Not all glufosinate ammonium herbicide formulations are the same. This is especially important to note in areas that grow both glufosinate-tolerant (aka LibertyLink) corn and canola. A corn grower in Ontario, or in the Midwest U.S., who orders Liberty or glufosinate from a retailer would likely receive a formulation containing 200g of active ingredient per… Read More

We’ve all experienced those fields where the weeds have gotten out of hand. Sometimes weeds getting away on us is because we didn’t have a great handle on what was out there to begin with. RongRong Xian, technical service manager with BASF, says scouting before you get into the field with the drill is key…. Read More

Looking at the current state of the commodity markets, you may be tempted to make some last minute changes to your crop plan. Deviating away from your crop rotation may seem like a good idea in the short term, but as Sheldon Toews, technical service specialist with BASF, explains in this Canola School episode that… Read More

In the pulse industry, the use of inoculants is becoming more and more widespread. However, they can be a complicated input to wrap our heads around sometimes. Different than other products, inoculants are living organisms that help provide crops such as peas, lentils, faba beans, chickpeas, and soybeans with the required amount of viable bacteria… Read More

Welcome to the fourth episode of the Canola PODcast, sponsored by InVigor hybrid canola from BASF. The series was designed to highlight useful tips and tricks growers can bring to their canola fields to help make every acre count. On today’s episode, we’re tackling myths about canola seed performance, and to break down the topic… Read More

You’ve got a lot of decisions to make that influence the yield and quality of your corn crop. Join our Take Stalk Best Management Solutions for Corn Webinar where we’ll cover key agronomic recommendations – from hybrid selection, tillage, crop rotation to disease identification and management. We’ve put together an expert panel to discuss best management solutions… Read More

Welcome to Episode 3 of the Canola PODcast, sponsored by InVigor® hybrid canola from BASF. This podcast series features a number of different guests and experts discussing what tools InVigor hybrid canola and BASF can offer growers to have a successful season. In this episode, host Shaun Haney tackles the top steps to seasonal success… Read More

Price increases and shortages are a stiff reality as farmers plan for the 2022 growing season. While there has been much discussion about the price increase and supply of glyphosate, another widely-used herbicide — Liberty (glufosinate) — can be added to the long list of products seeing a price hike. BASF isn’t expecting issues with… Read More

Not if we have anything to say about it. Rain or shine, disease or weeds, every canola season boils down to a single number: yield. Throughout a growing season, many management practices are applied to help increase the yield potential of your crop. But this potential only translates to yield after it’s harvested. For canola… Read More

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Canola PODcast, sponsored by InVigor® hybrid canola from BASF. This podcast series features a number of different guests and experts to discuss what tools InVigor hybrid canola and BASF can offer growers to have a successful season. This second episode is focused on disease management strategies for blackleg and… Read More

BASF Canada has committed $250,000 to the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) to help establish a research chair position focusing on pollinator health and biodiversity. The $50,000 per year contribution, over five years (2021-2025), will go towards the creation of a permanent, tenured veterinary research chair, with a focus on pollinator… Read More

Does it pay to invest in weed control in a dry year? When soil moisture is scarce, one way to help conserve it is to prevent weeds – they can rob the precious resource from emerging and growing plants. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, we travel to the BASF research and development site… Read More

 

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