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What does it take to feed and clothe every person, every day, all over the world? Learn more about how we support to innovate for sustainable agriculture. Here are the stories of the Biggest Job on Earth: Farming.

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Ready For Takeoff: How Drones Bring More Safety To Farming

The answer to many challenges of farmers in Latin America is smaller and nimbler than you may think: Drones can support farmers and large fruit producers in the Global South to protect their crops, improve their productivity, and achieve greater profitability. Drones can enable more precise applications near buffer zones and reduce operator exposure to agrochemicals. In Colombia and Ecuador, BASF is helping to establish networks of partners, including the farmers. Through these collaborations, profitability and safety are improved throughout the agro ecosystem.

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Bio apples on the trees in the orchard at sunset time, Hungary

Natural Partners: How BASF’s Biologicals Lead to More Sustainable Food Production

Biological crop protection is an important step forward to further support sustainable agriculture – and BASF plays a vital role with its BioSolutions portfolio. Being used as a complementary or an alternative to conventional crop protection products, biologicals not only help farmers meet society’s ever-growing demand of more sustainably grown food, but also enable healthy plants through natural partners, such as beneficial nematodes. Follow us on the journey and learn how biological crop protection works, how BASF is advancing its portfolio and why biologicals are one important tool of many that farmers need to protect their crops.

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Kasey Bamberger, farmer from Ohio, USA

Growing Crops, Not Emissions: How Carbon Farming Could Help Tackle Climate Change

Carbon farming is seen as a solution to mitigate climate change by promoting practices that that avoid releasing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere as well as those that sequester carbon. Kasey Bamberger, a third-generation farmer in Ohio, talks about the US carbon farming craze and the farm’s experiences that promote soil health and keep carbon in the soil.

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