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Youth Leaders Take on the Fight to Feed a Hungry Planet

3-day Youth Ag Summit kicks off in Brasilia, Brazil on 4 November 2019 / One hundred young change-makers, representing 45 countries, gather to turn their ideas for food security into reality
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LEVERKEUSEN / BRASILIA, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some of the world’s brightest and most passionate young minds convene in Brazil for this year‘s Youth Ag Summit to think deeply about food and agriculture and unlock innovative and sustainable solutions to one of our most challenging questions: how do we feed a hungry planet while at the same time protect its natural resources?

New Winners of Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award: EUR 30,000 for International Research Scientists

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LEVERKUSEN, October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The new winners of the Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award have been announced. The prizes, each worth EUR 10,000, have been awarded by an independent scientific committee of the Bayer Science & Education Foundation. The Bayer foundation presents for ten years the international Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award to excellent young scientists and physicians in the early stages of their academic and clinical research careers. The prizes were awarded on October, 28th at the Bayer Foundation Day in Leverkusen.

Bayer Committed to Shaping a More Sustainable Food System

Summary: 
  • Agriculture is part of the solution for climate change
  • Investing more than 25 billion euros in Crop Science R&D over the next 10 years
  • Leading Digital Farming platform FieldView on 90 million paid acres this year
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  • Agriculture is part of the solution for climate change
  • Investing more than 25 billion euros in Crop Science R&D over the next 10 years
  • Leading Digital Farming platform FieldView on 90 million paid acres this year

Bayer Provides Produce Growers With Holistic Approach to Field Challenges During First Ever Agriculture and Innovation Showcase

De Ruiter and Seminis seed brands discuss sustainable and tailored solutions / Industry collaborators demonstrate new advances in digital automation technology.
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WOODLAND, Calif., August 30, 2019  /3BL Media/ – As farmers face increased pressure to provide fruits and vegetables that are more flavorful, more sustainably produced and delivered faster and fresher to consumers, they need innovative and tailored solutions that can also help them maintain a successful and profitable operation. To help farmers meet those challenges, Bayer, with its Seminis® and De Ruiter® vegetable seed brands, hosted its first ever Agriculture and Innovation Showcase in Woodland, California.

Reinventing Banana Production in Ecuador

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As the largest banana exporter in the world, Ecuador outstands in Latin America in the cultivation of a fruit well known by people for its yellow color, its flavor and nutritional quality. In 2018, the country exported 344.8 million boxes weighing 18.14 kilograms each, according to the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE). Due to its importance for local economy, farmers face the challenge of growing enough in a sustainable way. One of the solutions already implemented – and with great success – is the use of biological products to improve productivity, as well as to provide the integrated management of diseases and agrochemicals resistance.

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As the largest banana exporter in the world, Ecuador outstands in Latin America in the cultivation of a fruit well known by people for its yellow color, its flavor and nutritional quality. In 2018, the country exported 344.8 million boxes weighing 18.14 kilograms each, according to the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE). Due to its importance for local economy, farmers face the challenge of growing enough in a sustainable way. One of the solutions already implemented – and with great success – is the use of biological products to improve productivity, as well as to provide the integrated management of diseases and agrochemicals resistance.

Interview with Bayer's Dr. Hartmut Klusik "We Take Diversity And Inclusion Very Seriously”

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Respecting and promoting diversity among employees has long been one of Bayer's goals – and was also very important to Monsanto. In this interview Head of Human Resources at Bayer, Dr. Hartmut Klusik, talks about the active LGBTI community at Bayer and the company's inclusive culture.

Bayer Expands Industry-leading Digital Farming Platform in Argentina

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina / MONHEIM, Germany, July 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The agriculture industry’s leading digital farming platform, Climate FieldView, has commercially launched in Argentina for the upcoming growing season. Already widely adopted globally, FieldView™ is transforming the way farmers manage their operations with data-driven, digital tools.

100 New Young Leaders Join the Journey Towards Zero Hunger

The biennial Bayer Youth Ag Summit brings together 100 young food security activists to develop concrete projects to help feed a hungry planet / The 2019 Summit will take place from 4-6 November in Brasilia, Brazil / Bayer received over 2,800 applications
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MONHEIM, Germany, May 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer is excited to announce that it has selected the 100 participants, coming from 45 countries, for the fourth edition of the Youth Ag Summit. The 2019 Summit will take place in Brasilia, Brazil from November 4-6, in partnership with Nuffield Brazil.

Bayer Animal Health and Nutreco Sign Global Research and Development Collaboration Agreement

Collaboration to focus on driving novel technologies and applications for animal health and nutrition
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MONHEIM, Germany, May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer Animal Health GmbH and Nutreco have signed a global research and development collaboration agreement to drive the development of novel technologies and applications for the animal health and animal nutrition industries. 

Can You Both Feed the World and Save the Planet?

By Thin Lei Win
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MILAN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Innovations in agriculture could feed a growing, hungry world without destroying the planet, a top official of the largest maker of seeds and pesticides told the Thomson Reuters Foundation on Monday.

Practices such as cultivating plants that benefit the soil during the off season and leaving land untilled could store carbon-dioxide (CO2) in the ground, said Liam Condon, head of the crop science division for German conglomerate Bayer.

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