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AGBIO COMPANIES JOIN EMERGENCY RELIEF EFFORTS FOR PUERTO RICO

Four AgBio Companies coordinated an emergency relief supplies delivery for southern municipalities near their sites in Puerto Rico Upon receiving news of the devastation Hurricane Maria caused in Puerto Rico, four agricultural biotechnology companies,...
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LARGEST AGRICULTURAL STUDY SHOWS NO LINK BETWEEN GLYPHOSATE AND CANCER

This past month of November, new findings from the U.S. Agricultural Health Study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute show no link between glyphosate and cancer. The article is available here: https://goo.gl/aSEdmz. “The largest...
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Monsanto Announces Global Genome-Editing Licensing Agreement With Broad Institute For Newly-Characterized CRISPR System

Monsanto Company announced that it has reached a new global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for the use of the novel CRISPR-Cpf1 genome-editing technology in agriculture. The CRISPR-Cpf1 system represents an exciting advance...
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MONSANTO ANNOUNCES GLOBAL LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH BROAD INSTITUTE ON KEY GENOME-EDITING APPLICATION

Monsanto Company announced that it has reached a global licensing agreement for the use of the CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technology in agriculture with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The Broad Institute is a world leader in the development and...
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Beneficial Insects: An Integrated Pest Management Approach

By Carlos Ruiz Vargas, IPM associate, Monsanto Any farmer will tell you that controlling pests and weeds is one of the most common and increasingly difficult tasks in any type of agriculture. Also, there are many tools, with varying degrees of effectiveness,...
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MONSANTO DID NOT GHOSTWRITE THE WILLIAMS ET AL (2000) GLYPHOSATE PAPER

(Originally published in Beyond the Rows) Recently, in the context of personal injury litigation filed against Monsanto, plaintiffs’ attorneys have cherry picked a single email – out of more than 10 million pages of documents produced – to allege...
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International Women’s Week – Maritere

During International Women’s Week, what better way to celebrate than to acknowledge the work of our colleagues around the world. Today we recognize our colleague Maritere C. Coming from a farming family, agriculture has always been a personal passion...
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