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Bayer supports farmers to achieve certification for responsible soybean production through its Valore service.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Joining Forces to Promote Sustainable Ag Practices in Latin America

"Food Chain Partnership with Cefetra"

Bayer and the agricultural supply chain manager Cefetra, a BayWa company, have started a Food Chain Partnership designed to drive sustainable cultivation of agricultural commodity crops. »  more

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

"From Morocco to the UK"

Producing fresh, healthy and safe tomatoes with fewer applications and fewer active ingredients – these are the objectives of the Moroccan Cherry Tomato Project. Robert James, Technical Director of Thanet Earth, and Salma Bittar, Bayer Food Chain Manager, explain how the partners have achieved their goals in only three years. »  more

Thursday, May 12, 2016

"Collaborating for sustainable agriculture"

In a world where everybody is connected and everything can be tracked, consumers want to know where their food comes from and how it is produced. Instead of leaving individual members of the value chain to tackle these daily challenges alone, collaboration is the key. This is where Bayer’s Food Chain Partnership steps in: to guarantee food at reasonable prices and respond to global issues such as food safety and food security. »  more

Monday, May 2, 2016

"Sustainability is an opportunity"

Tom Stenzel, President of the United Fresh Produce Association talks about how European and US-American consumers differ from each other and why farmers need to be better in storytelling. »  more

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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Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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