The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement

The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

We Run on Brainpower: Toyota Chemical Engineer Featured in Michigan Campaign

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Rana Mohtadi, a principal scientist at the Toyota Research Institute of North America in Ann Arbor, Mich., explains how she’s working on materials that will store more energy than what is available with lithium ion batteries and why she calls Michigan home.

Red Dirt Road Empowers Women From Michigan to Phnom Penh

In Cambodia, Women Help Women One Stitch at a Time

In rural Cambodia, on the edge of the Mekong River, a red dirt road barely accommodates the lone minivan as it winds its way over bumps and hairpin turns. Top-heavy palm trees sporadically interrupt the evenness of the grassy plains. Periodically, a cow stands alongside the occasional home. Once off the highway, there is not another vehicle to be seen.

18 Michigan Companies and Investors Urge Gov. Snyder's Timely Implementation of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Letter stresses clean energy solutions as the most cost-effective way to drive business investment and generate jobs in transition to a low-carbon economy
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BOSTON, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, 18 businesses and investors with a significant presence in Michigan

CITGO of Deckerville Supports Miss Michigan in Advocating for Children with Hearing Disabilities

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Deckerville, Mich., May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Miss Michigan KT Maviglia visited Deckerville High School and the neighboring CITGO gasoline station on April 22 to teach students about the causes and impacts of hearing disabilities as part of a program sponsored by CITGO Petroleum Corporation and CITGO Marketer Tri-Lakes Petroleum. 

PS Food Mart Raises $78,000 for “Fight Hunger, Give Hope,” Fundraiser to Feed Families in Need

Local CITGO Marketer raises funds for Food Bank of South Central Michigan
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HOMER, Mich., Mar. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – PS Food Mart and Folk Oil Company, a local CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, surpassed its fundraising goal by more than $25,000 in its sixth annual fundraiser. “Fight Hunger, Give Hope” provides nourishment to thousands of families across southern Michigan through local food pantries, in collaboration with the Food Bank of South Central Michigan. The fundraiser ran in the month of March, raising a total of $78,000.

Whirlpool Corp. Helps Drive Robotics Education in Michigan

Support for FIRST Robotics accelerates across state

Michigan has been known as the home of Motown and the Motor City, but soon it might be known as the Robo-state.

That's "robo" for robots, like those that will be competing in FIRST Robotics competitions all over Michigan, including in St. Joseph March 20-21.

Toyota Kicks Off Detroit Auto Show by Donating Winter Boots to Local Area Homeless Women and Children

'Toyota Walk In My Boots' Community Outreach Project

Enriching Lives...One Step At A Time at The Salvation Army Denby Center

Held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show

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Enriching Lives...One Step At A Time at The Salvation Army Denby Center

Held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show

Sustainable Selection: Toyota Picks BHDP Architecture to Design New Digs in Michigan and Kentucky

Offices Will Use Renewable Energy, Recycle Water and Build Biodiversity
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ERLANGER, Ky., January 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The vision: “always better cars.” The project: Toyota’s new facilities in York Township, Mich., and Georgetown, Ky.

Video: Renewable Energy Benefits Environment and Bottom Line

GM’s manager of renewable energy explains the financial benefit of renewable energy.
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Using renewable energy such as solar power and electricity generated from landfill gas is better for the environment. It can be better for the bottom line, too.

In this video Rob Threlkeld, GM’s manager of renewable energy, explains the financial benefit of renewable energy in use at one of our manufacturing plants in Michigan.


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