Authority® Elite Herbicide

Matthew Fortner’s grandfather started farming in 1946 when he returned from World War II. His father, Paul, started farming on his own in 1975 and over the years has grown his operation to 4,500 acres. Now, Matthew continues their legacy on the family farm near Sumner, Miss. The pre-emergent herbicide he uses to stop pigweeds, morning glories and other tough broadleaf weeds is Authority® Elite herbicide.

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Authority® First DF Herbicide

Jack Jackson bought his first tractor in 1975, the year he started farming. As a contract seed grower, Jack can’t afford to take chances with difficult broadleaf weeds like waterhemp and marestail. So after a fall burndown to start with what he refers to as a “field of clean,” Jack applies Authority® First DF herbicide a couple of weeks before planting to stay clean.

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Authority® MTZ DF Herbicide

Kaley Cobb Wilkerson, along with her parents, Charlie and Deanna Cobb, and her husband, Brett Wilkerson, farm 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans in east-central Missouri. Although she is the youngest of the 2017 Authority Ambassadors, she’s old enough to remember when most soybean herbicide conversations began and ended with the word glyphosate.

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Authority® Assist Herbicide

The biggest weed threat to soybean yields in Wimbledon, North Dakota, where Mike and Pam Clemens farm with their three kids, is kochia. To help control it, the Clemens rely on Authority® Assist herbicide as part of their pre-emergence spray program. It also helps prevent tough to control summer weeds like lambsquarters, pigweed and nightshade.

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Authority® XL Herbicide

Two years after Trent Watkins returned to his family farm, glyphosate-resistant marestail began to show up in western Ohio. So Trent, his father and his uncle worked with their ag chem supplier to develop an action plan. A big part of that plan turned out to be a tank mix including Authority® XL herbicide applied 10 days ahead of planting.


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Authority® Elite Herbicide

Matthew Fortner’s grandfather started farming in 1946 when he returned from World War II. His father, Paul, started farming on his own in 1975 and over the years has grown his operation to 4,500 acres. Now, Matthew continues their legacy on the family farm near Sumner, Miss. The pre-emergent herbicide he uses to stop pigweeds, morning glories and other tough broadleaf weeds is Authority® Elite herbicide.

READ MORE

Authority® First DF Herbicide

Jack Jackson bought his first tractor in 1975, the year he started farming. As a contract seed grower, Jack can’t afford to take chances with difficult broadleaf weeds like waterhemp and marestail. So after a fall burndown to start with what he refers to as a “field of clean,” Jack applies Authority® First DF herbicide a couple of weeks before planting to stay clean.

READ MORE

Authority® MTZ DF Herbicide

Kaley Cobb Wilkerson, along with her parents, Charlie and Deanna Cobb, and her husband, Brett Wilkerson, farm 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans in east-central Missouri. Although she is the youngest of the 2017 Authority Ambassadors, she’s old enough to remember when most soybean herbicide conversations began and ended with the word glyphosate.

READ MORE

Authority® Assist Herbicide

The biggest weed threat to soybean yields in Wimbledon, North Dakota, where Mike and Pam Clemens farm with their three kids, is kochia. To help control it, the Clemens rely on Authority® Assist herbicide as part of their pre-emergence spray program. It also helps prevent tough to control summer weeds like lambsquarters, pigweed and nightshade.

READ MORE

Authority® XL Herbicide

Two years after Trent Watkins returned to his family farm, glyphosate-resistant marestail began to show up in western Ohio. So Trent, his father and his uncle worked with their ag chem supplier to develop an action plan. A big part of that plan turned out to be a tank mix including Authority® XL herbicide applied 10 days ahead of planting.


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Rule Your Fields with Authority® Brand Herbicides

Controlling tough weeds and growing high yielding soybeans takes planning, precision and a drive to maximize the potential of each seed. It’s not a job for the faint of heart. That’s why farmers who want to get the most out of every acre rule their fields with authority.

Authority brand herbicides help farmers keep their fields clean from start to finish. With six options to fit your soil types, tillage practices, and weed management needs, Authority brand herbicides have the pre-emergence power to fight glyphosate-resistant weeds before they even take root. Apply as part of a pre-plant strategy in the spring or fall burndown for strong residual control and reliable results.

Freeedom Pass

Only our FMC Freedom Pass program combines exclusive agronomic and economic incentives to give growers more freedom in the field. 


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Videos

Weed Management 101

Having a diversified weed management program is necessary to combat today's weed resistance. Purdue University Associate Weed Professor Dr. Bryan Young explains how to maintain a successful herbicide program with overlapping residuals.

Labels & SDS

  • Authority® Elite Herbicide: label / SDS
  • Authority® Assist Herbicide: label / SDS
  • Authority® First DF Herbicide: label / SDS
  • Authority® Maxx Herbicide: label / SDS
  • Authority® MTZ DF Herbicide: label / SDS
  • Authority® XL Herbicide
    label / SDS