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  • Friday December 22, 2006
    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...
  • Friday December 22, 2006
    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...
  • Thursday December 21, 2006
    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 leadership. 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...
  • Wednesday December 13, 2006
    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...
  • Tuesday December 12, 2006

    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...
  • Tuesday December 12, 2006
    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...
  • Wednesday December 6, 2006
    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...
  • Monday December 4, 2006

    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...
  • Monday December 4, 2006
    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...
  • Friday December 1, 2006
    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. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061201/CGF019 ) The study involved placement of 60 moisture probes at five different locations across the Corn Belt to compare the root performance of YieldGard Plusmore...
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