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  • Tuesday December 29, 2009
    Monsanto Vegetable Seeds’ Bellaverde® broccoli has been nominated for the FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award 2010. An expert panel of judges has nominated bellaverde® broccoli as one of the ten most innovative products or services introduced during the past year. Bellaverde® broccoli Bellaverde® is the new long stemmed broccoli with a unique sweet taste. It can be grown in Southern as well as cooler, Northern Europeanmore...
  • Wednesday December 23, 2009
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2010 first quarter on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, prior to market open. Monsanto also 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, future expectations and an annual update of new and progressing projects within Monsanto's Research and Development (R&D)more...
  • Tuesday December 22, 2009
    Monsanto’s unique Mobile Technology Unit (MTU) will appear at the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, giving attendees a firsthand look at the latest innovations in plant breeding and biotechnology designed to help farmers be successful. The 53-foot unit, with 1,000 square fee of exhibit space, travels across the U.S., hosting farmer groups and appearing at trade shows and other special events year-round. Customer outreach is a centralmore...
  • Monday December 14, 2009
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the Deltapine Class of 10 will include six new cotton varieties. More than 160 farmers across the Cotton Belt participated in the New Product Exposure (NPE) program this summer, testing some of the 13 candidates on their farms. The feedback from these farmers and the data from plots show an increase in on-farm profitability potential. "This weekend we had the chance to preview the Classmore...
  • Saturday December 12, 2009
    A recent Associated Press article on Monsanto’s licensing agreements with companies missed the mark on the real facts behind our business and our licensing approach, including: Our business has grown tremendously over the years thanks to an early investment in biotechnology, adding new approaches to historic breeding, and a decision to broadly license the results of those investments to anyone who wanted them,more...
  • Friday December 11, 2009
    Season-long weed control is vital to combating tough weeds on the farm. Roundup Ready® Cotton Performance Plus, a Monsanto residual herbicide program, is being enhanced in 2010 to help farmers proactively manage the problem of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. By participating in the Roundup Ready Cotton Performance Plus program, farmers can receive rebates of up to $12.50 per acre from Monsanto for using qualifying residualmore...
  • Tuesday December 8, 2009

    Corn Yield Advantage Expands to Record Level; Genuity™ SmartStax™ Corn Delivers 15 Bushel Per Acre More Versus Competitors; Genuity™ Roundup Ready 2 Yield® Trials Combine for 7-plus Percent Yield Boost Over Competitive Roundup Ready® Products

    Corn and soybean harvest results for 2009 confirm that Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) seed products maintained a significant yield advantage compared with competitors, and new technologies such as Genuity™ SmartStax corn and Genuity™ Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans are delivering a step change in performance. Dr. Ted Crosbie, Monsanto Vice President Breeding, shared this year's yield trial results conducted throughout the Corn Belt withmore...
  • Tuesday December 8, 2009

    President and CEO Hugh Grant Previews Yield Results Supporting Blockbuster New Products and Reaffirms Earnings Per Share and Cash Flow Guidance for 2010

    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) is on track in its operational path to reach its 2012 financial commitments, President and CEO Hugh Grant will tell investors today. Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Global Industries Conference in New York, Grant also will preview yield results the company plans to release later today as promising indicators for 2010 and the path toward 2012. Grant will focus his remarks on the strength ofmore...
  • Monday December 7, 2009
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 26.5 cents per share. The dividend relates to the company's first quarter of its 2010 fiscal year. The dividend is payable on Jan. 29, 2010 to shareowners of record on Jan. 8, 2010. About Monsanto Company Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions andmore...
  • Monday December 7, 2009

    More Key Import Approvals Support 2010 Launch

    Two more key regulatory milestones have been reached for the 2010 commercial launch of SmartStax™, the corn industry’s eagerly anticipated seed trait combination. U.S. and Canadian corn farmers are now two steps closer to being able to plant the most comprehensive insect and weed control product in the industry, allowing them to significantly reduce their refuge acres. Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Dow AgroSciences LLC (NYSE: DOW), a whollymore...
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