BASF Shares Seed Treatment Survey at #ASTACSS

Cindy Zimmerman

According to a recent survey by BASF Ag Products, a growing number of farmers are utilizing seed treatments on their soybean acreage to protect their crop and maximize their return on investment. The survey of 250 growers with at least 1,000 corn and soybean acres found that 93% used a seed treatment or inoculant for soybeans in 2015. “The seed …

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BASF, NAAA Give Scholarships to Future Ag Aviators

Kelly Marshall

BASF has joined the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) to provide scholarship to two students who have chosen the challenging career path of an aerial applicator. Colin Lowry of Ephrata, Washington, and John Nienhuis of Lawton, North Dakota, received Agricultural Aviation Scholarships from NAAA and BASF of $5,000 and $2,500, respectively. The two winners were honored during the 49th Annual …

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BASF’s Farm Network Conference Promotes Sustainability

John Davis

BASF recently gathered experts from six European countries to talk about best farming practices and how to spread them across key stakeholder groups. This news release from the company says the conference is part of the Farm Network’s activites, a partnership by BASF, to foster programs that balance farm production with the protection of the land and the environment for …

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BASF Crop Protection Aids Growers in 2015

Cindy Zimmerman

2015 was a challenging year for growers with low commodity prices, weird weather and heavy disease pressure, but fungicide products from BASF Crop Protection definitely helped farmers get the most from their crops. “The one thing farmers can do when markets look like they do is increase yield,” said Dr. Megan Andriankaja, BASF Fungicides Technical Marketing Manager, during an interview …

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BASF Features Armezon PRO at #NAFB15

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Ag Products just recently received registration for Armezon® PRO herbicide, which offers long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. The BASF product has received full Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on all corn types and BASF Technical Market Manager Daniel Waldstein was at NAFB Trade Talk last week to talk about it. “Armezon PRO can …

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ArmezonPRO Receives EPA Regislation For Use in Corn

Taylor Truckey

Armezon PRO herbicide, from BASF, has received full EPA regislation. Armezon® PRO herbicide provides long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. “Growers want flexible options to control weeds based on their farm’s needs,” said Daniel Waldstein, Technical Market Manager, Ph.D., BASF. “Armezon PRO herbicide has a wide application window and low use rate, resulting in time, storage and …

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NCGA, BASF Team Up for Ag Scholarships

John Davis

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and BASF Corporation are teaming up to hand out ag scholarships. This news release from NCGA says they are now accepting applications for five $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field during the 2016-17 school year. “The future of agriculture as an industry depends …

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Ag Lenders Study from @BASFAgProducts

Lizzy Schultz

BASF has released the results of a 2015 study examining the role and influence agricultural uncertainties, such as volatile markets, weather, and disease, have on the current agricultural-lending landscape, and how growers can plan to place themselves in the best position to receive a loan. BASF surveyed agricultural lenders, asking them about their outlook for next year, and how they’re …

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