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Corso/Monsanto Seeds

From: "Geoffrey Stewart Nimmo" <nextwave@cape.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Nov 1997 21:25:24 -0500
Fwd Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 11:37:49 -0500
Subject: Corso/Monsanto Seeds

'Monsanto Seeds'

by Kenny Young

With the July, 1997 publication of PHILLIP J. CORSO'S “Day After
Roswell”, the retired Lieutenant Colonel who served under Eisenhower
introduced the public to the concept of the ‘seeding’ of American
industry and corporations with exotic technology derived from
recovered extraterrestrial vehicles.

In the midst of the hype and furor over the Corso publication, I
couldn’t help but temper my disbelief in serious consideration of his
claims, because of a bizarre encounter that I have been absorbed in
for nearly two years.

In the spring of 1995 I  received a phone call from a resident of
Springfield, Ohio.  “I wanted to tell you about certain reverse-
engineering projects conducted on flying saucer components,” stated
the voice on the other end of the phone line.  The caller had tracked
me down after a statewide Associated Press newspaper article was
published in a Springfield, Ohio newspaper.   The article had portrayed
me as a ‘UFO skeptic’ who questioned the possibilities of
extraterrestrial visitations.

“I’m listening,” I replied to the caller, expecting an outlandish or
delusional account to commence.  To my surprise, the gentleman on the
other end of the line sounded cognizant, sane and knowledgeable.

“A friend of mine was an employee at Monsanto Research Corporation, on
Nicholas Road near Dayton, Ohio...”


The caller, who claimed to be formely of the military, and I had agreed
to meet for lunch at a restaurant south of Dayton, Ohio within two

I had contacted two acquaintances, Carla and Lois, who shared my
interest in accounts of the bizarre, and we all thought it intriguing
to meet the informant and receive his news.

We left Cincinnati with plenty of time to spare, and reaching the
Dayton area an hour before our appointment, decided to venture to The
Monsanto Research Complex, the focal-point of the drama.

Having been given directions to the facility by the informant, we found
the complex easily. Situated near Interstate 75 south of Dayton, Ohio,
on Nicholas Road, the facility is now operating under the name of
Quality Chemical, and from the road appears to be several big, box-
shaped buildings surrounded by fencing.  The top-halves of the
windowless buildings are riddled with air ducts, protruding ventilation
shafts and metal railings.

Approaching the main gate, a security guard put down his sandwhich and
hitched his pants up around his big belly.  “Can I help you?”

“I am conducting a research project on corporations in this area, and
was curious to know if this facility was once called Monsanto Research?”
I asked just to break the ice, even though I already knew the answer.

“Yes it was, several years ago.”

“Do you know what type of research projects were done here?”  I asked,
hoping for something juicy.

“Nope, but it was some classified project from Wright Patterson Air
Force Base.”

Carla and Lois thanked the security officer after we had gleaned
everything possible from him (including details of several large
fires occurring years prior).  Driving away, we were unanimously
impressed by the statement from the watchman regarding a classified
Air Force project.  Even though unaware of the specific activities
performed at the facility he was guarding, the officer had provided
‘soft corroboration’ of Air Force affiliation, an affiliation we were
now  on our way to verify through the offerings of a mysterious
whistle-blower who would later be known as ‘The Phantom Informant.’

We met the gentleman as he waited in his car outside the restaurant.
Parking next to him, we greeted one another and entered the restaurant.
Telling the gentleman of our recent experience with the security guard,
he smiled with a self-assured grin and said, “That’s interesting.”

“Tell us about this friend of yours,” came the question from Carla
after food was ordered.

“He’s dead, now... but he used to work at Monsanto and had a security
clearance,” said the former miltary officer. “Evidently, as the story
goes, parts and components from a flying saucer was taken to the
Monsanto and kept there for a number of years.  The situation was kept
quiet, and suprisingly, extensive security precautions had been deemed
unnecessary. The low-intensity security provided a good cover for the
highly classified project.”

“Where did this flying saucer come from?” came the next obvious question.

