Bees play a vital role in agriculture as natural pollinators. Pollination is a necessary part of some plants’ fertilization processes, because it allows for the development of fruits and seeds. One-third of the food you eat depends upon pollination, including almonds, apples, berries, cucumbers and melons...
Last month, Monsanto was recognized at National FFA Convention as one of the five platinum sponsors of the National FFA Foundation in Louisville, Ky. Check out our infographic highlighting a few of the focus areas Monsanto supports within the FFA sponsorship.
INTACTA RR2 PRO™ soybeans are the first‐ever insect-protected trait in soybeans, providing consistent and reliable control of lepidopteran pests. INTACTA RR2 PRO™ soybeans are...
Take a peek through the window into agriculture's future by learning more about the products in our research and development pipeline...
Our America’s Farmers campaign features real farm families doing what they do every day – growing not only our food, but also our economy and our quality of life here in America. We're all connected to agriculture and it’s time we, as a nation, learn more about the industry that provides for us every day.
Monsanto employees are 100 percent focused on agriculture – breeding seeds and developing products that help farmers produce more food, feed and fiber while conserving resources like soil and water. As a technology innovator and global leader, we are committed to: assuring the safety and quality of our products; promoting a culture of integrity through our business conduct; and supporting initiatives and organizations with similar aims. This section provides information that addresses common questions about our business and business practices.
We are proud to offer a broad choice of products and services to meet farmers’ needs. This section provides answers to common questions about a few of our past products and a few products that have recently been in the news. (For information about all of Monsanto’s products, please visit the “Products” section of our web site.)
Founded in 1901, the former Monsanto Company spun off its industrial chemical businesses in the late 1990s and merged its other operations with Pharmacia in 2000. Pharmacia moved the agricultural operations to a subsidiary and spun it off as a separate independent, public entity – Monsanto Company – in 2002. However, we still get questions about, and in some cases maintain responsibility for, products that were once part of the former Monsanto.
- Monsanto and Agent Orange (1965-1969)
The Monsanto Pledge is our commitment to how we do business, and our Code of Business Conduct provides guidance to act with shared values and integrity everyday. These documents and our Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report are available on our web site.
Monsanto Fund, the Web site for Monsanto’s philanthropic arm
Beyond the Rows, Monsanto’s blog
Monsanto Videos, available on YouTube
Monsanto Today, a Web site featuring Monsanto-and agriculture-related news