Southwest cotton growers will benefit from a new $16.7 million Bayer breeding and research station near Lubbock, Texas that celebrated its grand opening on March 9. The facility will focus on developing drought-resistant cotton varieties and traits for limited-input situations.
Download high res ribbon cutting photo: Tom Speed, Bayer cottonseed and traits; Tim Timmis, Bayer project execution; Margaret Shields, US cotton breeding manager; Cory Mills, Bayer station manager; Steve Oswalt, Bayer station manager; Lee Rivenbark, head of seeds, Bayer North America; David Becker, global cotton breeding lead, Bayer; Dan Pope, mayor of Lubbock, Jason Wistehuff, Bayer Product manager; and Mike Gilbert, Bayer global breeding and trait development lead.
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Outside of Lubbock Breeding and Trait Development Station
Margaret Shields, Bayer US Cotton Breeding Manager, speaking at grand opening of Lubbock station
Bayer Opens Texas Cotton Breeding Station – Interview with Margaret Shields, Bayer Cotton Breeding Manager