Bayer CropScience AG

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  • Why cotton matters to us

    Why cotton matters to us

    The demand for cotton is huge: shirts, curtains, kitchen towels, jeans, and bed sheets, not to mention bandages, diapers, candlewicks, coffee filters and even banknotes. We help farmers meet this demand with our high-performing cotton seed From these seeds grow plants with fibers that match the needs of cotton processors. Fine yarn is spun from cotton fibers, with quality determined by length, gauge, color and any impurities. Processors prefer fibers...

  • Why fruit and vegetables matter to us

    Why fruit and vegetables matter to us

    We work hard to help fruit and vegetable growers because a reliable supply of their nutritious produce improves people’s health. Time and again, researchers have proven that fruit and vegetables are rich sources of vitamins, minerals and phyto-nutrients which help prevent malnutrition and health problems In 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that approximately 20 per cent of children and adolescents in Europe are overweight or...

  • Why corn matters to us

    Why corn matters to us

    Corn is a basic food for nearly one billion people, especially in Africa and Latin America. With so many hungry families depending on it – sometimes for over half their daily calorie intake – we put all the energy we can into supporting the world’s corn farmers. Their harvest gets turned into a whole variety of dishes, such as warm cornmeal porridge (called polenta in Italy and mealie pap in South Africa), tortillas and cornflakes....

  • Why oilseed rape matters to us

    Why oilseed rape matters to us

    Strong reasons drive us to support farmers as they care for their oilseeds. The oil these plants provide is among the healthiest of all vegetable oils. With its omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids, and polyunsaturated fatty acid content of almost 30 per cent, it can lower blood fat levels, help prevent blood clots and lower the risk of heart disease. Another reason why this dazzling yellow plant is so valued by farmers, and so high on our agenda,...

  • Why rice matters to us

    Why rice matters to us

    We are working hard so that rice farmers can help feed the ever increasing number of people living on this planet. Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in Asia and rice is a key element in their diet.  It’s our mission to protect this crop and enable farmers to increase rice production at a rate of eight to ten million tons every year to keep up with the population growth. In China, Bangladesh and Thailand, a common...