Wholesales and supplies agricultural products to farmers
Monsanto Co. provides agricultural products for farmers.
Its seeds, biotechnology trait products, and herbicides provide farmers with solutions that improve productivity and produce better foods for consumers and better feed for animals.
The company operates its business through two segments: Seeds & Genomics and Agricultural Productivity.
The Seeds & Genomics segment produces seed brands, including DEKALB, Asgrow, Deltapine, Seminis, and De Ruiter and develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds.
The Agricultural Productivity segment manufactures Roundup and Harness brand herbicides and other herbicides.
It also provides other seed companies with genetic material and biotechnology traits for their seed brands.
Monsanto was founded by John F. Queeny in 1901 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.