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LMU Amgen Scholar Milica Vunjak Gets Access to Crucial Research Tools

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As a young girl growing up in a small town in northern Serbia, Milica Vunjak spent more than 10 years studying ballet. During that period, when she wasn’t in school, or studying, she was dancing. Her dedication paid off when, at 14, she won second prize in a national ballet contest, the Serbian republic competition of Music and Ballet schools.

During high school, her other passion and talent pulled her along a new path. She was good at chemistry and biology, and an enthusiastic chemistry teacher encouraged her to pursue science at university

Meet Amgen Scholar Oarteze Hunter

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“Being in the presence of these big professors and doctors and having the chance to dialogue with them has been really inspiring.”

Plant Breeding Helps Farmers Have Better Harvests

By Sam Eathington, Monsanto Vice President, Global Plant Breeding
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Anyone who has a backyard garden knows that growing food can be challenging. Some years, it’s really dry, and even when you water in the morning and in the evening, your garden still looks thirsty. Other years, an unknown disease or insect sets in—your plants look feeble, and they produce fewer harvestable fruits and vegetables. After all the day-in and day-out work, this outcome is quite discouraging – knowing for all your effort, you’ll probably harvest less, and it likely won’t taste as good.

Equipping Tomorrow's Workforce

Sanofi Pasteur contributes $350,000 to local college science labs and classrooms
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Building on its foundation of support for Northampton Community College (NCC), Sanofi Pasteur provided early and significant funding for the College’s new Monroe County campus in Tannersville. The company’s donation of more than $350,000 underwrote NCC Monroe’s science labs and classrooms on the third floor of the Kapp Hall academic building.

Conversation at the Aspen Ideas Festival

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On Tuesday, three Monsanto executives spoke at the Aspen Ideas Festival, in an effort to engage in conversation with people of diverse perspectives about agriculture, climate change, sustainability, and other issues.

Agriculture Innovation and the Promise of Biotechnology

Monsanto CEO: 3 Tools for Sustainable Farming

By Hugh Grant, chairman and chief executive officer of Monsanto Company
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Originally published May 22, 2014, by GreenBiz.com

Conscientious Americans have taken numerous actions at the workplace and at home to save our Earth's resources and sustain the environment. All of these efforts are important, but the most critical arena of operations in the effort to preserve our planet is one that may surprise you: the farm.

No Species Left Behind

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Originally posted on Fios1News

Students from the Biotechnology High School in Freeport, New Jersey win the Verison Innovative App Challenge.  Their app, No Species Left Behind, helps identify invasive and endangered plants.   

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Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Calls for Continued Agriculture Innovation at Borlaug Centennial Celebration

World Food Prize Laureate Robb Fraley Outlines Population Growth and Climate Change Challenges, Highlights Potential of Emerging Technologies to Safely Boost Food Production
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CUIDAD OBREGON, MEXICO, Mar. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Norman Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution, is widely credited with advancing agriculture to save 1 billion lives. While celebrating Borlaug’s legacy this week, Monsanto Chief Technology Officer and 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Robb Fraley outlined the need for continued innovation to feed a population that is expected to grow by more than 2 billion people by 2050.

Celebrating the Leadership of Women in Feeding the World

By Martha Schlicher, Corporate Engagement, Monsanto
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International Women’s Day was established to promote progress and equality for women in all walks of life and all fields.  Agriculture is one area where the contributions of women are widespread, critically important and rapidly growing.  Yet, these contributions also are not as well-known or appreciated as they should be.

Monsanto’s Annual Pipeline Update Provides a Look into Agriculture's Future

Company Achieves Record Year In Project Advancements Across Diverse Platforms With Game-Changing Technologies Like Intacta RR2 PRO™ And FieldScripts® Among Products Headed To Market
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ST. LOUIS, January 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) annual research and development update marks the company’s largest advancement of products to date. The agricultural company announced today a record 29 products progressed in its pipeline with five of those headed to the commercial marketplace.

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