Press Releases

Oct. 21, 2014
Xanthion In-furrow fungicide from BASF receives registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 22, 2014 – Xanthion™ In-furrow fungicide from BASF has recently received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on corn. Xanthion In-furrow fungicide will provide corn growers with an additional tool to protect their seed investment and maximize yield potential in the 2015 season.

Aug. 27, 2014
BASF study highlights the need for increased innovations to help feed the world

BOONE, IA, August 27, 2014 – A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world and new technology and innovations are critical to achieving this goal.

Aug. 12, 2014
BASF: Fall burndown benefits go beyond weed control

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 12, 2014 – While unpredictable weather may delay application timing of spring herbicides, more growers are adding a burndown application in the fall to their weed management program. Though the focus when applying a fall burndown is on control of winter annual weeds, a fall burndown provides numerous benefits for soil health and pest management.

Aug. 07, 2014
BASF announces Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) established for Sharpen® herbicide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NORTH CAROLINA, August 7, 2014 –BASF announced today the official publication of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) established by the European Commission for Sharpen® herbicide in the EU. Growers of field peas, dry beans and soybeans have an expanded tool for harvest aid and desiccation thanks to these newly established MRLs.

Jun. 19, 2014
BASF announces largest-ever stewardship training series for summer 2014

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 19, 2014 – BASF today announced an educational training and plot tour series for summer 2014, which is expected to be the largest training effort in the company’s history. The training series will reach 24 states and will focus on weed management, application best practices and overall stewardship of BASF herbicides.

Jun. 11, 2014
BASF announces investments and new products for North American agriculture

BASF today announced new investments and solutions that will help growers and partners in North America drive yields and efficiency.

Jun. 11, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc. (MCAG) and BASF sign agreement for new insecticide

Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc. (MCAG) and BASF announced today the signing of an exclusive global development and license agreement for a new insecticide (MCAG’s development code “MCI-8007”).

Jun. 10, 2014
BASF announces new herbicide tolerant rice system in development

BASF has announced the development of a new herbicide-tolerant rice system.

May. 28, 2014
Mid-season weed control all about timing

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 28, 2014 – Year after year it seems to happen. Even with a carefully devised weed control plan, tough weeds can appear and threaten to decrease yields. So what is the best way to tackle tough to control weeds after they have emerged? Experts suggest a post-emergence herbicide with residual control.

May. 13, 2014
Nealta® miticide receives EPA registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 13, 2014 – BASF announced today that Nealta® miticide received full, unconditional registration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The miticide is labeled for use on treenut (including almonds and pistachios), grape, strawberry, apple and pear crops, providing growers with a powerful miticide that can be used as part of an effective integrated pest management program.

Apr. 28, 2014
Site of action key to herbicide effectiveness

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 28, 2014 – Weed control today is more complex and difficult than it was for past generations. Not only do today’s growers need to prepare to face difficult weeds, an increasing number also face herbicide resistance. In fact, three out of four growers who participated in a recent BASF survey suspect that glyphosate resistance is a cause of tough-to-control weeds. A key element to combatting resistance is the herbicide site of action.

Apr. 22, 2014
BASF receives Merivon® fungicide registration for pome and stone fruit in New York

New York pome and stone fruit growers now have access to an advanced fungicide with improved disease control and Advanced Plant Health benefits

Apr. 15, 2014
Know your enemy: The importance of weed identification

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 15, 2014 – A recent BASF survey found that 76 percent of growers have made changes to their weed management programs to address weed resistance. With this growing problem spreading across the United States, it is important to take a comprehensive approach to fighting resistance and controlling weeds. Proper weed identification is fundamental to any effective weed control program.

Apr. 10, 2014
BASF confirms new mode of action for Initium fungicide for specialty crops

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 10, 2014 – BASF researchers have confirmed the discovery of a unique mode of action for Initium® fungicide, a key component of Zampro® fungicide, currently available for sale in the U.S. The findings have shown that Initium fungicide inhibits fungal activity by binding to the stigmatellin subsite in the respiratory complex III of the fungus.

Mar. 31, 2014
BASF: The key to weed control comes early in the season

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 31, 2014 – Want to improve yields, control weeds and fight resistance this growing season? Experts agree the key to success is early season weed control.

Mar. 24, 2014
Recent BASF herbicide studies show important findings for resistant weed management

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 24, 2014 – With more than 60 million U.S. acres affected by glyphosate-resistant weeds and nearly every state affected by some form of resistant weeds, the challenge facing growers is increasing every year. In a 2013 survey of Midwest growers, BASF found that 76 percent will be changing their weed management strategies in 2014 to address this ongoing issue.

Mar. 17, 2014
Sharpen® herbicide receives federal registration for pre and post-emergence applications on rice

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 17, 2014 – BASF announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) federal registration of Sharpen® herbicide for pre and post-emergence applications on rice. Sharpen herbicide offers rice growers flexible control of broadleaf weeds.

Mar. 05, 2014
Merivon® fungicide receives registration for almonds in California

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 5, 2014 – Merivon® fungicide from BASF has received registration for use on almonds in California. This advanced fungicide helps to maximize yield potential by offering improved control of key diseases, proven Advanced Plant Health benefits, and the longest-lasting protection available. Almond growers in California now can use this powerful fungicide to prevent and control a broad spectrum of almond crop diseases.

Mar. 01, 2014
Solutions for clean fields and high yields presented by leading weed scientist during Commodity Classic

MARION, TX, March 1, 2014 – Bryan Young, Ph.D., Associate Professor of weed science at Purdue University, shared his expertise on managing tough-to-control weeds today at Commodity Classic, America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. The educational session, sponsored by BASF, offered diverse weed management strategies that can improve weed control and maintain a grower’s profitability.

Feb. 27, 2014
BASF raises peak sales potential of crop protection R&D pipeline to €2.1 billion

Limburgerhof, Germany – February 27, 2014 – BASF now expects its crop protection R&D pipeline to achieve a peak sales potential of €2.1 billion, an increase of €400 million over the past year. The increase is driven by significant global demand for BASF’s most recent blockbusters, Xemium fungicide and Kixor herbicide. BASF also plans to launch a host of new products across a wide range of crops and markets until the end of the decade. In 2013, BASF spent €469 million on research and development in the Crop Protection division as part of its commitment to investing for long-term growth and developing new active ingredients and solutions for agriculture. Supported by favorable market trends, the R&D pipeline and continued investments will contribute to the Crop Protection division reaching its previously-announced sales target of €8 billion by 2020.

Feb. 27, 2014
BASF partners with industry commodity associations to provide agricultural scholarships

SAN ANTONIO, TX, February 27, 2014 – BASF Crop Protection has teamed with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) to present 10 students with scholarships today during the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas. The scholarships are to be awarded to students across the country who are pursuing degrees in agriculture. “BASF is committed to the future of agriculture and is honored to provide scholarship opportunities to individuals who are dedicated to their studies in this industry,” said Scott Kay, Vice President, U.S. Crop Protection, BASF. “These students are passionate about agriculture, and we look forward to watching them grow into the leaders and advocates for tomorrow.”

Feb. 20, 2014
Two BASF products named ‘Products of the Year’ by no-till farmers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 20, 2014 – No-till farmers have given top honors to BASF products Headline AMP® fungicide and Sharpen® herbicide at the 22nd Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Springfield, Illinois. This is the eighth consecutive win for Headline AMP fungicide in the top fungicide product category.

Feb. 19, 2014
Sercadis® fungicide receives EPA registration for disease control in rice

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 19, 2014 – BASF announced today that Sercadis® fungicide has received full U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration. Sercadis fungicide provides rice growers with a solution for sheath blight in rice. Since 2012, Sercadis fungicide has been available to Louisiana rice growers through a Section 18 emergency exemption.

Jan. 27, 2014
Zidua® herbicide receives federal registration for wheat

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, January 27, 2014 – BASF announced today that Zidua® herbicide has received federal registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for spring and winter wheat.

Dec. 20, 2013
Septoria brown spot, frogeye leaf spot, common rust were troublesome diseases in 2013

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 20, 2013 – Despite the weather odds stacked against them, growers who applied BASF fungicides to their corn and soybean acres this season experienced superior disease control and Plant Health benefits.

Dec. 17, 2013
John Deere and BASF partner to develop sustainable yield enhancement solutions

Mannheim and Limburgerhof, Germany – December 12, 2013 – John Deere and BASF today announced plans to jointly develop a suite of integrated precision farming and farm management solutions for improved execution in the field. These tools, developed together with growers, will provide enhanced field scouting services and tailored agronomic advice. These will help growers to turn data into management decisions more efficiently.

Dec. 12, 2013
BASF to expand range of interactive services for the global agricultural community

Limburgerhof, Germany – December 12, 2013 – BASF today announced plans to expand its services and initiatives for growers and agricultural professionals worldwide. This double-digit million euro investment will drive the development of unique, integrated IT tools that will support growers to make agronomic decisions, manage their business operations and better connect to the global agricultural community. The company plans to launch first integrated tools in key agricultural markets around the world by the end of 2014 with additional markets and tools to follow.

Dec. 09, 2013
BASF and NAAA partnership supports the future of agricultural pilots

RENO, NV, December 9, 2013 – Three up-and-coming agricultural pilots were awarded scholarships sponsored by BASF and the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) to help them turn their dreams of becoming professional agricultural pilots into reality.

Dec. 03, 2013
Growers plan new strategies to combat weed resistance

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 3, 2013 -- Three out of four growers who participated in a recent survey by BASF suspect that glyphosate resistance is a cause of their tough to control weeds. As a result, a staggering 76 percent of these growers have already changed their weed management program to address resistance.

Nov. 04, 2013
A successful growing season begins with a strong foundation

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 4, 2013 – With this season’s harvest nearing an end, growers reflecting on the 2013 season say the use of Headline® fungicide at planting helped their corn crop start strong.

