7 Most Compelling People In U.S. Agriculture

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Hugh Grant, Monsanto

Hugh Grant, MonsantoAs leader of the multi-national biotech giant, Grant has had a major influence on the food we eat. Since becoming president, chairman and CEO in 2003, he has led Monsanto through a series of moves focused on developing products that help farmers grow more crops by using resources more efficiently. Grant has been a key contributor toward raising awareness and advancing a global dialogue about the challenge of doubling food production by 2050. “Real solutions to global hunger challenges are needed now,” said Grant in a recent op-ed piece. “The challenges are not getting smaller. Our company is proud to participate in this dialogue and will continue to encourage others to engage in this debate to create real change in 2012 and beyond.”

Hopkins is Senior Online Editor for the CropLife Media Group at Meister Media Worldwide.

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