FMC Tech Talks
Agronomic insights straight from the field.
The FMC technical service team brings their product knowledge and expertise to the field in this series, FMC Tech Talks. Listen in on tips, management strategies and advice on how FMC products can assist you best in your operation. No question goes unanswered.
Strategies to Control ALS and Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass in Wheat
Italian ryegrass is an increasing problem for wheat yields as it grows more resistant to typical herbicides that use ALS or glyphosate. Join FMC Technical Service Manager Bruce Steward and Retail Marketing Manager Greg Justice to learn how using a delayed preemergence herbicide like Anthem® Flex ...
FMC Tech Talks: Xyway® LFR® fungicide Performance in Indiana Research Trials
Join FMC Technical Service Manager Nick Hustedde for a look at the performance of Xyway® LFR® fungicide in recent trials in Indiana. Factors observed include improved lower canopy retention, root development and stalk quality, among others.
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FMC Tech Talk: Making the Most of Your Spring Burndown Program
Fields with pressure from multiple resistant weed species at different development stages can make choosing an effective spring burndown program difficult. In this Tech Talk, join FMC Technical Service Manager Brandon Schrage as he outlines ways to expand your spring burndown program beyond tradi...
Looking Beyond Seed Treatments to Control Problem Soil Pests
Lurking below the surface, soil insects and diseases pose a threat to your yields and bottom line the minute they arrive. Watch as FMC Technical Service Manager Nick Hustedde outlines ways to expand your defense against pests like seed corn maggot beyond just seed treatments and traits.
Help Improve Corn Stand Counts and Root Health With a Sound In-Furrow Program
The journey to help maximize your yield potential begins with a strong root system, and a strong root system begins with seedling protection. A sound in-furrow program can help set corn growers off on the right foot, especially in areas prone to cold, wet springs. In this Tech Talk, join FMC Tech...
Battling Glyphosate & ALS-Resistant Weeds in Wheat With a New Mode of Action
Weeds resistant to glyphosate and ALS chemistries cause significant headaches for wheat growers. Join FMC Technical Service Manager Chris Leon at the FMC Stine Research Center in Newark, Delaware. He’ll provide a research update and explain how Anthem® Flex herbicide’s unique mode of action in wh...
Jump-Start Your Troublesome Weed Control With An Effective Fall Burndown Program
Winter annual and perennial weed species can serve as hosts to nematodes, insects and disease while also preventing spring soils from warming up and drying out for planting. In this Tech Talk, join FMC Technical Service Manager Brandon Schrage as he outlines key components of a successful fall bu...
FMC Tech Talk: Late-Season Soybean Scouting - Takeaways From the Field
Late-season soybean scouting is key to protecting your fields and yields. Join FMC Technical Service Manager Drake Copeland as he discusses key insect and disease scouting strategies that help maximize your payoff as the combine goes through the field during harvest.
Switch Up Your Corn Rootworm Control with an Adult Beetle-Targeting Insecticide
Corn rootworms, or the “billion dollar bug,” can have a serious impact on growers’ bottom line. Join Senior Technical Service Manager Brent Neuberger as he discusses the importance of managing all stages of the pest’s life cycle, including adult beetles. He’ll discuss Steward® EC insecticide, an ...
FMC Tech Talk: Add Flexibility to Your Burndown Program With Panoflex® Herbicide
In Indiana and across much of the Midwest, marestail and common lambsquarters are tough to control. A solid burndown program is an important step in starting clean and staying clean each season. In this Tech Talk, join FMC Technical Service Manager Nick Hustedde on-site at a no-till burndown stud...
Control Resistant Annual Grasses and Broadleaf Weeds With Unique Modes of Action
As resistant foxtail and brome grasses continue to emerge, rotating your herbicide mode of action is increasingly important. Join FMC Technical Service Manager Ryan Hunt just outside of Bismarck, North Dakota. He’ll provide an overview of the attributes and flexibility of Anthem® Flex herbicide, ...
FMC Tech Talks: Wheat Weed Management Strategies to Help Avoid Yield Reduction
Italian ryegrass is easy to spot during wheat harvest and can often indicate an ineffective management approach. In this Tech Talk, join FMC Technical Service Manager Bruce Steward as he discusses preemergent and postemergent control strategies to help avoid yield losses from problematic wheat we...
FMC Tech Talks: Help Prevent Alfalfa Weevil Damage with Steward® EC Insecticide
FMC Technical Service Manager Bruce Steward in back on the road! This time he’s in Oklahoma providing an overview on how Steward® EC insecticide can help mitigate alfalfa weevil damage, a problem that can take a bite out of many growers’ bottom lines. He’ll also outline ways FMC is monitoring alf...
FMC Tech Talks: Tips to Tackle the Evolving Wheat Weed Spectrum
Year over year it seems the list of problematic wheat weeds continues to grow. Check out tips to help keep your wheat acres clean from weeds like annual bluegrass and Italian ryegrass with a delayed preemergence herbicide strategy. You’ll hear application tips and see trial results outlined by FM...
FMC Tech Talks: An Introduction to Zironar™ biofungicide/bionematicide
Introducing Zironar™ biofungicide/bionematicide, a new biological product from FMC. This product provides early-season protection against critical fungal diseases and soil nematodes along with a biostimulant effect to help boost yields and enhance plant health. Learn from Matthew Pye, FMC biologi...
FMC Tech Talks: Two Ways Your Wheat Herbicide Could Transform Other Crop Acres
Many growers in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle are familiar with the proven performance of Anthem® Flex herbicide when it comes to tackling annual ryegrass and other tough weeds in winter wheat. What they may not know, however, is the product’s versatility and use opportunities. Anthem Flex her...
FMC Tech Talks: POST Herbicide Application Watchouts
In the Midwest, a number of factors can lead to July applications of postemergence herbicides in soybeans. Join FMC Technical Service Manager Drake Copeland as he discusses an update for late-season application of Anthem® MAXX herbicide and outlines a few key watchouts to be aware of with POST he...
FMC Tech Talks: A New Premix to Help Tackle Troublesome Soybean Pests
Facing in-season pressure from Lepidopterans, grasshoppers, stink bugs or other pests in your soybeans? New Elevest® insect control provides fast-acting, long-lasting residual control of these and other problem insects. Join FMC Technical Service Manager Bruce Steward and Retail Market Manager Gr...