FMC Launches ‘New Beginning’ with Ethos

Joanna Schroeder

Matt Hancock, FMC Corn Segment Manager, says his company is helping growers to maximize their yields and returns with a new launch Ethos XB. “The Interpretation of Ethos is a new beginning and that’s what we consider this line,” he said. “It’s a new beginning for FMC. FMC is a long time insecticide company who has come up with a …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, FMC, Fungicide, Insecticides

Fortix Offers Growers Fungicide Flexibility

Joanna Schroeder

With moderate temperatures and lots of rainfall, corn and soybean growers have had an environment fairly conducive to pathogen presence of diseases including gray leaf spot and southern corn rust said Nick Hustedde, FMC Technical Service Representative prior to the kick-off of the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois this week. He cautioned there are also wind-borne spores on their …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, FMC, Fungicide, Soybean

New BASF Research Station in India

Kelly Marshall

A new BASF research station in Pune, India will focus on the areas of herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and other solutions beyond crop protection products.  Experts in biology, farm managements, and workers have been hired for the new facitlity. The center will research ares of global interest for the agriculture community, but it will also investigate issues specific to India, such …

Agribusiness, BASF, Fungicide, Herbicide, pesticides, Research

BASF Wins Two ‘Product of the Year’ Awards

Jamie Johansen

BASF was recognized as the winner of two ‘Product of the Year’ awards at the 23rd Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Cincinnati. Headline AMP® fungicide won for the ninth consecutive time in the fungicides category, and Sharpen® herbicide won for the second consecutive time in the herbicides category. “Headline AMP fungicide continues to be the fungicide market leader for corn …

Agribusiness, Award, BASF, Fungicide, Herbicide

What’s New with Bayer Stratego YLD

Jamie Johansen

Bayer CropScience’s Thorsten Schwindt and Randy Myers both work in the company’s fungicide department. They shared with us during the Farm Progress Show what was going on with Stratego YLD, how growers can utilize it to get greater return on investment and what we can see coming out of Bayer’s research and development labs when it comes to fungicides. “Stratego …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Crop Protection, Fungicide

Marrone Bio Innovations Introduces New Biofungicide

Jamie Johansen

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products formally introduces REGALIA® Rx, an advanced, broad-spectrum biofungicide that improves plant health and increases yield potential. REGALIA® Rx is registered for use in corn, soybeans, wheat, rice, and other row crops. Adding just one pint of REGALIA Rx to an existing fungicide program improved …

Agribusiness, Corn, Fungicide, Rice, Soybean, Wheat

Talking Chemicals with Bayer

Jamie Johansen

Bayer’s Media Luncheon during last week’s Farm Progress Show was a great opportunity to talk with experts in both fungicide and herbicide products. Randy Myers, Fungicides Product Manager for Bayer, was on hand to talk fungicides at the recent farm show. He covers fungicides across the board, but we specifically chatted about Stratego YLD and Prosaro in regards to corn, …

Audio, Bayer, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Fungicide, Herbicide, Soybean, weeds, Wheat