Spotlight

  • Monday May 15, 2017

    St. Louis (May 9, 2017) On April 27, Monsanto graduated its second class of executives from the Monsanto Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program (MSDMP), offered by Monsanto’s North America Supply Chain team. Eight graduating suppliers joined Monsanto on campus for a panel discussion and ceremony to round out the 12-month program.

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  • Thursday May 4, 2017

    Monsanto is among 91 corporations who have joined forces with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and more than 240 bipartisan lawmakers to support reintroduction of the federal Equality Act in Congress.

    In a poll conducted by the HRC, which is the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, two-thirds of those that self identify as LGBTQ say they have experienced discrimination. 

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  • Tuesday May 2, 2017

    CIO Magazine has named Monsanto to its list of 2017 CIO 100 Award Winners. Monsanto is being recognized for the implementation of its innovative analytics platform to optimize seed production. The honor represents a collaboration of teams from Monsanto’s various business hubs and functions that includes IT, Supply Chain, R&D, Analytics, Finance and Project Management.

    For 30 years, CIO Magazine has recognized organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and

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  • Friday April 21, 2017

    Robert Fraley, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief technology officer at Monsanto, is featured in Bill Nye’s new Netflix series, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” which premiered on April 21.

    The 13-episode series tackles a variety of heavily debated scientific topics including vaccinations, global warming, alternative medicine and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Dr. Fraley is a special guest on the GMO episode where he discusses the safety and efficacy of GMOs, along with the

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  • Friday April 7, 2017

    Promoting sustainability on its farms is one of Monsanto Hawaii’s fundamental goals. As a result of this commitment, the company recently achieved the distinguished Zero Waste Facility Certification – Gold level, presented by Green Business Certification Inc. The first business in Hawaii to earn the national certification, Monsanto’s Upper Kunia Farm has successfully diverted 98 percent of its waste from landfills, incineration and the environment.

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  • Tuesday April 4, 2017

    Chevy Chase, Md. (April 4, 2017) – Students from five states across the Midwest are set to take on the Healthy Soils Carbon Soil Investigation Challenge as part of the 2017 4-H Ag Innovators Experience (4-H AIE) activity. The Healthy Soils Challenge engages youth to learn about soil health, sustainable environmental practices and the need to be good stewards of the land. The 4-H AIE is a collaboration between the National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company.

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  • Friday March 31, 2017

    ST. LOUIS (March 31, 2017) – From planting decisions to monitoring crop performance throughout the growing season, farmers depend heavily on their agronomic support team to help maximize their success.

    The DEKALB®, Asgrow® and Deltapine® brands are proud to launch and support “National Agronomy Week”, an annual observance to promote appreciation for the invaluable support provided by agronomists, seed dealers and crop consultants. This season, Agronomy Week will be celebrated April 3-7 and will

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  • Thursday March 23, 2017

    Monsanto announced today that it will donate a total of $200,000 to support disaster relief efforts in four states where farmers and ranchers have been affected by devastating wildfires.

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  • Tuesday March 14, 2017

    Monsanto has donated a $10 million biotechnology research facility in Middleton, WI to the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s College of Agriculture campus. The facility, originally opened in 1982, features 20 greenhouses, 15,000 square feet of controlled environments, and 50,000 square feet of high-quality laboratory space on 4.5 acres. The state-of the-art facility was where researchers took the first critical steps in the development of plant biotechnology, and will now serve as the hub of

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  • Wednesday March 8, 2017

    ST. LOUIS (March 8, 2017) Last week at the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas, Monsanto announced recent enhancements to #TraitAnswers (Genuity.com/TraitAnswers), a robust online tool that compiles the top trait questions and provides information from industry experts to help educate farmers about the features and benefits of various traits.

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