually to CRW—in the form of chemical costs or actual yield loss. With resistance to traits on the rise, it might nibble its way back to a billion-dollar price tag.
Fortenza seed treatment insecticide from Syngenta has received registration approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for use in corn and cotton to guard against early-season insect damage.
Across the Corn Belt this past season, hybrids containing the Agrisure Viptera trait demonstrated effective control of above-ground insects in the wake of unexpected insect outbreaks. Corn growers who planted other hybr