BASF Brings Choices, Quality to Cotton Growers

Carrie Muehling Leave a Comment

BASF is working with cotton growers to ensure they have appropriate choices, while maintaining a high level of seed quality. “From a cotton strategy perspective, BASF is really about sharing our story, and making sure growers know that we understand where we’ve been, where we are now, and where we want to go,” said BASF’s Hadley Howard at the 2020 …

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BASF Values Grower Feedback

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The second annual BASF Agronomic Performance Trials (APT) Summit was a great opportunity for the company to get input from key customer growers who help them with on-farm trialing. “It’s a time for us to listen to our customers,” said Monty Christian, BASF Marketing Director for Cotton. “If we need any last minute tweaks before we go into ending our …

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Promoting Sustainability with e3 Cotton

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Those attending the 2020 BASF Agronomic Performance Trials (APT) Summit had the opportunity to learn more about the e3 Sustainable Cotton Program. “What makes it unique is that we offer a program that can actually trace the cotton bale from the time it’s harvested at the grower’s field all the way through the entire value chain until it shows up …

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Heliae and R.W. Griffin Team Up for Georgia Soil Health

Cindy Zimmerman

Appropriately on World Soil Day, Heliae® Agriculture announced a partnership with the R.W. Griffin family of companies to drive soil health in Georgia and North Florida. R.W. Griffin, one of the largest fertilizer retailers in Georgia, has become one of the company’s official distributors for the southeast region. Griffin Evans, Chemical and Seed Director for R.W. Griffin says, “We are …

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Sustainable Cotton, Wheat Hybrids and More from BASF

Carrie Muehling

BASF continues to innovate in a number of agricultural spaces, including a sustainable cotton program. Working with Wrangler and other companies, products like blue jeans branded as “Rooted” can be documented as being grown through sustainable practices. “All this cotton is grown by a system of documented sustainability which we help growers with. They, through a farm management system, record …

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New Dicamba-tolerant Stoneville Varieties from BASF

Cindy Zimmerman

***Post Updated with interview*** BASF has added three new dicamba-tolerant Stoneville® cottonseed varieties to its ever-expanding cotton portfolio. “At BASF, we’re committed to providing growers with choice and innovation in the seed traits they’re using in their fields,” said Malin Westfall, Head of U.S. Cotton Business at BASF. “With the new line of Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex® cotton technology added into …

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AMVAC® Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC Chemical Corporation is now accepting applications for its 2019 Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship. Seven $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be nominated by a practicing cotton consultant, have worked for a cotton consultant at some point between 2017 and 2019 and be either a senior in high school or currently enrolled full-time in an undergrad or graduate-level agricultural …

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Trials Show At-Plant Nematicide Increases Cotton Yield Potential

Cindy Zimmerman

Recent university trials show that an at-plant nematicide application can help Southern cotton growers who are battling nematodes increase their yield, which gives cotton fields treated with Velum® Total an advantage, according to Bayer. Keith Rucker, Bayer senior technical service representative, says at-plant application reduces the nematode population density, protects the root system and increases the opportunity to develop a …

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BASF Honors Top FiberMax Cotton Growers

Cindy Zimmerman

At a gathering in Lubbock, Texas last week, BASF celebrated cotton growers who achieved four-bale or greater yields by welcoming them to the exclusive FiberMax® One Ton Club™ for their 2018 harvest results. Ninety-one new members joined the club this year, bringing total membership to 1,181 cotton growers. Several members received special recognition, including – Most acres and most varieties: …

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2019 TCGA Trade Show Underway

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2019 Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association & Annual Meeting & Cotton Trade Show is underway in Lubbock, TX. The ribbon was cut this morning and a large crowd is anticipated for the 112th annual event. That is, except for the Texas Tech cotton grower fans who are in or on the way to Minneapolis for the Final Four of men’s …

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