Sep. 23, 2013
2013 BASF launches new mobile website for Crop Protection business in U.S.

BASF today launched a new mobile platform, m.agproducts.basf.us, for U.S.-based crop protection products. This platform gives BASF customers and employees access to company and product information for use on all tablets and smartphones models.

Sep. 04, 2013
BASF opens its $33 million facility expansion in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

Ludwigshafen, Germany and Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA – September 4, 2013 – BASF today inaugurated its new research facilities in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina at a grand opening ceremony. This $33 million expansion includes 80,000 square feet of office, laboratory and greenhouse facilities.

Apr. 29, 2013
Scouting to get the most out of every acre

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 29, 2013 -- For the cleanest fields and highest profits, it’s time to refocus on weed control. A recent BASF poll showed nearly 80 percent of growers are changing their weed management programs to head off herbicide-resistant weeds – and with resistance confirmed across 31 U.S. states, a good scouting technique is a must for every field.

Apr. 16, 2013
Farmers plan to out-smart 'watch-out' weeds this season

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 16, 2013 -- Common waterhemp, Palmer amaranth, giant and common ragweed, Italian ryegrass and marestail are all part of a growing group of yield-reducing “watch-out” weeds in the United States. With confirmed resistance to multiple herbicides, these species are top of mind for farmers this season.

Apr. 10, 2013
New BASF sequential fungicide application program controls disease, drives yield

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 10, 2013 -- High-production corn growers can now utilize a fungicide program that includes the latest products from BASF: Priaxor® fungicide and Headline AMP® fungicide. More than 40 research trials across the Midwest from 2010 to 2012 show a sequential fungicide application program increased corn yield by 15.3 bu/A.

Mar. 21, 2013
Zidua® herbicide receives federal registration for soybeans

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 21, 2013 – BASF’s Crop Protection division announced today the federal registration of Zidua® herbicide in soybeans. Growers battling tough-to-control, small-seeded broadleaf weeds and grasses will now have the longest-lasting residual control of today’s toughest weeds.

Mar. 01, 2013
Prof. Fred Below shares the six secrets of soybean success

KISSIMMEE, FL, March 1, 2013 -- Fred Below, Ph.D., Professor of Crop Physiology, University of Illinois, and AJ Woodyard, Technical Crop Production Specialist, BASF, shared their latest data about how farmers can nearly double their yields with a comprehensive pest management plan, during an educational session titled “Six Secrets of Soybeans Revealed,” at Commodity Classic.

Feb. 28, 2013
BASF partners with ASA, NCGA and NWF to provide agricultural industry scholarships

KISSIMMEE, FL, February 28, 2013 -- The BASF Crop Protection business will team with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) to present 10 students with scholarships during the 2013 Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, Florida. The scholarships will be awarded to students across the country pursuing degrees in agriculture. “BASF is committed to the future of agriculture and our students play a huge role in sustaining the livelihood of the industry,” said Paul Rea, Vice President, U.S. Crop Protection, BASF. “These students are passionate about agriculture, and we look forward to watching them grow into the leaders and advocates of our business.”

Feb. 27, 2013
BASF hosts seventh annual 'Science Behind' crop protection symposium for ag media

KISSIMMEE, FL, February 27, 2013 -- BASF today hosted the seventh annual Science Behind BASF media symposium in conjunction with the Commodity Classic. This year, journalists learned about the latest developments in crop protection through three different sessions led by researchers and growers on topics such as weed control and Plant Health.

Feb. 11, 2013
Growers report success with Priaxor fungicide despite 2012 growing season challenges

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 11, 2013 -- With a record-breaking drought and soaring soybean prices in the rearview mirror, growers who used Priaxor™ fungicide in 2012 plan to build on their success in 2013 by controlling disease, improving Plant Health and helping driving yield with the latest BASF fungicide.

Jan. 31, 2013
BASF and John Deere form soybean disease-fighting incentive program

RALEIGH, NC & MOLINE, IL, January 31, 2013 – Soybean farmers can now take advantage of a deal that combines an effective soybean fungicide with an effective way to apply it, thanks to BASF and John Deere.

Jan. 28, 2013
Fastac EC insecticide from BASF registered for use

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, January 28, 2013 -- Growers looking for an effective pyrethroid now have a new option with Fastac™ EC insecticide from BASF Crop Protection. The new insecticide, which recently received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration, will be available for use for the 2013 season. Fastac EC insecticide is a Restricted Use Pesticide.

Dec. 13, 2012
Control your 2013 season with early weed management

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 13, 2012 -- Planning for early-season weed management in 2013 with Advanced Weed Control from BASF gives farmers the ability to stay a step ahead of whatever comes their way this year. After the 2012 growing season – a year of highs, lows and surprises – staying on top of unexpected challenges in 2013 will help deliver the farm management flexibility today’s farmers need to increasingly drive success.

Dec. 11, 2012
Treevix® herbicide registered for additional applications

SACRAMENTO, CA, December 11, 2012 -- Today at the Almond Conference, BASF announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registration of an amended Treevix® herbicide label for tree nuts. The amended label allows growers to utilize an additional dormant period application, giving them four opportunities throughout the season to apply Treevix herbicide to control tough broadleaf weeds.

Dec. 10, 2012
BASF and FMC help rice growers manage tough weeds

CORONADO, CA, December 10, 2012 -- Today, during the 2012 Rice Outlook Conference, BASF Crop Protection and FMC Corporation announced that Command® herbicide is now recommended for use in the Clearfield® Production System for rice. Command herbicide adds value to growers by controlling tough grasses in rice production, which can rob growers of yield.  

Dec. 03, 2012
Scholarship awarded to two future agricultural pilots

SAVANNAH, GA, December 3, 2012 -- Two budding pilots are a step closer to soaring over the fields of America thanks to a pair of scholarships from BASF and the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA).

Nov. 28, 2012
BASF completes acquisition of Becker Underwood

Ludwigshafen, Germany – November 28, 2012 – BASF has completed the acquisition of Becker Underwood from Norwest Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity investment company, for a purchase price of US$1.02 billion (€785 million). With the acquisition, BASF is now a leading global provider of technologies for biological seed treatment as well as seed treatment colorants and polymers. BASF has also expanded its product portfolio in the areas of biological crop protection, turf and horticulture, animal nutrition and landscape colorants and coatings.

Nov. 08, 2012
BASF launches new Advanced Weed Control online resource

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 8, 2012 -- Today, BASF launched a comprehensive new resource to help farmers develop effective weed control programs – the Advanced Weed Control website (advancedweedcontrol.basf.us). Created by BASF with input from farmers, this resource arms farmers with the latest expert information, recommendations and insights on effective weed control based on geography.

Nov. 07, 2012
Majority of consumers and growers are confident agriculture can increase productivity while practicing stewardship

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 7, 2012 -- A majority of consumers and growers agree that modern agriculture can achieve two critical goals simultaneously: Feed the world’s growing population while demonstrating responsible stewardship.

Nov. 07, 2012
Recent BASF research highlights Plant Health benefits of fungicides containing F500® fungicide

KANSAS CITY, MO, November 7, 2012 -- BASF today announced new research showcasing the Plant Health benefits of fungicides containing F500® fungicide and how they can help growers increase yield and profit potential. The research, which was conducted by BASF in the field and in greenhouse settings, shows that BASF fungicides increase net photosynthesis in corn and soybean plants, which increases energy production, leading to increased yield potential.

Nov. 07, 2012
Syngenta and BASF enter into sunflower technology licensing agreements

Basel, Switzerland and Ludwigshafen, Germany, November 7, 2012  – Syngenta and BASF announced today the signing of a global, non-exclusive agreement in which BASF will license its Clearfield® Plus herbicide tolerance technology for sunflowers to Syngenta.

Oct. 22, 2012
BASF launches fast-acting Altrevin™ fire ant bait insecticide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 22, 2012 -- During the 38th Annual California Association of Pest Control Advisors (CAPCA) today, BASF announced the availability of Altrevin™ fire ant bait insecticide. Recently registered for almond and citrus growers, Altrevin fire ant bait delivers a unique mode of action for fast and lasting control.

Oct. 17, 2012
Engenia herbicide field trials demonstrate effective control of resistant weeds in soybeans

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 17, 2012 -- Results from more than 300 soybean field trials conducted in 2011 and 2012 show soybean growers there’s hope for control of resistant weeds. Engenia™ herbicide, a technologically advanced dicamba formulation developed by BASF, demonstrated effective control of key broadleaf weeds including glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, marestail, and common and giant ragweed.

Sep. 20, 2012
BASF to strengthen global crop protection business with acquisition of Becker Underwood

Ludwigshafen, Germany – September 20, 2012 – BASF plans to acquire Becker Underwood for a price of $1.02 billion (€785 million).

Sep. 17, 2012
Zampro® fungicide from BASF receives EPA registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 17, 2012 -- Vegetable, grape and hops growers now have a new mode of action for managing downy mildew and Phytophthora blight (crown rot) on their crops. BASF today announced that Zampro® fungicide received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registration.

Sep. 06, 2012
Fall burndown clears out weeds, controls seed banks

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 6, 2012 -- The months between this year’s harvest and next spring’s planting are prime time for weeds to take over fields. In the South, that can mean another opportunity for glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, or Palmer pigweed, to threaten future yields and cause unnecessary, potentially costly headaches.

Sep. 06, 2012
Fall burndown a best practice for helping to control resistant weeds

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 6, 2012 -- The months between this year’s harvest and next spring’s planting are prime time for winter annual weeds to take over fields. In the Midwest, that can mean the return of tough-to-control weeds such as glyphosate-resistant marestail, which can cause a frustrating and costly headache.

