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.
Another Kansas farmer has filed suit against seed giant Monsanto over the discovery of an isolated field of genetically engineered wheat in Oregon.
A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week’s discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company’s gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some international markets to suspend certain imports.
The justices rejected a farmer’s argument that cheap soybeans he bought from a grain elevator are not covered by the Monsanto patents.
Monsanto Co. plans a $400 million expansion at its suburban St. Louis research center that could add 675 jobs over the next three years.