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.
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
Soy Masters Trivia: What’s Infecting These Roots?
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.
Canadian soybean exports in 2018 were valued at $3.24 billion.More Fun Facts
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.
Bryce Rampton, Soybean Product Development Agronomist for Western Canada, explains soil crusting and how it can affect soybean growth.
Bryce Rampton, Soybean Product Development Agronomist for Western Canada, explains how to decide what to plant soybeans at for population.
Higher Pods Make More Yield and Better Harvests
Product Development Agronomist Bryce Rampton explains why achieving higher soybean pods protect your yield. Learn how the seeding environment, warming trends and planting depth affect pod height.
Understanding the Critical Weed Free Period
Bryce Rampton, Soybean Product Development Agronomist, explains what the critical weed free period is, and why keeping fields clean during this time can help maximize yield potential.
Grower Insights: What's Your Soybean Weed Control Strategy?
In this episode of the Grower Insights series, successful Saskatchewan grower, Rod Edgar, shares weed control best practices he's developed over the years.
Flagging Fields for Higher Yields
Bryce Rampton discusses the importance and how to properly perform a flag test in your soybean crop.
Managing Dry Conditions
Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham discusses how to manage dry conditions, inlcuding considerations for zero-till and fertility management.
Product Development Agronomist Bryce Rampton discusses weather trends in Western Canada and why soybeans are still a viable crop going forward.
Inoculant Key to Soybean Success
Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham discusses inoculants and how Western Canada soybean growers might be thinking about them after a dry season.
Grower Insights: What Are Your Seeding Practices?
In this episode of the Grower Insights series, successful Saskatchewan grower, Rod Edgar, shares his best practices for seeding for success.