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Monsanto Brazil Inaugurates Research Site in Petrolina Featured Article

On Monday, Monsanto Brazil opened a new research facility in Petrolina (State of Pernambuco), aimed at accelerating development of technologies for corn, soybeans, cotton, sorghum and sugarcane in the country.

The research station occupies 4337.5 square meters of constructed area. Initially, the center is focusing on incorporating biotechnology and breeding to crops such as corn, and conducting research for evaluation and development of new hybrids and manufacture of seeds. In the future, other crops of Monsanto’s portfolio in Brazil, such as soybeans, sorghum, cotton, sugarcane and vegetables, can be worked at the site with programs similar to corn.

Petrolina has … Full Article »

Monsanto Brazil – Happy 50th Anniversary! Featured Article

By Brian Russell
Monsanto Public Affairs

On March 1, 1963, Monsanto opened its first facility in Brazil. Over the past 50 years, Monsanto’s presence in the country has been marked by research, technological innovation and the development of agriculture, including an improvement in the quality of life for farmers and the people of Brazil.

Monsanto Brazil’s 6,000 employees and contractors will mark the start of a year-long period of celebration with special events across the company’s 36 sites.

“We want our employees and contractors to celebrate with one another and reflect both on what Monsanto has done for agriculture in … Full Article »