Bayer CropScience stepping up seed and trait investments
New investments in seeds and traits were on the minds of Bayer CropScience executives during Bayer’s Ag Issues Forum at this month’s Commodity Classic in Nashville, Tennessee. Here’s some of what was on their minds:
· Bayer is increasing its emphasis on seeds and trait technologies while streamlining its crop protection portfolio. For example, it is phasing out its most acutely toxic pesticides--all remaining World Health Organization (WHO) class I products--by the end of 2012.