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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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Our Best Teachers Featured Article

By Ted Crosbie
Integrated Farming Systems 

Ted Crosbie

Our best teachers continue to teach us long after the classroom and even after they have passed on.  The Dr. Borlaug I met as a graduate student and later came to know as Norm was a model teacher in that respect.  His drive to eliminate world hunger originated in his upbringing during the Great Depression and his firsthand view of the human condition in Mexico, India, and Pakistan during the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s. His research lab was a field and his classroom was the global stage of the politics of … Full Article »

Crosbie Recognized by Iowa Innovation Corporation Featured Article

By Brian Russell
Public Affairs

Ted Crosbie, Monsanto’s Integrated Farming Systems lead, was recognized recently with an Iowa Innovation Founder Award. According to the Iowa Innovation Corporation (IIC), the award recognizes Iowa leaders who have overseen the development of committees, studies, programs and legislation that will ensure a network is in place for companies using innovative solutions to grow and support the state’s economy.

Dave Tierney, Monsanto Midwest regional director of government and community affairs, said the award is a credit to Crosbie’s lifetime of work within the state of Iowa.

“This award recognizes leaders who have volunteered their time … Full Article »