Sustainability

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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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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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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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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