Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced it will issue the company's
financial results for its fiscal year 2007 first quarter on Thursday,
Jan. 4, 2007, prior to market open.
In conjunction with the announcement of its results, Monsanto will hold
a conference call at 8:30 a.m. central time (9:30 a.m. eastern time).
The call will focus on the company's first quarter results, future
expectations and an update of projectsmore...
Monsanto sales representatives and field agronomists are prepared to
assist Indiana and Ohio growers in managing and minimizing the risk of
glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed. Researchers at Purdue University and
the Ohio State University jointly announced the recent discovery of
separate populations of giant ragweed in Indiana and Ohio that exhibit
low levels of resistance to glyphosate.
"We have provided in-depth training for ourmore...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently visited the
Luling, Louisiana, plant to honor its work in the Performance Track
program and to acknowledge the plant's record of sustained environmental
Comparable to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's
(OSHA) VPP (Voluntary Protection Program), the EPA's Performance Track
program was initiated in 2000 to recognize top environmental-performingmore...
Monsanto is pleased to announce a partnership between Monsanto and the
Council of 1890 land-grant universities. As part of the program,
twenty-seven students from eight different universities recently
attended a Student Leadership Meeting hosted by Monsanto in St. Louis,
Missouri. Steve Mizell, Global Human Resources lead, describes the new
partnership between Monsanto and universities as “an additional vehicle
to support building the broadest,more...
Dividend has increased by more than 100 percent since 2002 spin-off
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors
declared an increase in the quarterly dividend on its common shares from
10 cents per share to 12.5 cents per share, or an increase of 25
percent. The dividend is payable on Jan. 26, 2007, to shareowners of
record on Jan. 5, 2007.
"Today's announcement underscores the company's confidence in the
cash-generating capabilities of our business and our ongoingmore...
Monsanto will receive the 2006 Boeing Corporate Citizenship Award on
Dec. 14 at a ceremony in St. Louis. The award is part of the St. Louis
Regional Chamber and Growth Association’s Greater St. Louis Top 50
program, which recognizes 50 companies for on their significant
contributions to the St. Louis region and how they have positively
affected the future of our business community.
The Boeing Corporate Citizenship Award is given to amore...
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the three on-campus
shuttles that provide employee transportation around the
world-headquarters campus are now operating on B20 biodiesel fuel, a
blend of 20 percent by volume biodiesel with 80 percent by volume
petroleum diesel. The new, smaller shuttles will result in a three
mile-per-gallon efficiency increase and a 20 percent savings in fuel
costs. The cleaner burning biodiesel will provide amore...
Donation will support emergency services, including food and shelter
Monsanto Company has pledged $100,000 to support Red Cross relief
efforts following last night's severe winter storms and subsequent power
outages in Missouri and Illinois. The donation to the American Red Cross
St. Louis Area Chapter will help provide critical food and shelter to
people whose homes were damaged or who lost power in the storm.
"We are extremely grateful to Monsanto Company for its generous
contribution to help themore...
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Landec Corporation (NASDAQ: LNDC)
announced two separate agreements today, both of which are expected to
broaden their reach and product offerings to U.S. farmers. The two
agreements are potentially valued at more than $70 million.
In the first transaction, Monsanto's American Seeds, Inc. (ASI)
subsidiary announced that it has acquired Landec's direct marketing and
seed sales company, Fielder's Choicemore...
PA moisture utilization study conducted by Monsanto (NYSE: MON) this
season has provided a unique look at how YieldGard® Plus Corn roots are
able to effectively absorb subsoil moisture under dry conditions.
The study involved placement of 60 moisture probes at five different
locations across the Corn Belt to compare the root performance of