BASF Invites Stakeholders to Discuss Food Future

Cindy Zimmerman

As part of activities to mark 150 years, BASF hosted a two-day “Creator Space” jamming event in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss the future of food. The event brought together more than 30 stakeholders from the entire food value chain including farmers, academics, food manufacturers and logistic companies to discuss long-term challenges and trends that may impact the food …

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BASF Xanthion In-Furrow Info at #Classic15

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Technical Marketing Manager Caren Schmidt had 10 minutes to tell the Commodity Classic attendees at a Mini WIN session last week about Xanthion™ In-furrow fungicide, which received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration in October in time for use on corn this season. “Xanthion is our newest in-furrow fungicide for corn, and it’s the first in-furrow fungicide to combine a …

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BASF Excited About 150th Year

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection‘s 9th Science Behind media event last week focused on 150 years of the company’s existence and how they are excited for the future. “The fun part of working for BASF is there’s always a full pipeline,” said Technical marketing specialist AJ Woodyard, who hosted the annual event this year focused on The Science Behind the Right Chemistry, …

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How BASF Innovation Specialists Help Farmers

Cindy Zimmerman

Nebraska farmer Scott Eaton and his BASF Innovation Specialist Jennifer Wood talked about some of the advantages to their partnership during the BASF Science Behind the Right Chemistry event last week in Phoenix. “We’re a pretty good team,” said Eaton. “We work to develop a plan and try to stick the best that we can to that plan.” What Eaton …

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BASF to Sponsor Wheat Yield Contest

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection and the National Wheat Foundation had a big announcement at the 2015 Commodity Classic – the creation and implementation of a National Wheat Yield Contest. “We appreciate the generous support of our primary industry partner, BASF, to assist in the creation of this program,” said NWF Chairman Dusty Tallman of Colorado. “We are looking forward to this …

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#Classic15 Session on Farming Like a Champ

Cindy Zimmerman

Two yield rocking champions played to a standing room only crowd at the 2015 Commodity Classic in a session sponsored by BASF Crop Protection on how to get the most out of your acres. Always a crowd pleaser, world champion soybean grower Kip Cullers of Missouri hammered home the importance of happy plants and packing starch. “You keep that plant …

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BASF Awards SOY, Corn and Wheat Scholarships

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection made 10 students pursuing agricultural degrees very happy today with the presentation of scholarships at the 2015 Commodity Classic, in partnership with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF). “Investing in the future is how the agricultural industry can sustain success,” said Neil Bentley, Director of Marketing, …

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BASF Survey Says Farmers Concerned About Risk

Cindy Zimmerman

No doubt farming is a risky business or everyone would do it, but this year more than ever farmers are concerned about managing financial risk and worried about potential commodity price fluctuations. According to a survey of over 200 farmers, BASF Crop Protection found that farmers are very or extremely concerned about managing financial risk in the coming season, and …

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Learning More About BASF ecovio®

Cindy Zimmerman

You might recall that we first told you about BASF ecovio® compostable polymer after the ASTA CSS meeting in December. That was the first we heard about this amazing material that has a variety of agricultural applications and at the Science Behind event on Wednesday agricultural media got to touch and feel it and learn more about it. Ruth Watts …

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