Monthly Archives: June 2015

How baby carrots became a nutritious snack

By Brandie Piper Published June 16, 2015 on Discover.Monsanto.com. The wide availability of carrots has resulted in more people enjoying the vegetable as a part of a balanced meal. Its light taste and hard crunch make it suitable for eating … Continue reading

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From farm to fork: Growing, selecting, & cooking sweet corn

By Brandie Piper Published June 11, 2015 on Discover.Monsanto.com. Sweet corn is a summertime staple, and it’s delicious no matter how it’s cooked. And sweet corn helps to contribute to a balanced meal. We’ve put together some tips about how … Continue reading

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Reducing waste to help the environment

By Brandie Piper Published June 5, 2015 on Discover.Monsanto.com. Think of Earth as a house with 7 billion tenants. Everyone needs to do their part to keep the house clean. Whether it’s finding ways to reuse or conserve water, starting … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s plant breeders play matchmaker

By Brandie Piper Published May 31, 2015 on Monsantoblog.com. Matchmakers have a long history of pairing together two people who complement each other in the hopes of fostering a relationship. The process is similar for plant breeders and the crops … Continue reading

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Composting improves soil health

By Brandie Piper Published May 29, 2015 on Discover.Monsanto.com. May 29 is Compost Day, a time to remind everyone what is and is not compostable to help improve soil health. Why compost? Composting is a way to dispose of certain … Continue reading

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Looking for a job? Consider agriculture!

By Brandie Piper Published May 19, 2015 on Discover.Monsanto.com. Finding a job is hard, and while it’s starting to get easier for new college grads to find a job, it’s helpful to have a degree in a growing field where … Continue reading

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