FMC Scouts for Talent at FFA

Cindy Zimmerman

If you want to find talented young people, FFA is the place to be. That’s the main reason FMC Corporation set up a sound booth at the National FFA Convention for the second year in a row to give the blue jackets an easy way to enter the Stand & Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest. This is the third year …

Audio, FFA, FMC

FFA Part of How FMC Invests in Farming’s Future

John Davis

Illustrating its commitment to investing in farming’s future, FMC Corporation is helping youth education through support of FFA. “To continue America’s leadership in agriculture, we need to engage students now,” said John Kasper, FMC Agricultural Solutions North America commercial business director. “FFA prepares students for more than 300 careers and reaches more than 600,000 members. Our support can make a …

Agribusiness, Education, FFA, FMC, Youth

FMC Corporation to Acquire Cheminova

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC Corporation today announced an agreement to acquire Denmark-based crop protection company Cheminova for $1.8 billion. “We are very excited about the opportunity to combine Cheminova with our own Agricultural Solutions business,” said Pierre Brondeau, FMC Corporation president, CEO and chairman. “Cheminova is a company that we have long considered to be an attractive potential partner. It follows a similar …

Agribusiness, Crop Protection, FMC

FMC Expands Web Series to Offer New Content

Jamie Johansen

Starting this month, Authority Minute, an online web series offered by FMC Agricultural Solutions, will transition to a new name. The Minute by FMC will feature an expanded territory covering more growing topics, more crops and more issues. Episodes of The Minute can be viewed online at www.news.FMCMinute.com. “Since launching Authority Minute nearly a year ago, we’ve received numerous comments …

Audio, Contest, FMC

FMC’s Solutions for Southern Rice Growers

Jamie Johansen

Don Johnson is FMC’s Tech Service Sales Manager for the Southern Region. Chuck met up with him during the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show in Memphis last week and talked about what FMC has available for rice farmers. Don also reminded attendees as they walked through their booth that FMC has a wide product portfolio that includes something for all …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, Herbicides, Rice

Mid-South Farm & Gin Show Packed

Chuck Zimmerman

Thanks to FMC I attended my first Mid-South Farm & Gin Show and met Tim Price. He’s show manager and Executive Director of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association. Tim is very passionate about agriculture and his community. You will hear that in our interview at the start of this year’s show. And for those of you who do not know …

Audio, Cotton, FMC

Get Maxx Authority from FMC

Jamie Johansen

It’s almost time for some serious planting to get underway across the country. That means it is also time for farmers to start thinking about how they’re going to handle weed control, especially in light of concerns over weed resistance. FMC has a new option this season to think about. It’s their Authority Maxx product that received EPA registration last …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Weed control

Anthem Now Offers Greater Flexibility

Chuck Zimmerman

FMC was talking with farmers about the new season during the 2014 National Farm Machinery Show. The announcement last December that their Anthem herbicide is now registered for soybeans adds some nice flexibility for weed control. FMC’s Nick Hustedde told me, “The Anthem registration in soybeans is really going to help allow growers to be flexible because it can be …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Weed control