Our team at Monsanto recently led the charge to start an engineering blog where we can share more about what we are doing in IT and Technology, highlight some of our Open Source projects, and talk a bit about our culture. We’re just getting started but there are already a couple good posts, including the beginning of a series by Jorge Montero about Scala’s implicits.

I just published a post on how we are using Big Data to better understand growing plants and their environment so we can produce more food for an ever more populous planet. Using Big Data doesn’t have to be just selling ads and collecting phone records!