Business & Financial News  |  February 17, 2020
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BASF will use all legal remedies available to appeal the jury’s decision in the Dicamba case

BASF is surprised by the jury’s decision in the Bader case and disagrees with the verdict. The company will use all legal remedies available and will appeal the decision.

Dicamba is a broad-spectrum active ingredient herbicide, first marketed 50 years ago and is registered for use in more than 70 countries. Dicamba is an important tool for farmers who are increasingly battling resistant weeds.

BASF strictly adheres to the global, regional and local regulations. The company is firmly committed to stewardship and sustainability. BASF is convinced of the safety of its products when they are used correctly following the label instructions and stewardship guidelines. In 2019, for example, more than 75,000 applicators have taken dicamba herbicide spray application training, of which BASF trained approximately 26,000.

 

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 2018, our division generated sales of €6.2 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.

About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 122,000 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 six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of around €63 billion in 2018. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.

 

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Jens Fey
Director Corporate Media Relations
Dr. Stefanie Wettberg
Senior Vice President Investor Relations

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Last Update February 17, 2020