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    Farming & Crop Protection Stories From The Field

    Stories From The Field

      BASF representatives work with growers and retailers to challenge the potential of his or her business. Stories from the Field highlights the voices of our customers and the agriculture community.

    Grills family talks with Scott Kay.

    Students recognized at Commodity Classic

    BASF partnered with organizations to provide a total of $20,000 in scholarships at the 2019 Commodity Classic tradeshow to exceptional students who aim to pursue careers in agriculture.

    BASF seeks participants for #MonarchChallenge

    BASF is inviting farmers and farm families to sign up for the Living Acres #MonarchChallenge, a BASF biodiversity initiative seeking to restore the monarch butterfly population by planting milkweed in non-crop areas of a farmer's land.

    Inoculate and protect soybean seed

    Every plant thrives on energy to be productive, but a plant's roots are the power source, fueling a strong crop. Vault® IP Plus seed treatment gives seeds vigorous roots for a strong start, along with disease protection.

    A woman and man examining a corn field.

    Following the story of Engenia® herbicide

    To know what growers are thinking, you have to hear what they're saying. BASF followed the story of Engenia herbicide across the country to learn how American growers used to dicamba to make a difference on their operations in 2018.

    Field of rice at sunrise.

    BASF advances five new cottonseed varieties

    Whether it's tough-to-control weeds, insects, or adverse planting conditions, cotton growers must overcome incredible challenges each year. BASF announced the advancement of five new cotton varieties for 2019.

    Investing with intent

    When it comes to preparing for the coming year, we had the experts share some helpful insights growers should keep in mind on maximizing ROI when using inputs like fungicides. 

    A woman and man examine a field for wireworms.

    Preparing for the monarch butterflies' return

    The monarch butterflies have landed in their overwintering sites in Mexico but our mission to aid the monarch population is far from over.  There are still several ways you can help during the winter months.

    Corn field.

    Sights set on stewardship in 2019

    We're all looking for ways to make our 2019 the best year yet. FOr growers, resolutions extend to the work they do in the field. The new year is a perfect time for growers to recommit to advancing stewardship on their operations.

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    Wireworms: They're hungrier than ever

    Wireworms, the larval stage of click beetles, have been on the radar of growers and crop scientists. The development of effective organochlorine insecticides pushed the focus on these pests to the back burner.

    Diseased leaves.

    Tennessee family strikes back against pigweed

    Scott Kay, BASF Vice President for Agricultural Solutions, U.S., recently had the opportunity to revist the Grills family's 3,000-acre corn and soybean operation to check in on the 2018 season.