Press Releases

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.

Aug. 24, 2017
BASF expands biological inoculants production for agricultural markets

SASKATOON, CANADA, August 24, 2017 – BASF announced the expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Saskatoon for biological inoculants production.

Aug. 21, 2017
BASF submits new Revysol fungicide for North American registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 21, 2017 – BASF submitted the regulatory dossier for its newest active ingredient Revysol® fungicide to registration authorities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Revysol fungicide will be available in customized formulations to provide growers with a high-performing disease control solution to help maximize yield potential and quality. Pending regulatory approval, Revysol fungicide will be introduced to the North American market for the 2020 growing season.

Jul. 19, 2017
Working Together

Every single day, BASF field reps hop in their trucks, drive down dusty or muddy roads and talk to growers. It’s nothing new. We’re proud to say we have 400 reps in the field at any given time—from coast to coast. Why? Because we want every farmer who buys BASF products to have access to a “real” person who can help them get the most out of our products and ultimately have the best impact on their yield.

Jul. 17, 2017
BASF strengthens digital farming portfolio with ZedX acquisition

BASF has signed an agreement to acquire ZedX Inc., a leader in the development of digital agricultural intelligence.

Jul. 10, 2017
Our view on dicamba restrictions in Arkansas and Missouri

By nature and tradition, growers are highly skilled at adapting to changing conditions that threaten their livelihood. Season after season, they look for ways to improve their operations and ensure the well-being of their families and the communities they serve. One of the biggest challenges facing farmers today is keeping new strains of weeds from limiting their yields. Until this year, they did not have an effective technology to help them control this problem. 

May. 01, 2017
CHS Inc. accepts the BASF Monarch Challenge

CHS Inc., the nationa's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, gave flight today to its commitment behind the Living Acres Monarch Challenge.

 
 

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