MONDAY, JULY 18, 2015 (12:20 P.M.-3:45 P.M.) Meet in the entry foyer at 12:20 p.m.
Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes (lots of walking). Casual attire is appropriate. Volunteer drivers will be needed. Schedule:
12:20 Meet in Danforth foyer
12:25 Depart for Monsanto Chesterfield Campus
1:00 Tour of Monsanto Chesterfield – Biotechnology
3:00 Return back to Danforth Center Directions to Chesterfield Campus from Danforth Center
Starting going RIGHT on N WARSON RD toward OLIVE BLVD
Turn RIGHT onto OLIVE BLVD
Exit Right onto LINDBERGH BLVD SOUTH (go 2.7 miles)
Exit Right onto I-64 West (got 8.2 miles)
Take exit 20 and turn right onto Chesterfield Parkway North
Go straight across Olive Blvd
Turn RIGHT at the MONSANTO sign
STOP at the Security Station and let the guard know you are there for a tour.
Monsanto is undergoing construction which effects parking. The guard will let you know where to go for visitor parking.
From the security gate, go straight. At the roundabout, take a left (ie, the 2nd exit off the roundabout).
Pass by the first 2 entrances to the parking garage.
Make a right at the 3rd entrance into the garage and follow the signs for visitor parking.
Take the walkway bridge over to Building AA.
Resource Monsanto Website
Monsanto is a leading provider of agricultural products and solutions. They use innovation in plant biotechnology, genomics and breeding to improve productivity and to reduce the costs of farming. They produce leading seed brands, including DEKALB and Asgrow and develop biotechnology traits that integrate insect control and weed control into the seed itself. They make Roundup, the worlds best-selling herbicide, and other herbicides, which can be combined with seeds and traits to offer farmers integrated solutions. Through Holdens/Corn States business, they also provide other seed companies with genetic material and biotechnology traits for their seed brands.