SOURCE: Monsanto Company

November 29, 2005 14:14 ET

Biotech-gmo.com Brings Benefits of Agricultural Biotechnology to Life

New Multimedia Web Site Features Conversations About Plant Biotechnology With Farmers and Experts Around the World

ST. LOUIS, MO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 29, 2005 -- A new multimedia website, Conversations about Plant Biotechnology at http://www.monsanto.com/biotech-gmo offers visitors a glimpse of the discussions taking place among farmers on the impact of genetically modified crops a decade since they were first introduced and after more than one billion acres of these crops have been harvested worldwide.

The site features informative and compelling video clips with farmers from countries as diverse as India, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, the Philippines and the United States. These farmers discuss the benefits that biotech crops have had on their farms, families, communities and the environment. Biotech-gmo.com also offers candid viewpoints from eminent global experts, such as Dr. Norman Borlaug -- Nobel Laureate and leader of the Green Revolution.

Visitors to the site can sign-up for a service that alerts subscribers when new video content is available. To view these "Conversations about Plant Biotechnology," please visit biotech-gmo.com. The site is hosted by the Monsanto Company.

Web sources: http://www.monsanto.com/biotech-gmo

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