Advanta adds Phoenix® brand seed corn for Southwestern and Western Growers

AMARILLO, Texas – Specially selected Phoenix® brand corn hybrids will now be available from Advanta US Inc., for the 2015 planting season in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.

For this initial growing season, Advanta will offer 18 Phoenix hybrids selected for the unique growing conditions of the Southwestern and Western markets. These hybrids are available with a variety of Agrisure® traits, including: Agrisure Viptera® and Agrisure Artesian® technology from Syngenta.

“As a High Plains company, we work hard to select high performance genetics for our customers. This extends our broad grain and forage sorghum portfolio to include corn hybrids for the unique environments of the Southwestern and Western areas,” said Steve Ligon, North American business director for Advanta.

Based in Amarillo, Texas, Advanta is a leading international supplier of proprietary crop genetics and seed.

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Advanta US is an operating unit of Advanta, a global seed business that combines proprietary crop genetics and plant breeding capabilities with biotechnology to produce high-quality seed products and solutions for its customers around the world. Advanta is a member of the UPL group of companies.