Inside a Seed Plant

The world’s population is growing steadily - by 200,000 people a day. Our natural resources, including arable land and fresh water supply, are not. Climate change only makes things harder. In order to be sustainable, the world’s farmers need to grow more better and affordable food with less land, energy, water, waste and worry. Monsanto helps farmers do just that with smarter breeding and efficient, high-quality seed production. This page shows how, taking the example of maize.

Discover the inside of a seed plant


Seed processing plants in Europe

Seed plants in operation Seed plants planned


About Us

  • Operate in 160+ countries
  • Sell 2,500 different vegetable varieties
  • Employ 8,200 people in our supply chain
  • Sell 55 million bags of seed a year
  • Serve 1.5 million global customers
  • Monitor 30,000 ocean containers on the move