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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
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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

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  • 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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  • 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.

Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

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Can you imagine spending eight hours a day navigating muddy paddy fields in hot and humid environments, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.

Advancing Sustainability and Efficiency: Are You Prepared for the Future of Agriculture?

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How can we ensure access to a sufficient supply of healthy, diverse, and safe food for a growing global population – while limiting the impact on the environment and coping with climate change? This is one of the key challenges of this century. And innovation in global agriculture is a central part of the solution.
 

Shaping the Future Of Sustainable Agriculture

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We’re committed to a world in which biodiversity thrives in harmony with humankind. Where hunger and climate change are terms relegated to history books. Where farms are more sustainable, consisting of plants that are more adaptive and resilient, to help increase economic prosperity for all families and their communities. In short, where agriculture is part of the solution to many of the planet’s biggest challenges.

When Women Succeed, We All Succeed

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International Women’s Day, annually held on the 8th March, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, but the day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. At Bayer, we have the privilege to co-lead our global Business Resource Group GROW which stands for Growing Representation and Opportunities for Women. In these roles, we would like to use the platform of our CEO to celebrate IWD 2021.

"Our families, our communities, and our companies are better when diversity wins"

Fighting Climate Change on the Farm and in the Checkout Line

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What if you—yes, you—could do something every day to actively fight climate change? What if it were as simple and familiar as going to the grocery store? Here’s how a new Bayer initiative could put the power to rewrite the carbon story directly into your hands. 

Bayer's Unmatched R&D Investment Powers Industry-Leading Crop Science Portfolio

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  • Commercialized ten new formulations and more than 430 new hybrids and varieties across corn, soybeans, cotton and vegetables. Three biotech trait projects advance to launch phase
  • Advanced eight new small molecule crop protection actives
  • Leading soybean pipeline to offer the greatest weed control flexibility, premium genetics
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  • Commercialized ten new formulations and more than 430 new hybrids and varieties across corn, soybeans, cotton and vegetables. Three biotech trait projects advance to launch phase
  • Advanced eight new small molecule crop protection actives
  • Leading soybean pipeline to offer the greatest weed control flexibility, premium genetics

Pink Tomatoes & Petite Peppers: Innovating for Taste and Nutrition

Episode 6: Nutrition changes constantly. It is as dynamic as life itself. And as our understanding of health and nutrition evolves, so does our food.
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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

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