Aug. 28, 2012
New greenhouse to accelerate agricultural research in Limburgerhof

Limburgerhof, Germany – August 28, 2012 – Today BASF dedicated a new greenhouse facility at its Agricultural Center in Limburgerhof. The additional 1250 square meters add nearly 25% to the existing greenhouse research capacity for herbicides. In addition to supporting herbicide research, three areas in the greenhouse are specially constructed to investigate how plants react to controlled stress factors such as water availability, nutrient deficiencies and temperature extremes. These areas will be used to test products from the new growth field Functional Crop Care.

Jul. 12, 2012
Experts caution cotton growers to look out for target spot

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 12, 2012 -- Cotton growers in southwest Georgia and southern Alabama are at high risk this season for Corynespora leaf spot, a troublesome crop disease also known as target spot. This disease can be devastating to cotton if not treated early in the season.

Jul. 10, 2012
BASF and INCOTEC announce agreement on seed treatment for Brassica

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC AND SALINAS, CA, July 10, 2012 -- BASF and INCOTEC today announced an agreement that will allow INCOTEC to treat Brassica seeds with Coronet® fungicide seed treatment, a BASF crop protection product. INCOTEC will also be offering this product to seed companies for on-site application within the United States.

Jul. 09, 2012
Waterhemp jumps to No. 1 weed to watch in Midwest

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 9, 2012 -- Glyphosate-resistant waterhemp is making a troublesome mark in the Midwest, so much so that it has become the new No.1 weed to watch for farmers in the region.

Jun. 28, 2012
BASF announces On Target Application Academy schedule

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 28, 2012 -- As advanced crop protection products and spray technologies come to market – and weed resistance continues to challenge growers across the country – it’s simple to say that today’s weed management environment is becoming more complex.  

Jun. 19, 2012
Zidua® herbicide receives federal registration, will provide the longest-lasting residual control of today's toughest weeds

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 20, 2012 -- Corn growers battling tough-to-control, small-seeded broadleaf weeds and grasses will have a powerful new tool, as BASF Crop Protection today announced the federal registration of Zidua® herbicide. Future registrations for use in soybean and wheat are anticipated in early 2013.

Jun. 07, 2012
Timely fungicide application key to success in soybean production

A mild winter has soybean growers on alert for the disease pressure that may have over-wintered in fields and pose a threat to this year’s crop. The increase in disease pressure this year means it’s even more important for growers to intensively manage fields and control disease to produce a healthy, high-yielding crop.

Jun. 06, 2012
Disease control practices imperative for high corn yields

A mild winter followed by optimal early-spring planting weather throughout most of the Corn Belt means corn farmers may see disease pressure earlier than normal this year. A well-timed fungicide treatment will help curb disease pressure, providing the protection needed for a successful growing season.

May. 14, 2012
Louisiana growers granted Section 18 emergency exemption for early access to Sercadis fungicide to help battle resistant sheath blight on rice

Louisiana rice growers who have discovered resistant sheath blight in their production fields will have emergency access to Sercadis™ fungicide to fight this burgeoning threat to yields and crop quality.

May. 07, 2012
BASF - Comprehensive protection with herbicides, fungicides and insecticides helps maximize yield potential

Every growing season is accompanied by its share of risk. One demonstrated method for minimizing that risk and maximizing yield is to use a complete pest management program. This includes:

May. 04, 2012
New Priaxor fungicide and Merivon® fungicide now registered for use

Growers have two powerful new tools to prevent and control a broad spectrum of crop diseases. BASF has announced the full U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of Priaxor™ fungicide and Merivon® fungicide.

Apr. 23, 2012
Farmers plan to update weed control management in 2012

As a sign farmers are responding to the threat of glyphosate resistance, as many as four out of five farmers plan to alter their weed control programs in 2012, according to results from a recent national BASF survey.

Apr. 19, 2012
Five strategies to high-yield corn production from BASF

Corn growers across the country are looking for ways to increase yield potential, especially given recent strong, yet volatile, commodity prices. There are many theories on high-yield corn production best practices, but what really leads to success?

Apr. 18, 2012
Tips for growers on a quest for high-yield soybeans

Many high-yielding growers across the Midwest have mastered the art of corn production. They’ve uncovered the secrets to maximizing yield in corn to produce a profit, and now they are looking to soybeans as their next opportunity.

Apr. 10, 2012
BASF submits application for registration of new Engenia herbicide

Farmers are one step closer to an innovative solution that will help manage tough weeds, maintain advances in conservation tillage practices and enhance productivity. BASF Crop Protection today announced the submission to regulatory agencies in the United States of the registration application for Engenia™ herbicide, a technologically advanced dicamba formulation.

Apr. 04, 2012
BASF champions Operation S.A.F.E again in 2012

BASF and the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) are teaming up for another year in support of Operation S.A.F.E. (Self-regulating Application and Flight Efficiency).

Apr. 02, 2012
BASF - Using comprehensive pest management program helps net positive ROI

When making crop protection product purchase decisions, return on investment (ROI) is always an important factor. One verified method for helping to maximize yield and realize a higher return on investment in corn and soybeans is to use a program that features a combination of herbicides, fungicides and insecticides to control weeds, diseases and insect pests.

Mar. 28, 2012
Ohio grower named winner of Kixor® Road to DAYTONA® sweepstakes

BASF Crop Protection today announced that Jason Davis was the winner of the Kixor® herbicide technology Road to DAYTONA® sweepstakes, which highlighted the fast, complete burndown and residual weed control growers get with Kixor.

Mar. 21, 2012
New seed treatment agreement helps farmers in North America maximize soybean and cotton performance

BASF announced today that it has reached an exclusive supply agreement with Monsanto Company for fungicide seed treatments for cotton and soybeans in North America.

Mar. 07, 2012
Increase efficiency, protect yields now with preemergence weed control from BASF

In soybeans, early-season weed competition poses a potential 6 to 10 percent yield loss. In corn, weeds allowed to reach 4 to 6 inches in height can reduce yield potential by 3 percent and 7 percent, respectively.

Mar. 02, 2012
BASF partnerships highlight future of agriculture

BASF partnered with two industry-leading organizations to honor the present and future of agriculture during the 2012 Commodity Classic, as a continuation of the company’s efforts to sustain and advance the agriculture industry.

Mar. 01, 2012
BASF partners with ASA, NCGA to provide agricultural industry scholarships

For the fifth consecutive year, BASF Crop Protection has partnered with the American Soybean Association (ASA) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) to present six students with scholarships during the 2012 Commodity Classic in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mar. 01, 2012
In-field research shows disease control, yield advantages of Priaxor fungicide and Merivon® fungicide from BASF

With the results of field trials from the 2011 season now available, three years of research show Priaxor™ fungicide and Merivon® fungicide provided effective disease control and consistent yield increases in a wide range of crops. Priaxor and Merivon are expected to receive U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration in 2012.

Feb. 29, 2012
BASF highlights ‘The Science Behind the Future of Weed Control’

NASHVILLE, TN, February 29, 2012 -- As the growing season nears, glyphosate resistance is expected to once again be a key threat to crop yields in fields throughout the country. To kick off the 2012 Commodity Classic, BASF Crop Protection and industry experts today presented research, innovations and techniques to help prepare growers for the future of weed control at the sixth annual “Science Behind” media symposium.

Feb. 08, 2012
National Corn Yield Contest winners utilize BASF Corp Protection products to push award-winning yields

Nearly two-thirds of the most successful U.S. corn growers in the 2011 National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) National Corn Yield Contest used a BASF Crop Protection product on their winning fields.

Feb. 02, 2012
Last chance for growers to take advantage of offers that help manage risk and maximize yield

Growers have until March 15, 2012 to take advantage of several offers from BASF Crop Protection to help them manage risk, increase efficiency and maximize yield.

Feb. 01, 2012
Research trial results reveal yield advantage for second year in a row

With recent commodity price levels, every bushel counts.

Jan. 31, 2012
2011 ISA Yield Challenge winners use BASF technology to break yield barriers

Nine grower teams sponsored by BASF placed first or second in their respective districts in the 2011 Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) Yield Challenge.

Jan. 30, 2012
Facet® L herbicide liquid formulation now available for rice growers

Rice growers have relied on the exceptional grass and broadleaf weed control provided by Facet® 75 DF herbicide.

Jan. 26, 2012
BASF specialty crop research trials show disease control benefits with Merivon® fungicide

Preliminary results from research conducted in 2011 demonstrate that Merivon® fungicide from BASF will be active on many fungal pathogens that impact pome and stone tree fruit crops each season.

Jan. 25, 2012
Despite unprecedented opportunity, many corn and soybean growers leaving profit on the table by not pushing yield

Strong commodity prices mean corn and soybean growers have excellent profit potential if they can produce good yield, control costs and manage risk.

Jan. 24, 2012
BASF presents research on new herbicide at annual Southern Weed Science Society meeting

During the 65th Annual Meeting of the Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) today, BASF Crop Protection presented research related to Engenia™ herbicide, the company’s next-generation formulation of dicamba.

Jan. 19, 2012
Sharpen® herbicide now labeled for preplant use in rice

Rice growers seeking to get early control of the toughest broadleaf weeds – including glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and marestail – now have the option of using Sharpen® herbicide, powered by Kixor® herbicide technology, for preplant burndown.

Jan. 16, 2012
Headline fungicide and Headline AMP fungicide named No-Till Farmer products of the year in fungicide category

Headline® fungicide and Headline AMP™ fungicide were named top no-till products of 2011 for disease control during the 20th Annual National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jan. 10, 2012
Unique chemistry in Armezon herbicide from BASF is tough on weeds, safe on corn

The continued spread of resistant weeds and strong commodity prices have high-yielding corn growers seeking more complete, comprehensive weed management solutions to protect their crops.

Jan. 02, 2012
New OpTill® PRO herbicide gives growers a more complete foundation to control the toughest weeds

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, January 3, 2012 – One waterhemp plant in one acre can produce 100,000 seeds.

Dec. 19, 2011
RCIS® continues partnership with BASF to benefit growers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, AND ANOKA, MN, December 19, 2011 – Corn growers in Kentucky and Michigan are now among those who may qualify, along with growers in eight other states, to reduce their crop insurance premiums when they use Headline® fungicide or Headline AMP fungicide through Insurance Advantage by BASF.

