FMC registering bixafen fungicide for corn, soybeans and other crops

FMC Agricultural Solutions recently said that its bixafen, a new pyrazole carboxamide fungicide that is part of a new generation of succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors (SDHI), is in the process of being registered with the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency for corn, soybeans, cereals, canola, peanuts and potatoes. Read More »

FMC Corp.'s CEO vows brighter future after lackluster first quarter

FMC Corp.'s first-quarter sales declined 13 percent, with a net loss of 35 cents per diluted share, the company said on Monday. "The first three months of 2015 were characterized by extremely volatile foreign exchange movements, a high degree of uncertainty in global agricultural markets and crop specific headwinds in the Brazil crop protection markets," Pierre Brondeau, FMC's CEO, president and chairman, said. Read More »