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Nothing Virtual About It: How Digital Tools Are Improving Farmers' Lives

by Liam Condon, Board of Management of Bayer AG and President Crop Science
Blog

From small farms to large-scale operations, digital tools are transforming agriculture and improving the way millions of farmers around the world protect their crops and their livelihoods.
 

Biodiversity on the Farm: The Importance of Biodiversity and Supporting Ecosystems in Agriculture

Article

Farmers have sought to learn more about the importance of biodiversity on the farm, both to maximize the performance of their operation and to protect the environment.
 

Farmers realize the importance of biodiversity more than most—the variety of plants, animals and microorganisms within an ecosystem, both above and below the soil.
 

Biodiversity: Cultivating Life on and Beyond the Farm

Article

Our long-term success as a company lies in providing farmers with the best tools and solutions so they can grow enough with less environmental impact. At Bayer, we are driven by our purpose of Science for a Better Life — and to successfully meet this purpose, we need to grow better for our planet and its people.

How Ag Innovation Supports the Global Food System

Article

Consumers have a number of choices when it comes to what they eat. South American quinoa, Spanish olives, English cucumbers, French wines, North African couscous, California berries, Asian curries, and so much more. But we don’t often stop to think about how (or why) this is all possible. 
 

Digital Farming Technology

Protecting Crops Around The World
Summary: 

For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

Blog

For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

Benefiting Biodiversity & Soil Health

Sustainable Solutions to Nurture Nature
Article

Through close collaboration with growers and other partners, we are committed to balancing the need for crop production with nature conservation and reducing agriculture’s impact on biodiversity. 

Bayer and Its Partners, Through Their Better Life Farming Partnership Model, Receives Special United Nations Recognition for Their Support to Smallholder Farmers

Summary: 
  • Presented by the United Nations Economic Cooperation and Integration (UNECE) PPP (Public Private Partnership) Forum, Better Life Farming is awarded its Build Back Better Infrastructure Award for Stakeholder Engagement.
  • The honor aligns with this year’s UNECE PPP Forum’s “Build Back Better” theme recognizing innovative thinking and creative ideas advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while rebuilding global communities post COVID.
  • Out of 66 global submissions, Better Life Farming was among 6 projects to receive the special commendation.
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  • Presented by the United Nations Economic Cooperation and Integration (UNECE) PPP (Public Private Partnership) Forum, Better Life Farming is awarded its Build Back Better Infrastructure Award for Stakeholder Engagement.
  • The honor aligns with this year’s UNECE PPP Forum’s “Build Back Better” theme recognizing innovative thinking and creative ideas advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while rebuilding global communities post COVID.
  • Out of 66 global submissions, Better Life Farming was among 6 projects to receive the special commendation.

Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

Blog

Can you imagine spending eight hours a day navigating muddy paddy fields in hot and humid environments, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.

Advanced Breeding: Making the Most of Every Resource

Blog

Plants have clever ways of defending themselves.

In fact, the smell of freshly cut grass is not only a sign of spring but a remarkable example of evolution. Your lawn is actually sending out a distress signal in the form of this unmistakable aroma. The grass assumes the lawnmower blade is an insect feeding on the plant and responds by releasing a scent that will attract beneficial predatory insects to deter the pest.

Advancing Sustainability and Efficiency: Are You Prepared for the Future of Agriculture?

Article

How can we ensure access to a sufficient supply of healthy, diverse, and safe food for a growing global population – while limiting the impact on the environment and coping with climate change? This is one of the key challenges of this century. And innovation in global agriculture is a central part of the solution.
 

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