Dec. 07, 2011
BASF to showcase new products at Rice Outlook 2011

BASF experts will be at Rice Outlook 2011 to share the benefits of their current portfolio and new products for 2012.

Dec. 06, 2011
BASF and NAAA award two agricultural aviation scholarships

LAS VEGAS, NV, December 6, 2011 – BASF and the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) congratulated two scholarship winners during the 45th Annual NAAA Convention and Exposition kickoff breakfast in Las Vegas. The scholarship program is helping to build the future of agricultural aviation, and is an integral part of the BASF partnership with NAAA.

Dec. 05, 2011
Despite a tough start, 2011 growing season finishes strong

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 5, 2011 – Despite some of the most challenging growing conditions in decades, 2011 crops rebounded well, allowing many corn and soybean growers to capitalize on high commodity prices. Growers who implemented proactive crop protection practices, including use of preventative fungicides to control disease and promote Plant Health, proved that intensively managed acres help growers get the most out of every acre.

Dec. 02, 2011
Time is running out to win a trip to the DAYTONA 500® from BASF

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 2, 2011 – The white flag signifying the final lap to enter the BASF Crop Protection Kixor® herbicide technology Road to DAYTONA® sweepstakes is waving.

Nov. 14, 2011
Sites of action: New call to action in weed management

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 14, 2011 – As the spread of resistant weeds continues, the term site of action is becoming a factor in managing resistance. It is imperative that growers understand herbicide site of action – and what it means to their weed management plan – because it can spell the difference between losing yield or gaining profit.

Nov. 10, 2011
BASF offers new opportunities to help growers manage risk, increase efficiency and maximize yield

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 10, 2011 – BASF Crop Protection today announced several 2012 offers and partnerships to help growers get the most out of every acre. Together, these offers provide growers opportunities to manage risk, increase efficiency and maximize yield.

Nov. 09, 2011
In-field research shows superior disease control with new BASF fungicides containing Xemium® fungicide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 9, 2011 – Preliminary results show that two upcoming BASF products, Merivon® Xemium® brand fungicide and Priaxor™ Xemium® brand fungicide, have performed well in field research. Merivon and Priaxor are expected to receive U.S. EPA registration in early 2012.

Sep. 27, 2011
Kixor Road to DAYTONA® sweepstake launches; BASF to award winner tickets to 54th Annual DAYTONA 500®

Kixor Road to DAYTONA® sweepstakes launches; BASF to award winner tickets to 54th Annual DAYTONA 500®

Aug. 18, 2011
Sharpen® herbicide approved as harvest aid/dry bean desiccant

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 18, 2011 – Edible bean growers can now experience fast, complete desiccation and improved harvest efficiency with Sharpen® herbicide, powered by Kixor® herbicide technology.

Aug. 15, 2011
To optimize a fall burndown application remember to A-C-T-T

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 15, 2011 – With rough weather blanketing the nation at the start of this growing season, weed control has been much more of a challenge.

Aug. 08, 2011
New research highlights long-lasting disease control of next-generation BASF fungicides containing the new active ingredient Xemium® fungicide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 8, 2011 – BASF discussed research  regarding Merivon® fungicide and Priaxor™ fungicide at the American Phytopathological Society (APS) annual conference this week.

Jul. 14, 2011
BASF: Scouting, proactive measures key to disease control for soybean growers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 14, 2011 – With soybean prices at an all-time high, it is arguably the most important time ever for soybean growers to squeeze as much yield as possible out of every acre. Unfortunately, for some growers, the season has not started as they hoped.

Jun. 16, 2011
BASF expands Clearfield® Production System team of experts

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 16, 2011 – BASF Crop Protection appointed three Value Chain Specialists for the Clearfield® Production System: Krissi Crum, Jeff Erwin and Brandon Neuman.

Jun. 13, 2011
Last chance for growers to take advantage of the $50 per gallon Headline® Advantage offer in 2011

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 13, 2011 – Growers have until Aug. 15, 2011 to receive $50 per gallon on purchases of Headline® fungicide from authorized BASF retailers.

May. 02, 2011
Stamina® F3 Cereals fungicide seed treatment from BASF receives EPA registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 2, 2011 – Stamina® F3 Cereals fungicide seed treatment has received EPA registration for seed treatment use on small grains, including wheat, barley, rye, oats and triticale.

Apr. 21, 2011
Growers can save $50 per gallon on Headline fungicide from BASF

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 21, 2011 – Growers who use Headline® fungicide may qualify to save $50 per gallon on purchases through BASF authorized retailers made by Aug. 15.

Mar. 29, 2011
Careful weed management the answer to rise in resistance

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 29, 2011 – Resistant weeds are on the rise, but industry experts say growers can take a few key steps to address or avoid resistance in their fields.

Mar. 14, 2011
BASF and Monsanto take dicamba tolerant cropping system collaboration to the next level

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY and ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA (March 14th, 2011) – BASF and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced a new agreement to collaborate on the advancement of dicamba tolerant cropping systems. The companies have granted reciprocal licenses, and BASF has agreed to supply formulated dicamba herbicide products to Monsanto.

Mar. 09, 2011
BASF products benefit National Corn Yield Contest winners

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 9, 2011 – Nearly half of the most successful U.S. corn growers in this year’s National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) National Corn Yield Contest utilized a BASF product for their superior crop yields. According to 2010 contest results, 11 of the 24 national winners applied a BASF product to their winning cornfields.

Mar. 04, 2011
BASF leads agriculture in congratulating record-breaking soybean producer Kip Cullers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 4, 2011 – On behalf of a number of well-wishers in the agricultural world, BASF U.S. Crop Protection congratulated soybean yield world champion Kip Cullers during a special presentation today at Commodity Classic in Tampa, Florida.

Mar. 03, 2011
BASF shows growers the magic of quality crop protection during 2011 Commodity Classic

TAMPA, FL, March 3, 2011 – During the 2011 Commodity Classic in Tampa, Florida, BASF Crop Protection highlighted strategies that enable growers to produce the highest yield from their crops and build better returns in 2011.

Mar. 03, 2011
BASF partners with ASA, NCGA to support agricultural industry through scholarships

TAMPA, FL, March 3, 2011 – Along with the American Soybean Association (ASA) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), BASF U.S. Crop Protection announced the winners of six scholarships during the 2011 Commodity Classic in Tampa, Florida. The scholarship recipients are committed to becoming leaders in the field of agriculture and are pursuing industry-related studies in colleges across America. This is the fourth year for both scholarship programs.   

Mar. 02, 2011
BASF shares details about discovery and research results

TAMPA, FL, March 2, 2011 – BASF Crop Protection presented educational information and research results on a new active ingredient, Xemium® fungicide, during the fifth annual “Science Behind” media symposium today. This new chemistry demonstrates strong field test results in disease control in a variety of crops being researched. BASF hopes to introduce products containing this new active ingredient in the United States in 2012.

Feb. 14, 2011
BASF continues support of Operation S.A.F.E. in 2011

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 14, 2011 – BASF will continue support of Operation S.A.F.E. (Self-Regulating Application and Flight Efficiency) fly-ins in 2011 through its collaboration with the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA). Through the partnership, BASF provides financial support for participating aerial applicators, which can be used towards membership in NAAA or for new spray equipment.

Feb. 07, 2011
RCIS® helps manage the growing risk from green snap

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, AND ANOKA, MN, February 7, 2011 – Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS®) today announced that growers in eight Midwestern states can reduce their crop insurance premiums when they use Headline® fungicide or Headline AMP fungicide from BASF on their corn acres. RCIS, a leader in the crop insurance business, will offer growers in select states a 50 percent discount on their 2011 premiums for the Green Snap Plus endorsement on their corn acres protected under an RCIS Crop Hail policy.

Jan. 26, 2011
Integrated management program helps increase corn and soybean yields, new BASF research shows

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, January 26, 2011 – BASF today announced that a comprehensive 2010 crop protection study revealed that using a portfolio of BASF products can lead to an average 9.1 bu/A increase in soybeans and 33.3 bu/A increase in corn when compared to a low-input glyphosate program.1,2

Jan. 14, 2011
Headline® fungicide and Kixor® herbicide technology named No-Till Farmer products of the year

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, January 14, 2011 – Kixor® herbicide technology and Headline® fungicide were named top no-till products of 2010 for weed and disease control today at the 19th Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. This was the first time that Kixor was eligible for the award, and marks the fifth consecutive year Headline has been selected as a product of the year.

Jan. 11, 2011
Last chance for growers to take advantage of $100 per gallon Headline® Advantage offer in 2011

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, January 11, 2011 – Growers using Headline® fungicide for the upcoming growing season may apply for a $100 per gallon rebate on Headline fungicide purchases made by March 15, 2011. Growers may realize improved returns on their investment because of the disease control and Plant Health benefits of Headline, and now are eligible to save on their investment with Headline Advantage.

Dec. 17, 2010
2010 ISA Yield Challenge winners use BASF technology to produce winning yields

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 20, 2010 – BASF grower teams placed first in all four 2010 Yield Challenge districts they competed in during this year’s Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) Yield Challenge, utilizing the BASF portfolio of products to achieve outstanding yield results.

Dec. 16, 2010
BASF Vivando™ fungicide gives grape growers a new and unique mode of action to fight powdery mildew

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 16, 2010 – Vivando™ fungicide from BASF Crop Protection has received full registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. The new fungicide is highly effective for control of powdery mildew in wine, table and raisin grapes.

Dec. 07, 2010
BASF announces expanded label for Stamina F3 HL fungicide seed treatment at ASTA Seed Expo 2010

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 8, 2010 – Stamina® F3 HL fungicide seed treatment is now available for use on corn, sorghum, rye, oats and triticale, in addition to wheat and barley, which were previously approved. The label expansion is one of several updates provided to seed industry partners regarding the BASF SeedSolutions portfolio and crop protection products during the 40th annual American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) 2010 Seed Expo in Chicago. 

