BASF Shares Seed Treatment Survey at #ASTACSS

Cindy Zimmerman

According to a recent survey by BASF Ag Products, a growing number of farmers are utilizing seed treatments on their soybean acreage to protect their crop and maximize their return on investment. The survey of 250 growers with at least 1,000 corn and soybean acres found that 93% used a seed treatment or inoculant for soybeans in 2015. “The seed …

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BASF Crop Protection Aids Growers in 2015

Cindy Zimmerman

2015 was a challenging year for growers with low commodity prices, weird weather and heavy disease pressure, but fungicide products from BASF Crop Protection definitely helped farmers get the most from their crops. “The one thing farmers can do when markets look like they do is increase yield,” said Dr. Megan Andriankaja, BASF Fungicides Technical Marketing Manager, during an interview …

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BASF Features Armezon PRO at #NAFB15

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Ag Products just recently received registration for Armezon® PRO herbicide, which offers long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. The BASF product has received full Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on all corn types and BASF Technical Market Manager Daniel Waldstein was at NAFB Trade Talk last week to talk about it. “Armezon PRO can …

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Land O’Lakes Makes Investment in Africa

Kelly Marshall

Land O’Lakes Inc. has created a partnership with a company from South Africa.  Their new alliance with Villa Crop Protection creates a complimentary portfolio that will allow them to bring productivity-enhancing crop input products and services to their customers.  Land O’Lakes has recently accelerated their growth in global markets and this is their first investment in Africa. Land O’Lakes now …

Agribusiness, Company Announcement, Crop Protection

First Chairwoman of CropLife America

Chuck Zimmerman

At the recent annual meeting of Croplife America some newly elected board leaders were announced. One of those is the first ever chairwoman, Diane Allemang, director of North America business development and global portfolio at FMC Corporation. Diane was elected to a two-year term and is the 46th chair of the board. I spoke to Diane this morning to get …

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Engenia™ Herbicide for Cotton

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection anticipates regulatory approval for Engenia™ herbicide yet later this year, which will provide growers with the most technologically advanced dicamba formulation for control of broadleaf weeds in dicamba-tolerant crops for both soybeans and cotton. “Like all the other dicambas BASF has made in our 50 year history, (Engenia) is a highly effective post-emergent broadleaf weed control tool,” …

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Better #Cotton Through @BASFAgProducts Science

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Priaxor® fungicide was just registered for use on cotton recently and Engenia™ herbicide for dicamba-tolerant cotton is expected to be approved by the end of this year, giving cotton farmers two new tools to use in the field. Dr. Dan Westberg with BASF Ag Products says they are very excited about the Priaxor registration. “This is a combination of …

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How @BASFAgProducts Helps Farmers #GrowSmart

Cindy Zimmerman

The BASF Ag Products “Grow Smart” strategy is able to help farmers all over the country. At a field day last week in Tennessee, BASF Technical Marketing Manager Caren Schmidt talked about the high yield Grow Smart small plot replicated trial programs. “We’re in the second year in a corn-soybean rotation program in 15 locations from North Dakota to Mississippi …

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