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How Business Success and Sustainability Go Hand-in-Hand in Agriculture

by Shannon Hauf
Blog

Each day, I have the privilege and joy of partnering with farmers, whose hard work and crop yields feed the world – helping to develop and provide them with strategic and technical solutions in seed production. And as Bayer strives to provide farmers with the highest quality seeds, we’re also driving sustainable growth for our seeds business.

Beneficial Bacteria and Soil: Hidden Helpers Below Ground

The world’s soils are increasingly disappearing. But their living elements – beneficial bacteria – are capable of saving this valuable resource and helping crops thrive.
Article

Imagine losing twenty years of work in just a few days. In 2013, this happened to Australian farmer Robert Hinrichsen after a massive flood.
 

Bayer Launches Its Decarbonization Program for Agriculture in Europe

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In line with the political objectives of the EU Green Deal, the program’s main goal is to fight climate change by establishing carbon farming practices at farmers’ level with benefits for the entire agricultural value chain / Program kicks off with over 25 farmers across seven countries in the EU and beyond: France, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom and Ukraine

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In line with the political objectives of the EU Green Deal, the program’s main goal is to fight climate change by establishing carbon farming practices at farmers’ level with benefits for the entire agricultural value chain / Program kicks off with over 25 farmers across seven countries in the EU and beyond: France, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom and Ukraine

A Commitment to Food Safety That "Checks Out" With Growers…and Consumers

by Dirk Backhaus, Head of Product Supply and member of the Crop Science Executive Leadership Team at Bayer Crop Science
Blog

The gradual return to “normal life” following the pandemic has reminded me of some simple joys – going on excursions with my family, meeting up with friends for a nice dinner…and shopping for fresh ingredients.

Youth Ag Summit: Empowering the Next Generation

Blog

Today, our planet faces the challenge of using fewer natural resources while feeding a growing population — predicted to reach almost 10 billion by 2050. The day-to-day realities of farming, agricultural production, and food consumption call for new kinds of innovation. Innovations that can transform today’s challenges into tomorrow’s breakthroughs.

We believe that, as the agricultural leaders of tomorrow, young people should be at the forefront of these efforts. The Youth Ag Summit is their platform.

A platform for change

Fall Armyworm: Combatting Another Invasive Pest Amidst the Pandemic

Blog

The coronavirus is putting an incredible strain on agriculture worldwide. Closed borders, limitations on trade and risks to the health and safety of the workforce are creating unparalleled hurdles for farmers. In addition, farmers in East Africa, Southwest Asia and areas of the Middle East are also battling their worst desert locust outbreak in decades. And as if that wasn’t enough, a second – and equally devastating —transboundary and invasive pest continues to invade parts of the eastern hemisphere: fall armyworm (FAW).

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

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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.

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