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Modern farming is grounds for Earth Day celebration

[ 0 ] April 20, 2012

From Syngenta Crop Protection: Modern farming practices such as conservation tillage and no-till farming are responsible for significant environmental benefits often overlooked by Earth Day observers. With no-till, farmers plant crops and control weeds without turning the soil. This method decreases erosion, reduces fuel use and improves water quality. In addition to the environmental benefits, […]


Atrazine saves the soil

[ 0 ] April 21, 2010

From Syngenta Crop Protection: As people around the world recognize Earth Day, it’s also a good time to recognize the vital role the herbicide atrazine plays in protecting the environment and promoting responsible land stewardship. Besides helping to effectively and affordably control a broad spectrum of weeds, atrazine is essential to conservation tillage and in […]