FMC Corporation Unveils New Corporate Plant Health Brand Identity, “Biologicals by FMC”, Reflecting Company’s Commitment to Biological Crop Protection
Two new organic products will be introduced in the United States and Brazil This year
PHILADELPHIA CREAM, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), one of the world’s leading agricultural science companies, has launched a new brand identity for its Plant Health business to reflect the company’s continued growth and expansion of its organic product platform. Agricultural biologics represent a diverse group of plant protection and stimulant products derived from living organisms and natural compounds. Organic Products by FMC demonstrates FMC’s commitment to providing farmers with science-based organic solutions to help sustainably manage crops, protect yields and combat resistance.
Since 2013, FMC has built a world-class biologics business with over 50 biologics providing protection for multiple high-value specialty crops and row crops in 50 countries. FMC’s Accudo® Biostimulant, Presence® Bionematicide and Quartzo® Bionematicide have been recognized by the Crop Science Forum Awards as Best New Biologics. The company has a strong pipeline of differentiated and patented technologies developed through its biological R&D organization as well as through third-party collaborations.
“FMC is investing heavily in the organic segment and is committed to providing growers with products that offer unique modes of action as stand-alone or complementary solutions to FMC’s portfolio of crop protection chemicals,” said Dr. Bénédicte. Flambard, Global Director of FMC Plant Santé. “We are rapidly expanding our existing offerings into additional geographies by launching four new biopesticides globally over the next four years. As part of this initiative, we are excited to share that we are introducing Zironar™ Biofungicide/Bionematicide in the United States and Provilar™ Biofungicide in Brazil This year.”
Zironar™ Biofungicide/Bionematicide, a biological root-colonizing agent used at planting, provides a physical barrier along the length of the root to provide season-long protection against soil-borne fungal diseases and pests. destructive nematodes. Studies show that Zironar™ Biofungicide/Bionematicide increases root biomass and root branching for better soil water utilization under drought conditions.
provilary™ the biofungicide, a foliar combination of Bacillus, was recently approved by the Brazilian authorities to control major diseases of soybeans, cotton and beans. Studies have shown that crops treated with Provilar™ biofungicides show higher yield through better disease management. provilary™ the biofungicide will be available in Brazil this year, as FMC pursues registration of this combination of Bacillus strains in more than 20 additional countries.
For more information on Organic Products by FMCZironar™ biofungicide/bionematicide, Provilar™ biofungicide and FMC’s portfolio of biologics, visit fmc.com/biologicals.
FMC Corporation is a global agricultural science company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for a growing global population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC’s innovative crop protection solutions – including organics, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisors and turf and pest management professionals to meet their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees in more than 100 locations worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are always better for the planet. Visit fmc.com to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn® and Twitter®.
Accudo, Presence, Provilar, Quartzo and Zironar are trademarks of FMC Corporation or an affiliate. Always read and follow all label directions, restrictions and precautions. The products listed here may not be registered for sale or use in all states, countries or jurisdictions.
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