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Dec. 05, 2016
BASF and NAAA award students with a passion for the skies

LONG BEACH, CA, and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 5, 2016 – In today’s diverse agriculture job environment, aerial application, stands out as one of the more unique and challenging career paths. In an effort to support the continuing growth of aerial applicators, BASF and the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) are rewarding two promising aviators with scholarships to assist them in following their passions.

Nov. 15, 2016
Nexicor fungicide receives EPA registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 15, 2016 — BASF’s Nexicor™ fungicide, engineered specifically for use in cereals, received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Powered by three modes of action, Nexicor fungicide provides long-lasting preventative and post-infection control of powdery mildew, tan spot, rusts and other diseases frequently found in cereals.

Nov. 15, 2016
BASF's New formulation of Fastac CS provides broad spectrum insect control and improved handling experience

BASF’s new Fastac® CS insecticide formulation received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in more than 150 crops, including corn, soybeans, leafy vegetables, and tree nuts

Nov. 07, 2016
BASF and FMC Corporation Announce Agreement to Bring Next Generation of Crop Care to the Corn Furrow

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and PHILADELPHIA, November 7, 2016 – BASF and FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) announced an agreement that brings novel in-furrow crop protection products to the U.S. corn market. The companies will integrate their market-leading insect and disease protection technologies into new products formulated with the convenient LFR® patented technology from FMC.

Nov. 03, 2016
Zidua PRO herbicide offers soybean growers another option for 2017

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 3, 2016 — Soybean growers now have an additional tool to control weeds in 2017. BASF’s Zidua® PRO (Premium Residual Option) herbicide is a new broad-spectrum product with powerful burndown and residual control that helps growers address the issue of weed resistance. After receiving U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration earlier this year, Zidua PRO herbicide is now in market and available for purchase.

Oct. 14, 2016
BASF donates $10,000 to assist Hurricane Matthew disaster relief efforts

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 14, 2016 — In an effort to help North Carolinians affected by Hurricane Matthew, BASF will donate a $10,000 matching gift to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina on behalf of its employees at its Research Triangle Park site. The company will match the first $10,000 donated to the Food Bank’s Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund. The contribution will deliver life-sustaining food, water and non-food essentials to thousands impacted by the storm.


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