Syngenta

Syngenta announces leadership changes

Syngenta Group has announced succession plans for its leadership team. Jeff Rowe, currently president of Global Seeds, will take over the leadership of Syngenta Crop Protection, effective July 1. His former role will be assumed... more »

Syngenta celebrates 150 years in vegetable seeds

A seeds company this summer celebrated a century and a half in the agriculture business. On July 1, 2017, Syngenta celebrated 150 years in vegetable seeds. Sluis and Groot, a legacy company of Syngenta, was... more »

Syngenta’s Overgreen pepper offers benefits customers see, taste

A new pepper from Syngenta may just have the taste that kids will enjoy – with the nutrients that will make parents happy, according to the company. Two decades in the making, the Overgreen pepper... more »

Abbott & Cobb, Syngenta sign licensing agreement

Abbott & Cobb, a developer and marketer of vegetable varieties in the U.S. and worldwide, has completed a long-term agreement to license A&C’s recently patented technology, SuperSeedWare (SSW) to Syngenta Seeds for worldwide use in... more »

Syngenta, Stockton sign biofungicide distribution deal

The Stockton Group (STK) has signed an agreement with Syngenta as the exclusive global distributor of a new biofungicide technology based on tea tree oil for the control of several diseases in ornamental crops, the... more »

Reuters: USDA to join panel reviewing Syngenta, ChemChina deal

The USDA will join the government panel reviewing ChemChina’s planned acquisition of Syngenta, according to Reuters. U.S. Senators wrote a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew requesting that the U.S. Department of Treasury and USDA... more »

Breeding companies to host Summer Vegetable Trials

For the second year in a row, vegetable breeding companies will host Summer Vegetable Trials via open houses and field days. This event will be held in six locations from Aug. 8-19. Attendees will have the... more »

Syngenta names new CEO

Syngenta has appointed J. Erik Fyrwald as chief executive officer effective June 1. He succeeds John Ramsay who has been ad interim CEO since November 2015. Fyrwald is currently president and CEO of the U.S. chemistry distribution... more »

Lawmakers call for review of Syngenta, ChemChina deal

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, has led a bipartisan letter co-signed by U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) – members of the... more »

Syngenta awards Grow More Vegetables grants

Syngenta has announced the recipients of the Syngenta Grow More Vegetables seed grant program, selected from applicants nationwide. The three honorees will be awarded garden grant packages that support their efforts to educate local communities on the... more »

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