Monsanto has been a corporate sponsor of Future Farmers of America (FFA) events and many attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
The World Food Prize
The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing — without regard to race, religion, nationality, or political beliefs — the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Monsanto is listed among sponsors who support The World Food Prize’s programs and general fund.
Future Farmers of America:
St. Louis-based Monsanto Company provided more than $1 million in sponsorships of National FFA Organization programs, awards, events, student scholarships and more in 2011. Monsanto’s support helped finance the National FFA Organization’s Washington Leadership Conference, National Leadership Conference for State Officers, Agriscience Student of the Year program and 11 other national initiatives.
“For more than 50 years, Monsanto has supported the National FFA Organization. We’re elated to again be able to back the organization’s critically important agriculture education programs and initiatives throughout 2011,” said John Raines, vice president of customer advocacy at Monsanto. “The National FFA Organization strives to teach its student members how to achieve their utmost potential, something that aligns closely with our focus on helping agriculturalists of today and tomorrow how to produce more, conserve more and improve lives through sustainable agriculture.”
Indiana 4-H clubs:
Kent Harris, Area Sales Manager and Certified Crop Advisor brought greetings from Monsanto as he announced a new fund-matching opportunity for 4-H Club Community Service Projects in 2011. Monsanto was also the sponsor for the Indiana Adult State 4-H Congress.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui
Mahalo for being the Title sponsors of The Monsanto Hawaii Boogie & Bowl for Kids Sake event. Monsanto Hawaii will be having 6 teams of bowlers participating in the event this year.
SciFest in St. Louis:
SciFest 2010, hosted by the St. Louis Science Center, is a six-day celebration of science and technology. For the past three years Monsanto has been the major corporate sponsor of SciFest with the goal of making science accessible and fun for everyone involved. Many of this year’s activities were geared toward reaching out to young scientists.
Svalbard Global Seed Vault:
Monsanto is cited as one of the major sponsors behind the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in many web sites but not in the home page of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Monsanto does share technology and patents with following companies mentioned in the referred document: The Australia based Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) and the Swiss based company Syngenta AG
Idaho Jr. Rodeo:
The Idaho Junior Rodeo Association began in 1982 and is open to youth from the state of Idaho, ages 0-16. Five rodeos are held throughout the summer season. Contestants earn points towards year-end awards. Monsanto is listed as a corporate sponsor for 2011, 2010, 2007.
Women’s soccer team in Eloy:
The Eloy Guerreras, coached by Aurora Calderon, Juan Velasco and Luis “Chapo” Cervantez, took the sponsorship by Monsanto and didn’t let them down. Not only did they compete in the inaugural league, they finished in first place and won the championship.
Curling Association of Canada
The Curling Association of Canada signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Monsanto that includes championships through to 2013. Monsanto has sponsored the Brier since 2006.
Jennifer Jones Curling Rink:
One of the most recognized and strongest competitive women’s curling teams in Canada – Team Jennifer Jones of Manitoba – has secured Monsanto Canada as its premier team sponsor for the 2007-08 curling season.
- Hall of Chemistry (until 1967)
- Fashions and Fabrics through the Years (from 1965 to 1966)
- Monsanto House of the Future (from 1957 to 1967)
- Adventure Thru Inner Space (from 1967 to 1985)
Walt Disney World:
- Magic Eye Theatre at Epcot
- Circle Vision 360
All attractions that the company has ever sponsored (except for the Magic Eye Theatre, in the Future World section of Epcot) were located in Tomorrowland.