On Friday, Syngenta – a Downers Grove-based agriculture company – announced they plan to build a new agriculture center west of DeKalb in Malta (IL). This 90-acre site will provide a new Innovation and Customer Experience Center that will provide for large-scale events and engagement with growers on corn and soybean technology and innovation.
Syngenta Group is a leading, sustainable agricultural innovation and technology company with 48,000 employees in more than 100 countries and annual sales of $23 billion. The Syngenta Group is well-positioned to provide farmers with the best technology and expertise to increase productivity and grow healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.
The goal of Syngenta is to start building the 96,000 square foot facility this fall or no later than next spring. Syngenta Group’s seeds, crop protection, and nutrition products, agronomic solutions and digital services help farmers provide the world with healthy food, feed, fiber, and fuel while conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.