Bayer Showcases Innovation at ASTA CSS 2013

Leah Guffey

Corn and soybean growers in the Midwest face varying challenges every year, depending on weather, pests and diseases. Visitors to ASTA CSS 2013 and Seed Expo this year were able to see many of the tools offered by Bayer CropScience to address those challenges. According to Brad May, strategic business lead for seed growth, some of their highlights at the …

Agribusiness, ASTA, Audio, Bayer

Enter to Win Bayer’s 2013 Cotton Belt Challenge

Jamie Johansen

The Cotton Belt Challenge is in its second year, and Bayer CropScience is encouraging FiberMax and Stoneville cotton growers to enter to win great prizes. Growers with the highest yields and highest overall loan values in 12 regions will be recognized for both irrigated and dryland cotton. In addition to regional awards, there will be two grand prize drawings for …

Agribusiness, Bayer, Contest, Cotton

Help Bayer CropScience be Thankful4Ag

Chuck Zimmerman

Bayer CropScience is giving thanks to people in agriculture who help feed us this holiday season. You can help them with their big goal. Bayer CropScience is donating 20,000 meals to World Food Program USA to help feed hungry Americans. Help us reach our goal of donating 40,000 meals by December 20th by sharing educational facts with your friends and …

Agribusiness, Bayer

Bayer Says ‘Good-Bye’ to Bugs

Jamie Johansen

Insecticides Product Manager for Bayer CropScience, Lee Hall, spoke with Chuck during the recent Farm Progress Show. They discussed the expansion of Belt throughout the United States and what is coming down the pipeline in terms of insecticides for the company. Lee also stressed the importance of rotational use in insecticides and that it is one factor growers tend to …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Insecticides

What’s New In Herbicide Products at Bayer

Jamie Johansen

Bayer CropScience is making the fight against weeds a little easier with their soybean herbicide products. The recent Farm Progress Show was a great outlet to share the new and exciting products available for growers nationwide. Chuck spoke with Eric Peters, Soybean Herbicide Product Manager for Bayer CropScience, during the event and Eric went into more depth about Balance Bean, …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Herbicide, Soybean

Bayer’s Digital Farming

Jamie Johansen

Bayer CropScience consistently focuses on the innovation of technology. During the 2013 Farm Progress Show their air-conditioned exhibit displayed their innovations no matter where you turned. Their On Demand Seed Treatment is one of those technologies where software, preloaded recipes and wireless communications accommodates all types of operations. Kerry Grossweiler, SeedGrowth Equipment and Coatings Manager for Bayer CropScience, shared with …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Seed

Enhancing Food Security at Bayer

Jamie Johansen

Producing a safe and bountiful food supply is the forefront of what Bayer CropScience is all about. At the recent 2013 Farm Progress Show, they shared how they are doing what they can to help enhance food security globally. After Bayer’s ag media luncheon, Chuck caught up with David Hollinrake, Vice President of Agricultural Commercial Operations Marketing at Bayer CropScience. …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Food

The Next Generation of Farmers

Jamie Johansen

Bayer CropScience talked the next generation of farmers during their ag media luncheon at the recent Farm Progress Show. Bayer is looking at the future face of agriculture from the industry, employee and farmer prospective. Vice President of Commercial Operations for Bayer CropScience, Inci Dannenberg, addressed the crowd and later spoke with Chuck about the importance of the next talent …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Farming

A Global Epidemic

Jamie Johansen

Weed resistance just might have been the hottest topic of discussion at the Bayer CropScience tent during the 2013 Farm Progress Show. They hosted a panel on Weed Resistance in the Americas, to highlight the global epidemic. The commonality each of these panelist seemed to bring to the table was diversity and how it needs to be implemented across each …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, weed management

Talking Chemicals with Bayer

Jamie Johansen

Bayer’s Media Luncheon during last week’s Farm Progress Show was a great opportunity to talk with experts in both fungicide and herbicide products. Randy Myers, Fungicides Product Manager for Bayer, was on hand to talk fungicides at the recent farm show. He covers fungicides across the board, but we specifically chatted about Stratego YLD and Prosaro in regards to corn, …

Audio, Bayer, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Fungicide, Herbicide, Soybean, weed management, Wheat