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Stories from the Field

Damien and Lucas Beaujouan

Diversity in Rotation, Stale Seedbeds & Late Sowing

Damien Beaujouan practices diversity in crop rotation, prepares stale seedbeds, and has the patience to sow crops late to successfully combat the herbicide resistance affecting many of his fellow farmers in La Beauce.  » more

Gordon Stoner and his family, Montana, U.S.

The Hidden Threat

Back in fall 2015 Gordon Stoner, a fourth-generation wheat farmer from Montana, had no documented weed resistance problem. But realistic as he is, Gordon knew resistance wasn’t a question of if but when.  » more

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Generations of Clean Fields

An arable farm in Germany’s Rhineland; family owned since 1845; clean fields for decades: with integrated weed management practiced at Damianshof farm for generations, herbicide-resistant weeds are practically non-existent.  » more

Argentinian farmer and agricultural advisor Santiago del Solar

The 21st Century Started in 2016

Argentinian farmer and agricultural advisor Santiago del Solar explains how a change of presidency opened up new options for tackling the growing problem of weed resistance in his country.   » more

Why Are Farmers Putting Their Livelihoods at Risk by Ignoring the Weed Resistance Threat?

Prof. Aaron Hager, University of Illinois, believes inconsistent messaging from weed scientists and the agrochemical industry is one of the reasons.  » more

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Launch of Bayer Innovation Academy for Weeds in Mexico

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Launch of Bayer Innovation Academy for Weeds in Mexico

Half of global food production is at risk due to weeds, pests and diseases. Reason enough for Bayer de Mexico to launch an Innovation Academy for Weeds. » more

Friday, September 30, 2016
IWM Symposium in Turkey

Valuable insights into weed resistance issues

Weed resistance is a growing problem in the wheat-growing region of Thrace in Turkey. So Bayer Türk organized a Symposium that brought together an audience of 100 academics and farmers to discuss the issues. » more

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