Soybeans are an important source of proteins, for use in food and animal feed and oil, for use in cooking and producing biodiesel. In 2013, farmers grew soybeans on 111 million hectares (ha) worldwide, producing over 276 million tonnes. The Americas are by far the largest regional producer, accounting for 85 %.
Based on our close relationship to farmers and presence in the field, we have developed along the crop cycle a wide range of products and solutions that can help soybean farmers to continue being successful. Through our Functional Crop Care business, we are also developing novel solutions to manage efficient scarce resourced such as water, nutrients and arable land. Productivity starts with the seed.