Farmers in Canada continue to face challenges of supply disruption related to fertilizer, parts, and crop protection products. After a 25% price increase in fall of 2021, BASF Canada has increased the price of its glufosinate-ammonium containing products which includes Liberty 150 SN by another 40%. According to the company, this price increase is a┬ánecessity… Read More

The confirmation of issues with the glyphosate ingredient supply chain has rattled the farming industry this week and added uncertainty for what spring may hold for input supplies. Another crop protection product that has also been under scrutiny when it comes to availability is glufosinate, also sold as Liberty by BASF. Mark Shillingford, director of… Read More

As farmers begin to hit the field in Canada, ensuring adequate supplies of crop protection products is essential for the growing season. As retailers get product in place, growers are hearing of potential shortages of glufosinate and glyphosate in the U.S., both of which are critical early in the growing season. These two products touch… Read More

BASF is planning to introduce a new higher-concentrated glufosinate ammonium herbicide to the North American market after announcing the acquisition of the proprietary rights for the technology from AgriMetis. Glufosinate ammonium is the active ingredient in Liberty herbicide, which is commonly used on Liberty-tolerant crops, including canola and soybeans. The proprietary Glu-L technology developed by… Read More

 

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