Bayer Vegetation Management Announces Inaugural “Go Ahead” Award Winners


Applicators Recognized for Leadership in Categories of Sustainability, Safety, Quality of Life, Economics and Prevention


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (November 21, 2016)Environmental Science, a business unit within the Crop Science division of Bayer, announced winners of the inaugural “Go Ahead” awards for the Vegetation Management (VM) business at the recent Bayer Pro Applicator Meeting in Austin, Texas. The recipients, all Bayer Pro applicators, are notable for achievements in the areas of Sustainability, Safety, Quality of Life, Economics and Prevention.

 

“It’s important to us that we recognize and celebrate customers who symbolize and support our mission of Science for a Better Life,” said Mathew Nespeca, head of commercial operations for the Bayer VM business. “We are dedicated to supporting those customers who go above and beyond, bringing unique dedication and innovation to their profession – customers who truly ‘Go Ahead’ of the rest in our industry.”

 

The 2016 Bayer VM Go Ahead award winners, organized by category:

  • Sustainability: Roman Ramirez of Union Forestry Labor, nominated by Gueth Braddock (Eastern Sales);
  • Safety: Mike Foley of Superior Forestry, nominated by Doug Wood (Eastern Sales);
  • Economics: Donnie Wilson of Chemical Weed Control, nominated by Myron Rabalais (Eastern Sales);
  • Prevention: Floyd Paye of Payes 2 Spray Custom Applicators, nominated by Kent Pittard (Western Sales);
  • Quality of Life: Louis Newburn of EDKO, nominated by Doug Wood.

 

The Bayer Pro loyalty program recognizes applicators who support efforts of enhanced stewardship, safety, and high-quality customer service through the use of Bayer VM solutions. Applicators are eligible for the program based on their purchase history, targets and acceptance of Bayer Stewardship principles. The awards will be given on a yearly basis moving forward.

 

For more information on Bayer vegetation management solutions, visit BayerVM.com.

Bayer is committed to bringing new technology and solutions for agriculture and non-agricultural uses. For questions concerning the availability and use of products, contact a local Bayer representative, or visit Crop Science, a division of Bayer, online at www.cropscience.bayer.us.

 

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