Kinze Has Tips for a Breakdown-Free Harvest

Chuck Zimmerman

This year’s drought has made it tough enough for farmers; the last thing they need is a breakdown or equipment failure when trying to get in what crop they can. Phil Jennings, the service manager at Kinze Manufacturing, reminded me at the recent Ag Media Summit that there are some basic items producers should be checking before they head out …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, FMC

FMC Launches “Meat and Greet” Road Tour

Chuck Zimmerman

Our friends at FMC are on the road with the Capture® LFR® Insecticide “Meat and Greet” Road Tour, a series of meeting events that are taking place at more than 20 retailer locations across the Midwest now through September 28. “We’ll be visiting retailers to talk with them and their growers about Capture LFR and the benefits of using Capture …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Corn, FMC

Control Weeds Early With FMC

Chuck Zimmerman

Matt Foster, FMC, attended the Ag Media Summit InfoExpo to talk to ag editors about pre-plant weed control options. This summer’s weather has been brutal for field control of weeds and he says that growers are looking for options. Matt says that although a good pre-plant program is not a farmer’s “salvation” it is a good tool in their toolbox. …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, Audio, FMC

Other New Products Promoted During Anthem Tour

John Davis

While the focus of the recent Anthem Field Plot Tour in Ames, Iowa, has been on FMC‘s new herbicide, Anthem, farmers are also hearing about some other new FMC products in the works. One of those is Marvel. “This is a combination of two PPO products,” Brent Neuberger, Senior Technical Sales Manager for FMC, told Chuck during an interview. Neuberger …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC

FMC’s Anthem to Slay the Dragon of Waterhemp

John Davis

Weed control and management was a big topic of discussion during the recent Anthem Field Plot Tour in Ames, Iowa, and one weed seems to be standing out this summer more than the rest. “Waterhemp is currently THE dragon,” said Dr. Mike Owen of Iowa State University. “It’s the one that is the big problem. It’s the one that’s going …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC

Midwest Drought Puts FMC Products to the Test

John Davis

The Midwest drought has hit farmers in the region with a double-whammy this summer. First, obviously, many crops are just withering and dying in the hot, dry conditions. Second, the lack of rain hurt some of the pre-emergence herbicides out there, allowing weeds to choke what crops were able to beat the heat. During the recent Anthem Field Plot Tour, …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC

FMC Stand & Be Heard Singing Contest Update

Chuck Zimmerman

During the FMC Anthem Field Plot Tour this week I spoke with Rick Ekins, Product Manager, to get an update on the FMC Anthem Stand & Be Heard Singing Contest. There are only two days left to enter the contest. Rick is seen while we were out in the field during the demonstration portion of the tour. I think we …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC