What does sustainable agriculture look like? We’ve heard the population projections: 9 billion people by 2050. Can agriculture be sustainable? Can it produce more food, use fewer natural resources, and improve lives in the process? Watch the video to learn about Monsanto's sustainable agriculture efforts.
The answer you’ll hear most often is that agriculture needs to produce more food because the world’s population is growing. That’s certainly true, and Monsanto—along with many others—has been working to develop seeds and other systems that help farmers grow more.
Improving agriculture »
We are a company committed to making agriculture more sustainable. It is our purpose to work alongside farmers, academics and society and find solutions to make agriculture more sustainable.
Monsanto's role »
When we look at the challenges of feeding, fueling and clothing a growing planet, we don’t see one answer. We see hundreds of possibilities.
We’re best known for our advances in biotechnology. But biotechnology is only part of what we do.
How we do it »
The Monsanto Fund has made contributions that have helped to improve lives by providing access to agricultural resources. Learn More »
Monsanto is well known for our biotechnology. Therefore, you might be surprised to learn we spend 44% of our R&D investment on breeding. Breeding »