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We only get one Earth. Let's leave it better than we found it for future generations of farmers.

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Join us in supporting our partner @FeedingAmerica and help prevent unnecessary food waste by taking this simple “Waste It or Taste It” online quiz. For every quiz completed, $1 will be donated to Feeding America and their nationwide network of food banks. http://bit.ly/2qLxbuM

Can you spot the foods that are destined for the dumpster? Each completed quiz equates to a $1 donation to Feeding America, thanks to General Mills.
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There’s a new host of the Grow Smart Podcast. Can you guess who it is?

Here’s a hint: He’s covered ag for more than 34 years.

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With all the recent dicamba label updates, these tools can help keep applications on label, and on target. http://bit.ly/2EU555i

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Using the right fungicides isn't a risky investment. But not using them can be. http://bit.ly/2qBalql

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Wabash Valley soils are a big concern to Indiana growers, Del & Lance Unger. Learn more about the micronutrient innovations they bring to their fields. http://bit.ly/2qtd1VW

Spring is here, which means it's time to start planning your summer pest protection programs. BASF Technical Service Representative Leigh Ann Harrison shares helpful tips to make the most of your planning time. https://bit.ly/2GqY8yp

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The challenge: To quickly identify plant responses to stressors in real time. The solution? That’s up to you. Enter the BASF science competition and win money for you and your team https://on.basf.com/2JCvDMf

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Weather plays a big role in spray application timing. See how our free tool can help ensure you’re making on-target applications. https://bit.ly/2GJA3Dg

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All you can ever ask for is an opportunity. What makes farming so great is you get a new one each spring. Enjoy #Plant18.

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Are you good at solving problems? Get in on the BASF science competition and help solve a key challenge around plant stressors. Visit https://on.basf.com/2ErWxT2 today to learn more.

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Join the #MonarchChallenge in an effort to establish and protect monarch habitats! By signing up, you could receive milkweed seedlings to plant along the monarc...h migration path.

If you already signed up for the 2018 #MonarchChallenge, thank you! However, we ask you to sign up again, due to minor updates in our rules and regulations for this year’s challenge.

Click the link to sign up: http://ngx.me/2pDWgNB

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Spring may already be here, but the forecast has another thing coming. Protect your almond orchard from increased disease and weed pressure due to frost and rainy weather: http://bit.ly/2IwNYZA

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You can never be certain what the year will bring, but one thing's for sure — it feels great to be back in the field. #Plant18

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Planning is important. But the fun really begins when you get in the field for #Plant18.

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Get a complete meal from your fields with our new Batter® Seed Treatment, which can help your corn seed grow into a delicious entree.

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