Monsanto

Corn farmers turn to insecticides again

Jul 23, 2013
Farmers are buying more insecticides this season. That’s because one tenacious pest has developed resistance to a genetically modified corn variety.
Posted In: farming, insects, pesticides, corn, Iowa, Monsanto

World Food Prize goes to Monsanto executive

Jun 19, 2013
"For his work in developing and improving genetically modified crops," said the president of the World Food Prize Foundation.
Posted In: Monsanto

Monsanto: The behemoth that controls 90 percent of soybean production

May 13, 2013
The Supreme Court ruling protects a company that controls 90 percent of the expanding soybean production in the U.S. and Latin America; what has followed from Monsanto’s dominance?
Posted In: Monsanto, soybeans, Agriculture, GMOS, genetically modified food

Drought helps DuPont rake in profits

Apr 23, 2013
DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Posted In: Monsanto, genetically modified food, drought

Brazil, Latin American farmers targeted by biotech

Apr 3, 2013
Monsanto reports earnings and a lot of the company’s growth is based on Latin America.
Posted In: Monsanto, biotech

Monsanto pulls public radio into its greenwash

Jun 26, 2009
American Public Media has been getting flogged recently by some of its listeners, the environmental website Grist, and others online for accepting...
Posted In: greenwash, marketplace, Monsanto, public radio

Stop belching, Bessie! You're ruining the environment!

Jul 8, 2008
What a riot! How complex is a story about:...
Posted In: cows, methane, Monsanto