Dec. 06, 2010
BASF and NAAA award two agricultural aviation scholarships

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 6, 2010 – BASF and the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) congratulated two scholarship winners during the 44th Annual NAAA Convention and Exposition kickoff breakfast in Savannah, Georgia. The scholarship program is helping to build the future of agricultural aviation, and is an integral part of the BASF partnership with NAAA. 

Nov. 29, 2010
BASF launches educational module to highlight disease control and Plant Health benefits of fungicides

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 30, 2010 - BASF Corporation has introduced an online, interactive educational module –www.planthealtheducation.com. The new learning program, customized by region, provides education on disease control, Plant Health benefits and resulting yield advantages of F500®, the active ingredient found in Headline® fungicide, Headline AMP™ fungicide and TwinLine® fungicide.

Nov. 02, 2010
BASF and Monsanto Announce Progress in Dicamba Formulations

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY and ST. LOUIS (November 02, 2010) – BASF and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced significant progress toward launching next-generation dicamba-based weed control systems for soybeans and cotton.

Nov. 01, 2010
Headline Advantage offers increased opportunity for positive returns in 2011

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 1, 2010 – Growers using Headline® fungicide for the 2011 growing season can receive improved returns on their investment in many ways. Headline users will continue to see superior disease control and Plant Health benefits, and are also eligible to save money through the Headline Advantage and Farm Plan offers.

Oct. 11, 2010
BASF announces Verdict herbicide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 14, 2010 – BASF today announced that Verdict herbicide is now approved for use on soybeans. To highlight the newly expanded label, BASF has changed the Integrity herbicide name to Verdict herbicide. The additional use pattern in soybeans represents a growing change in management strategies for preemergence herbicides, as growers continue to seek products that help them get the most out of every acre through simple and effective weed management programs.

Sep. 23, 2010
National poll shows a majority of farmers are taking action against glyphosate resistance

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 23, 2010 – Nearly 60 percent of farmers who responded to a recent national poll said they are changing their weed management plans to deal with growing glyphosate resistance. The poll, conducted by BASF Crop Protection, showed that a similar percent of farmers are adding a preemergent herbicide with residual control to battle stubborn weeds such as ragweed, marestail, lambsquarters and waterhemp.

Sep. 07, 2010
Fall burndown gives growers an edge for success in 2011

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 7, 2010 – Between this year’s harvest and next spring’s planting, winter annual weeds can take over fields, but a fall burndown application can knock down weeds and set up growers for a strong 2011 crop.

Sep. 07, 2010
Treevix herbicide from BASF receives California registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NJ, September 8, 2010 – Treevix herbicide, powered by Kixor® herbicide technology from BASF’s Crop Protection division, has received approval from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for use in California, giving tree nut, pome fruit and citrus growers another tool to fight yield-robbing broadleaf weeds in their orchards.

Sep. 02, 2010
Stamina F3 HL fungicide seed treatment from BASF receives EPA registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 2, 2010 – Stamina® F3 HL fungicide seed treatment has received EPA registration for commercial seed treatment use on wheat and barley. Stamina F3 HL is applied at the rate of 1 oz. per 100 lbs. of seed and contains no color, allowing seed-treating companies the ability to add their own color.

Aug. 11, 2010
Kixor herbicide technology applied to more than 10 million acres in first year

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 11, 2010 – Kixor® herbicide technology has been the largest new herbicide product launch in two decades because it offers growers a new solution to address weed control issues. Launched in September 2009, the unique chemistry powers a family of products specifically designed to solve the toughest broadleaf weed challenges facing growers today.

Aug. 09, 2010
BASF scientists present new class of chemistry at American Phytopathological Society meeting

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 9, 2010 – BASF is in the final stages of defining Initium® fungicide, a new active ingredient designed to protect a wide array of specialty crops and ornamentals from disease. Research on Zampro fungicide—a new multi-mode preventative fungicide for specialty crops, and Orvego fungicide—a formulation specifically for the greenhouse and nursery markets was presented at the American Phytopathological Society (APS).

Aug. 09, 2010
BASF scientists present new class of chemistry at American Phytopathological Society meeting

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 9, 2010 – BASF is in the final stages of defining Initium® fungicide, a new active ingredient designed to protect a wide array of specialty crops and ornamentals from disease. Research on Zampro fungicide—a new multi-mode preventative fungicide for specialty crops, and Orvego fungicide—a formulation specifically for the greenhouse and nursery markets was presented at the American Phytopathological Society (APS).

Jul. 13, 2010
BASF Crop Protection showcases its 2010 Top Plot customers in a new video series

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 14, 2010 – Four Midwestern corn and soybean growers will tell their crop management stories this year as part of the 2010 BASF Crop Protection Top Plot series. The high-yield growers will each appear in a sequence of videos throughout the 2010 growing season. Using both past experience and expectations of this year’s season, they will share advice, tools and tips on how to get the most out of every acre.

Jul. 08, 2010
Research shows yield advantage of Headline fungicide

University, seed company and on-farm trials demonstrate many benefits of Headline in corn and soybeans

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 6, 2010 – A recently released research summary shows that Headline® fungicide effectively controls a broad spectrum of corn and soybean diseases, provides Plant Health benefits and maximizes crop yields. The Headline Fungicide Yield Research Summary demonstrates that the BASF fungicide provides corn growers approximately a 3 bu/A yield advantage over other available fungicides.

Jul. 07, 2010
Headline Advantage 50 dollars per gallon incentive extended until August 15, 2010

BASF will extend its $50 per gallon grower incentive on Headline® fungicide through Aug.15, 2010. For complete terms and conditions, visit www.headlineadvantage.com, or ask your local authorized BASF retailer for details.

Jun. 02, 2010
New BASF CLEARFIELD Brassica juncea canola variety built to stand up to weather and weeds

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 2, 2010 – The weed control and yield increase benefits of the BASF CLEARFIELD® Production System are now available to a new segment of canola growers using new varieties released in the CROPLAN GENETICS® brand.

Jun. 01, 2010
BASF files for registration of three active ingredients

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 1, 2010 – BASF announced today that it has made multi-lateral, worldwide regulatory submissions for new products — Xemium fungicide, and Initium fungicide. Both were filed with regulatory authorities in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. BASF also submitted Alpha-cypermethrin insecticide to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for review.

May. 26, 2010
BASF seed treatment portfolio expands to include more crops

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May, 27, 2010 – BASF announced today that Stamina® fungicide seed treatment use has been expanded to include a number of crops, including cotton, dried peas and beans, shelled peas and beans, sorghum, edible legumes, oats, sugar beets and sunflower contained in supplemental labeling.

May. 17, 2010
Growers can save $50 per gallon on Headline® purchase

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 17, 2010 – Growers using Headline® fungicide may be eligible to receive $50 per gallon back on purchases from authorized BASF retailers made by Aug. 15.

May. 17, 2010
BASF announces EPA registration of Charter F2 fungicide seed treatment

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 18, 2010 – Charter® F2 fungicide seed treatment, one of the many innovations from BASF, received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency.

May. 05, 2010
BASF Crop Protection provides management solution for citrus black spot in Florida

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 6, 2010 – Citrus black spot - a disease new to citrus growers in the United States - was recently confirmed in Florida by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, triggering immediate concern across the state.

Apr. 06, 2010
BASF donates LEGO bricks from Commodity Classic booth to National FFA

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 31, 2010 – At the close of the 2010 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California, BASF donated the LEGO bricks used in its featured custom barn and crop sculpture to the National FFA Organization in Indianapolis. The bricks will be used in leadership courses for a wide range of high school students.

Mar. 09, 2010
Spring burndown with Kixor saves time

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 10, 2010 – With the late harvest in 2009, growers are looking ahead to determine how to manage all of their fieldwork and planting this spring. Dr. Dan Westberg, Technical Market Manager with BASF, offers the following tips for utilizing a burndown herbicide in the spring for quick, effective weed control to help make the most out of a compressed spring.

Mar. 05, 2010
BASF supports agricultural education through scholarships

ANAHEIM, CA, March, 5, 2010 – BASF, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announced the winners of scholarships during the 2010 Commodity Classic, March 4-6 in Anaheim, California. The scholarships support future agricultural leaders who are pursuing industry-related studies at colleges across the country.

Mar. 03, 2010
BASF presents The Science Behind Soybeans

ANAHEIM, CA, March 3, 2010 – To kick off the 2010 Commodity Classic, BASF is meeting with key agricultural media at 3 p.m. (PST), Wednesday, March 3, to present the latest information about soybean management from a leading university researcher, BASF technical experts, as well as growers who have successfully employed yield-enhancing tactics.

Mar. 03, 2010
BASF showcases innovation during miniWIN presentations during 2010 Commodity Classic

ANAHEIM, CA, March 4, 2010 – Today BASF will present information about two new innovations to help growers get the most out every acre.

Mar. 03, 2010
Studies from more than a million acres tell the disease control and Plant Health story – Headline fungicide helps growers get the most out of every acre

ANAHEIM, CA , March 4, 2010 – More than 6,000 on-farm trials in corn, soybeans, wheat, potatoes, sugar beets, peanuts and citrus have been conducted in the United States that demonstrate the impact of Headline® fungicide on disease control and Plant Health, and resulting improved yield potential.

Mar. 03, 2010
BASF Helping growers get the most out of every acre at the 2010 Commodity Classic

ANAHEIM, CA, March 4, 2010 – During the 2010 Commodity Classic starting today in Anaheim, California, BASF will highlight strategies that enable growers to get the most out of every acre and build better returns in 2010.

Feb. 22, 2010
BASF teams up with Farm Plan to offer special 2010 financing

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 23, 2010 – BASF and Farm Plan™ have teamed up to help growers maximize their investments in a volatile economic time.

