Monsanto grant to help pay for farm greenhouse

Friday, June 15, 2007 | 2:00 a.m. CDT; updated 10:13 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

The Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute has received a $200,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic branch of a St. Louis based agricultural company. The money will pay for the construction of a greenhouse at Jefferson Farm and Gardens, an educational farm being developed by the institute at MU’s South Farm.