“I don’t know, but we’ve all heard stories about Roswell,” said the
informant as he sought to deflect the anxious questions and stay on his
point. “Anyhow, there were a number of other operations at the facility
that had also been going on, and there had been several accidents over
the years.  One involved a chemical explosion which resulted in a large

Carla chanced a quick glance to Lois, recalling the earlier statement
from the security guard.

“One particular accident occurred as a result of experimentation with
gravity waves. This person was injured and taken to the Miami Valley
Hospital where he was held a while for observation.  He was released
later in the evening, but for a while he was said to be

“Much of the reverse-engineering research was regarding gravity waves.
In fact, at one point, I was told of a rod or baton-like instrument
that could be pointed at a heavy block of concrete...  When they would
point this rod at the block, they could lift it up into the air...
almost magically.

“There was also some nuclear materials that were produced at the
location, and they were taken discretely by the truckload to Jackass
Flats for burial and disposal.  The whole facility was contaminated at
one time.”

“Did this contamination have anything to do with the components?” I
asked, trying to home-in on the UFO discussion.

“I’m sure some of it could have,” he replied with uncertainty, giving us
the impression that he wasn’t seemingly a ‘know-it-all.’

“But the real story is the man that came in.”

        Mysterious Visitor

“According to my late friend, apparently there was a certain person who
visited Monsanto under armed escort.  He had paid numerous visits, about
a half-dozen times from the late sixties to the early seventies.  This
well-dressed person had a security clearance to get in, and was allowed
to interact with the employees there.”

The term "INTERACT" caused eyebrows to raise, as The Phantom Informant
paused to allow his enigmatic comment to sow the seed of curiousity.

“He talked to them,” the informant clarified, “but he wasn’t a regular
person. This individual would talk with the workers and discuss certain
matters about routine job duties and inspections, and more cryptically,
would discuss matters about their own personal lives.  He knew things he
wasn’t supposed to know.”

“What do you mean ‘he wasn’t a regular person’?” asked Carla intensely.

“I mean he wasn’t a regular person.  He looked normal, just like you or
me, even wore a nice business suit, but he wasn’t a regular person.  He
had talked to the people, and when he did, he ruined them.  He knew
things he shouldn’t have. He talked with my friend, and whatever he said
that day traumatized him for the rest of his life.”

“How so?”

“I don’t know, but his widow told me that from that day forward he sat
up on the edge of his bed at nights... in a cold sweat, and wondered
about that man.  He said ‘that man knew everything about me.”


With a meaningful stare, the informant emphasized his point and gazed at
Lois and Carla with a hypnotic assurance.

“He knew certain unthinkable details about each person that nobody else

The Phantom Informant seemed to relish holding his captive audience
under his spell.  Breaking his rhythym, I broke in, “Are you saying
this was an alien?”

“I don’t know,” he huffed as he looked downward and talked in my
direction without making eye-contact, as if half-angry that I made
such a suggestion. “All I’m saying is that he wasn’t a regular person.”

Not satisfied with gleaning these details from a second-hand source, I
sought after more details of the deceased gentleman in question. I was
told that the wife of this worker talked to the informant on plenty of
occassions, for they had been acquaintances through their mutual
association with the worker, and continue to talk years after the death
of the worker.

After his passing, the wife told the informant that her husband would
suffer sleepless nights, agonizing in a mixed state of disbelief and
fear. The wife had told of the problems the worker had for years after
encountering the mysterious stranger, and had been greatly disturbed. She
felt that he had an almost obsessive fear of the man. He talked of the
good and honest character of his friend, and told of how his wife would
be hesitant to discuss this issue, which she deemed ‘sensitive.’

The informant did not reveal whether he had an occasion to meet this
shadowy figure.  He did allow that any worker was forevermore effected
by the well-dressed visitor, who held great power and abilities. At one
point in the discussion, he stated that he couldn't be sure if this
person was part of the government or the military, but knew that this
was a very 'powerful' individual, and briefly wondered ‘where this
individual is today.’

During the conversation, both Carla and Lois became entranced by the
stories, as the informant spoke with methodological assurance, and
closed each sentence with uncanny and unnerving eye-contact.

