BASF Headline a No-Brainer

Chuck Zimmerman

Andy Lee is the BASF Director of Business Operations, U. S. Crop Protection Products. He spoke at their “Science Behind Plant Health” symposium on the subject of just what BASF is doing to continue to be a leader is this area. Like several other presenters he says that BASF is finding new and interesting applications and results for its Headline …

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A Nice Session With BASF

Chuck Zimmerman

The BASF “Science Behind Plant Health” symposium is winding up with a question and answer session that’s taking place right now. I’ve recorded it and will have some more audio for you by tomorrow morning. Right now it’s time to pack up here and head on over to the opening reception and other social activities that are taking place here …

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Dr. Gary Fellows on New Plant Health Research

Chuck Zimmerman

One of our presenters here at the BASF “Science Behind Plant Health” symposium is Dr. Gary Fellows, BASF Technical Market Manager. In fact he’s conducting his presentation right now as I’m posting this. Before we got started I spoke with Dr. Fellows about New Plant Health Research which includes the finding that applying Headline fungicide to corn that is stressed …

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Ray Gilmer Moderates BASF Symposium

Chuck Zimmerman

Our moderator for the BASF “Science Behind Plant Health” symposium is Ray Gilmer, BASF Group Communications Manager, Agricultural Products Division. I had a chance to talk to Ray just prior to the start of the program to get an overview of what we’re going to see and hear today. Ray says that BASF is really committed to innovation and investing …

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Checking in the Media at BASF Symposium

Chuck Zimmerman

As I’ve already mentioned, the BASF “Science Behind Plant Health” symposium is very well attended. I’m not sure how many times BASF has conducted this symposium but I remember attending more than one at Commodity Classic over the years. Today’s program includes information on: The latest BASF research into the plant physiology behind Plant Health Results of new Plant Health …

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BASF Plant Health Symposium Underway

Chuck Zimmerman

The BASF “Science of Plant Health” symposium is just getting underway here in Tampa at the Hyatt. We’ve got a nice crowd of agricultural journalists here like Willie Vogt, Farm Progress Companies on the right. I think he’s telling world record corn and soybean yield growers like Kip Cullers how to get even more yield out of their crop (Not). …

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ASA Sandcastle

Chuck Zimmerman

Before leaving the Convention Center this morning I stopped in to see the progress on the trade show. In the main entrance this lady was working on a very nice looking sand sculpture. I guess they want to let us think of the beach even though we’re inside during some beautiful winter weather. AgWired coverage of Commodity Classic is made …

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Commodity Classic Photo Album

Chuck Zimmerman

Inside the Tampa Convention Center there are some early arrivals getting checked in but it’ll probably be this afternoon before things get into full swing. I’m going to be uploading all my pictures to an online photo album as usual. Feel free to browse it and if you want to use any of them just give us credit if you …

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Tampa Convention Center

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s a beautiful day here in Tampa at the Convention Center. Things are kind of relaxed and quiet but there are already meetings taking place as companies and the sponsoring organizations get ready for all the farmers who will check in starting today. If you’re trying to reach me, be patient, since Sprint mobile service isn’t great inside the media …

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