Crop Protection

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 GREENHOUSES IN PUERTO RICO: RAISING THE BAR IN INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND AGRICULTURAL SUSTAINABILITY AT A GLOBAL SCALE

The southern area of the island of Puerto Rico is the center stage for one of Monsanto’s most ambitious projects in agricultural technology in the world: the establishment of smart greenhouses for sustainable cotton and soy conversion projects. Technological...
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Monsanto Company Disappointed by EU Commission Decision to Only Temporarily Extend Glyphosate Authorisation

In response to today’s action by the European Commission to only temporarily extend the authorisation of glyphosate for 18 months, Dr. Philip W. Miller, Monsanto’s vice president of global regulatory and governmental affairs, released the following...
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COVER CROPS: PROTECTING OUR FARMLANDS BY FARMING THEM

At Monsanto, we are all committed to addressing climate change, and that starts with our own operations. As well as leveraging the power of software, mobile devices and data science to make better-informed decisions that allow us to use resources more...
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A Physician’s Perspective On Glyphosate & Food Labels

by Daniel Goldstein, M.D. FAAP, FACMT, FRCP(C), DABCP Senior Science Fellow Lead, Medical Sciences and Outreach Monsanto Company (Originally published on Monsanto’s Beyond the Rows® Blog.) As a pediatrician, a father, and a Monsanto employee, nothing...
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MONSANTO PARTICIPATES IN FIRST WSSA/SWSS ANNUAL MEETING HELD IN PUERTO RICO

Recently, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and the Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) held their 2016 annual meeting in a joint meeting between the two organizations. The event took place on February 8-11, 2016 at the Sheraton Puerto Rico...
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Glyphosate and Breast Milk

All of us at Monsanto are consumers and parents and spouses and children and friends.  We take the safety of our products very seriously, and we’re committed to developing products that contribute to safe and nutritious food choices.  We’re proud...
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ONCE AGAIN, EPA CONCLUDES THAT GLYPHOSATE DOES NOT CAUSE CANCER

As part of its ongoing registration review of the herbicide glyphosate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its official classification of glyphosate as “Not Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans.” This determination is the...
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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGAINST PESTS AND WEEDS

Monsanto representatives shared their integrated pest management knowledge with UPR-RUM student Crop rotation, beneficial insects, and pheromone and sticky traps were some of the insect control methods in agriculture shared by Monsanto Caribe representatives...
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What the IARC 2A Rating for Glyphosate Really Means

By Donna Farmer, Product Protection & Nutrition Lead As a toxicologist who has dedicated the better part of my 30-year career to product safety, it feels important to explain what the recent IARC review means – and doesn’t mean. The International...
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