News Releases: Climate

  • Monday February 27, 2017

    Stern Positions Company As Catalyst For Next Major Wave Of Agricultural Innovation

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) named Mike Stern., Chief Executive Officer of The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, as the 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the Year. This agriculture industry award recognizes outstanding leadership in private, public or academic service. It is conferred each year to a senior agribusiness executive who exemplifies excellence in agribusiness, and has alsomore...
  • Tuesday February 21, 2017

    Details Key Climate Action Milestones, Alignment With UN Sustainable Development Goals And Position On Biodiversity

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together . Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to help mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position and alignment of its work with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “We understand the crucial role agriculture has in feeding the world while utilizing themore...
  • Thursday January 5, 2017

    The Company Also Announces New Global Expansion Plans For Its Industry-Leading Climate FieldView™ Digital Ag Platform

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), today unveiled for the first time more than 35 projects in its research and development pipeline. The company also announced plans to expand its industry-leading Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform into new international geographies over the next few years. Climate’s announcement follows Monsanto’s annual R&D pipeline update. The company is sharing anmore...
  • Thursday January 5, 2017

    The Company’s Annual Research & Development Showcase Focuses On Reducing Inputs, Improving Grower Productivity And Identifying Ways To Mitigate Environmental Challenges

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced 2017 updates on progress made across its research and development (R&D) pipeline over the past year. The company’s commitment to this annual pipeline showcase is founded in a dedication to innovations that support farmers as they work to meet the needs of society while using natural resources more efficiently. The company’s industry-leading pipeline integrates seeds, traits, crop protection and datamore...
  • Thursday December 1, 2016

    Monsanto Advances Its Commitment To Carbon Neutrality, Convenes Carbon-Neutral Collaborative

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Addressing climate change– and more specifically, decreasing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture– can only be achieved through collective effort. To highlight the role modern agriculture can play in mitigating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Monsanto today announced the formation and first meeting of the Carbon-Neutral Collaborative, a consortium of experts on agricultural greenhouse gases. The Collaborative will help develop a frameworkmore...
  • Monday November 21, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO & TALLINN, Estonia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. The VitalFields team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world. Founded in 2011 and available in seven European countries, VitalFields offers anmore...
  • Friday September 23, 2016

    USDA-NRCS Also Commits $1 Million Through Conservation Innovation Grant To Farmer-Focused Project

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) recently awarded the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and its Soil Health Partnership (SHP) a $1 million Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to help farmers better understand and adopt farming practices that help reduce climate change impacts. Monsanto announced today it also intends to make an additional investment of $1.6 million in thismore...
  • Wednesday August 31, 2016

    Company Also Expands Availability of the Climate FieldView Platform across More U.S. Crop Acres

    BOONE, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced at Farm Progress Show the addition of new features to its Climate FieldViewTM digital agriculture platform that will help farmers manage variability in their fields and analyze seed performance to uncover valuable insights. “All farmers experience variability in their fields,” said Mike Stern, chief executive officer for The Climate Corporation. “more...
  • Tuesday August 30, 2016

    Corn And Soybean Crops Have The Highest Potential To Mitigate/Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions; 100 Million Metric Tons Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Be Eliminated From U.S. Agriculture By 2030

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agriculture can play a significant role in helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions according to a recent scientific report. As part of Monsanto Company’s commitment to make its own operations carbon neutral by 2021, the company commissioned third-party expert ICF International to examine the potential for reducing GHG emissions through agriculture in the United States. The resulting report titled, “Charting a Path to Carbon Neutralmore...
  • Friday March 4, 2016

    New Agreements Connect The Climate FieldView Platform To Agronomic, Retailer And Equipment Software Systems, Helping Farmers Get The Most From Their Field Data

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced data connectivity agreements with several agronomic and retailer software systems as well as the John Deere Operations Center, enabling farmers and their trusted advisors to quickly and easily transfer certain field data between these systems and Climate FieldView. With Climate FieldView, farmers can visualize their farm data and gain customized, field-level insightsmore...
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