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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 supports farmers in Thailand in the implementation of good agricultural practices.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Getting farmers in Thailand ready for the global market

Bayer, GLOBALG.A.P., and the Thai Kasetsart University initiated the BayG.A.P. Service Program in Thailand to train farmers in sustainable farming practices. This was an important first step in providing Asian farmers with market access and ensuring their livelihood. »  more

Monday, October 23, 2017

Soy Certification: Improved Conditions to Enter Better Markets

Certification standards promote the implementation of good agricultural practices and help farmers make their businesses more profitable. Bayer and Cefetra, a Dutch agricultural supply chain manager, therefore support farmers to help them reach these standards, a service that they highly value. “Certification is a process that adds value, creates benefits, and sets a farm apart,” says the Brazilian soy farmer Eswalter Zanetti Júnior. This video portrays how the certification process works in practice in Brazil. »  more

Aliança da Terra has a network of experts to support farmers all over Brazil

Friday, October 6, 2017

Bayer successfully collaborates with environmental NGO

To support farmers in Brazil in increasing their productivity while complying with socio-environmental responsibility goals, Bayer has entered into a partnership with Aliança da Terra, an environmental non-governmental organization (NGO). »  more

Drip irrigation systems are just one of the innovative solutions farmers use to grow crops more sustainably.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

How to define sustainable agriculture

What makes food sustainable? This is a question Jenny Maloney, Food Chain Sustainability Manager at Bayer in the United States, has asked herself on more than one occasion. Searching for an answer, she has looked at some of the best practices utilized on farms around the world. »  more

Friday, September 22, 2017

Tour de Farm 2017 – A review in pictures

What will potato farming be like in 2025? This year’s Tour de Farm stirred an open discussion on this question. More than 200 visitors, most of them farmers but also including wholesalers and local politicians, joined the event in Belgium and the Netherlands to learn more about drift reduction, biologicals, point source contamination, operator safety, weed control – and much more. »  more

Friday, September 15, 2017

High-quality fruits from Spain

Spain is one of the top producers of fruits and vegetables in the European Union. Spanish growers, however, face an increasing number of challenges. Bayer Food Chain Partnership supports them in growing high-quality produce. “As soon as Bayer explained its project to us, we immediately signed up,” says Joaquín Ferrer of the Spanish producer Frutinter. »  more

Jan-Cees van der Maas wants to preserve his land for his children later on.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

“I’m proud of what I have built”

How can I preserve my land? That is a question many farmers ask themselves every day. Jan-Cees van der Maas from the Netherlands is one of them. That’s why he regularly analyzes his water and started using biological products. »  more

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