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Monsanto Acquires The Climate Corporation

Year after year, farmers gain valuable insights from their crops and fields. The information helps farmers grow their crops more efficiently, and allows them to make smarter choices as they work to produce more food using fewer resources.

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Meet the People Who Make Your Vegetables – The Monsanto Vegetable Breeding Team

Have you ever wondered how that tomato on your burger came to be so juicy? Or why the peppers on your plate are so crisp and colorful? Well, to find out, you have to trace back past your plate of vegetables, past the grocery store where you bought your vegetables, and past the grower who grew them. You have to go all the way back to the vegetable breeder.

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Celebrating 100 Years of DEKALB

The DEKALB brand is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The famous "winged ear" logo first made its debut in 1936, appearing in an advertisement in Prairie Farmer Magazine with the slogan, "DeKalb Quality Hybrids Will Be Your Mortgage Lifter." It might have gone through some changes, but 75 years later, the DEKALB winged ear logo remains an important part of the brand. Learn More »

We spend a lot of time these days talking about how we're going to feed the world's growing population in 2050. But what about today's population?

The hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa is far from over, and another long dry season is about to begin. That's why Monsanto Company and the Monsanto Fund have partnered with the World Food Program USA (WFP USA) to match gifts made to provide aid to the region. Learn More »


Focus on Water Highlights Fontanelle’s 75 Years of Supporting Growers

Fontanelle Hybrids, a Monsanto regional brand, still has a strong personal connection with growers. Over the past 75 years, the values of the Fontanelle brand haven’t changed. Building and keeping those strong relationships with farmers and improving on-farm productivity are still the top priorities. And this year the connection continues with Fontanelle helping farmers improve their use of water. Learn More »

Genuity Roundup Ready Alfalfa Receives USDA Approval for Spring Planting

In late January, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorized resumption of the sale and planting of Genuity® Roundup Ready® Alfalfa. This means, for the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant the technology that gives them many benefits, including superior crop safety and high-quality yield opportunity -- just in time for spring planting. Learn More »