Bayer Makes Innovation and Pipeline Announcements

Bayer made a couple of major pipeline and innovation advancements for the Crop Science Division on Thursday.

Among the announcements:
A new herbicide molecule, “the first new post-emergence mode of action for broad acre weed control in 30 years.”
Short stature corn development advancing, will provide environmental sustainability benefits.
XtendFlex® soybeans is advancing to launch phase this spring in the U.S., pending regulatory approvals.

Liam Condon, member of the Bayer Board of Management and president of the Crop Science Division, and Bob Reiter, head of R&D for the Crop Science Division, held a press conference regarding the announcements.
Bayer press call with Liam Condon and Bob Reiter 43:18