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Harmanpreet Singh (l.) talking with chili farmer Pappu Singh at a local market in Varanasi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Monday, February 5, 2018

“Farmers were able to double their yield and triple their income”

In late 2015, Bayer launched a global agricultural initiative to support smallholder farmers in emerging and developing countries. We talked to Harmanpreet Singh, Smallholder Farming Manager for India, about the particular opportunities and challenges there. »  more

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Food Chain Partnership in India: Journey of Success

India ranks second in worldwide fruit and vegetable production. For smallholder farmers, however, it is very challenging to sell their produce overseas. That is why, for more than ten years, Bayer has offered support and expertise to growers in India. »  more

At this year’s Fruit Logistica, Bayer showcases the different key initiatives supporting Bayer’s sustainability strategy.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Showcasing sustainable agriculture at Fruit Logistica 2018

From different initiatives such as Bee Care and Smallholder Farming to the BayG.A.P. Service Program, Bayer highlights the diversity of sustainable agriculture at this year’s Fruit Logistica. »  more

Sugarcane is grown in over 100 countries – and its production supports millions of people worldwide.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Smallholder farmers set to profit from rising sugarcane production

At the Sustainable Sugarcane Forum in London last month, Stephan Brunner, Global Key Relation Manager at Bayer, talked with Ian Welsh about the importance of partnerships for developing more sustainable sugar production – and about bringing knowledge and expertise to smallholder farmers. »  more

Jolanda Wijsmuller, Food Chain Manager in the Netherlands

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Three questions about biologicals

We talked to Jolanda Wijsmuller, Food Chain Manager in the Netherlands, about the advantages of biological crop protection products and how farmers can implement them in their spraying schedule. »  more

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Future of Potato Farming

The global demand for potatoes has been rising steadily. At the same time, potato farmers have to tackle challenges such as dealing with increasing disease pressure, growing with limited resources and, in general, producing ever more sustainably. Here’s what farmers and food chain experts think about the future trends in potato farming. »  more

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Do secondary standards make our food safer?

In a panel discussion, five food chain experts tried to answer this question. Food safety, however, is only one aspect of the complexity of private standards. »  more

Science will play a strong role in solving many problems of the food value chain.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Business-As-Usual Is Not an Option

The balance between food availability and preservation of the environment has become harder to achieve in recent decades. Nevertheless, Yvonne Colomer, Director Agricultural Development at Triptolemos Foundation, believes it is still possible that planet earth can feed its people in a social and sustainable way. »  more

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Low-drift nozzles protect surface water

Reducing drift is an important measure to keep surface water clear of crop protection products. To achieve this, choosing the right nozzle is essential. Here’s what farmers need to consider. »  more

Fast and careful transportation poses key challenges for reducing food loss

Friday, November 10, 2017

How logistics companies can help reduce food loss

Approximately one third of the food produced for human consumption gets lost or wasted. To solve this problem, the entire food value chain – from growers to consumers – must work together. Andreas Lenz, Managing Director DHL FoodLogistics, explains how logistics companies can do their part. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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