Bayer CropScience Gathers Ag Journalists

Chuck Zimmerman

The Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum is underway. We’ve got a full house of agricultural journalists of all “types” here. This is my first time at the event and it is a very broad spectrum (sounds like a herbicide) “media” event. It’s always interesting to see the publication folks shooting video and the broadcast folks taking notes. Hmmm . . …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer

Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum

Chuck Zimmerman

The Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum starts today in advance of Commodity Classic. Cindy and I are on the agriblogging highway and this will be our first stop today upon arrival in Nashville. Topics for the forum include: Food Waste: A Growing Problem; The State of Ag: Domestic and Global Trends; Global Food Security: Thinking Beyond Yield Growth; Feet on …

Agribusiness, Bayer

Interactive Website for American Century Farms

Cindy Zimmerman

Celebrating our nation’s rich agricultural heritage and educating others about it are the goals of a new interactive website launched by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture with the sponsorship of Bayer CropScience. Appropriately named “Agriculture’s Lasting Heritage,” this website tells the story of American farm and ranch families who have shaped the history of our nation. “Agriculture’s Lasting …

AFBF, Bayer

Bayer CropScience Agrees to Purchase Hornbeck Seed Company

Chuck Zimmerman

Yesterday Bayer CropScience held a press conference via web and phone to announce its agreement to purchase Hornbeck Seed Company Inc., a privately-held company headquartered in DeWitt, Arkansas, USA. The seed company supplies soybean, rice and wheat varieties to the southern U.S. market. I was dialed in to the call and am sharing it below for your listening pleasure and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Seed