Hugh Grant, right, Monsanto chairman and chief executive officer, speaks with Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon next to a 3D agricultural chalk art piece at Monsanto's Chesterfield Village Research Center expansion groundbreaking on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 in Chesterfield, Mo. The event commemorated the $400 million expansion which is expected to create 675 new jobs in St. Louis over the next three years. (Whitney Curtis / AP Images for Monsanto Co.)

Big Ag Is Big Money For Congress: Monsanto Spends $2.5M Lobbying In 2015

Monsanto hired notorious lobbying firm WilliamHale, featured in the film “A Civil Action” for defending the right of a corporation to pollute the water supply of a Massachusetts town.