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Innovation

This campaign includes Monsanto communications that shed more light on innovation and food — what it is, why it’s safe, and why it is critically important to our future. Our goal is to share and explain some of the key innovations that help us not only to feed a growing population, but to enjoy a wide variety of safe and nutritious food at affordable prices, year-round.

Innovation blog posts can be found here.

Content from this campaign

Beyond the Smart City
The bright lights of the big city aren’t as bright as they used to be, because they’re getting smarter. Street lights in cities like San Diego are turning off...
Jul 26, 2018 10:05 AM ET
Farming Up: Modern Biology Will Maximize the Potential of Vertical Controlled-Environment Agriculture
I recently had the opportunity to participate in a workshop on Vertical Farming as a pre-summit event at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco. I had the pleasure of joining key leaders from this promising new industry to discuss the role that plant science and technological innovations may...
Jun 25, 2018 9:00 AM ET
How This Global Crop is Going Local
There was a time, not long ago, when countries like Nepal could only turn to South America for maize. Shipping containers filled with this crop would leave the port city of Sao Paulo and begin the over 9,000-mile journey to central Asia. As one would imagine, this lengthy journey across two oceans and around the continent of Africa leads to a sizable carbon footprint. Nepal serves as an...
Aug 29, 2017 2:40 PM ET
How the Original Conservationists Conserve Energy
The latest technologies in agriculture are becoming more connected and automated, classic techniques are seeing revival as best practices, and the emergence of software and data science are helping farmers conserve energy. Self-Driving Tractors Smarter DrivingHands-free steering is driving farms to new...
Jun 6, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Calls for Continued Agriculture Innovation at Borlaug Centennial Celebration
CUIDAD OBREGON, MEXICO, Mar. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Norman Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution, is widely credited with advancing agriculture to save 1 billion lives. While celebrating Borlaug’s legacy this week, Monsanto Chief Technology Officer and 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Robb Fraley outlined the need for continued innovation to feed a population that is expected to grow by...
Mar 28, 2014 4:00 PM ET

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