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Top 5 -yesterday
- Rijk Zwaan launches ToBRFV-resistant tomato varieties
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Top 5 -last week
- “Significantly better results with new Iron fertilizers”
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Top 5 -last month
- UK growers stop planting and put nurseries on sale amidst energy crisis and labor shortage
- "You can't grow on water without lights"
- "High-tech farmer AppHarvest is running out of money"
- German family company switches from tomato cultivation to hydroponic lettuce
- Mobile aeroponic system requires less maintenance and guarantees even irrigation
Mexico: Monsanto pledges $100,000 for earthquake rescue and relief efforts
To assist Mexico City rescuers in the search for survivors through massive amounts of rubble and debris, $50,000 will be used to purchase tools and other equipment for emergency workers. As conditions continue to be assessed, the remaining $50,000 will be donated to assist with the needs of those impacted by the disaster. Nearly a month ago, an 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico as several hurricanes and tropical storms were approaching the country.
“When catastrophic devastation is unexpected, we know that it’s critical to step into the situation and lend support wherever we can as a company,” said Al Mitchell, President of the Monsanto Fund and Vice President of Community Relations for Monsanto Company, which has an office in Mexico City. “We’re grateful that all Monsanto employees are safe, but we know that their extended networks are just beginning to reconnect on what’s truly needed in the region. Our hope is that we can apply approximately half of these funds to intermediate-term needs.”
Monsanto has five locations across Mexico. The company will continue to assess the earthquake’s impact on its employees and sites there. In addition to the company’s Mexico City donation, Monsanto is also encouraging employees to donate to www.SavetheChildren.org through this link Mexico Earthquake Children's Relief Fund - Save the Children. Monsanto will match all employee contributions to the company’s designated earthquake relief efforts.
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