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Bayer Honors Three Young Agricultural Leaders With an Award Supporting the Projects They Designed to Help Feed the World

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Thrive for Change winning projects include work to eliminate food waste in Bolivia, put vegetable production tools into the hands of African farmers and use microalgae to eliminate nutrient pollution in the world’s water / Winners are delegates from Bayer’s Youth Ag Summit and YAS University / Awardees will receive a €5,000 bursary to execute their impact projects ein Stipendium in Höhe von 5.000 Euro für die Durchführung ihrer Projekte

GeoPotato: How Data Gives Bangladesh's Potato Farmers a New Tool in the Fight Against Late Blight

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Powered by satellite data and powerful analysis models, GeoPotato is designed to enable preventive spraying, easier crop protection decisions, and improved farmer income

GeoPotato, a geodata-driven early warning system for late blight in potatoes, has entered a full commercial roll-out in Bangladesh, and could reach as many as 1 million smallholder farmers in the coming years.

Bayer: Looking Below Ground Level With Root2Success: Managing Root Health in Horticulture Crops in a Sustainable Manner

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Agricultural productivity is enormously complex. The success of each crop grown on a field depends on countless variables, including climatic factors, nutrient and water availability, pest and disease populations, crop protection inputs, on-farm practices, and more. Since we cannot see what happens below ground, an additional obstacle for growers is that they have no opportunity to inspect the quality of the plant’s root system during the growing season.

How Biologicals Add a New Dimension to Integrated Crop Management

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The future of agriculture is about striking a delicate balance. A balance between finding ways to grow enough and decreasing its footprint. A balance between short-term and long-term: meeting everyone’s nutrition needs, while leaving our ecosystems in good health for tomorrow.

Pioneering New Solutions for Sustainable Horticulture

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Innovation is at the heart of everything we do. Our R&D teams work around the clock—and globe—to enhance productivity on the farm and dive logistical solutions throughout the entire supply chain. If we're doing it right, more people everywhere will have access to the taste, benefits and appeal of fresh produce for a tasty and nutrient rich diet.

Bayer: The Breakthrough Innovation Forum

A New Era in Life Science is Here | April 1, 2022
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What do you get when you combine the best ideas coming out of biology, chemistry and data science?

A powerful tool with the potential to change lives for the better.

From curing incurable diseases, providing people with preventive tools to live healthier, better and longer lives, to producing enough food for our growing population without starving the planet, we are on the brink of unlocking a world of enormous potential. 

How Thinking Short Could Help Sustainably Weather Climate Change

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Record breaking heat waves, devasting wildfires, prolonged droughts, intense wind storms, and historic flooding: across the globe extreme weather events have become the new normal, creating unprecedented challenges for the planet. Climate change and the intensification of extreme weather is endangering lives, our ecosystems, and food security— all this in a time when global demand for food is rising. And the next great sustainable agricultural innovation for tackling climate change could be Short Stature Corn.

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Record breaking heat waves, devasting wildfires, prolonged droughts, intense wind storms, and historic flooding: across the globe extreme weather events have become the new normal, creating unprecedented challenges for the planet. Climate change and the intensification of extreme weather is endangering lives, our ecosystems, and food security— all this in a time when global demand for food is rising. And the next great sustainable agricultural innovation for tackling climate change could be Short Stature Corn.

Bayer to Sell Its Environmental Science Professional Business to Cinven for 2.6 Billion U.S. Dollars

Transaction streamlines Crop Science portfolio and ensures greater focus on core agricultural business / Cinven seeks to continue to drive innovation and accelerate growth through significant investment in the acquired business
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LEVERKUSEN, Germany, March 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Bayer and Cinven have entered into a definitive agreement regarding the sale of Bayer’s Environmental Science Professional business for a purchase price of 2.6 billion U.S. dollars (2.4 billion euros), Bayer announced on Thursday. “This divestment represents a very attractive purchase price and allows us to focus on our core agricultural business and the successful implementation of our Crop Science Division growth strategy,” said Rodrigo Santos, Member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and President of the Crop Science Division.

Ripe for Robots

Agriculture must become more efficient: Robots and autonomous supertractors are one important solution.
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Crammed with cameras and sensors, the metal crab slowly works its way through the cornfield. By scanning its environment, the little electronic harvest helper cunningly avoids heaps of earth and plant stems. Sowing, fertilizing, planting, bringing out herbicides or picking fruits: Dozens of these intelligent harvesting machines could be capable of working a complete field independently one day. Only the hushed buzz of their servomotors would reveal their nearly silent work.
 

Bayer Highlights Advancements of Agriculture Industry's Most Prolific R&D Pipeline

Industry-leading investment expected to translate to nearly €30bn peak sales potential
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Industry-leading investment expected to translate to nearly €30bn peak sales potential / Game-changing Short Stature Corn advances, readying for 2023 commercial trials / More than 500 new high-performing seed hybrids and varieties deployed and greater than 300 new registrations refresh crop protection portfolio / Digital transformation well underway as Climate FieldView™ reaches more than 180 million acres; unlocks climate-smart models with expansion of Bayer Carbon Initiative

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