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Bayer Hawaii Debuts Monthly Radio Program – Sustaining Hawaii

Bayer Hawaii is excited to announce the debut of its new monthly radio program – Sustaining Hawaii. Today’s global agriculture industry is facing many challenges. Climate change, labor shortage, water stresses and pest control are just a few of these challenges that are affecting us here in Hawaii. For the next 12 months, KHVH host […]

Judge accepts Monsanto Company plea agreement regarding 2014 application and storage of Penncap-M®

A Honolulu Federal District Court judge has approved a plea agreement between Monsanto Company and the U.S. Department of Justice over an incident that happened in 2014. Under the agreement, Monsanto Company pleaded guilty to one violation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) regarding the 2014 application of a prohibited pesticide on […]

Bayer Hawaii Life Sciences Scholarship

High school seniors interested in a life sciences degree are invited to apply. As many as ten (10) scholarships of $1,000 each are typically awarded each year. This scholarship is open to graduating seniors of all high schools in Hawaii who will be attending an accredited college or university to pursue a discipline related to […]

Maui employees take to the street on Bayer Community Service Day

Bayer employees across the United States took part in the annual Bayer Community Service Day. In Hawaii, more than 100 employees rolled up their sleeves and volunteered in an Adopt-A-Highway service project. “Our employees have been looking forward to this day. In addition to a cleaner roadside, we are helping to keep trash from entering […]

Why We Designated 1,500 Acres As Important Agricultural Lands

The Hawaii State Land Use Commission recently approved Bayer’s voluntary designation of more than 1,500 acres of our farmland in Hawai`i as Important Agricultural Lands. This is great news for the future of local ag in Hawaii. “Important Agricultural Lands” (IAL) was established by the State of Hawaii to preserve suitable agricultural lands for the […]

Maui Celebrates New Pollinator Habitat

Take a group of dedicated employees, a community-minded business, and a passion for perpetuating Hawaii’s natural resources and you have the foundation on which Bayer Hawaii’s new walking trail and pollinator habitat was created. A new half-mile walking trail called Ke ‘Ala i ke Ola (translated from Hawaiian “the path of life”) was blessed by […]

Monarch Butterfly Experience

The monarch butterfly, also known as the king of butterflies, plays an important role in agriculture by assisting with the pollination of flowering crops and contributing to biodiversity. As the monarch butterfly population continues to fluctuate worldwide, Bayer Hawaii has made a commitment to help restore pollinator habitats across its farms on Oahu, Maui and […]

Helping to Grow Hawaii’s Next Ag Generation

Did you know: less than two percent of Hawaii’s workers are employed in agriculture, and they’re getting older (average age is 60.4 years). From our daily meals to the clothing we wear to energy that helps power our modern lifestyles…we all depend on agriculture to produce the food, feed, fiber and fuel we need. At […]

Bayer Helps Local Farmers Succeed

In an effort to help improve farm productivity and food quality for the state of Hawaii, Bayer remains committed to supporting local ag production by implementing programs that improve the lives of farmers in the community, and ultimately increase the amount of locally grown produce. Established in July 2011 as a private-public partnership between Bayer […]

Bayer Unveils STEM Education Center at Kunia Farm

As agriculture continues to face many challenges including food production needs, water stresses, pest problems and more, Bayer Hawaii is committed to fostering the next generation of innovators and farmers by supporting education programs in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As part of that effort, Bayer Hawaii officially unveiled a new […]