FMC’s Kasper to Retire, Coen Named Successor

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC has announced that U.S. Commercial Director, John Kasper, is retiring in June and Christina Coen, currently North America marketing director, will assume the role effective May 1. “We thank John for his years of service. He built key strategic relationships that drove outstanding results for the region. John has also been a mentor to many and set the bar …

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Managing Bollworms with Prevathon® Insect Control

Cindy Zimmerman

Research conducted at Texas A&M University has shown wide-spread bollworm/earworm resistance to the majority cotton and corn Bt technologies and that cotton bollworms have developed resistance to pyrethroids to some degree in most of Texas. One of the insecticides recommended for growers to manage cotton bollworm populations is FMC Prevathon. At the recent Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, we talked …

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Mid-South Growers Interested in FMC’s Lucento

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers at the 2019 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show showed a lot of interest in FMC’s new Lucento™ fungicide because of its high performing disease control in soybeans and peanuts. The new product is also approved for corn, wheat and sugarbeets. “Growers reward innovation and this is a product that’s truly innovative,” said Matthew Wiggins, FMC technical service manager for …

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FMC Authority® Supreme Tackles Resistant Weeds

Cindy Zimmerman

Resistant weeds is a wide spread concern around the country and new FMC Authority® Supreme is helping farmers from the Midwest to the Mid-South take on the challenge. “Authority Supreme was a new product for 2018, we had a limited launch, limited quantities,” said FMC technical service manager Matthew Wiggins at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show last week in …

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Where’s the Content?

Cindy Zimmerman

ZimmComm had a crazy week of content creation – from Destin, Florida and the BASF Stoneville Legacy Club, to the Bayer AgVocacy Forum, the BASF Science Behind, and Commodity Classic in Orlando, and the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show in Memphis. If you are looking for it all, it’s being posted on the virtual newsroom for agriculture AgNewsWire. Sometimes we …

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FMC Offers Seminars at NFMS

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC Agricultural Solutions held three learning sessions at this year’s National Farm Machinery Show to provide information to growers about some of the company’s new products like Lucento. The sessions focused on disease, pest, and weed management and control and some of the solutions that FMC offers for growers. In the first session, Bruce Stripling and Nick Hustedde discussed disease …

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Below Ground Protection with Ethos 3D

Carrie Muehling

FMC is encouraging growers to pay just as much attention to what’s happening below the ground as they do to what’s happening on the surface, according to Bob Hooten, Midwest Technical Support Manager. “Below ground you have to worry about your root system,” said Hooten, who was at the 2019 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville. “You have to protect …

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FMC Bringing New Modes of Action to Market

Carrie Muehling

FMC‘s acquisition of DuPont research and development assets more than doubled the number of active ingredients in the company’s development pipeline. The need for additional modes of action to fight disease and weed resistance is a reality, and FMC is rising to the occasion. “It looks like we’re hitting on the major target species and we’re going to be able …

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FMC’s In-Furrow Solutions Boost Plant Performance

Carrie Muehling

FMC is helping growers to realize that in-furrow treatments can offer important benefits. “We build zones of protection around those seeds and those seedlings, and we’re using a multitude of active ingredients,” said Rick Ekins, Application and Innovations Platform Lead with FMC. “We’re really trying to get that plant off to a robust start. That’s the best thing you can …

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