Farm Industry News [1]

Premium soybean line

A NEW line of “premium” soybeans called NK-1 Class Soybeans from Syngenta [4] is available for 2010. The company says these varieties are protected from diseases and emerging challenges like sudden death syndrome and sclerotinia white mold. Syngenta reports that yields from NK-1 Class were up 6 bu./acre.

“NK-1 Class Soybeans are developed and tested with the Syngenta accelerated development and advancement process that brings stronger, better-performing products to growers faster than traditional breeding methods,” says Gene Kassmeyer, head of Syngenta Seeds soybean line.