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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 Paraguay, Monsanto Argentina Named Great Places to Work Featured Article

Monsanto Paraguay and Monsanto Argentina have been named Great Places to Work.

For the eighth consecutive year, Monsanto Argentina has been named as one of the best places to work in the country with a 2013 Great Place to Work award. Meanwhile, Monsanto Paraguay finished ranked No. 2 in its country in earning a 2013 Great Place to Work award.

In Argentina, the company was ranked 5th among employers with more than 1,000 employees.

More than 1,100 employees (84 percent) in the country took part in a survey to determine their satisfaction with their job at Monsanto, including for the … Full Article »

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What Monsanto People Do Featured Article

Develop high-yielding conventional and biotech seeds.

Develop traits and technologies to benefit agriculture, working alone and with partners.

Develop safe and effective crop protection products and systems.

Create and nurture new products and systems to help farmers grow food.

Maintain and enhance an extensive product stewardship program to ensure that the products we sell are safe and effective.

Develop innovative programs to help farmers control weeds and increase crop yields.

Provide extensive safety and technical information on Monsanto’s products.

Partner with other agricultural developers and maintain an extensive trait licensing system to assure that traits and products … Full Article »

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What Monsanto Employees Stand For Featured Article

Fighting hunger in rural America, because 15 percent of rural households go to bed hungry.

Working to grow more food with less water.

Reaching out to help victims of a massive storm.

Sacrificing to protect their country.

Growing jobs and communities.

Helping grow rural education.

Assuring the safety of the products we sell.

Supporting community organizations.

Partnerships to achieve important goals.

Honoring agricultural innovators.

Helping tell the story of agriculture.

Recognizing what farmers do for America.

Striving for technological innovation.

Supporting science education.

Recycling to reduce wastes and use … Full Article »

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What Kind of Work Do You Do?

By Carly Scaduto
Monsanto Company

“What kind of work do you do?” is a pretty standard question when I meet new people. When I meet people from around St. Louis, Missouri, and tell them what I do at Monsanto, the response is typically “I’ve heard Monsanto is a great company to work for!” However, the response tends to be different when I meet people from outside of St. Louis.

During my short time working in Buenos Aires, Argentina, I’ve met people from all over – many fellow ex-pats from the United States as well as others from around the world. … Full Article »