During the Bayer CropScience Greenhouse 5 grand opening, Chuck took a few minutes to sit down with James Blome, president and CEO for Bayer CropScience LP and head of Crop Protection for the North American region. Sustainability was the goal for Bayer CropScience as plans came into place in building Greenhouse 5.
“Greenhouse 5 is our lastest expansion with 62,000 sq. ft. of steel and greenhouse capability here in North Carolina and is the pinnacle for our new research operations for cotton, corn, soybean, canola and our leadership position in biotechnology to feed a growing world.”
“It is state-of-the-art. We focused on sustainability; capturing rainwater, filtering everything. Pollination is very important in separating research trials so everything is separated out with different air handling capabilities. We have flexibility in our heat lamps and in our lights to change crops as our research needs change in the future and really just optimizing the latest state-of-the-art use of water, light and air conditioning capabilities for this facility in North Carolina.”
Listen to or download Chuck’s entire interview with James Blome here: Interview with James Blome
You can find the photo album for the Bayer event here: Bayer CropScience Greenhouse 5 Photo Album