Matthew Wiggins is a technical service manager for FMC, covering Tennessee, Kentucky, north Alabama, and southeast Missouri where he is the technical expert on FMC’s herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide portfolio. In his position, Wiggins supports sales team members in these territories and coordinates research with academics and third-party researchers. A regionally and nationally recognized weed scientist, Wiggins was recently honored by the Southern Weed Science Society as the 2021 “Outstanding Young Weed Scientist – Industry.” Additionally, he was recognized in 2017 by the Weed Science Society of America as an author for the “Outstanding Paper Published in Weed Technology in 2016.” Wiggins continues to serve the Southern Weed Science Society and the Weed Science Society of America on various committees and by supporting graduate student activities. Wiggins holds a Ph.D. in Weed Science and a M.S. in Plant Sciences from the University of Tennessee. He completed his undergraduate at Tennessee Technological University where he earned a B.S. in Agriculture with an emphasis in Agricultural Engineering Technology.
By Matthew Wiggins|March 15, 2021
Getting a handle on grass species now rather than later is a crucial step toward ensuring clean fields and high yields remain a reality.