Linking Innovations That Yield Results
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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BASF recently held a North American Agricultural Solutions Media Summit in Research Triangle Park (RTP). The two-day event themed, “Linking Innovations That Yield Results,”  focused on BASF research and development that will benefit consumers, farmers, golf course superintendents, greenhouse managers and more. RTP in Durham, NC is home to BASF’s North American headquarters for the Crop Protection business and is the global headquarters for the Plant Science division.

Highlights of this summit, which ended with a screening of the documentary, Farmland, have been captured on this page for your review.

BASF’s Media Week Kicks Off for the First Time in the Carolinas

Nevin McDougal, Sr. Vice President, Crop Protection, North America for BASF talks about the role played by BASF Crop Protection in Raleigh’s RTP:


BASF to Showcase Three Acres of Greenhouses During Media Summit

BASF hosted their international biannual media week in Raleigh’s Research Triangle Park.  Tom Holt, Manager for field biology for BASF outlines some of the changes since the facility opened in 1985:


BASF Moving Products From Raleigh to the World

Jonathan Bryant, Vice-president of Global Strategic Marketing for Herbicides with BASF outlines the process of developing products in Raleigh’s Research Triangle Park and getting them into farmer’s hands around the world:


Giving Back go Carolina Communities Part of BASF’s Strategic Plan

One of the things that large organizations, of all stripes, have learned over the years is that to be a good member of the community they have to give back, and BASF is no different.  Amy Baldwin, Manager of Community Relations for BASF:

BASF executives Andreas Kreimeyer, Peter Eckes and Jürgen Huff provide research and innovation updates to the media to kickoff the 2014 Ag Media Summit.

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A panel discussion on the future of food and agriculture at the 2014 Ag Media Summit. Panelists include: Julie Guthman, Glen Heimstra, Bo Stone, Cat Cora and Aurelio Pavinato. Moderated by Max Armstrong.

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Justin Clark, Marty Schmidt, and Russ Berndt (pictured), show the results of the new products in BASF’s research plots.



​ Dr. Juergen Huff, Senior Vice President, Functional Crop Care, BASF SE, exemplifies BASF’s new seed coatings that increase the ease, germination and flowability of seeds during planting.



Marty Schmidt, Advanced Seed Enhancements, Product Manager, and Justin Clark (pictured), Technical Marketing Specialist, discuss new advances in seed coatings and seed variations.


laura vanceLaura Vance (pictured), Functional Crop Care Scientist, and Nicholas Fassler, Special Projects Lead, Market Management, Crop Protection North America, discuss BASF new chemical Limus, that helps with soil nitrogen fixation.