Why FMC Joined Field to Market

Chuck Zimmerman

During the Agri-Marketing Conference my Mini Golden ZimmComm Microphone for iPhone got a workout that included an interview with Aaron Locker, FMC Marketing Director. Aaron stopped by the ZimmComm Connection Point booth so I asked him to talk about the reasons FMC has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. This is a multi-stakeholder initiative working to define, …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, NAMA, Sustainability

FMC Acquires Cheminova

John Davis

FMC Corporation has completed its acquisition of Cheminova A/S, a multinational crop protection company based in Denmark and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Auriga Industries A/S. “Cheminova gives us direct market access to key countries in Europe and enhances our customer reach in India, Australia and throughout Latin America, bringing greater balance to our agricultural business,” said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, …

Agribusiness, Crop Science, FMC

FMC Corporation Joins Field to Market

Jamie Johansen

FMC Corporation announced that it has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, a multi-stakeholder initiative working to define, measure and advance the sustainability of food, fiber and fuel production in the United States. “Sustainability is central to the way we work at FMC, whether we are enhancing food production or influencing the responsible management of natural resources,” …

Agribusiness, Company Announcement, FMC, Precision Agriculture

FMC Offers Financing Through John Deere

John Davis

Postemergent herbicides and insecticides can be a very expensive proposition for producers that do pay off in the long run. To help growers pay for that initial investment that pays big dividends, FMC is offering no-payment, no-interest financing through John Deere Financial on select crop protection products for corn, soybean and other labeled crops. “Being in the business for more …

Agribusiness, Financial, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides, John Deere

Update on FMC Marvel Herbicide

Cindy Zimmerman

Weed control was a big topic for FMC Corporation at the National Farm Machinery Show last week, and I talked with district manager Tyler Tuttle about how Marvel™ herbicide provides soybean growers with an aggressive tank-mix partner for maximum postemergence control of glyphosate-resistant weeds. “Marvel is a post emerge, broadleaf herbicide with a very broad spectrum,” said Tuttle. “Use it …

Audio, FMC, Herbicide, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Soybean, weeds

FMC Infographic on Stewardship and Weed Management

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC Corporation has designed a new infographic to help answer some of the FAQs about how pre-emergence herbicides fit in with best stewardship practices. “Basically what we’re trying to do is educate farmers on the use of some of the older tools we’ve had in our tool box and not used for a long time,” said FMC Technical Business Manger …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

FMC Demos 3RIVE 3D at NFMS

Cindy Zimmerman

You may remember us telling you about FMC’s 3RIVE 3D™ back in November at the NAFB convention. Here at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show we got to learn a lot more about this revolutionary system that integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase net planting speed, in-furrow protection and early season success. FMC’s Matt Hancock says …

Crop Protection, FMC, Insecticides, National Farm Machinery Show, pesticides, Video

FMC Promotes Overlap Weed Control

Cindy Zimmerman

There’s no way around it anymore. With the prevalence of resistant weeds growing every year, farmers are having to use a pre- and post-emergent overlap weed management program for control. At the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show, FMC Corporation is helping to make that a little easier for growers by offering effective modes of action to keep their fields cleaner …

Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show