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FMC Has Successful Week at 2023 GCSAA Conference & Trade Show; Give Back to Local GCSAA Chapters Program Raises Nearly $30,000

Mike Bellino from the Central Florida GCSAA chapter

FMC showed appreciation to the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America in lots of different ways at the recent GCSAA Conference & Trade Show. Promotions featuring the company’s “Give Back to Local Chapters” program generated a lot of donations for those GCSAA local chapters – nearly $30,000 in all.

Also, a “Give Back to Local Chapters” appreciation dinner at the Oceanaire restaurant drew hundreds of attendees with a blend of a 5-star menu, premium drinks, networking and storytelling.

“We were thrilled with the level of activity all week at our booth,” notes Mike Sisti, North American Marketing Manager. “We had a golf simulator that allowed course superintendents to raise “Give Back” checks for their local chapters. We also combined that with overall participation by chapter to add to the totals.”

Related: FMC Give Back to Local GCSAA Chapters at GCSAA Conference

The top 10 golf simulator participants earning “Give Back” checks were: North Texas GCSA; Connecticut Association of GCS; Carolinas GCSA; Michigan GCSA; Alabama GCSA; Ozark Turf Association; Metropolitan GCSA; Northern Ohio GCSA; Heart of America GCSA; and GCSA of South Dakota. The top five of these were awarded additional funds for highest number of members participating from each chapter..

FMC also featured a “Kalida Scream” selfie at its booth. The winner of that drawing was Mike Bellino from the Central Florida GCSAA chapter.

About FMC True Champions

The FMC True Champions program is a source for golf course superintendents and managers to access valuable Product Rewards and Product Assurances. It also has a third pillar that supports industry initiatives and associations like GCSAA, We Are Golf, and RISE. This depth of industry commitment by FMC includes increased investments in these causes and, to support those efforts, annual contributions are set aside based on annual purchases.

About FMC

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC’s innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet. Visit and to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn® and Twitter®.

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