Spotlight

  • Monday July 11, 2016

    Monsanto recently announced an investment in Brasil Aceleradora de Startups, a startup fund created by a subsidiary of Microsoft Brazil and launched in 2012 to make strategic investments in the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship. In addition to investing in the fund, Monsanto’s objective is to accelerate innovation in Brazilian agriculture by sharing knowledge and industry experience with Brazilian startups.

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  • Wednesday June 29, 2016

    In response to today’s action by the European Commission to only temporarily extend the authorisation of glyphosate for 18 months, Dr. Philip W. Miller, Monsanto’s vice president of global regulatory and governmental affairs, released the following statement:

    Today’s decision by the European Commission to temporarily extend glyphosate’s authorisation by 18 months ensures that European farmers, municipalities, gardeners and other users will continue to have access to the herbicide glyphosate

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  • Monday June 6, 2016

    Fortune Magazine’s Beth Kowitt recently penned an in-depth feature on Monsanto, slated to appear in the magazine’s Fortune 500 issue on June 15.  Monsanto placed #189 on the 2016 Fortune 500 list.

    An online version of the profile story, including video and photos, posted on the Fortune web site on Monday, June 6.

    To access the full content at Fortune.com, visit these links:

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  • Monday June 6, 2016

    In response to the outcome of today’s EU Standing Committee meeting on glyphosate, Philip Miller, Ph.D., Monsanto’s vice president of global regulatory and governmental affairs, issued the following statement:

     

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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:

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  • 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.

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