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Bayer Crop Science Solidifying Position as Global Leader at RTP Location

Bayer CropScience has been celebrating 150 years of service to America’s farmers this week, and some of those celebrations have been focused at North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. President and CEO of Bayer CropScience North America, Jim Bloom, spent some time at a media event with Southern Farm Network’s Bob Midles discussing the investment Bayer has made in RTP and what it does for Bayer as far as discovery and bringing new technology to the table quicker:

“It helps solidify our position as a global leader in biotechnology and it allows us to bring more of our scientists on site to collaborate and that state of the art facility helps us in recruiting and retaining top scientists in the area.

We are very excited because Bayer is a science company and they chose one location in the US to celebrate their 150th anniversary and they chose RTP to highlight the importance of science to our business and our investment and our belief that science has played a big part in our 150 years so far and it’s an even bigger part of our future.”

This week has been devoted to celebrating Bayer CropScience’s 150th anniversary.

Jim Bloom, President and CEO of Bayer Crop Science North America with Southern Farm Network’s Bob Midles. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.