Monsanto is an agricultural company. When farmers succeed, they succeed. Using the tools of modern biology, they help farmers grow more yield sustainably so they can produce more and conserve more.
CropLife International is a global federation representing the plant science industry. CLI addresses international developments in the area of crop protection (pesticides), biotechnology (GMOs) and sustainable agriculture. CLI is committed to the safe and responsible use of the industry's products in order to provide safe and abundant food as well as other benefits back to the consumer.
The Irish potato famine was caused by a fungus that still exists today, but is mitigated through the use of fungicides.
Allied Scientific Organizations
AGRO, a Division of the American Chemical Society, brings together a worldwide community of scientists and stakeholders to advance knowledge and promote innovative solutions for the protection of agricultural productivity, public health and the environment.
- American Chemical Society
With more than 163,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information.
- American Phytopathological Society
The American Phytopathological Society (APS) is the premier society dedicated to high-quality, innovative plant pathology research. For more than a century, members of APS have been making and sharing significant breakthroughs, both for the science and society.
- American Society of Agronomy
Since its inception, ASA has continued to evolve, modifying its educational offerings to support the changing needs of its members. Today, ASA is seen as a progressive scientific society meeting the needs of its members through publications, recognition and awards, placement service, certification programs, meetings, and student activities.
- Crop Science Society of America
The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) is a prominent international scientific society headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. Because of their common interests, CSSA, the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) share a close working relationship as well as the same headquarters office staff.
- Entomological Society of America
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines.
- Soil Science Society of America
The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils.
- Weed Science Society of America
Founded in 1956, the Society was established to encourage and promote the development of knowledge concerning weeds and their impact on the environment.