Monsanto is an agricultural company that applies innovation and technology to help farmers around the world produce more food while conserving more resources. In addition to providing products and services for growers to use on their farms to grow yields sustainably, the company has also committed to work with producers and other partners to protect the environment in agriculturally important areas. To this end, in the United States, the company is partnering with grower organizations as well as The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soy Assn., Delta Wildlife and The National Audubon Society to pilot new tools to help keep nutrients on the farms. In addition, the company is a member of the Mississippi River Basin Agricultural Working Group whose members also hold this goal. Growers have a proud and strong tradition of environmental stewardship. These partnerships are intended to help them build on and advance their progress.