Crop Protection

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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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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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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Monsanto Surprised by French Environment Minister’s Comments on Roundup®

Over the weekend, French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal made comments about the sale of Roundup® lawn and garden products to French consumers that were widely misreported by media in several countries. Contrary to widespread media coverage,...
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Question of the Week – How can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting that pesticide healthy?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “how can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting...
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My Favorite Day of the Year

By Robb Fraley, Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Movie lovers tingle with excitement about the release of the list of films nominated for Academy Awards. Sports fanatics get all worked up over their fantasy drafts. But for a chief technology officer...
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Question of the Week – What is your response to the increased number of pesticides used on genetically modified crops? Are you developing more resistant GMOs?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “what is your response to the increased number of pesticides used on genetically modified crops?...
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