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Glyphosate
Wednesday - November 21, 2018

Bayer to enable access to glyphosate study summaries

As a leading life-science company, we embrace our responsibility to communicate how we assess our products’ safety – and we recognize that people around the world want more information around glyphosate. That’s why we intend to offer access to glyphosate-related safety summary data next month on this website, our dedicated transparency platform.
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Flurtamone
Monday - November 19, 2018

Access to full study reports for Flurtamone

Flurtamone is a key ingredient of the products that farmers know as Bacara Forte®, Carat®, Movon® and Vigon®. It is an important cereal herbicide for pre-emergence and early-post control of key weeds, particularly Apera species, e.g. Apera spica-venti. Farmers use it for different types of cereals, including wheat, barley, rye and triticale. With the goal of enhancing farmer`s productivity, Fluratmone is an important element of Bayer`s Integrated Weed Management offering, resulting in customized agronomic solutions for optimized weed control and maximum yield protection.
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Best Public Outreach Program award
Thursday - November 15, 2018

Transparency Initiative of Crop Science wins Agrow’s Best Public Outreach Program award

We are delighted to announce that we were awarded Best Public Outreach Program at the 11th Agrow Awards ceremony, held on November 12 in London, UK. Our Transparency Initiative was selected as the winning project from a shortlist of eight finalists; the category recognizes excellence in the communication of information on the benefits of agrochemical or agbiotech products. We are incredibly proud to see our efforts to improve transparency recognized by this prestigious industry event!
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Are pesticides safe for the environment
Wednesday - November 7, 2018

Are pesticides safe for the environment? Dive into our scroll story and watch the video!

All this pesticide stuff… Its only purpose is to destroy all living things, right? Well, definitely not. Before a product can be sold on the market, scientists test again and again (and again) to make sure that it can be used safely. After all, this earth is all we have – and we share your love for the planet and everything on it. We know that you might still have questions about our environmental safety tests, though. That’s why we’re sharing the facts about crop protection and the environment with our new, interactive scroll story – dive in to learn more!
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Propineb
Monday - September 24, 2018

Access to full study reports for Propineb

Propineb known under the major brand Antracol® is one of the three big multi-site fungicides in the world, mainly for application in horticulture as well as in rice in more than 50 countries in Asia and Latin America. Besides the fungicidal activity against Anthracnosis and Leaf spots, Propineb’s Zinc content results in a plant strengthening, visible greening effect. Multi-sites like Antracol® are part of Bayer’s resistance management programs and to close portfolio gaps.
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flupyradifurone
Monday - August 27, 2018

Access to full study reports for Flupyradifurone

Flupyradifurone known under the major brand SIVANTO® is the latest sucking insecticide in Bayer’s crop protection portfolio for worldwide use. This innovative compound is primarily for use in a wide variety of fruit and vegetable crops as well as plantation (citrus, coffee, cocoa), tropical fruits and defined broad acre crops. It performs well against a large spectrum of mostly sucking pests including aphids, whiteflies, psyllids, scales, scirtothrips, leafhoppers, mealy bugs, coffee leaf miner, lygus bugs and cocoa mirids. SIVANTO® meets the diverse safety needs in modern applied agriculture and fulfills today’s regulatory requirements for an IPM (Integrated Pest Management) friendly insecticide.
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Mesosulfuron
Wednesday - July 18, 2018

Access to full study reports for Mesosulfuron

Mesosulfuron-methyl known under the brand Atlantis® is one of the leading cereal herbicides for post-emergence Alopecurus myosuroides control strategies and further important grass weeds in wheat, rye and triticale. To enhance farmer`s productivity Mesosulfuron-methyl belongs to Bayer`s Integrated Weed Management programs delivering customized agronomic solutions for optimized weed control and maximum yield protection.
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How easy is it to bring a new pesticide to market
Tuesday - July 10, 2018

How easy is it to bring a new pesticide to market? Find out by watching our new video!

We understand: Pesticides might seem scary. They’re chemicals, and chemicals can be harmful – right? Well, that’s why you can’t just take chemicals and sell them as pesticides straight away. There are regulations, restrictions, permissions and processes in place which make sure that each product reaches the highest possible safety standards for humans, animals, and the environment. And if it doesn’t match up, it doesn’t get sold. Want to know more about the process? Be a Fact Guy and watch our new video.
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Access to full study reports for Propoxycarbazone
Wednesday - July 4, 2018

Access to full study reports for Propoxycarbazone

Propoxycarbazone – sodium is the active ingredient of Bayer´s cereal herbicide Attribut®, which is applied post-emergence in wheat, rye and triticale to control several important grass weeds such as Alopecurus myosuroides, Apera spica-venti, hard to control Bromus species and the perennial grass weed Agropyron repens. To maximize performance and to ensure sustainable future grass-weed control Propoxycarbazone – sodium is part of Bayer´s Integrated Weed Management Program.
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Toxic pesticide residues in your food
Monday - May 28, 2018

Toxic pesticide residues in your food? Fact or fiction? Watch the video!

To be frank: Who isn’t scared about the idea of having traces of “something chemical” on their apple or banana? Who wouldn’t feel uneasy about it? While this is a common feeling people have about pesticide residues in our food, many lack factual information about why pesticides at all are needed, how they are applied, what the legal framework is for residues in our food and if these residues are at all dangerous. We have gathered some facts to answer exactly these questions in the following video.
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