Spotlight

  • Tuesday August 26, 2014

    AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a more than $1 million donation of a unique plant cell library and related equipment from the Monsanto Company. The library contains tissues and cells from 3,500 plant species and is considered to be one of the largest plant cell collections in the world. It will be used by university researchers and their industry partners.

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  • Monday August 25, 2014

    For the 15th consecutive year, Monsanto Brazil is among the 130 “Best Companies to Work For” in Brazil. The results are based on a survey conducted by global research firm Great Place to Work® Institute, which has been conducting this assessment in the country for the past 17 years. Companies are evaluated on people management, leadership development strategies, compensation policies, corporate health programs, benefits, career opportunities and corporate citizenship.

    Monsanto ranked ninth

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  • Monday June 2, 2014

    Seminis hosted produce managers at a watermelon field day this week to give them insight into the newest watermelon varieties being grown by farmers.

    Seminis® welcomes produce managers from retailers to its watermelon field day in Plant City, Fla., today and tomorrow to get a close look at varieties for the traditional market, specialty watermelon varieties and ultra-firm flesh varieties for the fresh-cut business.

    One highlight of the 45-60 count category is SV0241WA watermelon hybrid. Melon “count” refers to the number of melons that can fit in a bin.

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  • Tuesday May 20, 2014

    The residents of the Indonesian villages of Ngawonggo and Pandanmulyo, in the Tajinan sub-district, use a nearby river as their source for drinking water. They also use that same river as a place to do their laundry, wash dishes, clean cattle and as a dumping ground for human waste.

    Not coincidentally, three years ago, 30-40 villagers per week visited local doctors complaining of diarrhea, skin lesions and other diseases caused by unclean water.

    Monsanto Indonesia and Habitat for Humanity

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  • Monday May 19, 2014

    At Monsanto Hawaii, the natural resources we use to operate our businesses are of utmost importance to fulfilling our commitment to sustainability. We care deeply about protecting our islands’ natural resources, including our islands’ most valuable resource – water.

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  • Friday May 16, 2014

    Monsanto brands Channel®, DEKALB®, Asgrow® and Rea Hybrids™ joined together to donate $100,000 to the Capital Campaign for a new exhibit hall at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. The new hall will have more than 35,000 square feet of exhibit space, classrooms, a kitchen for 4-H food competition, concessions and a stage.

    “We are honored to have the opportunity to partner with the South Dakota State Fair and 4-H to support the future of agriculture in the great state of South Dakota,” said

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  • Tuesday March 25, 2014

    Population trends project the world population will grow by two billion in the next 40 years, requiring a 70 percent increase in food production to feed the world. National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company announced today, during the National Ag Day observance, a new initiative to respond to this challenge by stimulating youth interest and involvement in agriculture.

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  • Tuesday March 25, 2014

    On March 25, Monsanto celebrates National Ag Day—a program organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA), developed to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, farmers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.

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  • Tuesday March 25, 2014

    Today is the centennial of the birth of Dr. Norman Borlaug, who became the father of the Green Revolution and later, the founder of the World Food Prize.

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