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Monsanto Mobile Technology Unit coming to campus April 28–30

What: The Monsanto Mobile Technology Unit (MTU) is part of an educational program that showcases the latest advances in plant breeding and trait technology. The MTU is a 53-foot long traveling unit with 1,000 square-feet of exhibit space. Monsanto along with the UW Plant Science Grad Student Council and Badger Crops Club would like to invite YOU to tour the MTU, a unique showcase of agricultural science and innovation at the following location:

Where: Parking lot #40 adjacent to the Stock Pavilion – 1675 Linden Drive

When: Wednesday, April 28th – Friday, April 30th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Tour appointments are encouraged but not required, contact Tammy Johnson at 314-213-1517 or tammy.r.johnson@monsanto.com

This one of a kind, hands-on exhibit highlights how:

  • Monsanto is committed to sustainable agriculture and its goal to double corn, soybean and cotton yields by the year 2030, while also conserving key resources by one-third.
  • Monsanto seed breeders use “exotic” seed germplasm from around the world to develop new, high-performing crops for U.S. farmers.
  • Enhanced molecular breeding tools can greatly increase the chances of finding an ideal combination of “high-yield” genes – one in five, compared to two in one trillion using conventional breeding.
  • Various career opportunities are available in the agriculture industry.
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