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BASF Business Outlook
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Wed Oct 2, 2013 08:00 PM CDT

LIMBURGERHOF, Germany (DTN) -- What is the biggest job on earth?

Markus Heldt, president of BASF's Crop Protection division, launched an international press conference Oct. 2 with this question in Limburgerhof, Germany. The company is headquartered in nearby Ludwigshafen.

The answer is farming or agriculture. And Heldt announced that BASF, a company that uses "The Chemical Company" for a slogan, intends to expand on its 100-year history to bring novel new products that go beyond traditional crop solutions.

Heldt also said the company is raising its long-term sales target for its Crop Protection Division. BASF now expects to achieve sales ...

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