Monsanto Company today announced it will issue the company's financial
results for its fiscal 2009 first quarter on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009,
prior to market open. Monsanto additionally will hold a conference call
that day at 8:30 a.m. CT (9:30 a.m. ET). The call will focus on the
company's first-quarter results, its future expectations and its annual
update of new and progressing projects within the company's Research and
Plant Health Care Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Plant Health Care
plc (AIM: PHC), and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) have entered into an
agreement for the commercialization of harpin-based technology as a seed
treatment in Monsanto’s major row crops and vegetables. The harpin
technology offers farmers in-season benefits, including the suppression
of pests like nematodes and yield-inhibiting diseases, as well as
additive plant health benefitsmore...
Monsanto Company announced today that Robert A. Paley, 60, Vice
President and Treasurer, will retire from the company effective Jan. 31,
2009. Tom D. Hartley, 49, has been named Vice President and Treasurer
effective Dec. 8, 2008. In order to affect an orderly transition, Paley
will serve Monsanto as Special Assistant and Advisor to the CFO through
Jan. 31, 2009.
"On behalf of the Monsanto management team and employees, I thank Bobmore...
Chief Technology Officer to Announce Roundup Ready 2 Yield 2008 Soybean Yield Data, Highlights 2009 Launch and Yield Advantage for Farmers
Monsanto Company sees a significant growth opportunity in continuing to
create more yield for farmers worldwide through its R&D investment in
plant biotechnology and breeding. This message and other key comments
will be delivered to investors by Robb Fraley, Monsanto's executive vice
president and chief technology officer, as part of the Canaccord Adams
Conference today in Toronto.
"Even as we live through a global recession, wemore...
Monsanto Company today announced that its Board of Directors has
declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 24 cents per share.
The dividend relates to the company's first quarter of its 2009 fiscal
year. The dividend is payable on January 30, 2009, to shareowners of
record on January 9, 2009.
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Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based
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Monsanto Company launches new effort to help reduce nutrients and sediments in agricultural runoff by partnering with The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soybean Association, Delta Wildlife and The National Audubon Society on conservation projects in the Missippi River Basin.
Monsanto's new partners commit to sharing best conservation practices and joining in dialogue with other conservation groups, agriculture groups, government leaders as well as other parties interested in working with farmers to preserve water quality and conserve wildlife habitat along the river and its tributaries.
A new initiative announced today aims to reduce nutrient and sediment
movement into the United States' largest river system, the Mississippi
River. Monsanto is partnering with multiple agricultural and
conservation groups that are working with farmers to help reduce runoff
from the Mississippi River into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Nature Conservancy, the Iowa Soybean Association and Delta Wildlife
are all working collaboratively withmore...
Another key regulatory milestone has been achieved as one of the most
anticipated U.S. soybean technologies approaches commercialization.
Monsanto Company announced today it has received regulatory approval in
the European Union for the importation of Roundup Ready 2 Yield™
soybeans. This approval follows the European Food Safety Authority's
positive scientific opinion in July concluding Roundup Ready 2 Yield is
safe for import as food and feedmore...
Monsanto Company confirmed today that it self-reported the inadvertent
harvest of an extremely small amount of regulated Bt research cotton at
a trial site in Dawson County, Texas, as stated today by the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration. Approximately two-tenths of an acre of research
cotton being grown under USDA notification was inadvertently harvested
with a 54-acre commercial field. The cotton was transported for ginning
and processing inmore...
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that it has completed its
proposed acquisition of Aly Participacoes Ltda., which operates the
sugarcane breeding and technology companies, CanaVialis S.A. and Alellyx
S.A., both of which are based in Brazil. Monsanto's $290 million (R$616
million) acquisition of Aly Participacoes Ltda. from Votorantim Novos
Negocios Ltda. and its sister company, Votorantim Industrial S.A., was
consummated with existingmore...
Monsanto CEO To Tell Investors About Company's Growth Drivers For Reaching Its 2012 Profit Goals
As farmers in the U.S. are making their initial seed purchase decisions
for the 2009 growing season, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) plans to
discuss the reasons behind its confidence that it can make good on its
commitment to more than double its fiscal 2007 gross profit by 2012
through the execution of a strategy that delivers increased yield and
economic value for farmers. That is the message Monsanto Chairman,
President and Chief Executivemore...