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Scott Kohne

NAFTA Market Acceptance Manager, Seeds Unit, Bayer CropScience LP

Scott Kohne is the NAFTA Market Acceptance Manager for the Seeds unit of Bayer CropScience LP. Responsibilities include stakeholder management, technology acceptance, maintaining and promoting a public policy environment for agricultural products.

Scott was born on a farm in Indiana and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University. He has worked for Bayer CropScience since 1999 holding various positions in Regulatory, and Public & Government Affairs. Previous to his work with Bayer, Mr. Kohne worked for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services where he managed the Feed, Seed and Fertilizer Laboratories and the Florida Petroleum Inspection Laboratory.

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Posted On: Sunday, 3/02/2014 12:32 pm
A: In trying to imagine a world without genetically modified (GM) plants, I would need to think back to the state of agriculture over 20 years ago and consider the impact of removing the tools and solutions that more than 18 million farmers in 27 countries have become accustomed to using in order to effectively and sustainably manage insects, weeds and diseases that rob yield and damage harvests, ultimately reducing farmers’ incomes and well-being. I imagine that the planet would also be... Continue Reading
Posted On: Tuesday, 7/30/2013 11:30 am
A: Biotechnology companies are not the only ones opposed to labeling legislation. Farming organizations, grower groups, family farmers and ranchers, food producers, grocers, consumers, physicians, scientists, civic leaders, U.S. regulatory agencies and others have also come out against recent labeling legislative initiatives. For decades, agricultural biotechnology has helped improve food crops to resist disease, improve pest-management efficiency, improve food nutrition value and increase... Continue Reading
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