Agrikua’s Gender Equality Project = 1st at #YouthAgSummit

jamie johansen

Last week, I was given the opportunity to attend the 2017 Youth Ag Summit organized by Bayer Crop Science. Never have I ever attended such a motivating and uplifting agricultural event. 100 youth from 18-25 gathered in Brussels, Belgium to tackle some of the worlds leading issues in agriculture. During the Summit, delegates worked across the week in groups of …

Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Youth, Youth Ag Summit

The Future of Eating Digitally

carrie muehling

Caleb Harper describes himself as an anti-disciplinary person who did not succeed in the traditional school setting. But his ideas and his curious mind eventually landed him at MIT, where he now is Principal Investigator and Director of the Open Agriculture (Open Ag) Initiative at the MIT Media Lab. Harper addressed 100 youth in attendance at the 2017 Youth Ag …

AgWired Animal, Audio, Bayer

Bayer and 4-H Launch Science Matters Collaboration

cindy zimmerman

Opening day of the Farm Progress Show, Bayer and the National 4-H Council announced a new partnership for future innovators in science and technology to help feed a growing population. The nationwide collaboration, Science Matters, is designed to address the need for an enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workforce by planting a love of scientific exploration in young …

4-H, AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Education, Farm Progress Show, Youth

Engaging Youth To Empower Agriculture

Lizzy Schultz

Engaging youth in agriculture is an important part of fueling the future of the industry, and a presentation surrounding this necessary, complex concept took the spotlight during the 2017 Bayer #AgVocacy Forum last week. One of the presenters was Bev Flatt, a young farmer from Tennessee who seeks to share her passion and knowledge of farming with other young people. …

Advocate, Ag Group, Audio, Bayer, Education, Youth

Passion – Bayer Takes Us Beyond the Farm Gate

Jamie Johansen

This is the 12th year Bayer CropScience has brought a diverse group of ag voices together to talk about key agricultural issues and the importance of advocating for our industry. One panel during the 2017 Bayer AgVocacy Forum brought a team of farmers together to discuss Beyond the Farm Gate: Today’s Challenges Create Tomorrow’s Opportunities. Panelist included: Deb Gangwish, Co-Owner, …

Advocate, Agribusiness, Audio, BASF Crop Protection, Bayer, Farming

BIVI & Bayer Agreement for Purchase of U.S. Cydectin®

Jamie Johansen

Bayer and Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) have signed an agreement which states Bayer will acquire BIVI’s CYDECTIN bovine and ovine endectocide products in the U.S. Once completed, the deal would include the transfer of CYDECTIN Pour-On, CYDECTIN Injectable and CYDECTIN Oral Drench. These endectocides with the active ingredient moxidectin offer persistent killing of internal parasites at multiple stages, including …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Deworming

Bayer Products Giving Producers An Advantage

Lizzy Schultz

Bayer Animal Health has several new products coming down the pipeline for cattle producers, and Dr. Larry Hawkins, Sr. Technical Services Veterinarian, sat down during NAFB Trade Talk to explain how these new products will give producers an extra advantage going into 2017. One product that producers can be excited about is Zelnate, a DNA immunostimulant that works with the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Bayer, Cattle, Health

How to Talk to Consumers about Food

Joanna Schroeder

Tyson Foods VP of Sustainable Food Production Dr. Christine Daugherty took the stage last week during the Bayer AgVocacy Forum in New Orleans to discuss global food business trends. One of those trends is both women and men feeling guilty about the food they put on the table. In fact, eight out of 10 women feel especially guilty on the …

Advocate, Audio, Bayer

Bayer Hosts Panel On Antibiotic Resistance

Lizzy Schultz

Bayer Crop Science held a series of panels covering a variety of important topics during an #AgVocacy Forum at the 2016 Commodity Classic last week in New Orleans. Discussion surrounded antibiotic resistance in crops, animals, and humans, and how all three of those industries must share equal responsibility in terms of prioritizing antibiotic stewardship in their fields. The panel included …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, Bayer, Research, Veterinary

Bayer Animal Health Launches Share For Shelters

Jamie Johansen

Bayer Animal Health and Adopt-a-Pet.com have launched Share For Shelters, a campaign designed to emphasize the love and appreciation pet owners have for their pets. For every posted photo of their pets, Bayer will give pet care products to select shelters and rescues across the U.S. that are a part of Adopt-a-Pet.com’s network. Pet photos shared through December 31, 2015 …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Bayer