Answering Consumer Questions about GMOs

Cindy Zimmerman

The agricultural biotechnology companies that develop genetically modified seeds (GMO) have united to launch a broad, new initiative to provide accurate information and answer the toughest questions about GMOs and how our food is grown. GMO Answers is produced by the members of The Council for Biotechnology Information, which includes BASF, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences LLC, DuPont, Monsanto Company and …

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New Online Resource About GMOs

Talia Goes

The agricultural biotechnology companies that develop genetically modified seeds (GMO) are coming together to launch a broad, new initiative to provide accurate information and answer the toughest questions about GMOs and how our food is grown. GMO Answers is a new conversation, public Q&A, and central online resource for information on GMOs, their background, use in agriculture, and research and …

Agribusiness, BASF, Bayer, Dow AgroScience, Dupont, GMO, Monsanto, Syngenta

Honey Bee Health at Bayer

Jamie Johansen

Time to add bee care to the endless list of projects Bayer has taken on. During Bayer’s 150th Anniversary attendees had the opportunity to take in the mobile bee exhibit that is touring the country through trade shows and meetings. Robyn Kneed is the project lead for Bee Care at Bayer. She manages the bee camp programs throughout North America. …

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Bayer Supports Project in Honor of 150 Years

Jamie Johansen

As part of Bayer’s 150th Anniversary celebration the Bayer Care Foundation has donated $790,000 to 150 projects from around the world. Nine of them are from the United States and three of them are based out of Bayer CropScience’s home state of North Carolina. The projects were chosen based on employee volunteer projects from across the country. The North Carolina …

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Science For A Better Life On Tour

Jamie Johansen

Bayer has hit the road with an interactive exhibit celebrating 150 years of research in science. The exhibit set off on it’s long voyage in February 2013 and recently made it’s way to the one and only stop in the United States at the Bayer Crop Science Headquarters in North Carolina. Chuck got the chance to visit the facilities and …

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Bayer Celebrates 150 Years

Chuck Zimmerman

The Bayer 150th Anniversary Celebration activities were held this morning at the Bayer CropScience headquarters in RTP, NC. On had were local dignitaries and stakeholders in the agricultural community. We were welcomed to the event by Phil Blake, President and head of Bayer in the USA. He made some opening remarks I’m sharing with you as well as taking time …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer

Bayer – 150 Years of Science For a Better Life

Chuck Zimmerman

Bayer is celebrating 150 years of Science for a Better Life. To commemorate this milestone anniversary the company is holding numerous events around the world. One of those events is happening in RTP, NC. The event here will feature an interactive traveling exhibit that celebrates “Bayer’s rich history and our work to enhance the lives of millions of people through …

Agribusiness, Bayer

Bringing Sexy Back to Agriculture

Cindy Zimmerman

The take home theme of the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum this year came to be “bringing sexy back to agriculture.” Which begs the question – when was agriculture sexy before? If sexy means sustainable, here are a couple of pretty sexy farmers. On the left is the Bayer CropScience 2013 Young Farmer Sustainability Award winner Jeremy Jack of Mississippi …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Farming, Sustainability

Pharming for a Better Life

Cindy Zimmerman

Treatment for cystic fibrosis from corn? Potatoes that produce an antibacterial protein for use in cosmetics? Welcome to what could be the future of pharming. One of the growers at the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum was Bill Horan, COO of Horan BioProduction in Rockwell City, Iowa. Bill, who is also chairman of Truth About Trade and Technology, talked about …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Farming

Happy 150th Birthday Bayer!

Cindy Zimmerman

Bayer is celebrating 150 years of “Science for a Better Life.” “Not too many companies really have that heritage and we’re really proud of that because that really describes our long term commitment,” said David Hollinrake, VP of Agricultural Commercial Operations Marketing for Bayer CropScience. While agriculture is just one segment of Bayer, it is a significant one. “Agriculture is …

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