MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show, BASF Canada Inc. will showcase products from its new Functional Crop Care unit including HiStick® N/T BioStacked inoculant for increased yield potential in soybeans in Eastern Canada.
This marks the debut of the newest group in BASF's Crop Protection business. With the 2012 acquisition of Becker Underwood, BASF now offers a complete line of innovative inoculants for peas, lentils and soybeans.
"BASF is now providing customers with an even broader portfolio of innovative agricultural solutions," says Bill Greuel, BASF Market Manager - Functional Crop Care. "Innovative biological treatments such as HiStick N/T are the cornerstone of our Functional Crop Care unit. We are dedicated to bringing new solutions to help growers protect their seed investment and establish the best crops possible."
Upon the acquisition of Becker Underwood, BASF established a new global business unit to harness scientific innovation in chemistry and biology for solutions in soil management, seed solutions and crop care. By investing in a range of seed treatment technologies BASF can now serve its customers better. From planting to harvest, BASF offers the complete life cycle of products from the seed to the inoculant and through to the herbicide and fungicide applications.
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