Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Bayer expected to sow up to 15% of Brazilian soybean area with GM seed in 2023/24
Germany's Bayer has forecast that between 10% to 15% of Brazil's soybean area will be sowed with its genetically modified biotech seed, Intacta2 Xtend, in the 2023/24 season, said Fernando Prudente, who oversees soybeans and cotton for the ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Pairwise and Bayer start five-year collaboration to further advance short-stature corn
Pairwise, a food and agriculture company known for bringing the first gene-edited food to the US market, and Bayer announced on August 29 a new five-year, multi-million dollar agreement focused on innovations in short-stature corn.
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Bayer and Microsoft launch new cloud-based solutions for agri-food sector
Bayer has launched AgPowered Services, cloud-based solutions for the agri-food sector, in combination with the new Microsoft Azure Data Manager for Agriculture, following a 2021 strategic partnership announced between both companies, AgriBu ...
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Bayer says farmers in Ukraine showing good progress with planting
Bayer, the world's biggest seed and crop chemicals supplier, said farmers in Ukraine are showing better than expected progress with planting despite Russia's invasion, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
US Environmental Protection Agency permits Bayer weed killer use for five years
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it has approved the use of weed killers sold by Bayer and other companies based on the dicamba chemical, after sales of dicamba products were blocked by a US appeals court in June ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Bayer-owned Orbia is set to expand to Latam after deal with US-based Bunge
Ivan Moreno, chief executive of Orbia, an online farm products trade platform majority owned by Germany's Bayer, is hoping that an agreement with United States grain merchant Bunge will allow them to expand to the Latam region, Reuters repo ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Elanco Brazil appoints new director general after completing Bayer animal health acquisition
United States-based Elanco Animal Health's Brazil unit appointed Sérgio Schuler as director general after the company concluded its purchase of Bayer's animal health division on August 3, Reuters reported.
Sunday, July 26, 2020
US approves Elanco's Bayer Animal Health acquisition
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has given unanimous approval to Elanco Animal Health Incorporated for its acquisition of Bayer Animal Health, a division of Bayer AG, Southeast AgNet reported.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Bayer announces carbon capture programme for farmers in the US and Brazil
The Bayer Carbon Initiative, Bayer AG's carbon capture programme will pay farmers in the United States and Brazil for capturing carbon in cropland soils, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Elanco decides against Bayer's Canadian rights in deal, set to divest brands
Elanco Animal Health will divest two of its brands and forgo obtaining Bayer AG's Canadian distribution rights to poultry insecticides as it completes its US$7.6 billion deal to buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Bayer Crop Science targets 100,000 farmers in the Philippines' by 2021 with high yield hybrid seeds
Rice and corn seed producer Bayer Crop Science (BCS), under German-based Bayer AG aims to convince more Filipino farmers to switch to its profitable hybrid seeds, the Manila Bulletin reported.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Bayer cancels US plans to produce crop chemical dicamba
Bayer AG will cancel an almost US$1-billion project to make the crop chemical dicamba in the US, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Elanco announces target date for closing Bayer deal
Elanco Animal Health has announced that it will complete its acquisition of Bayer Animal Health on August 3, the company stated in a Monday release, Kansas City Business Journal reported.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Bayer weed killer used in soybean farming banned in the US
Bayer AG has been blocked by the US appeals court from selling its agricultural weed killer in the United States used by soybean farmers, Reuters reported.
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Bayer Animal Health brings more technologies to warm-water shrimp farming
To boost its solution offerings for shrimp and other warm-water aquaculture species, Bayer Animal Health has inked supply and distribution agreements with water treatment technology suppliers Cytozyme Laboratories Inc. and Chengdu Kehongda ...

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