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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 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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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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PUERTO RICO L.E.A.D. NETWORK VISITS MONSANTO COMPANY FACILITIES

A few months ago Monsanto Puerto Rico developed a new initiative to educate the public about nutrition, following the US model of the Leaders Engaged in Advancing the Dialogue Network (L.E.A.D. Network).  We invited two very well known Puerto Rican dietitians,...
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CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS FOR A GROWING WORLD

By Dr. Michael Lohuis Monsanto Environmental Sustainability Team (Originally published in Discover Monsanto) The impacts of climate change are becoming clear to us all. My job is focused on how agriculture can be part of the solution. As more extreme...
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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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