Archived Press Releases

Archived Press Releases

Sep. 06, 2016
Strong investments in innovations and robust portfolio drive BASF Crop Protection business growth

Ludwigshafen, Germany – September 6 – “We are in a strong position to offer our customers solutions to meet their specific demands,” said Markus Heldt, President, BASF’s Crop Protection division, at today’s press conference held in Ludwigshafen. “Our portfolio, pipeline, ability to move fast and to understand farmers’ needs give us a solid competitive position. The agrochemical market is evolving and we are actively pursuing opportunities arising from ongoing merger efforts to increase our footprint and value offer,” stated Heldt. At the event, the company highlighted its latest innovations for farmers and its strategy for future growth while also discussing the current transformations and challenges in agriculture.

Mar. 03, 2016
BASF launches Maglis, a new online platform to help farmers improve crop management

Limburgerhof, Germany – March 3, 2016 – Today, BASF has launched MaglisTM, an online agricultural platform set to become a key partner in helping farmers manage their crops. With the platform, farmers will be able to gather, interpret, and monitor a range of crop-related data that will support them in making better decisions on how to grow and market their crops. The launch took place at the Commodity Classic agricultural convention and trade show, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Mar. 03, 2016
BASF launches MaglisTM, a new online platform to help farmers improve crop management

NEW ORLEANS, March 3, 2016 – BASF today announced the global launch of MaglisTM, an online agricultural platform designed to help farmers manage crops more effectively and efficiently. Connecting technology, data and people, Maglis allows farmers to gather, interpret and monitor a range of crop-related data that helps them make better agronomic decisions.

Mar. 03, 2016
BASF and commodity associations present agriculture scholarships for 10th consecutive year

NEW ORLEANS, March 3, 2016 – BASF, the American Soybean Association (ASA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) presented scholarships to future leaders who share a passion and motivation for advancing the industry at the 2016 Commodity Classic tradeshow in New Orleans. The scholarships assist promising individuals with their future agriculture academic endeavors.

Mar. 02, 2016
Living Acres research finds best practices for establishing milkweed on-farm

NEW ORLEANS, March 2, 2016 -- BASF today announced first-year findings from Living Acres, a biodiversity research initiative focused on helping increase the iconic monarch butterfly population through establishing milkweed in non-crop areas. The research, conducted on the BASF Research Farm in Holly Springs, North Carolina, provides best practices for establishing and maintaining the plants in non-production areas.


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