Monsanto India Limited (MIL) was established in 1949. A subsidiary of the Monsanto Company, USA , it is the only publicly listed Monsanto entity outside USA.
With a presence of more than six decades in India, MIL is committed to help the Indian farmer produce more while conserving sustainably and to be successful.
MIL is an R&D-focused agriculture company, which aims to improve farmers’ lives by offering them wide access to cutting-edge, high-yielding maize hybrid seeds researched and developed through advanced seed breeding techniques; and herbicides for weed management.
MIL has partnered with farmers for over four decades. The MIL field team makes over a million direct farmer contacts annually, sharing improved agronomic practices to enable farmers to optimise yields.
MIL endeavours to boost crop productivity through its advanced research in maize cultivation, access to a wide library of global maize germplasm, breeding technology and techniques, new high-yielding hybrid seeds, best-in-class manufacturing facilities, extensive agronomic activities and on-farm technology development.
Monsanto India: Improving Agriculture, Improves Lives
|2013||Ranks 4th in Companies with less than 1,000 Employees in India’s Best Companies To Work® 2012 by the Great Place To Work® Institute|
|2010||Launches Monsanto Farm AgVisory® Services (MFAS).|
|2007||The company is voted among ‘India’s Top 25 Best Employers’ by Hewitt Associates|
|2000||Gets listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE)|
|1979||Launches Roundup – world’s number one weed control herbicide, helping farmers reduce labour cost and crop loss caused by general weeds|
Updated: April, 2014