The account, if true, remains unverifiable at present, eluding that
special corroborative element which would advance this tale above the
realms of rumor, hearsay or even disinformational fiction.  However,
with the recent implication of Monsanto by retired Col. Phillip Corso
in his book two years later, and with the recent admissions by Bell
Labs and American Computer Company, which also draws reference from
the allegations of Corso, the bizarre tale of the reverse-engineered
parts and components from The Monsanto Research Complex may simply be
another piece in a warped and convoluted puzzle that is too strange to
be true, and if true, too difficult to believe.

                                                        End of article

Inquiries have been made with OSHA (Occupational Safety &
Health Administration.) regarding any citacions that would
have been issued against MONSANTO RESEARCH LABS on Nicholas
Road for over a twenty five year period, and the response
was that there was NONE ON FILE.

The Monsanto Research Corporation, which operated this lab
where the diving suit was developed, promoted a nuclear-powered
coffee pot. Such a pot would perk for 100 years relying only on
its self-contained plutonium-238 heat source. The plutonium in
each pot (1/5th of an ounce) would contain 10 million lethal
doses of plutonium. The project was abandoned.*

[*] H. Peter Metzger, THE ATOMIC ESTABLISHMENT (NY: Simon &
Schuster, 1972  pg. 227).

Internet references:
Active and Transitional/Inactive Nuclear Weapons Research,
Development, Detailed descriptions of past and present U.S.
nuclear weapons research, development, testing, and
production, and naval nuclear propulsion facilities,
including amounts of ...

(Size 4.1K)

Web-site Not Accessible


Monsanto Research was affiliated with E, G & G and I also
have the resumes of several former employees, as was
available from internet.  Within data listed, it specifies
they held ‘Q-level’ security clearances.  Also affiliated
with Mound Applied Technologies


Mr. Curtis Nielsen
Plant Manager, Quality Chemical Inc.
1515 Nicholas Road
Dayton, OH 45418

September 9, 1997

Dear Mr. Curtis Nielsen;

This letter is regarding our investigations of a special project
which is said to have been handled at your facility a number of
years ago when it was operated by the Monsanto Research Corporation.

We have spoken with a gentleman who advised that parts and
components of an aircraft “of unknown origin” had been delivered to
the Nicholas Road facility under a special contract from Wright-
Patterson Air Force Base, where these parts and components had been
reverse-engineered and tested.  The components, which were said to
have been from a crash-landed object, were duplicated at the
Monsanto/Nicholas Road facility and then re-assembled at another

We have been advised that an employee sustained a serious injury
during one experimental procedure, and was taken to Miami Valley
Hospital for observation.

Furthermore, a current employee of your facility has acknowledged
to some of our associates that at one time, a highly classified Air
Force contract from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base had been ongoing
at the Nicholas Road facility for a number of years. He stated that
he ‘couldn’t discuss the project,’ but described accidental
explosions and chemical fires which related to the project.

This letter to your office is to ask if you had knowledge of - or
could clarify the above accounts.  Would there be any way you could
refer me to others who may also assist with my inquiries, and how
might we also acquire the medical documents regarding the job-related
injury relevant to the classified project?  In addition, could you
please advise as to the nature of the activities conducted at the
Nicholas Road facility during the 1960 and 1970s time-frame, and
where the records might be stored?  Does the present Quality Chemical
operation retain documents or information relevant to previous
accidents/fires and work-related injuries?

Our investigations seek to acquire statements from both Quality
Chemical and Monsanto Research regarding this matter, as those who
have expressed this information also convey great concern about these
projects and their implications. In addition,  We would be happy to
respect any requests for anonymity if privacy concerns are expressed.

Could you please reply by Fax at your earliest convenience to:

Your help with this serious inquiry is deeply appreciated.


Tri-State Advocates for Scientific Knowledge
2477 Hudson Avenue
Cincinnati, OH  45212

Faxed Tuesday, September 9, 1997 to 931-262-6418

The above fax/letter to QUALITY CHEMICAL was afforded no response,
and a phone call to the receptionist, requesting contact with the
supervisor, was not productive, as no return call was forthcoming.

UFO Research

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