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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Organic farming: mastering an extra challenge

Fungal diseases and nematodes are giving banana growers around the globe a hard time. The organic grower Savid Dominicana has joined Bayer Food Chain Partnership to combat these diseases by using Bayer’s portfolio of biological crop protection products. Further, they have received more than 100 trainings. In return, Bayer was given new insights into organic farming – a win-win situation. »  more

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

"Food has never been as safe as today"

How can consumers be sure that crop protection products are not harmful to humans, animals or the environment? Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management, explains how the registration process of crop protection products works and why they don’t pose a risk if used according to the label instructions. »  more

Thursday, March 24, 2016

“We need concerted action”

“If we want to increase production with less resources in terms of limited access to water and arable land, all stakeholders along the entire food chain have to collaborate”, says Fred Brouns, a nutrition expert, who recently GAVE the keynote speech at Bayer’s Exhibitor Forum at the Fruit Logistica in Berlin. “Bayer Food Chain Partnership is an interesting example of fruitful education and collaboration in the agriculture sector”, he says. »  more

Friday, March 11, 2016

“We simply cannot afford to lose produce”

Bayer contributes to sustainable agriculture while at the same time ensuring food security for a steadily growing world population. The Bayer Food Chain Partnerships follow a holistic approach: by working with partners across the globe Bayer strives to tailor ideal integrated crop solutions for the farmers’ needs. These crop solutions provide the farmers with maximum output and quality considering the local conditions. Agronomic advisory to ensure the best growing conditions possible is the starting point, followed by providing a choice of seeds, chemical and biological solutions to be combined as needed for best results. »  more

Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management

Friday, February 12, 2016

Interview with Silke Friebe at Fruit Logistica in Berlin

"Bayer is a good partner to provide solutions"

The Fruit Logistica in Berlin was a great success for Bayer, with a record number of visitors at the company’s booth. An interview with Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management at Bayer, about the highlights of the fair and why the agriculture sector needs to communicate more. »  more

Friday, February 5, 2016

Highlights from Fruit Logistica

At this year’s Fruit Logistica in Berlin from February 3 to 5, Bayer presented its Food Chain Partnership. The initiative connects partners along the value chain enabling safety, quality, affordability, transparency and above all sustainability, from seed to shelf. “We had the possibility to present our initiative to the visitors and had an interesting knowledge exchange with all of them”, says Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management. “The growing interest in our sustainable approach to agriculture showed once again that Food Chain Partnership is a journey of continuous improvement”.

Take a look at the highlights from Fruit Logistica!
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Liam Condon

Friday, January 29, 2016

Interview with Liam Condon

“Hand in hand for sustainable agriculture”

Safeguarding global nutrition demands a responsible and holistic approach. This is one of Bayer’s core convictions. Therefore Bayer is partnering with the entire food value chain to promote sustainable agriculture. We spoke with Liam Condon, member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and head of the Crop Science Division, about the model behind this strategy: the Food Chain Partnership. »  more

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fruit Logistica 2016: The Countdown is on

The international Fruit Logistica in Berlin (Germany) is just around the corner and will be open from February 3-5, 2016. Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management, is excited to present a completely redesigned Bayer booth where fair participants can look forward to listening to interesting presentations and finding information materials about up-to-date farming solutions. »  more

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

The art of perfect fruits and vegetables

These days it is all about regional products as well as exotic superfoods. The demand for fresh fruits year-round is constantly rising--a demand that fruit and vegetable distributor vanWylick has to satisfy every single day when delivering to supermarkets throughout Germany. Partnering up within the food value chain is therefore key for the company to ensure high-quality, sustainable and safe products. »  more

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Interview with Jan Griesbach

Passionate about apples and nature

‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ – time to take a closer look at the fruit that is known to have a healthy impact on our bodies. As Bayer Food Chain Partnership supports several apple farming projects from China to Europe we took the opportunity to travel to Dresden (Germany) to talk to Jan Griesbach: an apple farmer who doesn’t hide the fact that he is passionate about sustainable agriculture and focuses on biodiversity. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

Food Chain Partnership
Phone: +49 2173 38 48 28
Fax: +49 2173 38 33 83

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