Raven Sidekick Pro™ Tests With Engenia™

Cindy Zimmerman

When Engenia™ herbicide receives regulatory approval, it is expected to have one of the most detailed labels ever for the application of a crop protection product and BASF has done extensive testing to determine the best methods of application. One product that has received the seal of approval is Raven’s Sidekick Pro™ direct injection system and company representative Denton Schwiesow …

Audio, BASF, Crop Protection, Equipment, Farm Progress Show

BASF Ready for Engenia Approval

Cindy Zimmerman

All the pieces are in place for the most technologically advanced dicamba formulation to control broadleaf weeds in dicamba-tolerant crops – all that is needed is federal approval. “Engenia herbicide is just getting ready to be coming out from registration,” said BASF Manager of Technical Marketing Dr. Gary Fellows during an interview at Farm Progress Show last week. “I can’t …

Audio, BASF, Crop Protection, Farm Progress Show

BASF Holds Global Press Conference – #ShapeAg16

Chuck Zimmerman

In Ludwigshafen, Germany, BASF held a global press conference for journalists from all over the world. We started out at the BASF Conference Center before going to the BASF Agricultural Center in Limburgerhof for breakout sessions on IT-solutions (Maglis), a tour of the R&D Center and overview of Revysol, a new benchmark in disease control. During the morning press conference …

Agribusiness, Audio, BASF

#FarmProgressShow Features BASF Butterfly Garden

Cindy Zimmerman

Attendees at this year’s Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa are being greeting at the front gate by the BASF Living Acres Butterfly Garden, a new plot just planted this year with some milkweed to provide habitat for Monarch butterflies. “What they are seeing is a fairly young planting of a diverse set of plants to help demonstrate how a …

Audio, BASF

BASF’s Varisto Herbicide Receives Registration

Kelly Marshall

The EPA has given the go-ahead to BASF‘s Varisto herbicide.  The product may be used on clover grown for seed, dry beans, dry peas, English peas, lima beans (succulent), snap beans and soybeans.  The herbicide offers a wide spectrum of broadleaf and grass weed control. “Varisto herbicide offers multiple sites of action for excellent weed control and resistance management in …

Agribusiness, BASF, EPA, Herbicide, weeds

BASF Opens New R&D Center

Kelly Marshall

BASF has just opened a new Research and Development center at their Crop Protection headquarters in Limburgerhof, Germany.  The new center offers research areas for biological crop protection and seed solutions, making it a hub of expertise for researchers and farmers world wide. “Our investment in this expanded capacity is a step forward to unlocking the agricultural potential in seeds …

Agribusiness, BASF, Crop Protection, Research, Seed

BASF & Balchem Collaborate on New Product

Jamie Johansen

BASF and Balchem Corporation are working together to bring next generation feed efficiency and health products to the North American swine industry. This relationship will open the door to a portfolio of products and technologies that improve feed hygiene, safety and overall animal performance. Look for offerings at World Pork Expo, June 8-10 in Des Moines, Iowa. “Our alliance with …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, BASF, Feed, Nutrition, Swine

BASF Launches #GrowSmart University

Cindy Zimmerman

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 …

BASF, Crop Protection, Insecticides