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  • Wednesday December 21, 2011

    Trait is Part of a System Designed to Help Maintain Yield Potential During Drought Stress

    Monsanto received deregulation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for MON 87460, the company’s first-generation drought-tolerant trait for corn. Drought-tolerant corn is projected to be introduced as part of an overall system that would offer farmers improved genetics, agronomic practices and the drought trait. Monsanto plans to conduct on-farm trials in 2012 to give farmers experience with the product, while generating datamore...
  • Wednesday December 21, 2011
    In more than 8,000 comparisons in 2011, Asgrow® Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans outyielded competitive products by 4.5 bushels per acre with a 79 percent win rate.* The same consistent, high-yielding Asgrow performance is available to farmers in 2012 in the form of 30 new products featuring the latest Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield technology. The 2012 lineup includes several exciting new productsmore...
  • Wednesday December 21, 2011
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter and annual research and development pipeline update on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, 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 quarter,more...
  • Monday December 19, 2011
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today it has deregulated the biotech trait, MON 87705, in Monsanto’s Vistive® Gold soybeans. The improved soybeans produce soybean oil with increased levels of monounsaturated fat while significantly lowering saturated fat. “With the availability of Vistive Gold soybeans, farmers will soon be able to deliver an economical and sustainable source of nutritionally improved soybeanmore...
  • Friday December 16, 2011
    Washington University in St. Louis has received a $930,000 grant from the Monsanto Company to support graduate student research in life sciences. The grant, to be distributed over the next seven years, will establish a Monsanto graduate fellowship program. Each year, two graduate students pursuing doctoral degrees in the Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) will be selected as fellows and receive up to $31,000.more...
  • Wednesday December 14, 2011

    Season-long approach offers farmers maximized yield potential, strong plant health with minimized weed issues and proven results at harvest

    Asgrow® agronomists are encouraging farmers to follow a season-long systems approach to increase the yield potential and profitability of their Asgrow® Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans. Called the Asgrow Performance System, this approach combines exclusive Asgrow genetics from the industry’s leading breeding program and the latest soybean trait technology in the form of Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield. It is also complemented bymore...
  • Wednesday December 7, 2011
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today increased its expected earnings per share guidance for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 and reaffirmed its full-year guidance, confirming its mid-teens earnings growth outlook for the year. The company now expects first-quarter ongoing and as-reported earnings per share in the range of $0.15 to $0.20, an increase from the previous guidance of the high end of the $0.10 to $0.15 range. (For a reconciliationmore...
  • Tuesday December 6, 2011

    Forty-seven New, Exclusive DEKALB Products Offer Higher-Yield Potential With Latest Genuity® Trait Options

    Industry-leading breeding has been a constant throughout the DEKALB® brand’s 100 year history, helping deliver the best products with strong roots, strong stalks and the strong yield potential farmers expect. DEKALB corn’s 2012 lineup delivers that same high-performance and innovation in the form of 47 new products derived from Monsanto’s advanced breeding program. Jason Hoag, DEKALB Marketing Lead, said DEKALB will provide a fullmore...
  • Monday December 5, 2011
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 27, 2012 to shareowners of record on Jan. 6, 2012. It relates to the first quarter of the company's 2012 fiscal year. About Monsanto Company Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural productsmore...
  • Monday December 5, 2011

    Grants available for St. Louis-area nonprofit organizations, decided by public vote

    With the holiday giving season upon us, St. Louis residents can recognize and help out their favorite local non-profit organizations through Monsanto’s Grow St. Louis program. Beginning today through Dec. 23, people can go to www.stlgrown.com to nominate eligible St. Louis metropolitan area projects to receive a grant of up to $15,000 from Monsanto. In January the nominations will then be voted on by the public. The top three vote-more...
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