Food Safety

Food Safety

Combined efforts of experts and regulators

Everybody deserves to have food that is safe and healthy to consume. Glufosinate-ammonium as well as other crop protection tools must be thoroughly assessed by public authorities to determine safety thresholds. » more

Operator Safety

Operator Safety

30 years of safe use

Glufosinate-ammonium has been used safely for 30 years, and to-date, there have been no known cases of harm to humans when it has been applied according to label instructions. To ensure worker’s safety, experts have also established strict guidelines. » more

Environment

Environment

Minimizing environmental impact

Glufosinate-ammonium has been rigorously tested through lengthy trials for environmental safety. When label instructions are followed, the product does not contaminate the environment and is safe for animals. » more

Stewardship

Stewardship

Putting safety first

Several product stewardship initiatives instruct farmers on how to minimize potential exposure to the products as well as impact on the environment through good agricultural practices. » more

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Benefits: Sustainability

Modern agriculture

Modern agriculture, sustainable solutions

Glufosinate-ammonium brings many benefits by improving soils and reducing erosion, reducing energy use and improving agricultural productivity. » more

Fighting Global Herbicide Resistance

Professor Stephen Powles, Director of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI), discussed global weed resistance with Liam Condon, Member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and President of the Crop Science Division, at the Weed Resistance Global Symposium in Paris. Bayer and the AHRI have been collaborating in research on the mechanisms of resistance and continue to exchange experiences in order to develop better solutions that are needed to ensure that weeds do not threaten food production. A diversified approach to weed resistance is needed as herbicides alone as weed control tool are not sustainable. For this purpose, Bayer invests annually more than one billion euros in crop science research and development, combining chemical and biological crop protection products with modern breeding technologies and trait research.

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Why GA helps farmers: apples

What is Glufosinate-ammonium?

It is one of the most effective herbicides available for treating weeds in orchards, vineyards and other herbicide-resistant LibertyLink crops such as soybeans, corn, canola or cotton. Crucially, its distinguishing chemistry and ‘mode of action’ help farmers avoid weed resistance.

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