FMC Fall Burndown Advice

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Harvest is soon to be underway as summer gives way to the fall, and that is the time when growers need to think about getting a clean start next spring. For growers having problems with chickweed and marestail, a fall burndown program can provide good benefits. “Fall is the best time to really deal with winter annuals,” says FMC Senior …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, FMC, Herbicide, weeds

Cheminova Products Add to FMC Portfolio

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC Corporation just completed its acquisition of Cheminova earlier this year and at the Ag Media Summit we talked with FMC business solutions manager David Wheeler about what new crop protection solutions that adds to the FMC portfolio for growers. “The Cheminova acquisition has really rounded out our portfolio,” said Wheeler. “For instance, we were lacking in fungicides in our …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC

FMC Talks Anthem Maxx at #AgMedia

Cindy Zimmerman

Anthem® Maxx herbicide due out this fall from FMC is a new, concentrated version of Anthem herbicide that offers growers a dramatically lower use-rate. “We like taking Anthem to corn,” said Matt Hancock, FMC Corn Segment Manager, during an interview at last week’s Ag Media Summit. “This is a four ounce per acre use rate to get pre- and post-emergent …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide

FMC Announces Exclusive FFA Sponsorship

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning FMC announced a greater commitment to farming’s future by becoming sole sponsor of the National FFA Agriscience Research – Plant Systems Proficiency Awards for 2015. The awards recognize outstanding high school students’ active research and experimentation in the production of plants, animals and related processes. “We continue to look for ways to encourage students – our future crop …

Agribusiness, FFA, FMC

FMC Busy at #AgMedia

Cindy Zimmerman

The FMC booth was a popular stop for ag journalists at the Ag Media Summit InfoExpo because they had experts to chat about some of the new products FMC has in the pipeline. FMC Corporation is a big sponsor at the Ag Media Summit and Jill Heggen says it’s an important event for them. “We like to connect with the …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, FMC

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