Monsanto awards $500,000 grant for new geospatial technology center at T-Rex incubator

From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

Through tech-focused subsidiaries like The Climate Corporation, Monsanto has increasingly touted the potential of applying geospatial technology to agriculture — looking to give farmers map-based tools with highly detailed information about their fields.

The Creve Coeur-based agribusiness company further illustrated its investment in the area Wednesday, when it awarded a $500,000 grant to T-Rex, the nonprofit business and technology incubator based at 911 Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis.

The money will support the creation of a Geospatial Resource and Innovation Center to be housed at the T-Rex facility on Washington Avenue, according to a press release announcing the move.

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