BASF "Ask the Expert" series will provide real-time support to growers

Join the conversation on Twitter #AskBASF

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - From seeding to harvest, BASF Canada will provide real-time technical support to growers through Twitter via "Ask the Expert" series. Each session will include a guest tweeter who will provide real-time technical support to answer growers' questions on timely topics from the field this season. The first session will take place Wednesday, March 18, 12-1 CDT.

 "BASF is committed to working closely with our customers. The "Ask the Expert" Twitter series is another avenue that allows BASF to offer technical staff expertise to growers, retailers and media across Canada throughout the 2015 growing season," said Jeff Bertholet, Technical Development Manager at BASF Canada."

BASF is dedicated to providing growers agronomic support to help them be successful each growing season. The first "Ask the Expert" Twitter session will focus on pulse and soybean inoculants and current issues with guest tweeter Russell Trischuk, Technical Marketing Specialist, Functional Crop Care at BASF.

The 2015 Twitter "Ask the Expert" series will cover the following topics:

  • West – Pulse and soybean inoculants, March 18, 2015
  • East – Pre-plant herbicide applications, April 22, 2015
  • West – Fungicide application timing, May 6, 2015
  • West – In-crop herbicide applications, May 20, 2015
  • East – Pre-harvest herbicide applications, August 26, 2015
  • West – Pre-harvest herbicide applications, September 9, 2015

For more information on the "Ask the Expert" series follow @BASFAgSolutions on Twitter and join the conversation using the hashtag #AskBASF.

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About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $20.6 billion in 2014. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.us.

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world's leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of over €74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.

SOURCE BASF Canada Inc.

For further information: Christina Stroud, BASF Canada Inc. , Tel: (289) 360-6062, E-mail: christina.stroud@basf.com; Alison Inglis, ON Communication, Tel: (204) 489-7410 x350, E-mail: alison@oncommunication.ca


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