Season-long zero-tolerance weed management – it pays off!
At the recent U.S. Farm Progress Show Bayer communicated a clear message: It pays off for farmers to take a zero-tolerance approach to weed management, especially when tackling Palmer amaranth and waterhemp.
Fighting weed resistance – how Steve Powles helped us get innovation back on track
Weed resistance pioneer Steve Powles was honored with the 2018 Award for Research in Agrochemicals at the recent American Chemistry Society National Meeting in Boston. Read how Steve Powles inspired Bayer to fight weed resistance through innovation.
IWM Platform in Poland bringing educational added value
Discover more about the IWM Platform in Poland and how it is educating visitors on the positive economic and environmental impacts of various Integrated Weed Management (IWM) methods.
Successful launch of the IWM Platform in Serbia
Discover more about the launch of a three-year IWM Platform in Serbia focusing on sustainable weed management for arable farmers.
Cover crop helps control black grass
A partnership with Agrovista in the UK showed that the use of low biomass cover crop significantly reduced the amount of black grass infesting heavy soils in the UK.
New IWM Platform set up in Iran to drive the dialog on sustainable weed control
Discover more about a five-year IWM program in Iran to develop and demonstrate sustainable best practices in weed control for arable crops.
Weed control in cereals: promoting co-creation of IWM solutions with farmers
France celebrated the 15th HerbInnov with more than than 220 visitors to talk about issues related to weed control and solutions available to sustain the profitability of farms.
Training for Integrated Weed Management in Argentina
The training session in Munro focused on the main challenge facing farmers: sustainably controlling weeds that attack crops.
Bayer and LB-Track sign on partnership
In Latin America Bayer, and Chilean company LB-Track joined forces to develop an innovative method for the rapid detection of herbicide-resistant weeds.
The 26th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society
The Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society hosted its 26th conference to celebrate 50 years of successful work.
Adrian Percy: ”We invest in finding the next generation of weed management systems”
Bayer is boosting its activities in herbicide research / Integrated Weed Management program promotes sustainable weed control / Working cross-functionally to tackle global weed resistance is key.
Arable Crop Day in Serbia:
First industry event to raise resistance issue
400 farmers and other stakeholders attended the Arable Crop Day organized by Serbia in February 2017. It was the first event in the Serbian agricultural industry to raise the issue of Sorghum halepense resistance in corn.
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. Its aim is to create an expert network of Mexican weed scientists and agronomists to further dialog and promote solutions in the weed field.
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.
Serbian Farmers Need Sustainable Weed Control
From September 21-23 members of the Weed Science Society of Serbia and other national and international participants presented their latest research findings and exchanged expertise and experience in the fields of weed management and weed science.