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2014-02-26 12:27:01

Global Thought Leaders Converge in San Antonio to Discuss Issues Related to Global Food Security SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of science in agriculture, water security issues, consumer interest in food production practices, pollinator health and the emergence of farmer as CEO are just a few of the topics featured at the 9(th) Annual Ag Issues Forum, sponsored by Bayer Crop Science. The challenge facing agriculture is a formidable one: meet the food, fiber...

2013-12-02 23:22:09

Recognizes young agricultural producers who excel in economic, environmental and innovative practices on the farm RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Bayer CropScience uses science and innovation to uncover sustainable solutions for its customers, its employees and its communities. Now through Jan. 17, 2014, the company is asking young agricultural producers to share how they are demonstrating excellence in business and environmental sustainability through the 2014...

2012-08-30 23:04:00

Auburn University student Mark Durham selected for Graduate Recruitment and Development program Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Bayer CropScience is sending another student to the head of the class through its Graduate Recruiting and Development (GRAD) program. Mark Durham, the 2012 GRAD recipient, is a graduate student at Auburn University pursuing a degree in Plant Pathology and Entomology. Durham focuses his research on root colonization of the rhizobacterium GB126 on...

2012-08-29 23:04:20

New program trains Bayer field staff to facilitate community dialogue on honey bees and colony health. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 When a honey bee lands on an almond flower to extract nectar, she is doing more than gathering food for her colony; she is helping feed the world. Honey bees are vital to agriculture and our food supply, which is why Bayer CropScience has established a dedicated Bee Ambassador Program to bring more awareness and knowledge about them to...

2012-08-03 23:02:28

Bayer collaborates with non-profit to increase awareness of the importance of bees to the planet. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Each time someone goes to the grocery store to pick up fresh apples or blueberries; they witness the work of a pollinator. Thanks to the work of bees, birds, butterflies and other pollinators, billions of people around the world are able to enjoy an abundance of nuts, fruits and vegetables. And as the world population continues to grow, the...

2012-06-15 23:00:32

Bee health initiative involves employees, beekeepers and the community. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Bayer CropScience is taking part in National Pollinator Week (June 18-24) by celebrating the contribution bees make to agriculture and furthering initiatives to promote bee health. During Pollinator Week, Bayer pledges to donate $1 to the non-profit Pollinator Partnership (up to donation amount of $10,000) for every person who registers to receive a free packet of seeds...

2012-03-08 14:00:00

A panel of farmers from across the U.S. discussed how they apply sustainable management practices on their operations. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Propelling the future of agriculture was a central theme at the 2012 Ag Issues Forum, hosted by Bayer CropScience in Nashville, Tenn., last week. Thought leaders discussed the challenges of and solutions for feeding a growing population through sustainable food, fuel and fiber production. The attendees, mainly agricultural...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'