Monsanto Company is a global supplier of herbicides and seeds. Monsanto leads the world market for genetically modified (GM) seed; it produces GM varieties for corn, soybeans, and cotton. Monsanto also makes the leading brand of herbicide, Roundup, and has developed genetically engineered seeds for crops to resist Roundup. Monsanto owns one of the world's top suppliers of fruit and vegetable seeds, Seminis, and has acquired a number of regional seed producers through its American Seeds Inc. subsidiary.
The original Monsanto Company spun off its chemical business in 1997 and renamed itself Pharmacia Corporation following a merger with Pharmacia & Upjohn Inc. in 2000. The old Monsanto's agriculture business became the new Monsanto Company. Tonite we will be discussing the following; 1. Its early 20th century origins;
2. Expansion and leadership n the postwar period; 3. Company Perspectives; 4. Legal Challenges; 5. Transitional Stages and Re-organization, and 6. Contraverseries.
Join us for a discussion with leading experts Lisa Elkins Goodman, and Warren Trammell. Hosts: Doreen Finkle and Reuben Torres.
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