BASF Executives Discuss Bayer Acquisition

BASF Crop Protection business executives held a conference call with reporters Tuesday to discuss the agreement announced last Friday to purchase significant Bayer assets in the largest deal of its kind in history. The $7 billion deal includes Bayer’s global glufosinate-ammonium non-selective herbicide business, seed businesses for canola hybrids in North America under the InVigor® brand using the LibertyLink® trait …

Third Youth Ag Summit

The third Youth Ag-Summit, October 9-13, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium,offered 100 bright young talents from around the world the opportunity to tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner. Organized by Bayer, together with the two Belgian young farmers associations Groene Kring (GK) and Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs (FJA), the summit …

Bayer Showcase Plot Tour – Lubbock, TX

Bayer CropScience held a Showcase Plot Tour in Lubbock, TX at their new Cotton Breeding Station. It was a rainy day so the presentations were held inside. However, there are lots of photos that include some from a tour of the new facility. Also, available are interviews with presenters and other Bayer representatives. Photos: 2017 Bayer Showcase Plot Tour – …

2017 Bayer Future of Farming Dialog

The 2017 Bayer Future of Farming Dialog takes place in Monheim, Germany this week. Welcoming everyone to the first panel discussion in this photo is Beth Roden, Head of Communication, Crop Science, a division of Bayer. During the week you will find a growing amount of digital content for your use that includes panel discussions, one-on-one interviews, video and of …

Bayer Arkansas Showcase Day

Bayer hosted growers at the recently opened Soybean Breeding and Trait Development Station in Marion, Arkansas on September 13 for a Showcase Day highlighting new varieties and seed treatments for soybeans and cotton in the Mid South. Photos provided by Bayer: Bayer Arkansas Showcase Day Photos While weather kept the field day indoors, growers learned about: New Credenz® varieties that …

Bayer Showcases Cotton and Peanuts

The peanut and cotton crops are looking especially good right now in Georgia and with harvest still about two weeks away farmers are hopeful Hurricane Irma will spare them. “Harvest season is always critical and you can have a great year and it all be ruined by one hurricane,” said Keith Rucker, Bayer Southeast region technical service rep, during a …

Bayer and 4-H Launch Science Matters

Opening day of the Farm Progress Show, Bayer and the National 4-H Council announced a new partnership for future innovators in science and technology to help feed a growing population. The nationwide collaboration, Science Matters, is designed to address the need for an enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workforce by planting a love of scientific exploration in young …

2017 Farm Progress Show

Farm Progress Show is our nation’s largest outdoor farm event hosting nearly 600 exhibitors displaying new farm equipment, tractors, combines and farm equipment, along with seed and crop protection products and other farm supplies and services. Our coverage of this year’s show is supported by John Deere, Bayer and GROWMARK, Inc. This virtual newsroom includes links to photos, audio, and …

Feed A Bee Plantings for Honey Bee Day

The Bayer Bee Care program launched the grant initiative, Feed a Bee in 2015 with a goal of planting 50 million flowers. They’ve now distributed more than 3 billion wildflower seeds and the organization is moving forward with a grander goal- to facilitate forage plantings or enhancements in every state by the end of 2018. August 19th is National Honey …

Bayer Partners with CRDF on Citrus Greening

This morning Bayer teamed up with the Citrus Research and Development Foundation to find solutions to the devastating Citrus Greening disease. During the partnership press conference the organizations signed a research collaboration agreement. Pictured are (l-r) Adrian Percy, Head of R&D, Bayer, Tom Jerkins, citrus grower & President of CRDF and Dr. Harold Browning, COO, CRDF. This virtual newsroom includes …

Young Beekeeper Recognized by Bayer

Bayer recently announced the recipients of the fifth annual Bayer Bee Care Community Leadership Award for dedication to pollinator protection and educating their communities about bee health. Bayer expanded the scope of its awards program this year to show support for the future of the beekeeping industry with a new young beekeeper award, which was presented this year to 14-year-old …

Bayer Showcase Plot Tour 2017 – Illinois

Farmers and retailers gathered near Dekalb, Illinois on Tuesday for the Bayer Innovation Plus Tour. The event focused on corn and soybeans and included presentations on disease observations, selective corn herbicide trials, Balance GT demonstration, ILeVO Seed treatment & PPO Herbicides, Liberty weed control, new Credenz products and more. Below are one on one interviews with the presenters. You can …