Bayer Opens Arkansas and Illinois Research Stations

Cindy Zimmerman

Southern soybean growers will reap the benefits of an expanded breeding program from Bayer, which includes a $6-million Soybean Breeding and Trait Development Station surrounded by 180 acres of research and showcase plots in Marion, Arkansas.

Listen to or download complete announcement for Arkansas facility (link to program with names): Marion Soybean Breeding and Trait Development Station Press Conference

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Interview with Chris Tinius, Bayer

View and download photos from the event: Bayer Soybean Research – Arkansas

Arkansas opening video:


On Thursday, Bayer wrapped up a week of grand openings by celebrating the expansion of the Soybean Breeding and Trait Development Center in Champaign County, Illinois. The new station will house research and development to identify, develop and test new varieties, using modern breeding methods, pushing the limits of yield potential for growers in the Midwest.

Listen or download to the complete remarks for Illinois station (link to program with names): Midwest Field Tech Station Soybean Breeding & Trait Development Presser Interview with American Soybean Association president Ron Moore of Illinois
Interview with Brent Philbrook, Bayer Agronomic Development Director
Interview with Marc Hoobler, Bayer Soybean Seed Product Manager

View and download photos from the event here: Bayer Soybean Research – Illinois


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