FMC: Confronting corn rootworm takes multi-point strategy

· August 29, 2018

For farmers who grow continuous corn, corn rootworm is a pest that growers must deal with on an annual basis. And over the decades, growers have learned you can’t really rely on one single tactic. “We had the insecticides we developed in the 70s and 80s that were very effective, but we learned over time […]

FMC offers new option for corn rootworm beetle control

· December 1, 2017

Post-harvest is a great time to review, specifically your corn rootworm control plan. Was your 2017 strategy a win-win or a complete fail? We had the opportunity to catch up with Tom Koranek, Great Plains Business Manager, FMC, on a new product the company is registering for corn rootworm control,  Steward EC. Koraneck said the […]

FMC: See disease, get in there and manage early

· March 15, 2017

Frogeye leaf spot, cercospora leaf blight, powdery mildew, rusts, and brown spot … these are all words a grower wishes was not part of his or her vocabulary. However, when it’s out in the field, it must be tackled and FMC hopes to help farmers beat all of these tough diseases this growing season with […]

FMC asks farmers to defend bifenthrin to EPA

· January 17, 2017

The pyrethroid class of insecticides is up for an EPA review in 2017 and FMC is asking soybean growers to voice their support for bifenthrin. The EPA is required to review and re-evaluate active ingredients in crop production every 15 years. The EPA’s decision could put the future of critical bifenthrin insecticides in peril. In […]

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