Press Releases

Feb. 02, 2018
BASF protects fungicide intellectual property rights and innovation investments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 2, 2018 – BASF filed a lawsuit against Willowood LLC to halt the ongoing infringement of certain BASF patents relating to the manufacture and use of its fungicide pyraclostrobin.

Jan. 04, 2018
BASF launches several formulations of Velondis biofungicide

BASF’s new Velondis® brand biofungicide seed treatment formulations have received registrations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). With potential applications in agriculture, horticulture and forestry, the products are designed to boost the protection of seedlings and plants from key soil-borne diseases.

Dec. 20, 2017
BASF donates $10,000 to Wildfire Relief Fund

BASF donated $10,000 to the Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation’s Ag Employee Wildfire Relief Fund. The donation will be used to help ag employees working in Sonoma County California vineyards that have lost or experienced devastating damage to their homes because of the ongoing wildfires.

Dec. 06, 2017
BASF submits Trunemco Nematode Management Seed Treatment for North American registration

BASF submitted its new Trunemco™ Nematode Management seed treatment to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for registration. Trunemco Nematode Management is a seed-applied solution that will provide growers with a patented combination of a microorganism and a biochemical.

Dec. 04, 2017
BASF and NAAA recognize next generation of aerial applicators

To support the future of ag aerial application and help build a pipeline of talented ag aviators, BASF’s Crop Protection division and the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Jonathan Aslesen of Buffalo, Minnesota, and a $2,500 scholarship to Colton Tidwell of Lonoke, Arkansas.

Nov. 16, 2017
BASF reports end of season dicamba results

In a recent survey, 400 soybean and cotton growers across the country said the newest BASF technology, Engenia® herbicide, designed to battle tough weeds for dicamba tolerant (DT) crops, provided them with cleaner fields in the 2017 growing season.

Nov. 14, 2017
BASF-sponsored National Wheat Yield Contest announces 2017 winners

Winners of the BASF-sponsored National Wheat Yield Contest were recently announced and recognized for producing top yields. BASF is a founding sponsor of the National Wheat Foundation contest, now in its second year, which highlights remarkable yields from wheat growers across the country.

Nov. 06, 2017
BASF launches new Stamina F4 Cereals fungicide seed treatment

BASF’s new Stamina F4® Cereals fungicide received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Growers can now take advantage of the new seed treatment fungicide for more consistent and improved emergence, enhanced seedling vigor above and below ground, heightened ability to manage exposure to cold conditions, and disease control.

Oct. 30, 2017
BASF launches Zidua SC herbicide as new tool for growers against resistant weeds

Corn, soybean and wheat growers in the U.S. have a new solution against resistant weeds — BASF’s Zidua® SC (Suspension Concentrate) herbicide. Zidua SC herbicide offers the same long-lasting weed control as Zidua herbicide, but in an improved SC liquid formulation.

Oct. 13, 2017
BASF signs agreement to acquire significant parts of Bayer’s seed and non-selective herbicide businesses

Ludwigshafen, Germany – October 13, 2017 – BASF has signed an agreement to acquire significant parts of Bayer’s seed and non-selective herbicide businesses. Bayer intends to divest these assets in the context of its planned acquisition of Monsanto.

Sep. 21, 2017
Statement to the Arkansas State Plant Board

Arkansas farmers have been battling yield-impacting pigweed for years. The invasive weed has become resistant to older technology. Soybean and cotton fields across Arkansas were being choked out by pigweed. That started changing this year. With new dicamba tolerant (DT) technology, farmers can once again control pigweed. The result: cleaner fields and greater yields.

Sep. 14, 2017
BASF donates $75,000 to Feeding America’s National Produce Program

BASF will join the fight against hunger with a $75,000 donation to Feeding America’s National Produce Program. In addition, the company’s North American Crop Protection employees in the U.S. will host a virtual food drive throughout the month of September to support local food banks during Hunger Action Month.

Sep. 07, 2017
BASF Statement on Arkansas Dicamba Task Force Recommendation

Arkansas farmers have been battling yield-impacting pigweed for years. The invasive weed has become resistant to older technology. Soybean and cotton fields across Arkansas were being choked out by pigweed. That started changing this year. With new dicamba tolerant (DT) technology, farmers can once again control pigweed. The result: cleaner fields and greater yields.

 
 

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