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Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Evolution of Organic Farming in the 21st Century

Around the world, organic fruit and vegetable sales have been increasing, particularly in Australia and the United States. But what are the challenges that organic growers face when trying to get a crop to market without synthetic tools to address pests and diseases? »  more

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Exhibitor Forum at Fruit Logistica 2019 will highlight Latin America and Brazil

For almost ten years, the Bayer Exhibitor Forum has been a popular event at Fruit Logistica. Each year, experts from across the value chain address developments in the food production of a specific country or region. The Exhibitor Forum at Fruit Logistica 2019 will focus on the importance of collaboration to tackle the challenges in agriculture in Latin America, with a closer look at Brazil. »  more

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Going sustainable in the Dominican Republic

From cocoa and banana to sugar cane and vegetables: exporting crops all over the world is not only a hallmark of farming in the Dominican Republic – it is also a major cornerstone of the country’s economy. To make this economic basis more sustainable, Bayer and GLOBALG.A.P. organized BayG.A.P. trainings in Constanza and La Vega. »  more

Friday, December 7, 2018

Empowering smallholder farmers in India

According to estimates of the World Bank, India is home to 90 million smallholder farmers. Bayer was invited to contribute to the SAI Platform Learning Journey in India, which recognizes the unique challenges that Indian smallholder farmers face. »  more

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Advancing agriculture in India with BayG.A.P.

Agriculture is the mainstay of the Indian economy. With more than 1.3 billion people, India is the second most populous country on earth and a leading nation in plantation crops. But its vast potential has not been fully exploited. Bayer organizes BayG.A.P. facilitator training to support smallholder farmers in implementing sustainable agricultural practices. »  more

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Getting children access to fresh fruits and vegetables

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children in the United States are still not eating the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables. Bayer has been a leading supporter of the Salad Bars to Schools program. »  more

Friday, November 9, 2018

Building partnerships with BayG.A.P. in Brazil

Brazil is one of the largest agricultural nations in the world and is expected to grow even more in the years ahead. Sustainable farming is therefore one of the most important issues for all parties throughout the whole food chain. That is why Bayer has hosted its first BayG.A.P. training course in Brazil. »  more

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Female leadership in agriculture

More often than not, agriculture is perceived as a male-dominated industry. Over the past few decades, however, women have had profound influence on shaping agriculture on the farm or in the research laboratory. Nevertheless, there is need for more women in agriculture. »  more

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Potato farmers on course for “Thailand 4.0”

Potato growers in Thailand face many challenges. The government and industry in Thailand are working together to advance sustainable potato farming and help farmers market their produce both domestically and internationally. BayG.A.P. plays an important role in that. »  more

Friday, October 19, 2018

Innovative policies for rural women

A massive movement is currently sweeping through a large part of the world, shedding light on a monumental problem: discrimination against women. This movement is now manifesting itself in rural areas. »  more

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