Capture Higher Yields with Capture LFR

Cindy Zimmerman

Corn prices are lower than they have been in recent years, which makes maximum yields more important than ever. FMC Corn Segment Manager Matt Hancock says even with the weather challenges farmers have faced this year, corn yields are forecast to be the third largest ever. “I think that gets back to good, sound agronomics,” said Hancock in an interview …

Audio, Corn, Fertilizer, FMC, Insecticides

Pope Francis Calls for Better Care of Our Home

Joanna Schroeder

Pope Francis is calling on humankind to take better care of our home. The Pope, like those before him, has been vocal about climate change and the role humans have played. In LAUDATO SI’ On Care of Our Common Home, Pope Francis writes that our lifestyle of a “throw-away” society – consumption and waste – must change or humans will …

Agribusiness, Biotech, Crop Protection, Environment, GMO, Herbicide, Insecticides, pesticides

FMC Offers Financing Through John Deere

John Davis

Postemergent herbicides and insecticides can be a very expensive proposition for producers that do pay off in the long run. To help growers pay for that initial investment that pays big dividends, FMC is offering no-payment, no-interest financing through John Deere Financial on select crop protection products for corn, soybean and other labeled crops. “Being in the business for more …

Agribusiness, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides, John Deere

FMC Demos 3RIVE 3D at NFMS

Cindy Zimmerman

You may remember us telling you about FMC’s 3RIVE 3D™ back in November at the NAFB convention. Here at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show we got to learn a lot more about this revolutionary system that integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase net planting speed, in-furrow protection and early season success. FMC’s Matt Hancock says …

Crop Protection, FMC, Insecticides, National Farm Machinery Show, pesticides, Video

Bayer Encourages Comments on Neonic Benefits

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers and other stakeholders have only a few days left to comment on the EPA report about the “Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production” which finds little or no overall benefits. The comment period concludes on December 22. Dr. Becky Langer, Bayer CropScience Bee Care Program manager, says they developed a platform for people to comment on the …

ASTA, Audio, Bayer, Insecticides, pollinators

FMC Introduces 3RIVE 3D™ Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

Do you want your corn to thrive? How about 3RIVE 3D? That’s a new product from FMC Corporation. It is a crop protection delivery platform for three-dimensional in-furrow protection. The patent-pending 3RIVE 3D™ technology integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase net planting speed, in-furrow protection and early season success. During the recent National Association of Farm …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Insecticides, NAFB

AgVoice4Choice Urges Growers to ACT Now

Cindy Zimmerman

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report on the “Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production” concluding that “these seed treatments provide little or no overall benefits to soybean production in most situations.” Upon release of the report, a 60-day comment period was opened which concludes on December 22. So far, the comment website reports just …

Agribusiness, Crop Protection, Farming, Insecticides, Soybean

AgInfomatics Identying the Benefits of Insecticides

Joanna Schroeder

I learned a lot this week during the Farm Progress Show but one particular thing I learned about was neonicotinoids. Until I met Pete Nowak with Madison, Wisconsin-based AgInfomatics and an emeritus professor at the University of Wisconsin Madison, I had never heard the term nor had any idea what it meant. Now I do. So let’s go to school …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Insecticides, Syngenta

FMC Capture LFR & the Zone of Protection

Joanna Schroeder

It’s time to talk about the Zone of Protection offered by FMC’s Capture LFR Insecticide. I first heard this term from Gail Stratman, the Midwest technical sales lead for FMC who spoke with Cindy this week. FMC was one of our sponsors for the 2014 Farm Progress Show. Capture LFR is an insecticide that is specifically designed to combine, or …

Agribusiness, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Insecticides

FMC Introduces Solstice at Classic

Kristin Liska

This year at the Commodity Classic, FMC Corporation was excited to announce the registration of new Solstice herbicide to be used early post-emerge in corn. Technical Service Rep Nick Hustedde says Solstice is a pre-mix of two modes of action – PPD and HPPD – that creates rapid activity that works especially well on large-seeded broadleaf escapes, such as waterhemp …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides