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Stronger Soil Equals a Healthier Ecosystem

Blog

The ground beneath our feet has helped humanity grow and thrive for millions of years. Soil is the foundation for successful harvests. That’s why we’re constantly trying to understand and learn from it. By openly pursuing research opportunities and new ideas with partners, we’re not only trying to improve agriculture’s relationship with soil but provide the resources that will help us build a better future for all.

Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards Celebrates 10 New Sustainability Trailblazers

Press Release

May 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The WSLA Alumnae Group announced this year’s stellar sustainability leaders in a virtual Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards (WSLA) ceremony May 19. This was the first awards ceremony that the group held independently since it became a non-profit organization.  The WSLA Class of 2021 will join the most powerful women at the forefront of sustainability who are making a difference in the world by initiating lasting change.

New Research Collaboration Takes Action to Restore Biodiversity and Increase Resilience in Agriculture Systems

Bayer, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and ETH Zurich (ETH) join forces to develop nature-based solutions that counteract biodiversity loss on farms.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/  – Today, Bayer, IFPRI and ETH announce a research collaboration to address how agriculture can develop and implement new solutions to reduce its impact on biodiversity. The partnership marks the first with a global scale and a special focus on broad acre crops like wheat, corn and soybeans, grown in simplified agricultural landscapes such as in the US Midwest.

Nothing Virtual About It: How Digital Tools Are Improving Farmers' Lives

by Liam Condon, Board of Management of Bayer AG and President Crop Science
Blog

From small farms to large-scale operations, digital tools are transforming agriculture and improving the way millions of farmers around the world protect their crops and their livelihoods.
 

Biodiversity on the Farm: The Importance of Biodiversity and Supporting Ecosystems in Agriculture

Article

Farmers have sought to learn more about the importance of biodiversity on the farm, both to maximize the performance of their operation and to protect the environment.
 

Farmers realize the importance of biodiversity more than most—the variety of plants, animals and microorganisms within an ecosystem, both above and below the soil.
 

Biodiversity: Cultivating Life on and Beyond the Farm

Article

Our long-term success as a company lies in providing farmers with the best tools and solutions so they can grow enough with less environmental impact. At Bayer, we are driven by our purpose of Science for a Better Life — and to successfully meet this purpose, we need to grow better for our planet and its people.

How Ag Innovation Supports the Global Food System

Article

Consumers have a number of choices when it comes to what they eat. South American quinoa, Spanish olives, English cucumbers, French wines, North African couscous, California berries, Asian curries, and so much more. But we don’t often stop to think about how (or why) this is all possible. 
 

Digital Farming Technology

Protecting Crops Around The World
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For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

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For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

Benefiting Biodiversity & Soil Health

Sustainable Solutions to Nurture Nature
Article

Through close collaboration with growers and other partners, we are committed to balancing the need for crop production with nature conservation and reducing agriculture’s impact on biodiversity. 

Bayer and Its Partners, Through Their Better Life Farming Partnership Model, Receives Special United Nations Recognition for Their Support to Smallholder Farmers

Summary: 
  • Presented by the United Nations Economic Cooperation and Integration (UNECE) PPP (Public Private Partnership) Forum, Better Life Farming is awarded its Build Back Better Infrastructure Award for Stakeholder Engagement.
  • The honor aligns with this year’s UNECE PPP Forum’s “Build Back Better” theme recognizing innovative thinking and creative ideas advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while rebuilding global communities post COVID.
  • Out of 66 global submissions, Better Life Farming was among 6 projects to receive the special commendation.
Press Release
  • Presented by the United Nations Economic Cooperation and Integration (UNECE) PPP (Public Private Partnership) Forum, Better Life Farming is awarded its Build Back Better Infrastructure Award for Stakeholder Engagement.
  • The honor aligns with this year’s UNECE PPP Forum’s “Build Back Better” theme recognizing innovative thinking and creative ideas advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while rebuilding global communities post COVID.
  • Out of 66 global submissions, Better Life Farming was among 6 projects to receive the special commendation.

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