Agriculture is one of the sectors most affected by climate change. However, it also contributes to the release of gases like ammonia and greenhouse gases (GHGs), affecting the quality of air and biodiversity.
"Precision farming is a farm-management concept that should and must be available to all farmers who are committed to developing a sustainable and responsible agriculture sector” says Yara’s CEO, Svein Tore Holsether.
Global population is expected to rise from 7.3 billion people today to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to the United Nations. This means that the world will need 60% more food and 30% more water for agriculture.
Bayer is a global enterprise in the life science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. Bayer is committed to sustainable development principles and to its social and ethical responsibilities. In fiscal 2017, the Group employed around 99,800 people and generated sales of EUR 35.0 billion. R&D expenses were EUR 4.5 billion.