Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue 2018

Joined by farming stakeholders, academia, NGOs and industry experts from around the globe, Bayer outlined its vision for the future of agriculture at the 2018 Future of Farming Dialogue, reaffirming its commitment to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation to help ensure the world’s rapidly growing population can be fed without starving the planet.

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Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue 2018 Photo Album

Bayer Future of Farming Online Press Kit


Bayer Outlines Vision for Future of Farming
Bayer executives Liam Condon and Bob Reiter

U.S. ag journalists interview Liam Condon
Interview with Bayer President Crop Science Liam Condon

Glyphosate panel with UK farmer Guy Smith; Jesus Madrazo, Bayer Head of Agricultural Affairs and Sustainability, Crop Science; Bill Reeves, Bayer Regulatory policy and scientific affairs –
Bayer Future of Farming Glyphosate Panel

Bayer supports smallholder farmers with donation – Monika Lessl, Head of Corporate Innovation and R&D for Bayer; Sarah LaHaye, One Acre Fund Director of Business Development; and Liam Condon, Bayer president Crop Science –
Bayer One Acre Fund Donation

Next Gen Talk #1: Growing on Mars – Kiselchuk photo
Connor Kiselchuk, NASA, Jeff Schell Fellowship

Executive Talk #1: Digital Transformation – Swanson/Stern photo
Jim Swanson, CIO Crop Science Division and Mike Stern, Head of Digital Farming, Climate Corp

Innovation Talks: Disruptive Technologies in Agriculture
Gene Editing is Disruptive Innovation for AgricultureTom Adams photo
Tom Adams, Pairwise CEO, presentation Interview with Tom Adams, Pairwise CEO

Blockchain – Phil Harris photo
Phil Harris, President,

Data – Daniel Koppel photo
Daniel Koppel, Prospera CEO

Microbes – Brooke Bissinger photo
Brooke Bissinger, AgBiome

Drones – Justin Gong photo
Justin Gong, Co-Founder of XAG

Next Gen Talk #2: Agricultural practices, mosquitoes and malaria – Sarah de Souza photo
Sarah de Souza, Environmental Science

Executive Talk #2: Sustainability – Madrazo/Terhorst photo
Jesus Madrazo, Ag Affairs and Sustainability, & Frank Terhorst, Crops Strategy and Portfolio Management, Bayer Crop Science

Sustainability Panel – group photo
Sustainability panel - smallholder and conventional farmers define sustainability around the world

Sustainability panel participant Ashley Reding, Kentucky – photo
Kentucky farmer Ashley Reding on Bayer Future of Farming panel

Social Innovation panel – How ag can foster better ecosystem for social entrepreneurs – photo
Bayer Future of Farming Social Innovation panel

Next Gen Talk #3: Reducing Post-Harvest Loss for Bangledesh farmers – photo
Shafinaz Hossain, Youth Ag Summit 2017

2017 Youth Ag Summit Alumni Panelphoto
Youth Ag Summit panel Participants: Magnus Kamau Lindhart – Denmark/Colombia; Maurizio Chiurazzi – Italy; Luke Bloomfield – United Kingdom; Florine Kremer – Netherlands

Bayer Future of Farming 2018 interview with Beth Roden – photo
Interview with Beth Roden, Bayer Global Head of Communications

Bayer announces Care4Cattle grant recipients
Interview with Dr. Almut Hoffmann, Bayer Animal Health