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.
Catching a Silent Yield Robber
Greg Tylka, Professor and Nematologist from Iowa State University, shares SCN resistance management strategies. Rotation of resistant varieties, non-host crops and seed treatments all play a role.
Soy Masters Never Stop Learning
We’ve assembled a list of upcoming events and trade shows offering the tools and know-how you need to make the grade. Check it out – and find out where we’ll be next!
2019 Soybean Season Recap
Syngenta reps from across the Prairies reflect on the challenges soybean growers faced in 2019 and the lessons they can take into 2020 to grow a better crop.
Growing Soybeans in 2020
Bryce Rampton, Product Development Agronomist, says it pays to build a rotation that includes multiple crops, including soys, to manage and maximize environmental extremes.
Exploring the Future of NK® Soybeans in Western Canada
Dan Wright, Head of Seeds for Syngenta Canada says growers can have confidence that NK brand soybeans will perform in their area because the varieties are locally tested in Western Canada.
Canadian soybean exports in 2018 were valued at $3.24 billion.More Fun Facts
Think Local, Traits and Agronomics When Selecting Varieties
Allan Froese, Syngenta Product Selection Lead for Western Canada, emphasizes the importance of local, multi-year data when helping growers select soybean varieties.
Soy Masters Survey: How are we doing?
Are we giving you the info you need to grow a better crop of soybeans?
Managing Iron Deficiency Chlorosis
Dr. Jeff Schoenau, Professor of Soil Fertility at the University of Saskatchewan, discusses how to identify and manage Iron Deficiency Chlorosis in your soybean crops.
Measuring Harvest Losses
Bryce Rampton, Soybean Product Development Agronomist for Western Canada, explains how to measure and calculate harvest losses in your soybean crops.
2020 Soybean Seed Guide
We're passionate about helping you improve yield and quality. Check out the 2020 NK soybean seed line-up featured in this Guide, developed for early-maturing geographies.
Managing White Mould with Fungicides and Your Smartphone
Bryce Rampton, Product Development Agronomist, says genetics are your first line of defense against white mould in soys. The Sporecaster app & fungicides are also great tools to protect your yield.
How Soybeans Impact Available Nutrients for Following Crops
Dr. Jeff Schoenau, Professor of Soil Fertility at the University of Saskatchewan, compares nutrient availability for crops following soys, peas and lentils. He shares how it impacts fertilizer rates.
Soy Masters Trivia: What’s Infecting These Roots?
It's trivia time! Let's test your soy knowledge. Take a look at this photo and tell us why these soybean roots are covered in creamy white dots.
Supporting Soybean Growth in Western Canada
Ron Davidson, Executive Director of Soy Canada, shares why research and innovation are key factors in supporting producers learning how to grow a successful soybean crop on the Prairies.
Bean Cam App Makes Stand Counts Easy
Bean Cam, an app developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is changing the way growers assess their soybean stands and estimate yield. Find out how to put it to use on your farm.
Get the Most Out of a Crop Tour
Checking out new innovations on a crop tour is always exciting. Our reps put together the top three questions to ask when you're walking the plots.
Inoculation & Nodulation
Brett Graham, Syngenta Seedcare Specialist, explains how to check for nodulation in your soybeans. This investigative work will help you determine if your crop has enough N to reach yield potential.
Don’t Let Early-season Weeds Bully Your Soybeans
Get your soybean crop off to a great start by taking care of weeds that bully your seedlings and steal yield potential.
Aphids in Soybeans
Brett Graham, Syngenta Seedcare Specialist, explains that once aphids hit the action threshold, you've got time to monitor & decide if beneficial insects are at work or if an insecticide is needed.
Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact
Get tough on this pest that loves to feast on soybean roots and can devastate your stand.