Bayer Agrees to Resolve Legacy Monsanto Litigation

Bayer announced a series of agreements reached on Wednesday that will “substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation, including U.S. Roundup™ product liability litigation, dicamba drift litigation and PCB water litigation” adding that the agreements “contain no admission of liability or wrongdoing.” Under the settlement, Bayer will pay somewhere between $10.1 billion to $10.9 billion to resolve current and address potential …

Bayer Makes Innovation and Pipeline Announcements

Bayer made a couple of major pipeline and innovation advancements for the Crop Science Division on Thursday. Among the announcements: A new herbicide molecule, “the first new post-emergence mode of action for broad acre weed control in 30 years.” Short stature corn development advancing, will provide environmental sustainability benefits. XtendFlex® soybeans is advancing to launch phase this spring in the …

2019 Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue

Bayer welcomed farmers, academics, leading global industry experts, journalists and other stakeholders to Monheim, Germany for its 2019 Future of Farming Dialogue Oct. 1-2 to engage in a collaborative discussion on the future of agriculture. Under the theme “Tomorrow belongs to all of us” the event gathers speakers and participants from around 40 countries for two days of robust panel …

Luke Bryan Ready to Begin 2019 Farm Tour Sponsored by Bayer

Luke Bryan 2019 Farm Tour

On September 26, country music superstar, Luke Bryan will once again bring his Farm Tour across America to recognize and give thanks to the American farmer. Bayer, a global Life Sciences company, who is the No. 1 leader in agriculture, will be joining the tour for its fifth year as the title sponsor. Bayer will be highlighting its annual campaign, …

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Bayer at the 2019 Farm Progress Show

Bayer showed its support for the future of agriculture and showcased some of the top brands in business at the 2019 Farm Progress Show – August 27-29 in Decatur, Illinois. The company announced new support for FFA and 4H youth programs, took the DeKalb and Asgrow brands around the performance track, introduced Bayer PLUS rewards, and talked about fungicides, seed …

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2019 Farm Progress Show

The future of farming is showcased at the Farm Progress Show – August 27-29,2019 – Decatur, Illinois This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos 2019 Farm Progress Show photo album Audio/Interviews Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) represents Decatur and the surrounding area in the U.S. …

Bayer Feed A Bee Milestone

The Bayer national pollinator forage initiative, Feed a Bee, has announced it has reached its goal of awarding grants supporting diverse forage for honey bees and other pollinators in all 50 states. The 50th recipient awarded recently was Gateway to the Arctic Camp in Talkeetna, Alaska. Interview with Dr. Becky Langer, project manager, Bayer North American Bee Care Program.

ZimmCast on the Bayer AgVocacy Forum

ZimmCast

This week’s program includes where in the world the ZimmComm Team has been as well as interviews from one of those places. We’ve been to Destin, FL for BASF Legacy Club events, then on to Orlando for the Commodity Classic and associated activities. At the same time, Cindy was in Memphis with FMC for the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show. …

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2019 Bayer AgVocacy Forum

Bayer once again hosts its annual AgVocacy Forum, bringing together Bayer leadership, experts and thought leaders to speak with 60 U.S.-based journalists and influencers on the opportunities and challenges facing ag. The event takes place prior to the 2019 Commodity Classic. Session topics include the latest ag innovations, shifting consumer preferences and emerging trends like urban farming. Also included here …

ZimmCast 605 – ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

ZimmCast

ZimmCast #605 is the last one for 2018, featuring interviews from the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) 2018 CSS and Seed Expo, our last event for the year. This ZimmCast includes comments from ASTA president and CEO Andy LaVigne, Bayer seed treatment tech service rep Chip Graham, BASF Seed Solutions U.S. marketing lead Kerry Grossweiler, and Wheat Pete, a podcaster …

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Bayer at 2018 ASTACSS

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos Bayer at ASTACSS18 photo album Audio interviews Greg Ginisty, Product Manager, SeedGrowth – Bayer Spotlights NemaStrike at #ASTACSS – Bayer Opens 2018 Seed Expo – Growers Pleased With Bayer’s Fluency Agent Advanced – Bayer Seed Treatments Fight Cotton …

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2018 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

Held each year in Chicago, the 2018 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo is America’s largest seed industry convention with the latest information on seed treatment, plant breeding innovation, the agricultural economy forecast for 2019, emerging global disease threats and more. This year’s meeting was held December 3-6. Major sponsors at the event include Bayer and BASF. This virtual ag newsroom includes …

Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue 2018

Joined by farming stakeholders, academia, NGOs and industry experts from around the globe, Bayer outlined its vision for the future of agriculture at the 2018 Future of Farming Dialogue, reaffirming its commitment to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation to help ensure the world’s rapidly growing population can be fed without starving the planet. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to …

ZimmCast 597 – The Next Generation on the Farm

ZimmCast

This week the ZimmCast, sponsored by GROWMARK, will focus on the next generation on the farm. The last in the series of three Bayer Grower Panels during the Farm Progress Show focused on “Preparing for the next generation of ag – on and off the farm.” Moderated by Pam Fretwell, the panelists included Bob Arndt, Wisconsin farmer; Jill Bramble, National …

2018 Farm Progress Show

The 2018 Farm Progress Show is being held August 28-30 in Boone, Iowa. One of the largest gatherings of producers and manufacturers, it allows the latest technology to be showcased and the opportunity to interact and learn about opportunities that can help producers learn about solutions to help their own operation. Highlighted companies at the show this year are AMVAC, …