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BASF unveils Credenz soybean with LibertyLink GT27

· August 29, 2018

BASF has launched Credenz soybean with LibertyLink GT27, the first soybean seed technology with herbicide-tolerant stacked traits. It allows growers to apply both Liberty herbicide and glyphosate over the top of soybeans for post-emergence control of broadleaf and grass weeds. “The Credenz LibertyLink GT27 system combines the maximum yield potential from the elite genetics of […]

Farms ditch mowing for milkweed in BASF Monarch Challenge

· August 21, 2018

It may be hard to initially wrap your head around planting milkweed next to your fields, but it may just be the key to attracting some of nature’s best pollinators. “When we start talking about it, the initial discussion might be a little challenging, because we are talking about what many people consider a weed, […]

Bayer: Monsanto integration begins; Joins glyphosate defense

· August 16, 2018

Now that the divestment of crop business to BASF is complete, the integration of Monsanto into the Bayer Group can begin and Bayer can join the defense efforts in Monsanto’s recent glyphosate trials and disputes. One of the requirements of the U.S. Department of Justice was that Bayer and Monsanto remain separate companies and continue […]

BASF finalizes acquisition of assets from Bayer

· August 2, 2018

BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses from Bayer and gained 4,500 employees for their Agricultural Solutions team. The transaction is a strategic complement to BASF’s crop protection, biotech, and digital farming activities and marks its entry into seeds, non-selective herbicides, and nematicide seed treatments. “This strategic move adds excellent assets to […]

BASF, Yara open hydrogen-based ammonia plant in Texas

· April 12, 2018

BASF has joined Yara International in the opening of a new world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas. The $600-million, state-of-the-art facility uses a cost-efficient and sustainable production process, based on by-product hydrogen instead of natural gas. Yara Freeport LLC is owned 68 percent by Yara and 32 percent by BASF. The plant, located at BASF’s […]

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