Press Releases

May. 30, 2017
BASF introduces the Provisia Rice System

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 30, 2017 – Rice growers seeking increased rotation management and improved grass control now have a new tool, BASF’s Provisia Rice System. The system, which received EPA approval for the 2018 season, provides post-emergence control of a broad range of weeds, including acetolactate synthase (ALS) resistant grasses, weedy rice, and red rice.

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

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN, May 1, 2017 – CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM, CHSCL), the nation'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. BASF’s research-based initiative provides actionable guidance for farmers and rural communities looking to cultivate monarch butterfly habitat.

Apr. 25, 2017
BASF strengthens digital farming portfolio with ZedX acquisition

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 25, 2017 — BASF has signed an agreement to acquire ZedX Inc., a leader in the development of digital agricultural intelligence. Headquartered in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, ZedX’s expertise lies in the development of agronomic weather, crop, and pest models that rapidly translate data into insights for more efficient agricultural production. With this planned acquisition, BASF strengthens its digital farming footprint and further invests in helping growers take advantage of big data generated in farming and beyond.

Apr. 13, 2017
BASF and farmers partner to help the monarch butterfly

Farmers are poised to be heroes in the life of the monarch butterfly, which has begun its yearly migration in the face of a dwindling habitat.

Mar. 21, 2017
BASF investments aid growers and local communities

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 21, 2017 – BASF today announced the completion of its Beaumont, Texas, facility expansion, the only dicamba manufacturing facility in the U.S. for the agriculture industry. The Beaumont site received more than $270 million in capital improvements in the last three years, making it BASF’s largest agricultural products facility investment in company history.  In addition, BASF has invested more than $290 million in its eight other North American agricultural products production sites and facilities that support its agricultural business, helping to provide solutions for growers and contributing to the economic development of the communities it serves.

Mar. 02, 2017
BASF and commodity associations award $20,000 in agriculture scholarships

SAN ANTONIO, March 2, 2017 – BASF, in partnership with industry-leading commodity associations, awarded academic scholarships to 12 passionate and motivated agriculture students. Along with the American Soybean Association (ASA), National Sorghum Producers (NSP), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF), BASF presented the scholarships to recipients during a ceremony at the 2017 Commodity Classic tradeshow in San Antonio.


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