• Friday June 3, 2016

    According to a 2015 study by Purdue University, only 61% of 58,000 job openings are filled each year in ag-related companies. Among the things driving the demand for high-skilled jobs in agriculture is the need to feed a growing, global population with less water and land as well as the growing intersection of technology and agriculture. CNBC’s “Where the Jobs Are” dives into Monsanto’s approach to enticing recruits to work in agriculture.

  • Tuesday May 31, 2016

    Melissa Harper, Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition, Inclusion & Diversity and HR Compliance at Monsanto, has been named to Black Enterprise Magazine’s 2016 List of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity.  The listing appears in the publication’s May 2016 issue.

  • Friday May 27, 2016

    Monsanto and Harvard University recently announced the publication of favorable study data surrounding PACE (phage-assisted continuous evolution) technology and its potential to support the development of agriculture products that can help farmers control insects and pests that have developed resistance to prior agriculture solutions.

  • Friday May 20, 2016

    Across America 352 students have recently been awarded $1,500 scholarships from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program encourages rural youth to remain in agriculture and provides post-high school scholarships to help them develop the skills needed to fill thousands of agriculture jobs in a variety of fields – including farming, agronomy, education, engineering, business management and many more. Farmers play a vital role in the program by promoting the

  • Thursday May 19, 2016

    Regulatory decisions must be made consistently, predictably and based on the best available science

    In response to further delay of a vote by the EU Member States on the renewal of glyphosate, Philip Miller, Ph.D., Monsanto’s vice president of global regulatory and governmental affairs, today issued the following statement:

  • Thursday April 28, 2016

    Monsanto has been named to the 2016 STEM Jobs  Approved Employer List by Victory Media, ranking 11th out of 139 companies.  Monsanto was also ranked No. 2 on Victory Media’s Top 5 Industry Awards list of Technology and Telecommunications employers for developing technological advancements in the field of agriculture.

  • Tuesday April 19, 2016

    Integrity, transparency and respect are core principles for Monsanto. It is our expectation that employees and business partners act consistently with our values, wherever they operate around the world. Monsanto is proud to champion human rights to ensure respect and dignity for people.

    This month marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of Monsanto’s Human Rights Policy. Over the past decade, the company has implemented a number of human rights initiatives:

  • Thursday April 14, 2016

    Sherri M. Brown, Ph.D. , Monsanto’s Vice President of Science Strategy, was recently honored by the St. Louis Academy of Science with the 2016 Trustees Award. The award recognizes her outstanding contributions to the Academy’s mission of promoting the understanding and appreciation of science.

  • Tuesday April 12, 2016

    Monsanto today joined with several companies and business leaders across the state of Missouri to voice its belief that everyone should be treated with equality, dignity and without fear of discrimination. In a St. Louis Post-Dispatch opinion piece, a coalition of Missouri-based businesses and chambers of commerce urged Missouri legislators not to advance Senate Joint Resolution 39 (SJR 39) as it moves to the Missouri House for discussion.

  • Monday April 4, 2016

    Monsanto is awarding five $2,000 grants this week to help elevate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education at schools and youth programs in the greater St. Louis region.

    The 2015-2016 Dannette Ward Science Education Grant recipients include Cross Keys Middle School, Gateway Region YMCA, Hillsboro Elementary School, Jennings High School and the Parkway Spark! program.