From #AgMedia- FMC Grows Corn Division

Kelly Marshall Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, FMC, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticides

Perhaps when you think of FMC you think of soybeans- but that is changing, says Chris Reat, Corn Product Manger.  At the recent Ag Media Summit in St. Louis, Missouri Reat told AgWired they’re expanding their corn sector with a full range of herbicides, insecticides and fungicides. When asked about corn crops for this year Reat’s advice was not to …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, FMC, Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticides

New Partnerships for @MonsantoCo

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, Biotech, Herbicide, Monsanto, weeds

Monsanto Company has formed two new partnership agreements.  One targets weed control solutions while the other focuses on genome-editing. Under an agreement with TargetGene Biotechnologies LTD, Monsanto receives an exclusive license for TargetGene’s Genome Editing Engine (T GEE).  “TargetGene is pleased to be working with Monsanto to enable the next generation of agricultural innovation through the application of our genome-editing …

Agribusiness, Biotech, Herbicide, Monsanto, weeds

Clariant Lanches Unique Weed Control Boosters

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, Herbicide, weeds

Clariant is showing the world they truly are a leader in specialty chemicals with an innovative, all-in-one crop spraying system.  Synergen ME is a product line designed to improve weed control and achieve better yields by being optimized for use in combination with other herbicides. The new product contains methylated seed oil, ammonium sulfate and specific surfactants to increase the effectiveness …

Agribusiness, Herbicide, weeds

EPA Atrazine Assessment Criticized

Cindy Zimmerman Corn, Crop Protection, Herbicide, NCGA, Syngenta

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a draft ecological risk assessment on the pesticide atrazine which is being criticized by the makers and users of the important crop protection chemical. In issuing the report, EPA opened the docket for a 60-day public comment period within one week and stated that a Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) on atrazine will be …

Corn, Crop Protection, Herbicide, NCGA, Syngenta

BASF’s Varisto Herbicide Receives Registration

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, BASF, EPA, Herbicide, weeds

The EPA has given the go-ahead to BASF‘s Varisto herbicide.  The product may be used on clover grown for seed, dry beans, dry peas, English peas, lima beans (succulent), snap beans and soybeans.  The herbicide offers a wide spectrum of broadleaf and grass weed control. “Varisto herbicide offers multiple sites of action for excellent weed control and resistance management in …

Agribusiness, BASF, EPA, Herbicide, weeds

Ethos XB Offers Convenience and Protection

Lizzy Schultz Ag Group, Audio, Corn, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides

While FMC has always been close to Southern growers, offering exceptional base brands like Mustang Maxx, Hero, and Command 3ME, the company’s portfolio has recently evolved to even better suit Southern corn and soybean growers. One of the company’s latest additions is Ethos XB, a fertilizer-ready insecticide and fungicide that aims to protect young seedlings in a complete crop protection …

Ag Group, Audio, Corn, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides

Solutions for Southern Growers from FMC

Lizzy Schultz Ag Group, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides

The FMC team was on hand at the 2016 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, using the event as an opportunity to meet with Southern growers and discuss the multitude of crop protection solutions offered to them through the FMC portfolio. Rusty Mitchell, Technical Support Specialist for FMC, sat down for an interview on the latest additions to the company’s diverse …

Ag Group, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides

FMC Talks Grower Benefit Programs

Lizzy Schultz Ag Group, Audio, Bayer, FMC, Herbicide

The team at FMC is offering growers a number of benefit programs for the coming year, and Retail Market Manager Lester Scott sat down for an interview at the 2016 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show to discuss three programs that benefit southern rice and soybean growers in particular. FMC is offering rice growers a $1 per acre rebate when they …

Ag Group, Audio, Bayer, FMC, Herbicide

FS HiSOY Soybeans Available for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, Herbicide, Soybean, Technology

Roundup Ready 2 Xtend has just been released by Monsanto Company and FS HiSOY Brand Soybeans are ready with 11 new varieties suitable for use with the product. The new soybeans, ranging from Group 2.0 to 4.9 in maturity, will give growers cutting edge technology, promising superior performance with both dicamba* and glyphosate herbicide tolerance. Matt Hynes, GROWMARK Seed Sales …

Agribusiness, Herbicide, Soybean, Technology

Last Days to Play LibertyLink Real Yield Game

Chuck Zimmerman Audio, Bayer, Contest, Herbicide, Soybean

Farmers are already winning by playing the Bayer CropScience LibertyLink Real Yield Game. But the game ends 12/31/15 so get your game on! I spoke with winner Karl Fictum, Wisconsin, and asked him how he learned about the LibertyLink Real Yield Game. He was searching around the Bayer CropScience website and it “popped up” at him so he played the …

Audio, Bayer, Contest, Herbicide, Soybean