Monsanto’s Plan to Double Yields

December 11, 2008 06:00 PM

Sara Muri, Farm Journal Crops Online Editor
The U.S. national average for corn yields in 2000 was around 150 bu./acre, 137 bu./acre to be exact. Monsanto has committed itself to doubling the 2000 yield number by 2030.
Andrew Duff, Monsanto corn traits marketing manager, discusses his company's sustainability initiative and the steps needed to reach a 300 bu./acre corn national average by 2030.

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