Bayer Greenhouse to Support Biologic and Vegetable Seed Businesses
Bayer market the opening new greenhouse was designed to support the Crop Science division’s growing biologics and vegetable seeds businesses. The new $12 million complex is situated on 5 acres in West Sacramento, Calif.
“Innovation requires sustained and ongoing investments,” said Jim Blome, President and CEO of Bayer CropScience LP. “These state-of-the-art facilities illustrate our continued commitment to developing new innovative products for growers to help them on their farms by improving the overall sustainability and productivity of modern agriculture. ”
The greenhouse serves as a companion to Bayer’s integrated R&D site for biologics and vegetable seeds which as completed in September 2014.
“We are excited to build on our capacity for innovation here in West Sacramento, where agricultural technology and world-class universities are all within reach,” said Jon Margolis, vice president of Biologics Research for Bayer’s Crop Science division and West Sacramento site leader. “The products emerging from Biologics and Vegetable Seeds research in West Sacramento will ultimately help farmers around the world grow more productive crops. These advancements will allow us to significantly and positively affect farming on a global scale and help feed a growing world population.”
Read more about Bayer’s plans for the facility.