Spotlight

  • 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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  • Friday March 3, 2017

    Monsanto Hawaii recently received the prestigious “Wildlife at Work” certification by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for conservation efforts at Monsanto’s Haleiwa farm. The WHC is a national organization that promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on corporate lands. In 2015, Monsanto Hawaii was the first organization in the state to achieve WHC recognition with the certification of its Molokai farm. Learn more about the conservation efforts in the full release here

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  • Thursday February 16, 2017

    The Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition announced Feb. 15 that Monsanto has joined the coalition to bring gender parity to corporate leadership, bringing the total number of participating companies to 34. The Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition was launched in December 2016 by a diverse group of current and former CEOs and business leaders committed to achieving a new norm in corporate leadership: one in which women and men have equal power, status and opportunity.

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  • Thursday February 9, 2017

    Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson, Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture & Forestry Mike Strain and Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Kerry Preete joined other state, local and company officials in a groundbreaking celebration at Monsanto’s Luling operations. Monsanto will make a $975 million capital investment at the site, with new production technology that supports the launch of its Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System. Click here to learn more

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  • Wednesday February 1, 2017

    Monsanto has been named to the list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). It is the only national award that honors corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned business.

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  • 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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