News Archive

Friday, July 27, 2018

A trough and a dam

Soil is the most important resource for farmers – one tablespoon of soil contains more organisms than people living on earth. But the degree of soil degradation in the European Union is significant. It is therefore essential to manage soil in an environmentally sustainable way. »  more

André Laperrière, Executive Director of GODAN

Friday, July 20, 2018

“Only together can we make this world stronger”

At the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) in Utrecht, Netherlands, we talked to André Laperrière, Executive Director of the Global Open Data Initiative for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), about tackling current and future challenges in food production, for example in Africa. »  more

From left to right: Dr. Chainarong (Kasetsart University), Mr. Sinsamut (Srisangdaw Rice Mill), Simon-Thorsten Wiebusch (Bayer), Krisada Boonrach (Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives), and Anan Suwannarat (Director General of Thailand’s Rice Department) at the Bayer booth in Bangkok.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Making world-famous rice from Thailand even more successful

In so many ways, rice is essential for the people in Thailand – especially for the farmers. Together with local and international partners, Bayer safeguards the sustainable production of high-quality, internationally certified rice. »  more

Friday, June 29, 2018

BayG.A.P. in Greece: Growing Knowledge

Capacity building is not only an issue in Asia or Africa. In Europe, too, farmers often need support in implementing good agricultural practices. That’s why Chrissi Kotonia, Sustainable Agriculture Manager at Bayer, travels all over Greece to spread the word about BayG.A.P. »  more

The new BayG.A.P. pollinator module trains farmers to identify the factors affecting bee health.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

New BayG.A.P. module to promote pollinator protection

Around three quarters of the most important food crops depend on pollination by insects. To better protect beneficial insects, Bayer has added a pollinator module to its BayG.A.P. Service Program. »  more

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Sustainable soy production in Brazil

Brazil is the second-largest soy producer in the world, and the country’s producing area is expected to increase considerably over the next ten years. To help ensure that this development is sustainable – for the environment, the local farmers, and their communities – Bayer is working together with Brazil’s main agricultural cooperatives. »  more

Friday, June 8, 2018

“We need partners with a shared vision of sustainability”

To better help sugarcane farmers in Mexico be more productive, Solidaridad Network has partnered with Bayer. In this video, Michaelyn Baur, Managing Director at the NGO, talks about the importance of collaboration for helping famers implement sustainable practices. »  more

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Growing Healthy Apples – Together

Producing high-quality apples is not easy. Consumers’ demands are rising steadily, and a variety of pests and diseases are threatening worldwide apple cultivation. As a result, farmers’ challenges are growing alongside this beloved fruit. »  more

Friday, May 25, 2018

Tour de Farm 2018: Making potatoes perform best

Potatoes can take many forms: fresh, mashed, as French Fries or chips – you name it. A lot of stakeholders are involved in getting potatoes from the field to the consumers who can then enjoy delicious food. The partnership between Bayer and Farm Frites is all about bringing the potato production chain closer together – for example, at the annual Tour de Farm. »  more

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sustainable cocoa production is a collective responsibility

How can we make cocoa production more sustainable? And how can we make scientific innovations better available to the growers in the field? These were only some of the questions discussed at this year’s World Cocoa Conference in Berlin. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

Food Chain Partnership
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