Pesticides & Herbicides

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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INFORMATION ON THE GERMAN REPORT ON GLYPHOSATE IN BEER

A report from Germany from the Environmental Institute on Thursday said it detected glyphosate in 14 German beers. Here’s Monsanto’s perspective regarding this report: Glyphosate is an herbicide with a 40-year history of safe use. Glyphosate is approved...
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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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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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Question of the Week – In GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the produce?

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, “in GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the...
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RESPONSE TO BENBROOK’S PAPER “TRENDS IN GLYPHOSATE HERBICIDE USE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GLOBALLY”

Consistent with his previous papers, the latest from Charles Benbrook, titled “Trends in glyphosate herbicide use in the United States and globally,” omits important context and significantly misrepresents the safety of glyphosate-based herbicides....
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Question of the Week – What are the advantages and disadvantages of herbicides?

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 are the advantages and disadvantages of herbicides?”. Herbicides allow us to take care...
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