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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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Monsanto Korea Conducts Safety Training Session for Elementary School Students Featured Article

On May 30, Kim Young Kyun, Senior ESH Technician for Monsanto Korea and Japan, provided a safety training session to local elementary school students near the Jochiwon R&D Center. This school, located in a rural area, has only 67 students.

The program focused on safety in the children’s daily lives, both inside and outside of school. Some of the components of the program included:

  • Vehicle safety that students should keep in mind on their way to school
  • Why and how students should sit with good posture and the importance of stretching during and in between classes
  • Field safety required
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School Children Visit Breeding Station at Bangalore Featured Article

Third-grade children visit the Monsanto Bangalore, India site recently for an educational outreach program

Monsanto India, as part of the Science Education Outreach program, hosted third grade school children recently at the Bangalore site.

The 33 children had the opportunity to learn about agriculture and plants in particular. The visit included stops at the pathology labs, vegetable quality analytics lab, greenhouses (corn and vegetables) and open field cultivation. They had the opportunity to see microscopes and colorful samples inside them. In greenhouses and open field, they were shown tomatoes, hotpeppers, corn, cucumbers, cabbages and other vegetables.

“A few of the kids told that they … Full Article »