FMC Announces Anthem Finalists at AMS

Cindy Zimmerman

You could call it “Rural America’s Got Talent.” After six months, 185 entries and a round of online voting and judging, FMC Corporation has announced the final four contestants in the Anthem “Stand and be Heard” Singing Contest. “This is the second year we’ve had the Stand and be Heard contest,” said FMC’s Tim Thompson, pictured here second from the …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, FMC

Vote in FMC Anthem Singing Contest

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2013 FMC “Stand & Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest” is ready for your voting to begin. You’ve got until July 14 to vote for your favorite of the more than 200 ag students who have submitted their rendition of the National Anthem. This voting period will narrow the field to 20 students with a chance to win a $10,000 …

Agribusiness, FMC

Conquer with Cadet Sweepstakes

Talia Goes

FMC Agricultural Products Group announces the Conquer with Cadet Sweepstakes, inviting growers to visit www.FMCcadet.com and listen to the personal stories of corn and soybean growers who have had success with best practices while using Cadet herbicide. Online participation will be rewarded with a chance to win a John Deere Gator utility vehicle. In addition to the John Deere Gator …

Agribusiness, Contest, FMC, John Deere

Spending a Minute with Jake at NFMS

John Davis

You can learn a lot in just a short time. Our friends at FMC have launched a video series they call the Authority Minute, a chance to educate growers and retailers about the importance of having an effective weed management program. Chuck caught up with host Jake Turner at the recent National Farm Machinery Show, just one stop on the …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

Authority Treatments in One Area Could Help Others

John Davis

Taking the initiative with a good pretreatment herbicide doesn’t just pay benefits for the original producer, but it could also stop the spread of weeds to other regions of the country. Bob Hooten with FMC explained during the recent National Farm Machinery Show that their Authority product could have helped stop the spread of Palmer amaranth, a plant that kicks …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

FMC Wants Students to Stand Up & Be Heard

John Davis

Agriculture students from across the country will get the chance to showoff their musical talent for a chance to win scholarship prizes in FMC’s second annual “Stand and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest” starting March 1. “FMC is focusing on the future of agriculture,” Tim Thompson, the company’s Agricultural Products North America product manager, told Chuck during an interview at …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

FMC Marketing with Authority

Chuck Zimmerman

The Authority Minute is a video podcast series by FMC that has come about because as Paul Reghage, FMC, says, “Growers were telling us they like to hear from other growers.” So FMC developed the Authority Minute series which Paul says will be at least 18 episodes. These short interview segments include farmers, retailers, consultants and researchers including not only …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, ZimmCast

New Holland Shows Off T8.420 at NFMS

John Davis

Of course one of the big purposes of the National Farm Machinery Show was to display the latest in farm machinery. Our friends at New Holland were there and proudly showed their latest T8.420 tractor to enthusiastic crowds who couldn’t resist climbing up and seeing all the new bells and whistles inside. Gary Wojcik with New Holland went over some …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland

Biggest and Best NFMS Looks to Get Bigger & Better

John Davis

The recent National Farm Machinery Show is touted as one of the biggest and best agricultural expos of the entire year, and it seems to live up to it billing, in no small part, due to the efforts of Rip Rippetoe (pictured during a TV interview), the new President/CEO of Kentucky Fair Board and his talented staff. “People from all …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland

Managing Insects for Greater Yields

Chuck Zimmerman

We hear a lot about weed resistance but don’t forget about insect resistance. That’s why I visited with Adam Prestegord (not pictured), product manager for FMC’s insecticide business. We talked about Capture LFR. This product protects a seed or young seedling, even a biotech variety, before an insect can do some damage! Farmers can use liquid Capture LFR as an …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show