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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...