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New Year 2018

National FFA Organization has a special place in the hearts of BASF employees. See how participating in FFA has made a difference in the lives of our staff.

In honor of National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week (Feb. 17-24), we’re putting the spotlight on four BASF employees who are proud FFA alumni. Learn about their FFA experiences and why the organization continues to be so important to them and the future of agriculture.

Read our latest guest blog from BASF! And visit the BASF booth (#1509) and Commodity Classic next week! "Disease Control at Any Stage – The BASF Wheat Fungicide Story"

At Commodity Classic this year, BASF will share how its fungicide portfolio benefits a wheat crop throughout its growth cycle, ultimately influencing yield potential. From protecting seedlings during planting, to warding off diseases at the flowering stage, BASF fungicides control diseases, offer Pl...

Being part of FFA really exposes you to many different challenges, all of which have helped me become independent and willing to take on leadership roles.” Alice Harris, BASF Tech Services representative, is a proud FFA alum. In honor of FFA Week, share your favorite memory with us.

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Engenia herbicide starts with the innovative BAPMA formulation, built from the molecule up. And it ends with clean fields and healthy yields.

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Milkweed seedlings could be yours by joining the #MonarchChallenge, an effort to establish and protect monarch habitats.

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Leave nothing to chance for 2018. Making a preemergent application with burndown and residual, like Zidua PRO and Verdict, can take the would-be yield robbers out of the equation.

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Crop Stands. Marginal Soils. Fungicides and more. Learn how JC Henrekin is unlocking all of the innovations he needs for the 2018 season:

Welcome to the 2018 BASF Innovations in the Field. This yearlong program is designed to showcase four progressive farmers and their use of technology and agronomic practices to enhance their return on investment and profit potential. Check back each week for new blogs and videos from the farmers as....

Roses are nice, but these are the type of plants we prefer. Happy #ValentinesDay.

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The off season is no time for rest. Check out what Leigh Ann Harrison, BASF Tech Service Rep, had to say on what almond growers can do to improve an orchard’s health during dormancy in an article from @farmpress4:

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No matter how many times you see it, full bloom is always majestic.

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Responsible stewardship turns today's hard work in the field into tomorrow's lasting legacy. Visit to learn more.

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Prepping for potatoes? Check out our special issue of Spudman for an early look at what 2018 has in store.

In the BASF video series, "Plan Smart, Grow Smart", Max Armstrong follows growers through 2018. Watch the videos at

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We are chatting with growers at the Washington Oregon Potato Conference about what’s new in the potato industry. Stop by the BASF booth to learn more about our potato portfolio.

Introducing Grow Smart Rewards, our new program aimed at rewarding planning-minded growers. Earn $1 per acre on certain purchases, or $75 a gallon on others. Learn more at

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Get to know BASF U.S. Crop Protection VP Scott Kay. In a recent interview with Seed World, Scott discusses everything from New Year’s Resolutions to the future of crop protection.

Scott Kay, vice president of BASF U.S. Crop, speaks about New Year Resolutions and looking towards 2018 at BASF. Seed... Read More