Spotlight

  • Friday September 26, 2014

    Monsanto Vietnam has been named as one of the “Exemplary Companies in developing Vietnam’s Agriculture and Rural Economy” by the Rural Economy Newspaper. The award aims to recognize companies and individuals for their efforts and contributions in helping support the development of Vietnam’s agriculture and rural economy. Monsanto Vietnam was nominated and selected as a result of its longstanding commitment and action to improve Vietnam’s commodity sector and the lives of local farmers.

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  • Tuesday September 23, 2014

    Each summer, we host a Farmers Market for local farmers to sell produce grown from our seed. Monsanto employees always line up for a favorite vegetable – sweet corn. Learn more about how today’s sweet corn is grown with less impact on the environment.

  • 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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