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Capture® LFR® Insecticide Road Tour Coming to the Midwest

8/9/2012

Philadelphia – August 6, 2012 FMC announces the Capture® LFR® Insecticide “Meat and Greet” Road Tour, a series of meeting events that will take place at retailer locations across the Midwest from August 13toSeptember 28. The meetings will bring retailers and growers together for two-hour learning sessions on Capture LFR insecticide from FMC and crop protection best practices for managing corn. 

“These events allow retailers to connect with growers and have timely conversations with customers about protecting their investment in corn from corn rootworm and other seedling pests and getting their crop off to the best start for maximum yield,” said David Wheeler, FMC business solutions manager. “At each stop, we will be able to address questions and show growers how they can incorporate Capture LFR into their operation to develop a strong plant stand.” 

The Capture LFR Road Tour will stop at more than 20 locations throughout the Midwest over a six-week period. Guest speakers from FMC will cover current issues and trends regarding corn rootworm and other seedling pests as well as the agronomic and ergonomic advantages of using Capture LFR for maximum yield results. Local-area speakers will discuss fertility management issues and trends, advantages of using in-furrow starters, and the advantages of using a retailer’s pest management program. Learn more about these events online at www.zoneofprotection.com/contest.

“Over the last several years, more and more growers have express concerns about corn rootworm resistance in Bt corn,” said Wheeler. “With corn prices going up, along with high commodity prices that seed is going to be more valuable. The threshold for loss of stand is even lower than it has been in the past and growers need to think about using a product like Capture LFR to protect that seed and seedling.”

Capture LFR insecticide is a unique at-plant, liquid insecticide that has been proven to significantly increase corn yields. It works by eliminating soil pests before they ingest (bite and damage) Bt or seed-treated crops. Without seed injury, seedlings develop truly robust root systems and strong stands that transfer more yield-producing energy.

As part of the Capture LFR “Meat and Greet” Road Tour, growers who attend can also register on-site to win one of the following prizes: John Deere GatorTM, Endeavor Fertilizer and Insecticide 

Application System, Char-Broil® Grill or 45q YETI® Cooler. The drawing will occur at the conclusion of the tour. Each event will also include a free meal for attendees.  

For more information on FMC crop protection products, please visit www.FMCcrop.com.

About FMC Corporation 
FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2011, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.4 billion. The company employs approximately 5,000 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. For more information, visit www.FMC.com.

Always read and follow label directions. Capture LFR is a restricted use pesticide. FMC, Capture and LFR are trademarks of FMC Corporation. Gator is a trademark of Deere & Company. Char-Broil is a trademark of Char-Broil, LLC. YETI is a trademark of YETI Coolers. John Deere, Char-Broil and YETI  neither sponsor nor endorse this promotion. Winners will be announced on or before December 1, 2012. Open to legal US residents who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry, possess a valid US driver’s license and receive more than 40% of their income from farming and grow or manage a minimum of 100 acres of corn. Complete rules and regulations at zoneofprotection.com/contest.pdf. © 2012 FMC Corporation. All rights reserved. F100-024953 8/12