The division will become its own company, though details on the new entity were not disclosed.
Sales of the feed additive methionine rose sharply due to higher market prices.
Sales in the Latin America/Africa/Middle East region declined 8.8%.
The new FMC European Innovation Center (EIC), expected to open in 2016, will serve as a central hub for research and development, regional corporate functions and regional commercial teams.
Acuron Flexi will combine three active ingredients, including bicyclopyrone, and two complementary modes of action to deliver a multi-targeted approach to weed control
According to the 2014 CropLife 100 survey, the crop protection products category followed up on its 8% gain (in terms of retailer revenue) in 2013 with another 9% boost during 2014.