Shorter corn stalks, drones and more: Inside Bayer Crop Science's $2B R&D pipeline

Shorter corn stalks, drones and more: Inside Bayer Crop Science's $2B R&D pipeline

By Nathan Rubbelke - St. Louis Inno editor

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A drone sprays soybean crops at Bayer's Agronomy Center in Jerseyville, Illinois. Nathan Rubbelke. Image courtesy of bizjournals.com

Bayer Crop Science's short-stature corn hybrids (left) are grown next to traditional corn hybrids at Bayer's Agronomy Center in Jerseyville, Illinois. Nathan Rubbelke. Image courtesy of bizjournals.com

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Two subjects are top of mind for Bayer Crop Science President Rodrigo Santos

“We do believe that more than ever, not only because of the pandemic but also because of the war in Ukraine, there are two things that really become even more important than any other topic: food security and climate change,” Santos said. "Those two topics are probably on the agenda of every conversation that we have.”

Bayer Crop Science, which has its North American headquarters in Creve Coeur, has put those two topics at the center of its research and development initiatives, developing new products that it believes will help mitigate food insecurity and climate change.

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