FMC Focused on Crop Protection After DuPont Acquisition

Carrie Muehling

Since FMC completed its acquisition of a portion of DuPont’s crop protection business last year, integrating the two groups has been a high priority. “It’s been a monumental task to integrate all the people and the processes and things of that nature, but I think it’s gone very smoothly,” said David Wheeler, technical services associate director for DuPont integration, agronomic …

Audio, Dupont, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show

FMC Introduces Steward EC Insecticide

Carrie Muehling

FMC has introduced another tool for farmers to use in the fight against the Western corn rootworm beetle. David Wheeler, Technical Services Associate Director, said Steward EC is not a new chemistry, but it represents a new use in corn to control adult rootworm beetles. Farmers can use the product in an integrated pest management program along with a larval …

Audio, FMC, Insecticides, National Farm Machinery Show

FMC Freedom Pass Offers Options for Growers

Carrie Muehling

As growers plan for the 2018 growing season, many are fighting weed resistance on their farms while still looking for opportunities to make decisions that make the most sense economically. The FMC Freedom Pass program can help by offering agronomic rewards, financing opportunities, product assurances and application innovations. “I’ve had great response from my customers, my retailers, as well as …

Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

Fungicide Factors for Corn and Soybeans

Carrie Muehling

Disease pressure continues to be a challenge for corn and soybean producers, with the pathogens varying based on the crop and the geography of the farm. Corn growers often fight northern corn leaf blight, gray leaf spot, southern corn rust and common rust. Soybean growers may battle white mold in the north and frog eye leaf spot further south. Regardless, …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Fungicide, National Farm Machinery Show

FMC Awaits Steward EC Approval

Jamie Johansen

FMC‘s Great Plains Sales Manager, Tom Koranek, covers Canada to Mexico and lands between the Mississippi and the Rockies. We had the opportunity to learn about one of the products awaiting approval to combat those pesky insects interesting in corn. Steward® EC insecticide controls western corn rootworm adult populations. “There’s resistance today of a lot of the products that are …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, NAFB

FMC’s 3RIVE 3D Part of Freedom Pass Program

Chuck Zimmerman

We’ve done several stories on FMC’s 3RIVE 3D technology and now growers have a way to get a free system! Jamie talked with Mike Harper, FMC Industry Relations Manager, during the recent NAFB Convention about how this can happen. According to Mike the FMC Freedom Pass program has a 3RIVE 3D option. As part of the FMC Freedom Pass program, …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, NAFB

FMC Freedom Pass for the VIP Farmer

Jamie Johansen

This year FMC Agricultural Solutions launched Freedom Pass to give growers exclusive agronomic and economic incentives allowing more freedom in the field. We learned more about Freedom Pass at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk last week from Senior Communications Manager at FMC Lisa Homer. “It is the first time we have been involved in a grower program,” …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Financial, FMC, NAFB

ZimmCast from the #NAFB17 – Part 2

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello folks. The ZimmComm Team is in post-NAFB Convention recovery which includes editing and publishing interviews and other content we created in Kansas City last week. This week’s program includes feature interviews with our sponsors who help make everything happen. In the program we’re featuring interviews with FMC’s Mike Krull about the FMC/Dupont integration, GROWMARK’s Tim Berkland about their Enduring …

Audio, Bayer, FMC, GROWMARK, ZimmCast

FMC Completes Deal with DowDupont

Chuck Zimmerman

During the NAFB convention Trade Talk session Jamie and I visited with our sponsor, FMC. Mike Krull, North America Business Development, sat down with Jamie to talk about the FMC DuPont Integration. FMC has announced that it has successfully completed the closing of its two pending transactions with DuPont. The companies signed a definitive agreement on March 31,2017, and have …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Dupont, FMC, NAFB