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  • Wednesday December 18, 2013
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2014 first quarter and annual research and development pipeline update on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, 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...
  • Wednesday December 11, 2013

    Company Receives 100 Percent Rating On HRC’s 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has named Monsanto Company one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” The distinction comes with the St. Louis-based company earning a top score of 100 percent on the HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI measures how equitable large private businesses treat their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees, consumers and investors. Monsanto is one of only 304 major businessesmore...
  • Tuesday December 10, 2013

    The companies establish The BioAg Alliance to discover, develop and sell microbial solutions that enable farmers worldwide to increase crop yields with less input

    ST. LOUIS & COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Novozymes (NASDAQ OMX: NZYM B) today announce a long-term strategic alliance to transform research and commercialization of sustainable microbial products that will provide a new platform of solutions for growers around the world. The BioAg Alliance will allow the companies to leverage employees, technologies and commercial assets in the companies’ agricultural biologicals portfolios. The BioAg Alliance is uniquemore...
  • Monday December 9, 2013
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 43 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 31, 2014 to shareowners of record on Jan. 10, 2014. It relates to the first quarter of the company’s 2014 fiscal year. “Our quarterly dividend continues Monsanto’s ongoing commitment to return value to our shareowners,” said Pierre Courduroux, Monsanto chiefmore...
  • Monday November 25, 2013

    Agricultural Company Teams Up With International Non-Governmental Organizations To Aid Those In Need

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company has pledged its support to help the people of the Philippines, including local farmers, who are now working to recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan). The company, which has more than 100 employees in the region and has partnered with Filipino farmers for more than 45 years, announced a series of commitments including: improving the lives of those in need by providing short termmore...
  • Thursday November 14, 2013

    DEKALB® Brand Launches Acres of Gold Corn Yield Optimization Guide

    ST. LOUIS (November 14, 2013) – Corn-on-corn production can be rewarding for farmers but is accompanied by a unique set of challenges that require critical management decisions. Achieving optimal corn yield potential requires a holistic, year-round plan.“The DEKALB® brand recognized the need to provide corn-on-corn farmers with solutions for these unique challenges,” said Rick Myroup, DEKALB Brand Manager. “That’s why we’ve launched an extensive online resource guide, called Acres of Gold.”more...
  • Thursday November 7, 2013
    ST. LOUIS (November 7, 2013) – With the 2013 cotton harvest in full swing, Deltapine® is excited to announce the release of the much-anticipated official music video to the song, “Where Heroes are Made,” which was written earlier in the year as a special tribute the farmers participating in the Deltapine New Product Evaluator (NPE) program.The music video, shot on location at the farm of Chuck and Matt Coley in Vienna, GA during the 2013 crop season, portrays the hard work, pride, and heroismmore...
  • Thursday November 7, 2013

    Variable Rate Planting Introduction in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Minnesota Follows Successful Ground Breakers Testing Program This Season

    ST. LOUIS (November 7, 2013) – Bringing another industry first to farmers, DEKALB® brand will offer a lineup of 40 FieldScripts® certified products for 2014, combining the brand’s industry-leading seed genetics with Monsanto’s advanced variable rate planting technology to maximize yield opportunity.Rick Myroup, DEKALB brand manager, said FieldScripts products will be offered exclusively by the DEKALB brand in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Minnesota, where this innovative precision farming systemmore...
  • Wednesday November 6, 2013
    • Company affirms guidance and strong outlook including mid-to-high teens EBITDA growth for FY14
    • Monsanto expects continued opportunity in mid-term with expanding opportunity from core business and new layers of growth, including its next-generation Integrated Farming Systems platform
    • Initial 2013 harvest data shows Monsanto’s performance advantage continues, with yield advantages over competitors in key crops from U.S. season
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant will outline how the company’s strong core business performance, expanding growth drivers and new platform opportunities – including the recently completed acquisition of The Climate Corporation – reinforce the company’s near-term growth while building an expanded mid-term growth opportunity. During Monsanto’s Biennial Investor Event in St. Louis, the company willmore...
  • Monday November 4, 2013
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) today announced a $1 billion public debt offering, with $400 million in 3-year bonds, $300 million in 5-year bonds and $300 million in 30-year bonds. The 3-year floating rate notes will bear interest at a rate equal to three month LIBOR, reset quarterly, plus 0.20 percent. These notes mature on November 7, 2016 with a first interest payment date of February 7, 2014. The 5-year notes will bemore...
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