About “Beyond the Rows”

Beyond the Rows is a Monsanto Company blog focused on one of the world’s most important industries, agriculture. Monsanto employees write about Monsanto’s business, the agriculture industry, and the farmer.
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A Word About Comments Featured Article

We do welcome comments on posts published at Beyond the Rows. And we do receive comments, but we generally publish few of them. There are reasons for that. 

First, you should know all comments are moderated. 

Second, we have some ground rules for all comments, and they’re straightforward. 

No profanity. No matter how thoughtful or in-depth a comment might be, we don’t allow profanity. Comments submitted with a profanity (or more than one) are automatically deleted. 

No personal attacks or threats. Disagreements are fine; attacking a writer or individually, or making a threat against the company or … Full Article »

Continued Progress in Human Rights Policy Implementation Featured Article

Producing seeds in more than 40 countries gives us the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of a significant number of agricultural workers. To guide our actions, Monsanto adopted our Human Rights Policy in 2006, and began a program to improve the lives of workers in our seed production supply chain, whether they are at our owned facilities or are working for a third party. 

The policy includes commitments on child labor, forced labor, compensation, working hours, harassment and violence, discrimination, freedom of association, occupational safety and legal compliance. We operate on a continuous improvement approach in … Full Article »