Tag: Enogen

Syngenta releases two new Enogen hybrids for 2016

Syngenta releases two new Enogen hybrids for 2016

August 25, 2015 |

In Switzerland, Syngenta has released 63 new hybrid corn seeds for 2016, including two new Enogen hybrids for improving ethanol production yields. The Enogen hybrids as well as the other new seed releases were developed using the company’s Yield Engineering System (Y.E.S.) that combines intelligent analytics, testing and technology to help get hybrids to market […]

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Syngenta signs trial agreement to use Enogen at Pacific Ethanol plant

Syngenta signs trial agreement to use Enogen at Pacific Ethanol plant

April 6, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta has signed a trial agreement with Pacific Ethanol to begin using Enogen at the company’s 40 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Madera, California. The company will adopt the technology following the 2015 harvest. Enogen corn enzyme technology offers ethanol plants an alternative to traditional liquid alpha amylase by providing the […]

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Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy to use Syngenta’s Enogen tech

Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy to use Syngenta’s Enogen tech

March 30, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy(SIRE) to begin using Enogen corn enzyme technology at its Council Bluffs, Iowa, ethanol production facility following the 2015 harvest. SIRE is the third Iowa plant to sign such an agreement. SIRE is located on 275 acres in Council Bluffs, Iowa, operating a […]

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Syngenta introduces Enogen Value Tracker to assist with grain tracking

Syngenta introduces Enogen Value Tracker to assist with grain tracking

March 2, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta has introduced its Enogen Value Tracker, a new tool for its corn growers to simplify grain tracking. Beginning this year, the Enogen Value Tracker – a naturally derived, non-GMO purple tracer trait – will be included in select bags of Enogen hybrids. Syngenta intends to include the Enogen Value Tracker in all […]

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Syngenta’s Enogen wins Agri Marketing Magazine’s Product of the Year award

Syngenta’s Enogen wins Agri Marketing Magazine’s Product of the Year award

December 22, 2014 |

In Minnesota, Enogen, from Syngenta, has been honored as Agri Marketing Magazine’s 2014 Product of the Year. Lynn Henderson, publisher of Agri Marketing, said that the product was chosen because of the benefits it delivers to farmers, ethanol plants and rural communities. “Nominations are judged on criteria that include sales and marketing goals, competitive pressure […]

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Syngenta donating $1 per acre of Enogen to flex-fuel infrastructure

Syngenta donating $1 per acre of Enogen to flex-fuel infrastructure

July 14, 2014 |

In Iowa, Syngenta is donating $108,000 towards flex-fuel pump infrastructure, fulfilling its three-year commitment to donate $1 for every acre of Enogen corn planted that began in 2013. The company has also teamed with the FFA fundraising event to match Syngenta’s donation to make the money go even further.  

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Syngenta: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Syngenta: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 4, 2014 |

(In this profile, we focus on Syngenta’s Enogen corn) Company description One of the more interesting pathways in the New Agriculture has been developed by Syngenta, with its Enogen line of corn seeds. Enogen is that recently approved, transgenic corn, grown specifically for biofuels production, containing corn amylase – a special set of enzymes that […]

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Enogen corn seen doubling acreage in 2014 to 120,000 acres

Enogen corn seen doubling acreage in 2014 to 120,000 acres

September 25, 2013 |

In the Midwest, Syngenta’s Enogen corn variety that has the alpha amylase enzyme needed for ethanol production genetically inserted into the grain was planted on 65,000 acres this year in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. As much as 120,000 acres are expected for planting next year. Three ethanol plants are already signed up to […]

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Biofuels Digest’s 2012 New Trait Deployment Award: Syngenta – Enogen corn

Biofuels Digest’s 2012 New Trait Deployment Award: Syngenta – Enogen corn

December 31, 2012 |

In October, we reported that Syngenta and Plymouth Energy signed an agreement to use Enogen trait technology starting in fall 2013. Syngenta states that when using Enogen trait technology there is no need to use liquid alpha amylase enzyme for dry grind ethanol production. The technology improves ethanol production while reducing energy, gas and water […]

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Syngenta licenses Enogen to Kansas’ Bonanza BioEnergy

Syngenta licenses Enogen to Kansas’ Bonanza BioEnergy

November 28, 2012 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta in North America announced it has signed a commercial agreement with a Kansas ethanol plant to use grain featuring Enogen® trait technology in 2013. Bonanza BioEnergy of Garden City will use the revolutionary technology that allows corn to express a robust form of alpha amylase enzyme, the primary enzyme used in dry grind […]

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