Technology

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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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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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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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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Growing Smarter: The Green Data Revolution

By Mike Stern President and COO, The Climate Corporation (Originally published in Discover Monsanto) In the 1940s, the first wave of what is now called the Green Revolution brought significant advancements in plant breeding. This era was quickly followed...
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