Feb. 17, 2010
National Corn Yield Contest winners benefit from Headline fungicide by BASF

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 18, 2010 – Headline® fungicide played a key role in the success of nearly half of the most successful growers in the United States this past year.

Feb. 16, 2010
Growers who plan can save on Headline purchase from BASF

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 17, 2010 – Growers using Headline® fungicide may be eligible to receive $75 per gallon back on purchases from authorized BASF retailers made by May 15, 2010.

Feb. 11, 2010
New BASF CLEARFIELD lentil varieties offer lentil growers confidence to grow lentils again

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 12, 2010 – The weed control and yield increase benefits of the BASF CLEARFIELD® Production System are now available to lentil growers in the United States. Pulse USA, based in Bismarck, North Dakota, will be the sole supplier of CLEARFIELD® designated lentil varieties.

Feb. 04, 2010
BASF increases support of Operation S.A.F.E.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 4, 2010 – BASF has announced increased support of Operation S.A.F.E. (Self-Regulating Application and Flight Efficiency) fly-ins and its collaboration with the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) by incentivizing aerial applicators who participate in Operation S.A.F.E. fly-ins. The provided financial support can be used by participating aerial applicators towards membership in NAAA or for new spray equipment.

Feb. 02, 2010
BASF launches Headline fungicide training module

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 2, 2010 – BASF Corporation has unveiled a specialized online training program -- www.planthealtheducation.com -- to educate growers on how Headline® fungicide helps them get the most out of every acre. 

Feb. 01, 2010
BASF teams up with Farm Plan to offer special financing

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 1, 2010 – BASF and Farm Plan™ have teamed up to help growers maximize their investment for their 2010 purchases.

Jan. 18, 2010
Headline fungicide from BASF named a no-till product of the year

Headline® fungicide from BASF was recognized as fungicide of the year during the 17th Annual National No-Tillage Conference 2009 No-Till Product of the Year awards presentation. The recognition marks the fourth consecutive year that Headline fungicide has been proclaimed the leading fungicide on the market by no-till farmers nationwide.  

Dec. 09, 2009
BASF and NAAA unveil new agricultural aviation scholarship program

New NAAA scholarship strengthens the agricultural aviation industry by providing funds for flight training or the study of agriculture

Dec. 09, 2009
BASF unveils seed treatment Web site

BASF announced today that it has launched a special section of its Web site dedicated solely to offering in-depth information on seed protection for seed industry professionals.

Dec. 08, 2009
BASF aerial application research focuses on stewardship, efficacy and efficiency

To promote continued advancements in the aerial application industry, BASF presented its findings on best practices for optimizing aerial application of crop protection products today at the National Agricultural Aviation Association’s (NAAA) 43rd Annual Convention.

Dec. 08, 2009
BASF updates seed industry at American Seed Trade Association’s Seed Expo 2009

BASF is updating seed industry partners on the BASF portfolio of SeedSolutions and crop protection products during the annual American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) 2009 Seed Expo starting today in Chicago.

Dec. 07, 2009
BASF supports aerial applicators and NAAA

BASF is proud to announce its platinum-level support of the Dec. 7-10 National Agricultural Aviation Association’s (NAAA) 43rd Annual Convention and Exposition in Reno, Nevada.

Dec. 01, 2009
Growers have many reasons to count on their 2010 returns with Headline® fungicide from BASF

Excellent disease control, Plant Health benefits leading to maximum yield potential and the new Headline Advantage program help growers realize a positive return

Nov. 12, 2009
BASF announces full registration of Headline AMP fungicide

BASF announced today that Headline AMP™ fungicide has received full registration from the Environmental Protection Agency. Headline AMP is the first combination fungicide specifically developed for corn growers who want maximum protection from foliar diseases and improved Plant Health.

Sep. 22, 2009
BASF announces supply agreement for seed treatment in cotton

BASF announced today a supply agreement with Monsanto for a new fungicide seed treatment for cotton in the United States. The new product contains F500®, the same active ingredient found in Headline® fungicide, BASF’s top-selling Plant Health fungicide, and will be part of Monsanto’s Acceleron™ Seed Treatment combination. Additional details of the agreement were not disclosed.

Sep. 15, 2009
New BASF Kixor herbicide technology receives EPA approval

BASF announced today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of a new active ingredient, Kixor® herbicide, for use on a wide range of crops and effective on more than 70 broadleaf weeds. Starting this fall, four formulations Powered by Kixor herbicideSharpen herbicide, OpTill herbicide, Integrity herbicide and Treevix herbicide — will be available to help growers tackle today’s weed control challenges in their fields.

Sep. 15, 2009
Kixor Herbicide Technology Has Arrived

It’s official. On Sept. 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registered one of the biggest herbicide advances in years—Kixor® herbicide technology— for burndown, preplant and preemergence weed control.

Sep. 10, 2009
Ag companies join forces to support worldwide hunger

This August, BASF Crop Protection partnered with Horizon Ag partners to donate funds to the Stop Hunger Now organization’s record-breaking University Million Meal Week.

BASF is the supplier of the CLEARFIELD® trait, and Horizon Ag partners make CLEARFIELD rice varieties available for planting in the United States. Their donation helped purchase quantities of rice that were used for approximately one-half of the meal packaging effort. Four North Carolina universities hosted University Million Meal Week events, where students and community volunteers packaged 1,031,776 meals for the less fortunate around the world.

Aug. 27, 2009
BASF and Nunhems enter into agreement for onion seed treatment

BASF announced today an exclusive seed treatment collaboration with Nunhems, the vegetable seed business of Bayer CropScience. Under this agreement, Nunhems will have exclusive use of BASF’s Coronet® fungicide seed treatment on onion seeds in the United States. 

Jul. 30, 2009
BASF announces partnership with American Soybean Association to alert soybean growers

BASF is proud to announce its exclusive partnership with the American Soybean Association (ASA) and Doane Advisory Services to provide the Soybean Rust and Aphids Program (SoyRAP) Web site (www.soyrap.com). BASF, among several companies, had previously been a co-sponsor of the Web site for several years.

Jul. 28, 2009
Recently discovered race of rust now confirmed on dry beans in North Dakota

BASF is alerting growers to the emergence of a recently discovered race of dry bean rust in fields in Traill County, North Dakota. Plant pathologists at North Dakota State University confirmed this new race of rust based on field observations made late in the 2008 growing season and subsequent laboratory analysis.

Jun. 24, 2009
BASF hosts more than 100 Kixor herbicide plot tours this summer for retailers, distributors and consultants

BASF has more than 100 plot tours planned this summer to demonstrate the performance of the new Kixor® herbicide technology.

Jun. 23, 2009
Paul Rea to Head US Crop Business of BASF Crop Protection

BASF Crop Protection today announced the appointment of Paul Rea to Director, U.S. Crop Business, effective July 1, 2009. The announcement was made by Nevin McDougall, Group Vice President of BASF North America Crop Protection.

Jun. 03, 2009
June is the ideal time to spray corn for broadleaf weed control

Wet weather and a delayed planting season in corn is giving broadleaf weeds a head start, taking over fields very quickly across the Corn Belt. The late planting season is also providing corn growers more time to evaluate their weed management program and make the best decisions to manage glyphosate-resistant weeds in their fields.

May. 29, 2009
Time to apply Caramba fungicide from BASF for excellent head scab suppression

As the warm weather approaches, and conditions become favorable for head scab, BASF experts recommend monitoring conditions and use of a fungicide to suppress head scab.

May. 19, 2009
BASF sponsors agricultural aviation fly-in workshops

BASF sponsors agricultural aviation fly-in workshops

Apr. 20, 2009
Headline® fungicide cotton field trials show an average increase of 65 pounds of lint per acre

BASF data confirms that Headline consistently increases yield potential year after year

Mar. 26, 2009
BASF Showcases Latest Innovations at 2009 Commodity Classic

High-profile symposia, press conferences and a trade show booth full of activity propelled BASF into the spotlight at the 2009 Commodity Classic held just outside of Dallas, TX in late February.

Mar. 26, 2009
Help Your Wheat Stand Out With BASF Fungicides

Global demand for wheat rose to more than 25 billion bushels in 2008, an increase of 1.25 billion bushels over the previous year. Despite high production and record grain prices, grain and cereal stocks remained the fourth tightest in the last 35 years. Growers have the monumental task of supplying the food, fuel and fiber needed to meet the growing demands of an expanding global population.

Mar. 24, 2009
Mar. 23, 2009
BASF Introduces April as Plant Health Month

Month-long campaign kicks off grower contest to win great prizes, including an ATV

Feb. 28, 2009
BASF documents fourth year of consistent disease control and yield advantage for use of Headline® fungicide in corn and soybeans

BASF documents fourth year of consistent disease control and yield advantage for use of Headline® fungicide in corn and soybeans 

Feb. 03, 2009
BASF appoints new leadership in Crop Protection McDougall to lead North America; Heldt named President

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 3, 2009 – BASF is pleased to announce key appointments in leadership of Crop Protection.

Dec. 10, 2008
BASF touts expanded wheat fungicide portfolio at NAAA

TwinLine™ fungicide and Caramba™ fungicide provide unsurpassed activity on major cereal diseases

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., December 10, 2008 – BASF presented technical information and aerial applicator experiences for TwinLine™ and Caramba™ fungicides at the National Agricultural Aviation Association’s (NAAA) annual conference today. Both fungicides received EPA registrations for cereals this year.

Dec. 09, 2008
BASF releases early study results of low-volume application technology for Headline® fungicide at NAAA

Preliminary study results show lower-volume technologies cover more acres and deliver all the benefits of Headline® fungicide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., December 9, 2008 – BASF shared early results from its continued evaluation of application technology as low as one gallon per acre (GPA) for Headline® fungicide with attendees at the National Agricultural Aviation Association’s (NAAA) national conference today.

