BASF is proud to offer the BASF Plant Science Certification which is designed to prepare the future leaders of plant and agricultural sciences. The certification verifies individuals have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in a variety of plant, natural and environmental science related fields.
The BASF Plant Science Certification assesses industry-valued and industry-recognized standards. The certification validates individuals are prepared to play a vital role in ensuring agricultural productivity. Additionally, the certification allows employers to identify and connect with more skilled candidates, filling gaps in the labor market and jump-starting individuals’ careers.
The certification exam consists of 100 questions and assesses knowledge and skills from the following weighted industry standards:
Classification & Nomenclature
Fertilizers, Pesticides & Herbicides
Why We Created This Certification
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. To provide our customers with value we must effectively manage the present and anticipate the future. One way we accomplish this is to make a long-term investment in education. BASF helps prepare future leaders in agriculture by participating in education initiatives like the BASF Plant Science Certification. This certification assesses individuals for an in-depth understanding of the principles of plant science that will not only benefit them for the rest of their careers, but application of their knowledge will create sustainable solutions for farmers, agriculture and society.
“At BASF, our goal is to build a sustainable future for agriculture through scientific innovation. The BASF Plant Science Certification will provide a foundation to build on for tomorrow’s leaders as they seek to meet societal demands for food and fiber.”
- Ginger Light, Ph.D., TD Trait Introgression and Greenhouse Manager, BASF
BASF hosts the certification on the iCEV Testing Platform. As the testing platform, iCEV fulfills the following responsibilities:
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