Spotlight

  • Tuesday January 17, 2017

    Werner Baumann, Bayer CEO, and Hugh Grant, Monsanto Chairman and CEO, had a very productive meeting last week with President-Elect Trump and his team to share their view on the future of the agriculture industry and its need for innovation. The driving force behind the Bayer-Monsanto combination is increasing and accelerating innovation to help growers around the world address challenges like climate change and food security. This becomes increasingly important as we all work together to feed

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  • Wednesday December 14, 2016

    Monsanto has been named a 2017 Digital Edge 50 award winner for its initiative, “Securing Our Food Supply through Modernization of Hybrid Seed Production.” The global effort spans Monsanto’s supply chain and IT departments to integrate the company’s various platforms – from research to production to the commercial teams – connecting processes and systems to advance Monsanto’s field and facility practices around the world.

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  • Tuesday December 13, 2016

    The 2016 Monsanto Annual Report, which was released today, is now available online by visiting the company’s website at www.monsanto.com and clicking on the Investor Information tab.

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  • Tuesday November 29, 2016

    ST. LOUIS(Nov. 29, 2016) – An advanced lineup of corn products being introduced for 2017 demonstrated a strong line of defense against the top yield-robbing corn diseases this season. DEKALB® Disease Shield corn products achieved an average 12 bushel per acre national yield advantage in more than 1,400 trial plot comparisons throughout the U.S.

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  • Wednesday November 16, 2016

    DEKALB Vietnam (Monsanto Vietnam) was recently named as a “Top 100 Sustainable Companies in Vietnam,” a prestigious honor from the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  DEKALB Vietnam ranked No. 10 for its efforts in sustainable development, especially in improving agriculture and communities’ lives.
     

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  • Wednesday October 12, 2016

    Today, Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) released its 2016 Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP) at The World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa. GHI’s highly-regarded GAP Report is an annual call-to-action to invest in proven strategies for sustainably producing food, feed, fiber and biofuel for a growing world.

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  • Tuesday October 11, 2016

    Monsanto recently accepted a 2016 Regional Sustainability Award from RideFinders, a free public ridesharing service in St. Louis. The award recognizes businesses, institutions and organizations that actively promote sustainable transportation and support RideFinders’ efforts to reduce traffic congestion and improve regional air quality.

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  • Friday October 7, 2016

    Yesterday the White House launched its America the Bountiful initiative, a collaboration between federal agencies and private-sector stakeholders to meet the growing demand for a skilled, diverse workforce in the rapidly evolving agricultural landscape. Dr. Sherri Brown, Vice President of Science Strategy for Monsanto, attended the announcement event at USDA’s headquarters and joined a panel to discuss ways the private and public sectors can work together to expand and diversify the

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  • Thursday September 29, 2016

    This week, Dr. Mike Lohuis, Monsanto’s Director of Ag Environmental Strategy, was in Washington D.C. presenting at a meeting of the Coalition on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. There he discussed a project that will integrate recent advancements in precision agriculture data platforms, designed to help growers optimize farm enterprise profitability, to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs), increase soil carbon, reduce soil erosion and improve water quality.

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  • Friday September 23, 2016

    Monsanto has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplace Award by The Des Moines Register, earning a rank of 18 out of 20 large Iowa companies. The newspaper made the announcement on Sept. 15.
     
    The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and

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