Argentine union members on Thursday clashed with environmentalists protesting the construction of a plant by U.S.-based seed giant Monsanto.
Monsanto Co. has pledged its support to help the people of the Philippines, and rebuild crops and farmland ruined by Super Typhoon Haiyan.
Federal judge denies Scruggs family motion in ruling involving seed-saving.
The agricultural company says it expects to bring 675 new jobs to the region over the next three years. Gov. Nixon is scheduled to appear at the ceremony Tuesday.
Group gathers in Olivette as part of global solidarity effort.
St. Louis Regional Chamber President Joe Reagan says St. Louis makes sense because of the plant sciences hub here as well as the investment ADM already has.
“We’re certainly very proud of this region and we’re glad to speak for it,” Derek Rapp, Mergers and Acquisitions Lead at Monsanto, tells KMOX News.
A week ago, the company announced its global headquarters is leaving Decatur, Illinois. Under consideration for the new home are Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis.
“As far as we’re concerned, if they come to St. Louis, whether it’s the city or county, we’re all going to benefit,” the mayor said.
Jim McKelvey is teaming up with other local innovators and large corporations to pair inexperienced programmers with more experienced ones for a three-month period.