Source: FMC Corporation

New U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates predict that global sunflower production will increase in 2010, which could represent a major opportunity for U.S. sunflower growers. Making sound agronomic decisions on weed and insect control can mean the difference between success and failure in competing in this highly competitive global marketplace.

Sam Lockhart, technical sales manager with FMC Corporation and an expert on weed and insect control in sunflowers, outlined several best management practices that growers can follow in order to optimize yields and profitability.

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