FMC grows WA team

FMC Ag Solutions has strengthened its sales force in Western Australia with the appointment of Tom Shaw. Mr Shaw joined the FMC team in June as Area Business Manager for southern Western Australia, based in Perth. His appointment will allow FMC to better support resellers in Western Australia, with Mr Shaw focusing on supporting businesses south of the Great Eastern …

New Herbicide for Rice

FMC Crop Protection has developed a new fast-acting herbicide to control broadleaf weeds in rice. Gator H2O will give rice growers and the resellers who supply them with an effective new option for killing Dirty Dora and Arrowhead, as well as an important addition to their resistance management toolkit. Anthony Ward, Regional Business Manager – Southern, for FMC Crop Protection, …

Spotlight Plus a New Option for Desiccating Potatoes

Agronomists in the potato industry will be able to offer growers a new herbicide for haulm desiccation this season, thanks to the recent registration of Spotlight Plus. Spotlight Plus is used around the world as a safe and effective way to desiccate potato crops prior to harvest. Jock Neumann, FMC’s Area Business Manager for South Australia, said Spotlight Plus was …

FMC to Grow Under New Leadership

FMC Australasia is heading into an exciting new era of development and growth, led by new Country Head, Peter Close. Appointed in April to lead the FMC Australasian business in both Ag Solutions and Specialty, Mr Close is looking forward to growing the business with new technologies that will add value for growers and provide profit opportunities for rural retailers. …

FMC Crop Protection appoints first Area Business Manager

FMC Crop Protection has appointed Lachlan Carrigan as Area Business Manager for northern New South Wales and central and southern Queensland. Lachlan is the first Area Business Manager to be appointed by FMC Crop Protection as it builds for growth in the Australian agricultural chemical market. He is looking forward to working with broad acre customers from Moree to Emerald …

Senior roles appointed at FMC Crop Protection

FMC Crop Protection has added two senior people to its growing team in Australia. John Lazzaro has taken up the role of Logistics Manager, while Dugald North has returned from FMC in Europe to become Crop Development Manager in Australia. John brings strong credentials in logistics and finance gained over more than 20 years in the crop protection industry to …

FMC launches crop protection business in Australia

Global chemical company, FMC Corporation, is stepping up its presence in the Australian market by officially launching its crop protection business from August 1. From this month, FMC Crop Protection will directly distribute its range of herbicides and insecticides to resellers in Australia for the first time. These include well respected products such as Hammer, Talstar, Dominex, Affinity Force, Spotlight …