BASF Expanding Cotton Weed Control Choices

Carrie Muehling

Weed control was among topics discussed at the 2019 BASF APT Summit in New Orleans. BASF Technical Service Representative Alvin Rhodes presented an overview of current crop protection products available to cotton growers. “Well, we at BASF are, of course, very excited that now we have such a broad list of products that we can help the cotton farmer with,” …

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BASF Presents Cotton Research Award

Carrie Muehling

Dr. Gaylon Morgan of Texas A&M University received the Outstanding Career Research for Cotton Agronomy Award at the 2019 Beltwide Cotton Conference. Morgan said he was honored by the recognition. “Everything that we do within my program, the end goal is to improve things for the farmer,” he said. “A lot of that is working with allied industry to bring …

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Tennessee Educator is Cotton Specialist of the Year

Carrie Muehling

Dr. Tyson Raper is the 2018 Beltwide Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year. Raper, who began in his current role in 2014, said he is extremely honored by the recognition and excited about the future of the cotton industry. “I think things are looking good,” said Raper. “We’re kind of on an upswing right now. Tough 2018 harvest season, but …

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New Cotton Varieties for 2019 From BASF

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2019 BASF APT Summit provided a great backdrop for the announcement of new varieties of cotton which have just been formally announced. Listen in below to hear more information. BASF advanced five new FiberMax® and Stoneville® cottonseed varieties for the 2019 season, and for the first time, two of the new BASF varieties contain dicamba-tolerant traits. These come out …

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BASF APT Summit Participant Values Early Information

Carrie Muehling

The inaugural BASF APT (Agronomic Performance Trials) Summit gave farmer participants an opportunity to get information earlier while collaborating with other growers who are in similar situations. Walker McAnear, cotton grower from Clarendon, Texas, said he appreciates the timing. “You get to see that experimental variety all year long, but you don’t know if they’re going to take that variety …

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BASF Breeding Goals and Trial Varieties for 2019

Carrie Muehling

BASF Global Cotton Breeding Manager Dr. Margaret Shields took the opportunity to thank producers attending the inaugural BASF APT (Agronomic Performance Trials) Summit for their work and how important it is to ongoing research. Shields shared the company’s mission of being the leading, innovated and trusted seeds and traits organization providing superior, differentiated solutions to customers. With regard to cotton, …

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Welcome to the Inaugural BASF APT Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s the first show of 2019 for ZimmComm. BASF is holding an inaugural APT (Agronomic Performance Trials) Summit just prior to the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. To learn what this means and get an overview of the Summit I spoke with Kenny Melton, BASF Western Region Agronomic Manager. Kenny says the breeding group for BASF will hand off varieties for the …

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BASF Seed Solutions Focused on Seed Treatments

Cindy Zimmerman

The recent ASTA 2018 CSS and Seed Expo was a great venue for BASF to showcase its Seed Solutions business, including the launch of Vault® IP Plus seed treatment and Obvius® Plus fungicide seed treatment. “We decided we were going to create a whole new business unit in North America … a seed solutions business really focused on seed treatments,” …

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ZimmCast 605 – ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

Cindy Zimmerman

ZimmCast #605 is the last one for 2018, featuring interviews from the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) 2018 CSS and Seed Expo, our last event for the year. This ZimmCast includes comments from ASTA president and CEO Andy LaVigne, Bayer seed treatment tech service rep Chip Graham, BASF Seed Solutions U.S. marketing lead Kerry Grossweiler, and Wheat Pete, a podcaster …

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BASF Looks Forward to 2019 Growing Season

Carrie Muehling

BASF continues to educate growers about one of the newest products available for the 2019 growing season in LibertyLink GT27. The new technology will offer tolerance to three different herbicide groups: Liberty, glyphosate and HPPD, pending approval. “Because it’s the first technology that you can use Liberty and glyphosate with, it really allows them to address a broad range of …

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