Neonicotinoid field study does not find consistent effects on pollinators

• Field study delivers inconsistent results, highlighting the need to appropriately consider colony strength and environmental conditions.
• Study confirms neither bumble bee queen nor solitary bee egg cell production are “directly affected by the seed treatments”. more


"Om onkruid suksesvol te beveg, moet die landboubedryf besef die gereedskap wat tans in sy kis is, moet baie oordeelkundiger gebruik word. Nuwe meganismes van werking gaan nie binne die volgende tien jaar die lig sien nie'." meer

Turkish citrus farmers learn from the best

In November 2016 a delegation of 10 citrus export farmers and Bayer dealers / agents from Turkey visited South Africa. The tour was arranged by Bayer Turkey as part of a farmer / dealer incentive program. more

AKTC Project Autumn Farmers Day

The AKTC (African Knowledge and Training Centre) is a public/private partnership between the German Ministry of Agriculture, Zambian Ministry of Agriculture as well as a number of German Agriculture companies including Bayer. more

Seed Potato Grower of the Year 2016 announced

JP van den Berg from Northwest was named Seed Potato Grower for 2016 at the Bayer gala dinner during the Seed Potato Grower’s forum in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal. Read more

Bayer supports the potato industry

Johannesburg, September 2nd, 2016 - Bayer will again act as main sponsor of the Potato Certification Service’s Seed Grower of the Year award on September 6, 2016. Read more

CRI’s 9TH Citrus Research Symposium 21 – 25 August 2016

Bayer again took centre stage this year at the 9th CRI Citrus Research Symposium. Read more

Bayer ondersteun aartappelbedryf

Johannesburg, August 25th, 2016 – Bayer sal op 6 September 2016 weer as Hoofborg van die Aartappelsertifiseringsdiens se Moerkweker van die Jaar-toekenning optree. Read More

Bayer opens first SeedGrowth Centre in Africa

Johannesburg, August 25, 2016 – Bayer South Africa has opened its first multi-million rand SeedGrowth Centre, the first of its kind for the company in Africa, at its Production Facility in Nigel outside Johannesburg. The opening of the centre is a reconfirmation of Bayer’s commitment to the agricultural sector in the region and is one of only 16 other such centres in the world. Read more

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