BASF Launches #GrowSmart University

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BASF Crop Protection is all about helping farmers grow smarter and to that end has announced the launch of a new online educational resource – Grow Smart™ University. Grow Smart University is designed to connect growers and industry professionals with agronomic and agribusiness content and offers an extensive library of farm management information, according to Paul Leeland, Product Manager, BASF. …

BASF, Crop Protection, Education

New Insecticide Coming from @BASFAgProducts

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection is seeking regulatory approval for a brand new insecticide active ingredient called Inscalis™. Inscalis is the pioneer solution from a novel chemical class, the pyropenes, offering an alternative mode of action for the control of key insect pests and providing an essential tool to farmers for use in resistance and integrated pest management programs. Inscalis controls critical …

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Maglis from @BASFAgProducts Helps Farmers Plan

Cindy Zimmerman

As farmers are getting in planting mode, BASF Crop Protection is helping them plan ahead with Maglis, the new online agricultural platform launched at Commodity Classic, which is designed to help farmers manage crops more effectively and efficiently. The initial launch of Maglis IT platform is focused in North America, where the Maglis Customer Navigator allows BASF innovation specialists to …

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#Classic16 Corn and Wheat Scholarship Winners

Joanna Schroeder

The number of scholarships presented by BASF Crop Protection and the various commodity organizations at Commodity Classic increases every year. Yea. It’s great to see so many young men and women take an interest in agriculture. We were able to interview some but not all of this year’s winners – but they are all outstanding. The $1000 National Corn Growers …

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#Classic16 Shatters Records

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2016 Commodity Classic in the Big Easy was a big record setter. Total attendance was 9,770, compared to 7,936 in 2015. Another record set was in the number of growers attending, at 4,596. Additionally, the trade show featured an all-time high of 433 participating companies, including 128 first-time exhibitors. These exhibitors filled a record 253,300 net square feet of …

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#Classic16 Celebrates Decade of Scholarships

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection, the American Soybean Association (ASA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) celebrated ten years of rewarding future agriculture industry leaders with scholarships during the 2016 Commodity Classic last week. A past scholarship winner who now works for BASF as a tech service rep had the honor of presenting the awards this year. …

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More About Maglis from @BASFAgProducts

Cindy Zimmerman

The big announcement at Commodity Classic last week from BASF Crop Protection was Maglis, an online agricultural platform designed to help farmers manage crops more effectively and efficiently. BASF Vice President, US Crop Protection, Scott Kay says Maglis was developed through their work with farmers through Grow Smart. “It is all about the grower needs and their plans,” he said. …

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BASF and Commodity Groups Award Scholarships

Lizzy Schultz

BASF Crop Protection has teamed up with the industry-leading commodity organizations behind Commodity Classic to award scholarships to 10 students pursuing degrees in agriculture. BASF presented the students with their scholarships during the 2016 Commodity Classic along with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the National Wheat Foundation(NWF). Representatives from the three commodity groups …

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BASF Launches Maglis at #Classic16

Lizzy Schultz

BASF today announced the global launch of Maglis, an online agricultural platform designed to help farmers gather, interpret and monitor a range of crop-related data that helps them make better agronomic decisions. “Maglis is a tool that’s really going to help farmers connect better to improve their productivity,” said Paul Rea, Senior Vice President, Crop Protection, North America, BASF. “Maglis …

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Scholarships Presented at #Classic16

Cindy Zimmerman

A brand new crop of young people received scholarships at the 2016 Commodity Classic from three organizations and BASF. The American Soybean Association (ASA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) all joined in the presentation of scholarships to assist promising individuals with their future agriculture academic endeavors. For the 10th year in a row, BASF …

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