BASF Celebrates Cotton with Texas Tech

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The annual Celebrate Cotton Texas Tech football game provided the perfect opportunity for BASF to show off its branded BASF Seed Innovation Center. Attendees were provided with tours that included both the Trait Development Building and the BASF Crop Analytics laboratory. After the tours media were able to meet with BASF leadership for one on one interviews. Then it was …

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BASF Continues Strong Genetics with New Varieties

Carrie Muehling Leave a Comment

Events like the recent BASF Field Day in St. Joseph, Louisiana, are helping the company’s customers to better understand what BASF looks like moving forward. The program also gave a great deal of information about new cotton and soybean varieties that will soon be available. “It gives us vast knowledge of upcoming crops as far as varieties go for the …

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BASF Showcases Cotton, Soybean Varieties

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BASF showcased successful cotton and soybean varieties during a recent field day in Louisiana. Regional agronomist Kyle Fontenot shared strengths of Stoneville 5471 GLTP, which includes the Twin Link Plus trait package and had some of the highest yields in 2017. It will be a key variety moving forward, boasting a good fiber package and solid disease package. Complementing that …

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Zimfo Bytes 8/10

Carrie Muehling

Eleven cotton producers from the Southeast will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in California’s San Joaquin Valley the week of August 13 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2018 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. Sponsored by Crop Science, a division of Bayer, through a grant to The Cotton Foundation, the P.I.E. is now in its 30th year and …

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Stoneville Varieties Show Strong Performance

Carrie Muehling

Stoneville highlighted cotton varieties at the 2018 Milan No-Till Field Day, including ST 5122GLT and ST 5471GLTP. Stoneville Representative Lucas Owen said ST 5122GLT offers benefits for growers in many areas. “It’s a variety that really impressed us last year. We advanced it kind of for the North Delta, but it does have geographical fit in other areas of the …

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Resistant Pests Wreaking Havoc in Cotton Crop

Carrie Muehling

Cotton growers attending the Milan No-Till Field Day this year heard a clear message from University of Arkansas Extension Entomologist Gus Lorenz when it comes to choosing cotton varieties. “That technology with three genes is going to keep us away from having to make foliar applications,” said Lorenz. “If we’re going to pay for the technology, let’s pay for a …

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Resisting Bacterial Blight in Cotton

Carrie Muehling

Cotton growers fighting diseases like bacterial blight can improve their chances for success by choosing varieties that are resistant to the disease. Stoneville Representative Lucas Owen told growers attending the Milan No-Till Field Day about some of the best options Stoneville has to offer when it comes to fighting bacterial blight in ST 5517GLTP and ST 5471GLTP. “Both of these …

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Stoneville Cotton Varieties Shine at Field Day

Carrie Muehling

Stoneville showcased a number of cotton varieties at the recent Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day. Chuck spoke with Rachel Walters, Stoneville cotton marketing manager, about a few of the standouts. ST 6182GLT showed strong performance in land-grant university on-farm trials in 2017. On dryland or under irrigation, ST 6182GLT delivers the opportunity for excellent yield and good fiber quality in …

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Fighting Worms in Cotton

Carrie Muehling

Cotton growers attending the Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day learned about a number of choices when it comes to worm control. Growers looking for two- or three-gene traits with high efficacy coupled with proven performance have a wide choice in the Stoneville lineup. TwinLink® is a two-gene Bt trait and TwinLink Plus is a three-gene Bt trait. Both show positive …

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