• Tuesday February 9, 2016

    ST. LOUIS (Feb. 9, 2016) - Monsanto Company will continue its supply chain diversity efforts and has started planning for a second iteration of the Monsanto Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program. The MSDMP is an extensive mentoring program for certified diverse business owners, creating opportunity for businesses owned by minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans or disabled veterans, as well as persons who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT).

  • Friday February 5, 2016

    Monsanto Company recently donated $25,000 to Plant it Forward South Carolina, an initiative led by South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture. Plant it Forward SC will provide relief funds to cover a portion of farmers’ seed costs for 2016, as well as hay losses livestock farmers had because of the October 2015 flood.

  • Monday January 25, 2016

    Monsanto and Scott Partridge, Vice President of Global Strategy, will be honored with the Inspiring Innovation Award from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR). The award recognizes Monsanto’s development and implementation of a unique, business-led dispute management process creating a proactive industry-wide dispute identification and resolution program. The inaugural Inspiring Innovation Award will be presented at a dinner program on Feb. 16, as part of

  • Friday January 22, 2016

    Monsanto is proud to be a part of the Monarch Collaborative, which is actively working to identify and implement solutions that will help achieve a sustainable population of monarch butterflies while meeting agricultural productivity and habitat conservation goals — including supporting additional milkweed and nectar sources appropriately placed in rural areas. The Collaborative’s efforts will focus on promoting awareness of how farmers, ranchers, and land owners can support, conserve, and

  • Thursday January 21, 2016

    Monsanto Company is taking legal action to prevent a flawed listing of the herbicide glyphosate under California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65), which requires the state to maintain a “list of chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer.”  The listing of glyphosate would be flawed and baseless because glyphosate does not cause cancer, as has been concluded by the U.S. EPA, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and pesticide regulators around the world.  The listing

  • Wednesday January 20, 2016

    On Sunday, January 17, the television news program CBS Sunday Morning aired a story about GMOs titled, “Food Fight Over GMOs.”

    The story offered an in-depth look at the GMO debate and featured an interview with Monsanto Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant who addressed Monsanto’s agreements with farmers and the company’s stance on labeling.

    To watch the full video, click here.

  • Tuesday January 19, 2016

    Monsanto recently announced updates to its 2016 research and development pipeline, which is poised to address the needs of farmers around the world.

    Outlining projects according to three focus areas, Monsanto’s platforms demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable agricultural practices by:

    1. Reducing the footprint of global ag production through better harvests

    Developments in plant breeding and advancements in digital agricultural tools will help farmers grow more on the same land.


  • Monday January 11, 2016

    For the fourth straight year, Monsanto was recognized for organizational success in work-life effectiveness. The Work-Life Seal of Distinction recognizes employers who demonstrate leadership in creating a culture that supports employees at work and at home. Seal of Distinction recipients are organizations that set the standard for balancing work and personal time. As a result, their earned reputation as a great place to work helps attract top talent, who in turn help the organization

  • Thursday December 10, 2015

    The 2015 Monsanto Annual Report is now available. With the theme “Ideas big enough for a growing world”, the report highlights how we are positioned to build upon initiatives, ideas and advances to help make a balanced meal more accessible to everyone in a sustainable way.

    The report illustrates that, even in a challenging year for the agriculture industry, Monsanto was able to deliver solid performance thanks to the strength of our core business, cost discipline and our ability to deliver

  • Tuesday December 8, 2015

    In July, Monsanto retained Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy to convene an expert panel to review the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) monograph on glyphosate. The international experts recently completed their evaluation of the IARC monograph on glyphosate and presented their findings during a poster session at the annual meeting of the Society for Risk Assessment (SRA).