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  • Thursday December 23, 2010
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2011 first quarter and annual research and development (R&D) pipeline update on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, prior to market open. Monsanto will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. central time (9:30 a.m. eastern time) in conjunction with the announcement of its results. The call will focus on the company's results for the first quartermore...
  • Wednesday December 22, 2010

    20-Year Company Veteran to Assume Position on January 1, 2011

    The Board of Directors of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that Pierre Courduroux, 45, will be appointed as the company's new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective on Jan. 1, 2011. Courduroux currently serves as Monsanto's finance lead for its global business operations. "For more than 20 years, Pierre has been a valuable asset to Monsanto and our finance organization," said Hugh Grant, chairman,more...
  • Tuesday December 21, 2010
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that Frank V. AtLee III has resigned from the company's Board of Directors. "We thank Frank AtLee for his leadership, insight and many contributions over the years to the board and our company," said Hugh Grant, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Monsanto. "On behalf of the board and all of us at Monsanto, we extend to Frank our sincere gratitude and best wishesmore...
  • Monday December 20, 2010
    Farmers who planted DEKALB® products recorded the highest number of national first-place wins in the National Corn Growers Association’s (NCGA) 46th annual National Corn Yield Contest, staking their claim as America’s top-yielding corn farmers. Twelve DEKALB customers achieved national awards, including five first-place wins. They planted high-yielding DEKALB products as part of their winning on-farm combination to winmore...
  • Monday December 6, 2010
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today the appointment of Laura K. Ipsen to the company's Board of Directors. Ipsen is currently the senior vice president and general manager, Connected Energy Industries, for Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking technology that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, based in San Jose, Calif. Since joining the company in 1995, Ipsen founded and led Cisco's global policy andmore...
  • Tuesday November 23, 2010
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) will hold two webcasts in conjunction with investor events in December. Executives will discuss the company's business performance and operational path, financial targets and other matters related to the business during the presentations. At 11:30 a.m. E.T. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, Brett Begemann, executive vice president – Seeds & Traits, will present at the 2010 Citi Basic Materials Symposiummore...
  • Monday November 22, 2010

    Casale to become President and Chief Executive Officer of CHS Inc., a Fortune 100 company, on January 1, 2011

    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that Carl Casale, executive vice president and chief financial officer, plans to leave his position effective December 31, 2010, to become president and chief executive officer of CHS Inc. (Nasdaq: CHSCP), a Fortune 100 diversified energy, grains and foods company. Casale will work through the remainder of the year to ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities to his successor, whommore...
  • Thursday November 11, 2010

    Third Consecutive Year of Funding to Improve Research in Wheat and Rice Breeding

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Texas AgriLife Research, an agency of the Texas A&M University System, have announced the open call for applications for students interested in pursuing research in wheat or rice plant breeding. Applications for the third round of funding from Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP) are being accepted now through February 1, 2011. Funds are available formore...
  • Tuesday November 9, 2010
    Monsanto Company opened its research megasite today in Lubbock, further strengthening the company’s dedication to cotton research and its commitment to Texas farmers. The Monsanto Texas Cotton Breeding and Technology Center will provide a central point for the company’s breeding and testing programs in the High Plains region. “In the last five years, we have more than doubled our U.S. cotton research and development budget,” said Dr.more...
  • Monday November 8, 2010

    Monsanto reaffirms earnings per share and cash flow guidance, outlook for mid-teens earnings growth

    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) executives will share 2010 harvest results with investors today, noting that the results confirm the company's innovative corn and soybean trait platforms provided farmers significant yield advantages versus competitor products. The company said the results underpin its product strategy and mid-teens earning growth projections going forward. "Our harvest data provides confidence supporting our U.S. productmore...
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