Crop Protection

Bayer statement on glyphosate and honey bee health

Leverkusen, September 25, 2018 – No large-scale study has ever found a link between glyphosate and honey bee health issues. A new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences does not change that. This paper links the use of...
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MONSANTO INAUGURATES NEW SMART GREENHOUSE AT PUERTO RICO SITE

The Monsanto Company unveiled today phase one of the Monsanto Caribe expansion project by inaugurating the new smart greenhouse at the Juana Díaz site. This new facility is the result of a $20 million investment and the company’s commitment to continue...
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The Jury Got it Wrong on Glyphosate

by Scott Partridge, Monsanto Vice President (originally published in Monsanto.com) Like everyone else following the Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto Co. trial, my colleagues and I have deep sympathy for Mr. Johnson’s plight. Our hearts go out to the Johnson...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING MORE EFFICIENT IN THE USE OF LAND

Each year the area of arable land worldwide is reduced. This problem occurs while the number of people who need to be fed is increasing. It is expected that by 2050 there will be more than 9.770 billion people sharing this planet, 40% more than in 2010....
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Dispelling Myths – Glyphosate and Cancer

At Monsanto, we get a lot of questions about food and agriculture. We often hear and read that “glyphosate is carcinogenic”. A large long-term study on the use of the weed killer glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has found...
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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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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 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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