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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

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

BayG.A.P. goes online!

Bayer and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) are jointly launching an online training program. The virtual course is aimed at supporting farmers worldwide in getting certified and connected to the food value chain. Watch this video message by Ronald Guendel, Global Head of Food Chain Relations, to find out more! »  more

Sustainable production of healthy, high-quality, and affordable food requires the entire food value chain to work together.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Building Capacities, one Farmer at a Time

Having safe, affordable, nutritious, and sustainably produced food for an ever-growing population is the most urgent challenge we must address. Read the blog post by Ronald Guendel about why developing capacities in farms of all sizes and collaboration will be key to our success. »  more

Friday, April 27, 2018

Capacity Building in Europe, Africa, and Asia

Implementing good agricultural practices and obtaining certification are key for farmers to become competitive in local, regional, and international markets. Bayer supports small- and midsize farmers in reaching these goals – for example, by organizing BayG.A.P. trainings with food chain partners. »  more

Aaron Tepperman (left) at the Innovation Forum smallholder event in London.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Innovation Forum

Turning smallholder farmers into entrepreneurs

How can larger corporations in the food value chain support small-scale farmers in developing countries? That was the main question at this year’s Innovation Forum sessions focusing on the needs of smallholders. Bayer Food Chain Partnership was part of the conversation. »  more

Bayer is committed to the prevention of crop losses.

Monday, April 2, 2018

How to Stop Crop Losses

One third of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted before it reaches the consumer, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). In fact, crop losses threaten the entire food production chain. Bayer is working on innovative solutions designed to help solve this problem. »  more

Giridhar Rao, Director Sustainable Spices & Herbs at Griffith Foods

Friday, March 23, 2018

Interview with Giridhar Rao

We’re Always Looking to Collaborate

We talked to Giridhar Rao, Director Sustainable Spices & Herbs at Griffith Foods, about promoting sustainable agriculture, sourcing spices from India, supporting smallholder farmers on the subcontinent, and how it requires collaboration to achieve all that. »  more

Worldwide, more than 50 million tons of oranges were produced during the 2016/17 season, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Monday, March 19, 2018

The Journey of Oranges

Italy is one of the biggest orange-producing countries in Europe. Last season, however, orange production in Italy declined considerably due to unfavorable weather conditions brought on by drought, high temperatures, and lack of rain during spring and summer. In this day and age, global production and food logistics can compensate for such setbacks. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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