Improving Lives Through Agriculture

Improving Lives Through Agriculture

Monsanto Company is one of the world’s leading companies focused on sustainable agriculture. The company works with both small-holder and large-scale farmers to produce more from their land while conserving more of our world's natural resources such as water and energy. This is an ongoing series about the company's work in agriculture around the world.

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Youth Leaders Take on the Fight to Feed a Hungry Planet
LEVERKEUSEN / BRASILIA, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some of the world’s brightest and most passionate young minds convene in Brazil for this year‘s Youth Ag Summit to think deeply about food and agriculture and unlock innovative and sustainable solutions to one of our most challenging questions: how do we feed a hungry planet while at the same time protect its natural resources? ...
Nov 8, 2019 2:15 PM ET
Bayer Committed to Shaping a More Sustainable Food System
Agriculture is part of the solution for climate change Investing more than 25 billion euros in Crop Science R&D over the next 10 years Leading Digital Farming platform FieldView on 90 million paid acres this year
Oct 3, 2019 2:00 PM ET
Reinventing Banana Production in Ecuador
As the largest banana exporter in the world, Ecuador outstands in Latin America in the cultivation of a fruit well known by people for its yellow color, its flavor and nutritional quality. In 2018, the country exported 344.8 million boxes weighing 18.14 kilograms each, according to the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE). Due to its importance for local economy, farmers...
Aug 13, 2019 4:00 PM ET
Can You Both Feed the World and Save the Planet?
MILAN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Innovations in agriculture could feed a growing, hungry world without destroying the planet, a top official of the largest maker of seeds and pesticides told the Thomson Reuters Foundation on Monday. Practices such as cultivating plants that benefit the soil during the off season and leaving land untilled could store carbon-dioxide (CO2) in the...
May 10, 2019 11:05 AM ET
By Any Measure: How Small Improvements Lead to Big Gains in Efficiency
The data is clear: paying attention to metrics improves performance. When we track our fitness and nutrition, we acquire small insights that lead to corresponding changes in our behavior, and we end up feeling better. When we live by a budget, we save more money. And when we meticulously track farm inputs like fertilizer and pesticide, we end up using less.
May 2, 2019 2:50 PM ET

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