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September 20, 2018 | Successful Farming

Bayer Discusses Monsanto Integration

Seeds and traits, chemicals, and digital agriculture are part of the plan

Bayer CropScience executives discussed some of the plans they have for the integration of Monsanto into Bayer at this week’s Future of Farming Dialogue meeting at its Monheim, Germany headquarters. 

Successful Farming reports bringing Monsanto on board gives Bayer Crop Science a three-pronged innovation strategy, says Liam Condon, Bayer Crop Science chief executive officer.

It includes:

  • The former Monsanto’s seeds and traits business
  • Bayer’s chemical business
  • The former Monsanto’s digital agriculture business (The Climate Corporation)

Bob Reiter, who heads research and development for Bayer Crop Science, says the two companies working together should speed up the time to market for agricultural products. 

Read the full report here.

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