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Louisiana:

Monsanto Celebrates Opening Of $200 Million Roundup Plant In Luling

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From a press release

LULING, La., March 5, 2010 -- Monsanto Company CEO and Chairman Hugh Grant welcomed guests to the company's Roundup agricultural herbicide production facility in Luling, La., today to celebrate the completion of a nearly $200 million expansion just outside of New Orleans. The expansion was announced and started in April 2008 to increase production of Roundup brand agricultural herbicide.

Kerry Preete, president of the company's Crop Protection Division, said, "We are proud to play a small role in the economic well-being of the New Orleans region. We're pleased that many of our suppliers are Louisiana-based and contributed to the rebuilding effort. This region has provided us a wealth of scientific and manufacturing talent, and those employees contribute to the vitality of South Louisiana."

All of the Roundup product sold in the US is manufactured domestically – at Monsanto's Luling and Muscatine, Iowa, locations.