The American Museum of Agriculture is now the Bayer Museum of Agriculture,”   following announcement of a sponsorship agreement to rename the museum. The sponsorship goal is to help “to further preserve, promote and display its cotton industry collection dating back to the 1600s.

The expanded Museum will open its doors in late spring-early summer 2014 and will feature a new Bayer CropScience exhibit, located in a new Central Exhibit Hall (a rotunda) along with an interactive “Major Crops” display focused on corn, cotton, peanuts, rice, sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers and wheat, an interactive farming game for visitors from the fourth grade to adults, and a new gift shop and reception desk, plus administrative areas for special events, research, training and functions.

Read more about plans for The Bayer Museum of Agriculture here. http://www.bayercropscience.us/our-commitment/bayer-initiatives.

 

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