Monsanto named top 20 employer by Science Magazine

· October 23, 2017

Science Magazine has once again picked Monsanto as one of the world’s top science employers, ranking No. 18 on its 2017 Science and Science Careers’ Annual Top Employer Survey. The survey results, which appear in Science Magazine’s Oct. 20 issue and online at, features the 20 best companies in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, and related […]

AGCO customers can now connect to Climate FieldView

· October 20, 2017

AGCO customers now jump in the cab and connect to the industry-leading Climate FieldView digital agriculture platform. The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, has announced a data connectivity agreement with AGCO providing farmers around the globe more options to connect their equipment to broadly connected platform. “The Climate FieldView platform continues to lead […]

Bayer youth-led projects include gender equality, ag education

· October 20, 2017

After a successful Youth Ag-Summit last week, Bayer is backing three youth-led food security projects that tackle issues such as gender equality, quality education, and responsible consumption and production. Last week, 100 young agricultural enthusiasts, aged 18-25 and from 49 different countries, gathered in Brussels, Belgium, for the third edition of the Youth Ag-Summit. Organized […]

Photo gallery: The best posts from GIE+EXPO

· October 19, 2017

More than 100 products from 78 companies are on display in the New Products Showcase at GIE+EXPO this week in Louisville, Kentucky. Topping the last two years’ record-setting shows, the 2017 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) and the co-located Hardscape North America is covering 50,000 sq. ft. more than last year. Here’s a look […]

Syngenta Seedcare Institute validates customized seed recipes

· October 19, 2017

For only being open a year, the Syngenta North America Seedcare Institute is filling a growing need for innovative seed treatment research, advanced customer training, and personalized application support. Built in Stanton, Minnesota, the facility is successfully developing customized seed treatment recipes, and then testing and scaling up the recipes from the Syngenta lab to […]

Pioneer to bring CRISPR-Cas technology to Danforth Center

· October 19, 2017

DuPont Pioneer is bringing CRISPR-Cas technology to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (Danforth Center) to jointly develop improved food security crops. Under the terms of the agreement, Pioneer will provide the Danforth Center access to its intellectual property (IP), technology capabilities, and scientific expertise related to methods for using CRISPR-Cas advanced plant breeding technology […]

DuPont Pioneer secures CRISPR-Cas9 licensing

· October 18, 2017

DuPont Pioneer and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have reached an agreement to jointly provide non-exclusive licenses to foundational CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property under their respective control for use in commercial agricultural research and product development. These two major CRISPR-Cas9 license holders are coming together with the shared goal of enabling all entities wanting […]

Monsanto to use 2PG for biomolecule detection in crops, pests

· October 13, 2017

Monsanto has gotten its hands on a cutting edge rapid detection system for both laboratory and challenging field conditions, after entering an agreement with Two Pore Guys, Inc. (2PG). Initial assays to be developed will be for the detection of certain biomolecules in crops, pests, and pathogens. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. […]

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