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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 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

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