Working with experts from universities, farmers, conservation groups and government agencies across North America, Monsanto is contributing to the efforts to restore the monarch population to healthy levels.
Glyphosate has a history of safe use for more than four decades. The overall safety profile of glyphosate has contributed to the adoption of glyphosate-based herbicides in more than 160 countries around the world.
A lot has improved for farmers and consumers since 1983--the year dr Robert Fraley first revealed research that he and others at Monsanto had genetically modified a plant. This info graphic provides a snapshot of a few things that have improved over the past 30 years.
Nearly 50 percent of all cropland uses some version of conservation tillage as a management practice. There is still more work to be done as the agriculture industry strives to increase conservation tillage acres.
In order to produce more, conserve more and improve lives, we partner with farmers, local governments, NGO’s, universities and other stakeholders with diverse approaches to positively impact agriculture and the world. Our commitment to sustainable agriculture has led to very successful signature partnerships and projects over the past few years.
Monarch butterflies are experiencing significant challenges. We’re collaborating with universities, farmers and conservation groups to help restore habitat and improve research. Discover more athttp://monsanto.info/sustainability.
Highlights from a recent trip to a Raleigh, NC area cotton farm and Cotton Inc for bloggers to see some of the steps involved in getting cotton from seed planted on the farm to the fabric we all enjoy.
The farmers who grow the world’s food are up against some significant challenges. Mieka and her colleagues are collaborating with farmers to identify new techniques to grow food more sustainably. Discover more athttp://discover.monsanto.com.
Crossbreeding is a practice that has been used for more than 10,000 years. Bill and the plant breeders at Monsanto are using that same practice to bring melons, peppers and many other vegetable seeds to farmers. Discover more athttp://discover.monsanto.com.