Spotlight

  • Wednesday November 12, 2014

    IDG's Computerworld  announced that Jim Swanson, Monsanto CIO, has been named a 2015 Premier 100 IT Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges.

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  • Tuesday November 11, 2014

    On Nov. 1 at Washington University in St. Louis, Monsanto joined students from six Missouri universities, officials from non-governmental organizations and area community members to discuss and share stories about the role human rights plays in cotton’s journey from seed to clothing. More than 200 people attended the event, which had Puvan Selvanathan, a member of the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights and the U.N. Human Rights Council, as the master of ceremonies.

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  • 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.

  • Friday September 19, 2014

    Our goals are big: helping farmers produce enough food to feed our growing global population, providing access to balanced meals, and reducing the impact of climate change. No one company or organization will achieve these goals. That’s why Monsanto partners with those who can build on our strengths. Together we are developing solutions that address challenges such as water conservation, deforestation, honey bee and soil health. Learn more about the power of collaboration and specific projects

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  • 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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  • Tuesday August 26, 2014

    Novozymes and Monsanto leaders recently highlighted how the companies’ BioAg Alliance is working to develop innovations for agriculture to boost productivity and further support the management of natural resources on the farm. The Alliance is expected to expand the research and commercialization of a new generation of microbials to help farmers meet the world’s demands for food and feed in a sustainable way.

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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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