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PUERTO RICO L.E.A.D. NETWORK VISITS MONSANTO COMPANY FACILITIES

A few months ago Monsanto Puerto Rico developed a new initiative to educate the public about nutrition, following the US model of the Leaders Engaged in Advancing the Dialogue Network (L.E.A.D. Network).  We invited two very well known Puerto Rican dietitians,...
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CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS FOR A GROWING WORLD

By Dr. Michael Lohuis Monsanto Environmental Sustainability Team (Originally published in Discover Monsanto) The impacts of climate change are becoming clear to us all. My job is focused on how agriculture can be part of the solution. As more extreme...
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WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO MODERATE OR REDUCE SALT INTAKE?

By Sandra Ortiz-Rosado, LND, CAWM, DE, CECD, and L.E.A.D. Network member For centuries, salt was essential to preserve food, even the term “salary” comes from the word salt. Sodium is an essential mineral for life and one of the components...
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The Climate Corporation to Create Industry’s First In-Field Sensor Network
 to Feed Its Analytics Platform

Company to Build First Centralized Platform 
for Industry-Wide Digital Ag Technology Development Here we have yet another milestone in digital and precision agriculture. The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced an unprecedented...
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IRON-RICH FOODS

Prepared by Rayna Hichez Coste, LDN Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. LDN #1553 and L.E.A.D. Network member Iron is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is found in every cell of the body. In our diet, it is considered an essential mineral, since...
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MONSANTO TAKES PART IN VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES IN PUERTO RICO, US

Inspired by a 34-year-old college tradition and in keeping with the company’s commitment to support local communities, Monsanto employees across the United States, Hawaii and Puerto Rico have designated August 12th as Monsanto Gives Back Day. In Puerto...
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