FMC Offering Year-Long Management

Cindy Zimmerman

The FMC Agricultural Crop Protection portfolio has grown to now offer farmers a complete year-long management approach. Describing this to me during the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention was Gail Stratman, Regional Technical Sales Lead. He says, “That has been a focus for us, to offer growers more of a complete solution.” Going in to 2015 he advises …

Audio, FMC, NAFB, weeds

FMC Introduces 3RIVE 3D™ Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

Do you want your corn to thrive? How about 3RIVE 3D? That’s a new product from FMC Corporation. It is a crop protection delivery platform for three-dimensional in-furrow protection. The patent-pending 3RIVE 3D™ technology integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase net planting speed, in-furrow protection and early season success. During the recent National Association of Farm …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Insecticides, NAFB

FMC Scouts for Talent at FFA

Cindy Zimmerman

If you want to find talented young people, FFA is the place to be. That’s the main reason FMC Corporation set up a sound booth at the National FFA Convention for the second year in a row to give the blue jackets an easy way to enter the Stand & Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest. This is the third year …

Audio, FFA, FMC

2014 National Agricultural Proficiency Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

Winners of the 2014 National Agricultural Proficiency Awards were announced during the sixth general session at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo on Friday. Awards were given in 49 categories from agricultural communications and education to veterinary science and wildlife management. Among the talented winners was Jordan Cadle of the Paoli Indiana FFA Chapter in Indiana in the category …

Audio, Education, FFA, FMC

New FFA Officer Team

Cindy Zimmerman

Students from Georgia, Arkansas, Colorado, Tennessee, Kentucky and New Mexico were elected to serve on the 2014-15 National FFA Officer team. From left to right they are: Andy Paul of Georgia, an agricultural education major at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, was elected president. Caleb Gustin of New Mexico, an agricultural business and agricultural economics major at New Mexico State University, …

FFA, FMC

FFA Members Show Passion for the Future

Taylor Truckey

As FFA members work their way through the National FFA Convention Expo in Louisville, they are greeted by a variety of agribusiness and collegiate exhibits. Although each exhibit has developed it’s own message, theme, and purpose, many share a common goal of focusing on future opportunities and growth within agriculture. FMC is no different; they are inviting members to step into …

Agribusiness, Agriculture Education, FMC

FFA – You are the Future

Jamie Johansen

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to FFA members in attendance for one of the opening sessions at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo this morning. He speaks at many different venues, but said this audience is the hardest because he is following young people who are very well spoken, don’t use any notes and never skip a beat. “This …

Ag Group, Agriculture Education, Audio, FFA, FMC, Government, USDA

Go All Out! at the 87th National FFA Convention

Jamie Johansen

The streets of Louisville, KY are flooded with FFA members from across the country here to attend the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo. The largest youth organization currently have over 600,000 members and their mission of Premier Leadership, Personal Growth and Career Success is modeled in all the organization does for the future of the agricultural industry. Day one …

Ag Group, Audio, Education, FFA, FMC

FMC Invests in Farming’s Future Via FFA

Jamie Johansen

Illustrating its commitment to investing in farming’s future, FMC Corporation is helping youth education through support of FFA. “To continue America’s leadership in agriculture, we need to engage students now,” said John Kasper, FMC Agricultural Solutions North America commercial business director. “FFA prepares students for more than 300 careers and reaches more than 600,000 members. Our support can make a …

Agribusiness, Education, FFA, FMC, Youth