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  • Friday December 21, 2007
    Corn yield harvest results show that, on average, corn seed hybrids containing YieldGard VT Triple™ technology - the next generation of YieldGard® insect control - from Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) achieved a yield advantage of 12.8 bushels per acre over similar hybrids containing Herculex® XTRA technology. This yield advantage is based on the results from an average of nearly 3,000 field comparisons in top corn-producing states in themore...
  • Thursday December 20, 2007
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal year 2008 first quarter on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, prior to market open. In conjunction with the announcement of its results, Monsanto will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. CT (9:30 a.m. ET). The call will focus on the company's first quarter results, future expectations and an update of projects within the company's Rmore...
  • Friday December 14, 2007

    DEKALB Genetics Show More Than 12 Bushel Per Acre Yield Advantage in Key Maturity Zone

    Harvest data from across the United States showed that farmers who used DEKALB® corn seed stacked with YieldGard VT Triple™ from Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) saw double-digit yield advantage over competing seed corn brands and technologies in 2007. Data from nearly 1,700 on-farm field trials showed an average of more than 14.6 bushel per acre advantage for DEKALB YieldGard VT Triple compared to Pioneer varieties which included Herculexmore...
  • Friday December 14, 2007

    Innovative Crop Insurance Product Launches In Time for 2008 Planting Season

    Farmers in four pilot states who plant a majority of their corn acres using hybrid seeds that feature YieldGard Plus® with Roundup Ready® Corn 2 or YieldGard VT Triple™ technology from Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) will be able to lower their crop insurance premiums in 2008. The Risk Management Agency (RMA) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday announced the planned implementation of the Biotech Yieldmore...
  • Tuesday December 11, 2007
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 17.5 cents per share. The dividend relates to the company's first quarter of its 2008 fiscal year. The dividend is payable on Jan. 25, 2008, to shareowners of record on Jan. 4, 2008. Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farmmore...
  • Tuesday December 4, 2007
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that it has joined the Chicago Climate Exchange® (CCX), North America's only voluntary, legally-binding greenhouse gas emissions reduction, registry and trading program. As part of its agreement, the company will, by 2010, reduce its own direct carbon emissions from major U.S. operations by 6 percent below its 2000 levels or purchase carbon emission offsets as specified in the CCXmore...
  • Thursday November 29, 2007
    The final approval of the plan for Solutia Inc. to emerge from bankruptcy is "great news for Solutia, great news for retirees and great news for Monsanto," a Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) executive said today. "As we've said from the beginning, our goals have to been to see an economically viable Solutia emerge from bankruptcy, via a plan that protects the interests of retirees while assuring that Monsanto obtains finality in a fairmore...
  • Thursday November 29, 2007
    Harvest data from more than 15,000 head-to-head comparisons from on-farm trials across the United States demonstrate that whether it's DEKALB seed genetics, triple-trait technology offerings, or the combination of both, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) is delivering a better product to farmers than leading competitors. "These yield figures show the powerful and tangible results that come from our elite germplasm, our triple-trait productsmore...
  • Monday November 26, 2007
    Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Executive Vice President, Brett Begemann, is scheduled to address investors at 4:25 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, Dec. 4, as part of Citi Basic Materials Symposium in New York. Begemann's presentation will include an update on Monsanto's business performance, product performance, its research-and-development pipeline, strategic initiatives and other business matters. Presentation slides and a simultaneousmore...
  • Thursday November 8, 2007
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) expects to double the gross profit potential of its business from the end of 2007 through 2012, officials will tell investors today. The company's growth is expected to result in an ongoing earnings per share (EPS) growth rate in the mid-to-high teens over the next five years. Monsanto's management team also will note that, by the end of 2012, the free cash flow generation of its business, exclusive ofmore...
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