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Man and Women in Vineyard
Raising The Bar
On Transparency and Engagement

As a leader in agriculture, Bayer has a responsibility to farmers, consumers, and the planet. While we have always held ourselves to a high standard, we aim to further elevate our efforts in transparency.


By enabling public access to our studies and submission documents, we hope to foster an open dialogue on our products and innovation. Our standard is to not only give access to studies but also to how they are conducted. Through these efforts, we aim to show the scientific rigor that is involved in evaluating the safety of our products. We hope to connect you with our scientific community so that, together, we can break down the barriers to science.

Why do we believe in transparency?

We believe in doing things responsibly. We set high ethical standards that represent how we measure ourselves and our partners. Through greater efforts in transparency, we can work together to turn the impossibilities of today into the breakthroughs of tomorrow. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more answers or email



What are we disclosing?

We are disclosing safety-relevant summaries of our active substances and GM crops, and granting non-commercial access to full study reports and safety documents. Documents that are subject to third-party rights must be exempted to respect these rights.


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Crop Protection
We believe in the integrity of our science and we want you to see for yourself why that is. Learn more about the process behind our safety studies here.
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Genetically Modified Crops
According to the World Health Organization, “GM Crops” are generated by genetic modification allowing selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another – this technology is referred to as genetic engineering or genetic modification. Plant breeders use this technology (“modern biotechnology”) to introduce traits into plants. We understand that you might have questions about our GM crop products. We invite you to learn more about our GM crops and the process behind the submission documents and safety summaries, the regulatory process to achieve a product authorization and the benefits of GM crops here. Note: GM Crops are currently grown in 26 nations around the world, and are approved for import in 70 countries. Currently, Bayer commercializes genetically modified traits in canola, corn (maize), cotton, soybeans, and squash, but cultivation and import vary by country according to each country or regional regulation. These crops are used mainly for animal feed and in the clothing industry (cotton). For more information, please visit the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)
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Plant Breeding
Creating New Possibilities
Helping farmers, consumers, and our planet thrive.