Dec. 09, 2008
BASF launches new global SeedSolutions pipeline

SeedSolutions provides tailor-made innovation to growers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., December 9, 2008 – As part of its continued commitment to innovation, BASF announced the launch of its new global SeedSolutions pipeline at the American Seed Treatment Association (ASTA) Seed Expo 2008. SeedSolutions is a customized pipeline of seed treatment solutions that offer growers best protection, extra vitality and leading-edge technology.

Dec. 08, 2008
BASF continues its support of the NAAA by sponsoring the annual conference and its kick-off breakfast

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., December 8, 2008 – BASF continued its support of aerial applicators as a diamond-level sponsor of the National Agricultural Aviation Association’s (NAAA) annual conference, which kicked
off today in Las Vegas, Nev.

Nov. 13, 2008
TwinLine™ Fungicide Strengthens Wheat Fungicide Portfolio

BASF helps growers get the most out of every acre

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., November 13, 2008 – BASF is strengthening its wheat portfolio with TwinLine™, a cereal fungicide powered by pyraclostrobin, the active ingredient in Headline® fungicide and a unique triazole. TwinLine complements an already strong wheat fungicide portfolio that includes Charter® fungicide seed treatment, Headline and Caramba™ fungicide.

Oct. 17, 2008
BASF urges growers to protect their seed investment with Headline® fungicide

Pre-booking Headline for greater peace of mind

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 17, 2008 – As corn growers make seed purchase decisions this season, BASF encourages growers to purchase Headline fungicide as they book their seed for the 2009 planting season.

Oct. 08, 2008
BASF transfers Weedmaster® herbicide to Nufarm

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 8, 2008 – BASF Corporation today announced that it has granted Nufarm an exclusive use of the trademark Weedmaster® in the United States.

Jul. 31, 2008
BASF to invest more than $225 million in additional capacity for key crop protection products

Capacity expansion comes amid strong demand for agricultural products

F 500®, boscalid, fipronil and metazachlor among innovative compounds to receive boost in production

LIMBURGERHOFF, GERMANY & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 31, 2008 -- BASF Crop Protection plans to invest more than $225 million in additional capacity to meet the growing demand for key crop protection products in the coming years. The two-year expansion project will increase capacity at production facilities in Germany, France, Brazil and the United States for top-selling active ingredients such as F 500®, boscalid, fipronil and metazachlor. This sum is on top of the base investment of around $135 million for 2008, which includes production
capacity expenditures for BASF’s new blockbuster herbicide KixorTM.

Jul. 23, 2008
New York and California growers share Prowl H20® herbicide success stories and win Arctic Cat® Prowler UTVs

Growers experience exceptional control of broadleaf weeds and grasses with Prowl H20 from BASF

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 23, 2008 – Prowl H20 herbicide, from BASF, offers exceptional convenience, performance and crop safety benefits - including no odor, reduced staining, storage flexibility and lower user rates. To celebrate the enhanced performance of Prowl H20 BASF launched a campaign in which tree fruit, tree nut and grape growers could share their Prowl H20 success stories with BASF and growers via photo/video or essay entries. 

Jun. 27, 2008
Weather across Midwest increases disease pressure and risk to yields

BASF fungicide technology provides disease control and Plant Health benefits in year of record commodity prices

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 27, 2008 – Weather across much of the Midwest this spring has created conditions that are favorable for increased disease pressure and risk of reduced yields.

Jun. 18, 2008
New Coronet fungicide seed treatment from BASF receives EPA approval

Coronet offers broad-spectrum protection of seed and seedlings in vegetables and cotton

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 18, 2008 – Coronet® fungicide seed treatment from BASF recently received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use on brassica, bulb, cucurbit and legume vegetables and cotton. Containing two active ingredients, boscalid and pyraclostrobin, that are new seed treatment chemistries in these crops, Coronet offers broad-spectrum preventive seed and seedling protection.

May. 13, 2008
BASF appoints vice president to U.S. Crop Protection Division

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 13, 2008 – BASF is pleased to announce the appointment of Nevin McDougall as Vice President, U.S. Business Operations, Crop Protection Division.

May. 09, 2008
Status herbicide from BASF now registered for use on popcorn

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 9, 2008 – Last year, corn growers across the country were introduced to Status® herbicide, the broad-spectrum broadleaf herbicide from BASF. Now, United States popcorn growers have access to this same tool to help them get the most out of every acre, with the recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of Status for use on popcorn.

May. 06, 2008
Prowl® H2O from BASF labeled for use in New York

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 6, 2008 – Prowl® H2O herbicide from BASF recently received registration from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for use on grapes, including
table, raisin and wine varieties.

May. 06, 2008
Prowl® H2O from BASF labeled for use in California

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 6, 2008 – Prowl® H2O herbicide from BASF recently received registration from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) for use on grapes, including table, raisin and wine varieties.

Apr. 28, 2008
Two new fungicides from BASF registered for use on cereals

New fungicides offer unsurpassed activity on head scab, rust and other major cereal diseases, while improving yield potential and quality

Mar. 01, 2008
BASF honors America’s top corn growers at Commodity Classic

Closing information and innovation gap key to pushing yields higher

Feb. 29, 2008
Soybean yield champ reveals everyday secrets to success

Recognizing the Next Generation of Leaders in Agriculture

Feb. 29, 2008
Six students announced as winners of NCGA and SOY Scholarships for agricultural students

NASHVILLE, TN, February 29, 2008 – BASF, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announced the winners of scholarships today at a Commodity Classic news conference. The scholarships support future leaders of the agricultural industry who are pursuing agricultural studies at colleges across the country.

Feb. 28, 2008
Seed Treatment Symposium: Research shows new fungicide seed treatments help improve seedling emergence under cold stress

NASHVILLE, TN, February 28, 2008 – With planting being pushed earlier and earlier to get a jump on a good crop, protecting seeds and seedlings against the risk of cold stress is an increasingly important consideration for corn and soybean growers. Trials and research results on cold tolerance in corn and soybeans with BASF seed treatments presented yesterday at the BASF Science Behind Seed Treatments symposium hold promise for improved seedling emergence under stress conditions.

Feb. 27, 2008
Protecting crop at seed, seedling stage critical to yield, strengthened Plant Health: BASF research

Agronomic practices, value of seed making disease and insect protection of seedlings the next frontier in maximizing yield

Feb. 20, 2008
New Stamina fungicide seed treatment from BASF registered

Offers control of key seedling diseases right out the ground

Feb. 04, 2008
Headline helps deliver most NCGA yield contest wins again

Award-winning growers also counted on herbicides from BASF to maximize yield

Sep. 21, 2007
Regent insecticide registered for wireworm control in potatoes

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 21, 2007 – Potato growers have a new, easy-to-use tool to control wireworms and protect yields with the recent federal registration of Regent® insecticide from BASF for use in potatoes.

Jul. 27, 2007
Updated List of States where Caramba fungicide has received a Section 18 quarantine exemption

Caramba™ fungicide provides both preventative and curative activity against Asian soybean rust.

Jul. 24, 2007
Cereals “Hot Sheet”

New Clearmax™ herbicide for CLEARFIELD® wheat.Wheat growers now have two herbicide options for use on their CLEARFIELD wheat acres. Recently approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a limited supply of Clearmax herbicide will be available for application on CLEARFIELD winter wheat this season.

Jun. 29, 2007
BASF and Monsanto team up for co-promotion of Headline on seed traits

BASF Corporation and Monsanto Company announced a co-promotional agreement today that will see each partner’s sales force promote Headline® fungicide from BASF – an ideal combination to help corn and soybean growers improve yields and manage risk.

May. 10, 2007
Prowl H2O Herbicide Granted One-Day Pre-harvest Interval for Citrus

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved a label change for Prowl® H2O herbicide from BASF that allows growers to make applications to their citrus crops up to one day before harvest.

Mar. 14, 2007
No-Till Farmers Vote Headline Fungicide of the Year

Growers who follow conservation tillage practices have selected Headline fungicide as fungicide of the year for effectively controlling disease in both no-tilled corn and soybeans, and for contributing to their reduced-tillage success last year.

Mar. 14, 2007
BASF Agricultural Products presents current pipeline outlook

The peak sales potential of its development pipeline increased to €800 million, BASF Agricultural Products announced on March 14, 2007. The company promoted one promising fungicide to its development from its discovery pipeline. BASF is currently working on developing seven new active ingredients and on one new herbicide tolerance project.

Mar. 05, 2007
Sovran Fungicide registered for use on Cucurbits

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (March 5, 2007) – Cucurbit growers can now rely on a new disease control option with the recent federal registration by the EPA of Sovran® fungicide from BASF for use in cucurbit vegetables.

Mar. 05, 2007
BASF Cooperates with USDA on CL131 Rice

BASF Agricultural Products announced today it is cooperating with the United States Department of Agriculture to remove all CLEARFIELD® CL131 rice from the marketplace following discovery that some of the seed has been contaminated by an unidentified genetically modified (GM) event.

Mar. 05, 2007
Sovran Fungicide registered for use on Cucurbits

Cucurbit growers can now rely on a new disease control option with the recent federal registration by the EPA of Sovran® fungicide from BASF for use in cucurbit vegetables.

Mar. 02, 2007
Technology Key to Sustainable Growth, Lee Tells National Corn Yield Contest Winners

Corn growers have an incredible opportunity right now, Andy Lee told attendees of the NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest (NCYC) banquet Friday at Commodity Classic in Tampa, Fla. Demand for corn, primarily driven by the demand for ethanol, is growing, he said.

Mar. 02, 2007
Corn Growers Introduced to New Premier Corn Herbicide at Commodity Classic

BASF is setting a new standard for post-emergent broadleaf weed control in corn with Status herbicide. Growers were able to learn more about this new premier herbicide during the BASF What Is New session Friday at Commodity Classic.

