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Bayer CropScience Releases Video About Making Science Make Sense Program At Durham Performance Learning Center

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience (, one of the world's top innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits, has announced the release of a video featuring the organization's work at Durham Performance Learning Center through its national award-winning program, Making Science Make Sense (MSMS). MSMS advances science literacy through hands-on, inquiry-based science learning, employee volunteerism and public education. Through its work with the Durham Performance Learning Center, Bayer aims to showcase the exciting parts of science to increase interest among students and give them more of a hands-on background in science. The video is available for viewing at:

Bayer's MSMS team has led biology labs at Durham Performance Learning Center for the past two years. As a result of the team's efforts, more than 50 percent of the students participating in the MSMS biology lab passed the End of Course exam. The center's science teacher credits the students' success to participation in the MSMS labs.


"At Bayer CropScience, one of our sayings is 'science for a better life,'" said Adrian Percy, vice president, development and market support at Bayer CropScience. "Several students at the Durham Performance Learning Center would not have graduated without passing biology. Helping these students graduate not only helps them with their future career, it also has a substantial impact on our state's economic health."    


- MSMS is one of Bayer's 300 worldwide corporate responsibility programs.

- Each semester, Bayer CropScience's MSMS team leads biology students through approximately six two-hour labs. The labs are interactive and designed to cover key biological concepts.

- Between 10 and 20 students participate in each lab. In the 2011 spring semester, students took three field trips to the Bayer CropScience campus: Crop Protection Headquarters (RTP); Biotechnology Innovation Center (Morrisville); and Environmental Science Field Technology (Clayton).  

- To learn more about the Making Science Make Sense program, visit

- For more information about the Durham Performance Learning Center, visit


Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience, a subgroup of Bayer AG with annual sales of EUR 6.830 billion (2010), is one of the world's leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits. The company offers an outstanding range of products and extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture and for non-agricultural applications. Bayer CropScience has a global workforce of 20,700 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at:


Partnering with community leaders and providing philanthropic support have long been a part of Bayer Corporation's culture. In 1953, Bayer created the first of three foundations that later all merged to become the Bayer USA Foundation. The Bayer USA Foundation is an endowed 501(c)(3) entity and is the primary source for Bayer's philanthropic giving throughout the United States. The mission of the Bayer USA Foundation is to support programs that enhance the quality of life, provide unique and enriching opportunities that connect diverse groups and ensure preparedness for tomorrow's leaders — thereby, resulting in sustainable partnerships that continually improve communities in which Bayer employees live and work. 

This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group or subgroup management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in Bayer's public reports which are available on the Bayer website at The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

Media Contacts:

Jennifer Fair
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

Patty Briguglio
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

Beth Roden
Bayer CropScience
(919) 549-2030

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