FMC Offers Freedom Pass Program

Chuck Zimmerman

FMC has introduced a new program for Very Independent Purchasers called the FMC Freedom Pass. Farmers are pretty independent and want freedom of choices as much as possible. According to Mike Harper, industry relations manager for FMC Agricultural Solutions in the U.S. and Canada, the company is giving them that opportunity. I visited with Mike in the Illinois Soybean Association …

Agribusiness, Audio, Crop Protection, Farm Progress Show, FMC

FMC Explains Fungicide Factors

Chuck Zimmerman

I’ve been learning a lot about fungicides lately and got another lesson with Brent Neuberger, FMC Senior Technical Sales Manager, during the Ag Media Summit. Brent starts out explaining that farmers are starting to see some issues in soybeans with frogeye leaf spot which even includes resistance to some of the strobilurin products. That’s why he says it’s very important …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, Fungicide

Talking with FMC at Ag Media Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

In my first chance to visit with the sponsor of our coverage of this year’s Ag Media Summit, FMC, I visited with Tom Becker (left) and Brent Neuberger. The focus of their remarks are on FMC’s pending Dupont transaction. For starters, when that transaction is complete Tom says it will provide more products to offer growers. He says these products …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, Audio, Dupont, FMC, Video

Update on FMC’s Dupont Transaction

Chuck Zimmerman

During the InfoExpo at this year’s Ag Media Summit I visited with Tom Becker, FMC Retail Market Manager, and got an update on the pending transaction with Dupont. Tom says expectations are that the deal will be finalized during the 4th quarter this year. FMC is acquiring certain products from Dupont which Tom says will put the company into the …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, FMC

2017 Ag Media Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

In between the Southern Peanut Growers Conference and the InfoAg Conference is this year’s Ag Media Summit. Yep, the ZimmComm Team is on the agriblogging highway. Cindy just finished covering the Peanut Growers Conference in San Destin, FL and producing content for their blog. Jamie Johansen and I are attending the Ag Media Summit, in Snowbird, UT, courtesy of FMC, …

Ag Media Summit, FMC, Media

Three for FMC

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC Agricultural Solutions has added three team members to its marketing and communications team in Philadelphia. These new team members will support the FMC agricultural crop protection portfolio in the U.S. and Canada. Christina Coen, a veteran agricultural marketer, has been named marketing director for the United States and Canada. Coen will have responsibility for the marketing of the FMC …

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FMC Appoints Mike Harper Industry Relations Manager

Chuck Zimmerman

Welcome Mike Harper in his new role with FMC Agricultural Solutions as Industry Relations Manager. He will lead the company’s industry association relationships, facilitate industry stewardship and advance FMC industry goals. Harper joins the marketing team from the company’s Agricultural Solutions sales team where he served as a retail market manager in Missouri for 37 years, selling and servicing retail …

Agribusiness, FMC

FMC Topguard® EQ Helps Fight Frogeye

Chuck Zimmerman

Controlling resistant frogeye leaf spot in soybeans has become a major concern in the southern states, which is where Topguard® EQ from FMC excels, according to Technical Service Manager Matt Wiggins. “My region here in the mid-South, that’s primarily the disease we’re chasing in soybeans,” said Wiggins at the recent Farm and Gin Show in Memphis. “The Topguard® EQ is …

Audio, FMC, Fungicide, Soybean

FMC Command® 3ME is Tops for Rice Growers

Chuck Zimmerman

Command® 3ME herbicide remains the South’s number one preemergence solution for protecting rice production from annual grasses despite recent entries into the market, according to FMC tech service rep Don Johnson in Mississippi. “We’ve been on the marketplace for rice growers in the Delta region for 16 years now,” said Johnson during an interview at the 2017 Farm and Gin …

Audio, FMC, Rice, weeds