Mar. 01, 2007
BASF showcases how research translates into improved yield and quality at The Science Behind Plant Health international symposium

“At BASF, the ultimate goal with Plant Health™ is to help growers earn more per acre and meet the growing demand for agricultural raw materials,” said Andy Lee, BASF Director of Business Operations, U.S. Crop Protection Products, opening up the company’s media symposium, The Science Behind Plant Health.

Mar. 01, 2007
BASF, NCGA working to provide best agronomic practices to meet rising demand

It was announced today that BASF and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) are in discussions to work together on how to educate growers on best agronomic practices to meet rising demand. This partnership emphasizes the vision shared by the NCGA and BASF to work toward building and enhancing opportunities for corn producers.

Mar. 01, 2007
American Soybean Association and BASF Partner to Help Soybean Growers Maximize Yields

No detail is too small when it comes to maximizing yields, soybean-yield world-record holder Kip Cullers told fellow soybean producers as he revealed his secret to success during an American Soybean Association (ASA)-BASF breakfast Thursday morning at Commodity Classic.

Jan. 31, 2007
Headline Propels Corn Growers to NCGA Yield Contest Wins

More than half of the growers who produced contest-winning corn yields had one production practice in common that set them apart: they counted on Headline® fungicide to deliver the yield-maximizing disease control and Plant Health™ that won them top yield honors.

Jan. 04, 2007
Status Info-Bulletin

Increasing threat of glyphosate resistance underscores need for new Status herbicide as tank-mix partner with glyphosate

Dec. 21, 2006
The results are in: Headline disease control yield advantage ranges from 12 to 15 bu/A in corn and 4 to 8 bu/A in soybeans in 2006

In 2006, thousands of growers across the country made the decision to protect their crops from disease and enhance overall production with Headline® fungicide.

Dec. 18, 2006
FMC and BASF Announce Agreement to Exchange Access to Key Active Ingredients

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) and BASF (NYSE: BF [ADR]) announce several new multi-year supply agreements that will allow both companies to expand their crop protection portfolios in several key crop segments.

Dec. 18, 2006
BASF insecticide portfolio grows with addition of Respect™ Insecticide

The BASF insecticide portfolio is expanding with the addition of new Respect™ insecticide, a formulation of zeta-cypermethrin.

Dec. 15, 2006
New Corn Herbicide from BASF Registered Status Raises the Bar in Postemergence Broadleaf Weed Control

Corn growers across America now have an innovative new broad-spectrum herbicide to combat yield-robbing weeds in their corn acres with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of Status® herbicide from BASF.

Dec. 11, 2006
Innovative BASF insecticide being produced in Hannibal, MO

Today BASF Corporation celebrates the dedication of its metaflumizone production unit at its industrial complex located near Hannibal, Missouri.

Dec. 04, 2006
Results of Lower Spray Volume Tests Presented at NAAA

Alvin Rhodes, a technical service representative with BASF, addressed the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) at its annual conference to discuss new techniques that can increase efficiency, spray coverage and lower spray volumes of aerial applied crop protection products.

Nov. 28, 2006
BASF sells global terbufos insecticide business to AMVAC

BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen, Germany, has sold its global terbufos insecticide business to AMVAC Chemical Corporation.

Nov. 14, 2006
Missouri Soybean Producer Wins MSA Yield Contest and Breaks World Record

Kip Cullers, Purdy, Mo., has established a new world soybean production record. Averaging 139.39 bushels per acre, Cullers is the winner of the conventional category of the 2006 Missouri Soybean Association (MSA) yield contest. He accomplished this by planting Pioneer® soybean variety 94M80 on an irrigated and conventionally tilled field.

Nov. 03, 2006
Prowl H2O Registered for use on Alfalfa

Alfalfa growers can now rely on a cost-effective new weed control option with the recent federal registration by the Environmental Protection Agency of Prowl® H2O herbicide from BASF for use in alfalfa crops.

Nov. 03, 2006
Prowl H2O Herbicide Expands Uses in Pome and Stone Fruits

Weed control options for fruit growers have expanded with the recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of Prowl® H2O herbicide from BASF in bearing pome and stone fruit crops.

Oct. 31, 2006
Picture Perfect with Pristine

After a season-long photo contest among pest control advisors (PCAs), the top photos in the BASF Pristine Photo Contest were recognized at the California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) Annual Conference and Agri-Expo.

Oct. 05, 2006
Charter PB ready to battle Fusarium for US Wheat and Barley Growers

A new tool designed for wheat growers to fight Fusarium and other costly fungi, Charter® PB fungicide seed treatment has been introduced by BASF for on-farm seed treatment.

Oct. 04, 2006
Prowl H2O Herbicide Receives New California Registration

California tree nut and citrus growers can rely on a new option in weed control with the approval of Prowl® H2O herbicide from BASF for new uses in California.

Aug. 02, 2006
Prowl H2O Herbicide Approved for Citrus in Florida

Florida citrus growers can rely on a new option in weed control with the approval of Prowl® H2O herbicide for new uses in Florida.

Jul. 24, 2006
BASF Product Development Pipeline “Hot Sheet”

News and tips for agricultural media

Jul. 24, 2006
Soybean “Hot Sheet”

Glyphosate-resistant weed species have increased dramatically with over 100 million acres in the U.S. planted to Roundup Ready® crops. Using multiple modes of action in weed control programs will help maximize weed control efficacy.

Jul. 24, 2006
Rice “Hot Sheet”

Rice producers have a new variety this year to use in the CLEARFIELD® Production System. CL131 from Horizon Ag is now available. CL131 is a true semi-dwarf variety, with a short, compact plant. It is about 4-6 inches shorter than CL161, giving it better lodging resistance.

Jul. 24, 2006
Potatoes “Hot Sheet”

n the increasingly competitive marketplace, potato growers need to get a jump start on the quality and profit potential of their potatoes. The Power Yield™ program can help growers do just that. By using Headline® fungicide and Endura® fungicide as part of their disease management program, growers can generate higher quality yields by increasing the potential to grow a higher percentage of larger tubers.

Jul. 24, 2006
Peanuts “Hot Sheet”

Headline® fungicide provides superior control of key peanut diseases like early and late leaf spot, web blotch, rust, pepperspot and soilborne diseases such as white mold and Rhizoctonia limb, peg and pod rot. Research has shown that protecting peanuts fromthese key diseases is critical to increasing yields.

Jul. 24, 2006
Fruit/Vegetable/Nut “Hot Sheet”

Prowl® H2O herbicide, an innovative water-based formulation of pendimethalin, was recently approved for use on tree nuts (such as almonds, cashews, macadamia nuts, pecans, pistachios and walnuts), citrus fruit (such as oranges, tangerines, grapefruits, lemons and limes), carrots, spearmint and peppermint.

Jul. 24, 2006
Cotton “Hot Sheet”

With the active ingredient of Mepiquat pentaborate, Pentia® plant regulator outperforms all other plant growth regulators with any variety of cotton, in any field and in all weather conditions. 

Jul. 24, 2006
Corn “Hot Sheet”

University and independent research trials confirm Distinct® herbicide used for post-emergent weed control in Roundup Ready® corn delivers a higher yielding, more profitable crop.

Jun. 19, 2006
New Clearmax herbicide offers enhanced broadleaf weed control in CLEARFIELD wheat system

Wheat growers now have a new herbicide option, with enhanced broadleaf weed control, for use on their CLEARFIELD® Production System wheat acres. Recently approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a limited supply of Clearmax™ herbicide will be available for application on winter wheat this season.

Jun. 07, 2006
BASF develops new high-performance Alverde insecticide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (June 7, 2006) – A new high performance insecticide developed by BASF promises to offer growers a valuable new tool for control of the most economically significant insects in potatoes, vegetables and a range of other crops. Pending registration, this new insecticide will be marketed in the U.S. under the product name Alverde™.

Jun. 07, 2006
BASF develops new high-performance Alverde insecticide

A new highperformance insecticide developed by BASF promises to offer growers a valuable new tool for control of the most economically significant insects in potatoes, vegetables and a range of other crops.

May. 31, 2006
Aerial Applicators can Cover More Ground, More Quickly with Supplemental Label for Headline Fungicide

A recently approved supplemental label for aerial application of Headline® fungicide in corn and soybeans paves the way for aerial applicators to spray more acres per fill, covering more ground at a crucial point in the growing season.

May. 31, 2006
Forum Fungicide Receives California Registration for use on Potatoes and Vegetables for Downy Mildew and Phytophthora Disease Control

Growers in California have an effective new disease management tool to protect their potato and vegetable crops from quality and yield-robbing downy mildew and Phytophthora diseases with the registration of Forum™ fungicide for use in the Golden State.

May. 10, 2006
EPA Approves New Uses for Prowl H2O Herbicide

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (May 10, 2006) – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved new food tolerances for pendimethalin, the active ingredient in Prowl® H2O herbicide.

Apr. 03, 2006
Convenient liquid formulation of Cadre available for 2006 season

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 3, 2006) – The leading peanut herbicide is now available in a convenient liquid formulation. Cadre® herbicide is a broad-spectrum herbicide with an excellent crop safety profile.

Feb. 08, 2006
Cabrio Receives California Registration on Leafy Vegetables, Cole Crops and Leafy Greens

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (February 8, 2006) – Leafy vegetable and cole crop growers in California now have an effective new option for protecting their crops from diseases that reduce marketability and threaten yields. Cabrio®EG fungicide from BASF has been approved for use in the state.

Jan. 20, 2006
BASF continues stewardship of Clearfield technology with Louisiana injunction

BASF continues its commitment to protecting the effectiveness of its Clearfield® Production System, as demonstrated by the pursuit of a stewardship case involving rice growers in Louisiana.

Jan. 19, 2006
Clearfield Technology Approved for Confectionary Sunflower Production

BASF Agricultural Products has received approval from Canadian regulatory authorities that supports the introduction of the Clearfield® Production System into confectionary sunflowers in the United States.

 

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