Monsanto upgrades Canadian canola facility
Monsanto is to invest more than Can$14 million (US$13 million) in the expansion and upgrade of its canola seed processing facility in Lethbridge, Alberta. The company expects the operation to handle all of its North American canola seed. The updgrade is due to be completed in August 2011. Monsanto invests over Can$20 million (US$19 million) each year in canola seed research, including support for its Genuity trait business.