Monsanto and FMC Extend Partnership

Cindy ZimmermanAgribusiness, FMC, Monsanto, Pesticides, Weed control

fmc-logoMonsanto and FMC Agricultural Solutions have agreed to extend an agreement which will benefit corn, cotton and soybean growers through Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions” by including Hero® insecticide.

Hero insecticide is a combination of two pyrethroid-based insecticides with activity against 45 labeled insects and is an effective tank-mix partner with fungicides, post-herbicides and foliar fertilizers on multi-pest complexes common in more than 80 crops including corn, soybeans and cotton.

monsanto1Monsanto’s relationship with FMC began in the fall of 2010 with the inception of Roundup Ready PLUS Weed Management Solutions which has now evolved to become Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions for the 2015 crop season. FMC herbicides that will continue to be endorsed under the agreement include the Authority® brand of soybean pre-emergence residual herbicides: Authority® Assist, Authority® First, Authority® Maxx, Authority® MTZ and Authority® XL.

“The relationship with FMC Agricultural Solutions helps us ensure that growers have an additional tool for crop management that allows their crops to thrive,” said Chris Reat, Roundup Ready PLUS marketing manager at Monsanto. “By enhancing the Roundup Ready PLUS platform with Hero® insecticide, we are ensuring corn, soybean and cotton growers have access to an excellent product for managing insects and protecting crop yield”.