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News Release: FMC Earns Six Finalist Spots for the 2019 Agrow Crop Science Awards

FMC recognized for distinguished innovations in science, technology, stewardship and marketing.

PHILADELPHIA, October 23, 2019 – FMC Corporation has been recognized as a finalist for the 2019 Agribusiness Intelligence Crop Science Forum & Awards shortlist. FMC is listed in six finalist spots across five categories including R&D pipeline, new product launches and stewardship initiatives. 

“It’s an honor to be shortlisted and recognized by our industry peers for the advances FMC is making to increase crop protection productivity and sustainability,” said Kathy Shelton, chief technology officer for FMC. “Being selected across five categories highlights the continued quality and breadth of innovation being delivered by FMC employees to benefit growers around the world.” 

FMC products and initiatives are finalists in the following Crop Science Award categories: 

  • Best R&D Pipeline: FMC 
  • Best New Biological Product – Biopesticide: Quartzo® and Presence® Bionematicides 
  • Best Application Technology Innovation: PrecisionPac® Application Innovation 
  • Best Stewardship Programme: Dr. Soil™ Mobile Lab 
  • Best Marketing Campaign: Lucento® Fungicide AND Dr. Soil™ Mobile Lab 

The annual Agrow award event, hosted by Agribusiness Intelligence, recognizes best-in-class scientific, technological and leadership initiatives in the global crop protection industry across 14 categories. The complete list of shortlisted entries can be viewed here. Winners of each category will be announced on November 12, 2019, during the Crop Science Forum and Award event in London. 

Media contacts
Lisa Homer, 215-299-5870,
Joan Olson, 612-808-8406,

About FMC 
FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, provides innovative solutions to growers around the world with a robust product portfolio fueled by a market-driven discovery and development pipeline in crop protection, plant health, and professional pest and turf management. This powerful combination of advanced technologies includes leading insect control products based on Rynaxypyr® and Cyazypyr® active ingredients; Authority®, Boral®, Centium®, Command® and Gamit® branded herbicides; Talstar® and Hero® branded insecticides; and flutriafol-based fungicides. The FMC portfolio also includes biologicals such as Quartzo® and Presence® bionematicides. FMC Corporation employs approximately 6,500 employees around the globe. To learn more, please visit


Hero insecticide is a Restricted Use Pesticide. Always read and follow all label directions, restrictions and precautions for use. Some products may not be registered for sale or use in all states. Lucento® fungicide may not be registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your local FMC retailer or representative for details and availability in your state. FMC, the FMC logo, Authority, Boral, Centium, Command, Cyazypyr, Dr. Soil, Gamit, Hero, Lucento, PrecisionPac, Presence, Quartzo, Rynaxypyr and Talstar are trademarks of FMC Corporation or an affiliate. ©2019 FMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 19-FMC-2122 10/19


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