Wheat growers gathered in Bismarck, North Dakota, for Wheat U
Sponsored by BASF, Wheat U™ brings growers together to learn agronomic and management information to take back to their operations. Attendees got an overview on what is happening in the world of wheat; from new practices and technology to trade, tariffs and marketing.
The day began with a panel of high-achieving growers, from whom attendees learned top production tips and tricks. Breakout sessions throughout the day featured BASF speakers including Logan Grier, technical marketing manager; Andrew Adams, technical services representative; as well as several speakers from North Dakota State University Extension.
Topics ranged from the current state of wheat markets to best timing for fungicide applications. Over lunch, attendees heard updates on the Farm Bill. The day concluded with a panel discussion from a local brewing company discussing how wheat quality characteristics translate to quality beer brewing.
To learn more about Wheat U and hear growers’ experiences with the event, listen here: https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4562390-wheat-u-offers-focused-educational-opportunity or visit WheatU.com.
About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division
With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2017, our division generated sales of €5.7 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com.