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  • December 8, 2016
    To Raise Awareness of Agriculture Opportunities, Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Program Provides Scholarships For Students Pursuing Studies In Farming, Agronomy, Education, Science, Technology, Business, Communications, And More 13 percent of high school and college students are interested in a career in agriculture. Fewer than one in five (19 percent) high school and college students feel they understand agriculture career opportunities. In an effort to raise awareness of job prospects in agriculture, the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders program will award more than $500,000 in scholarships in 2017 to students across the country.

    While agriculture has become a hot sector for job growth (USDA Employment Opportunities Report, 2015), a just-released survey shows only 13 percent of high school and college students are interested in pursuing a career in the agriculture industry – and just 3 percent can...

  • December 6, 2016
    Company Earns Perfect Score on 2017 Corporate Equality Index

    The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has once again named Monsanto as one of its “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” This is the ninth year Monsanto has been honored by the civil rights organization. The distinction comes with the agriculture company earning a perfect score...

  • December 5, 2016

    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend relates to the company’s first quarter of its 2017 fiscal year and is payable on January 27, 2017, to shareowners of...

  • December 5, 2016
    Scientists Solve Spore Stability Puzzle To Develop World’s First Upstream Corn Inoculant, Will Be Applied To All Of Monsanto’s New 2017 Corn Hybrids Sold In U.S.

    As part of their commitment to develop and commercialize innovative microbial solutions for farmers through The BioAg Alliance, Monsanto Company and Novozymes today shared details of their newest product, the corn inoculant Acceleron® B-300 SAT. Derived from a fungus found in...

  • December 5, 2016

    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that leading independent proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis) have both recommended that Monsanto shareowners vote “FOR” the proposal to adopt the Agreement and Plan...

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