News Releases: Corporate

  • Wednesday August 16, 2017
    ST. LOUIS & SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and ToolGen, Inc. (KONEX, 199800), a biotechnology company specializing in genome editing, announced today that the companies have reached a global licensing agreement for the use of ToolGen’s CRISPR technology platform to develop agricultural products. ToolGen is an early pioneer in gene editing research. The license provides Monsanto with access to ToolGen’s comprehensive suite of CRISPR intellectualmore...
  • Wednesday June 14, 2017
    ST. LOUIS & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company and Atomwise have formed a unique research collaboration to increase the speed and probability of discovering and developing new crop protection products using artificial intelligence. “Each growing season, farmers around the world are challenged with yield-robbing pests and diseases, yet the average crop protection product takes up to 11 years and more than $250 million to commercialize,” said Jeremy Williams, Monsantomore...
  • Tuesday June 6, 2017
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2017 third quarter on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, prior to market open. Monsanto will hold a brief 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 third quarter and year-to-date, future expectations, productmore...
  • Tuesday June 6, 2017
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend relates to the company’s third quarter of its 2017 fiscal year and is payable on July 28, 2017, to shareowners of record on July 7, 2017. About Monsanto Company Monsanto is committed to bringing a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world. Wemore...
  • Wednesday May 31, 2017

    Partnerships Further Climate’s Commitment to Build a Unified, Farmer-Focused Digital Ag Ecosystem

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the integration of imagery from innovative aerial imagery partners: Ceres Imaging , TerrAvion and Agribotix , that will deliver valuable, high-resolution imagery to farmers through The Climate Corporation’s industry-leading Climate FieldViewTM digital agriculture platform. The addition of these partners supports Climate’s commitment to deliver a truemore...
  • Wednesday April 5, 2017
    • Company delivers FY17 second quarter as-reported EPS of $3.09 and ongoing EPS of $3.19
    • Full year 2017 EPS guidance now expected to be at high end of the range of $3.95 to $4.44 on an as-reported basis and $4.50 to $4.90 on an ongoing basis
    • Roundup Ready 2 Xtend ® soybeans now expected to reach 18 million U.S. acres; INTACTA RR2 PRO TM soybeans anticipated to expand to 45 to 55 million acres in South America
    • Continue to expect growth in global corn platform, led by price increases in local currency in South America
    • Climate FieldView TM platform on pace for 25 million paid acres
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With half of its fiscal year 2017 complete, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced strong second quarter and first six months results. Earnings per share (EPS) reached $3.09 on an as-reported basis and $3.19 on an ongoing basis for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017. The company's performance was driven in part by strong gross profit growth from its corn and soybean businesses, the absence of the Argentine peso devaluation and benefit frommore...
  • Thursday February 16, 2017

    Company Ranked No. 2 In Industry Group For 2017

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company was today named one of the 2017 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine, attaining the rank of No. 2 within the company’s industry sector. “It’s an honor to receive this recognition for the fourth year in a row,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto Chairman and CEO. “This ranking not only celebrates Monsanto’s pledge to operating with transparency and reporting progress, but also underscores our globalmore...
  • Friday January 27, 2017

    Shareowners Also Reelect 13 Board Members at Company’s Annual Meeting Today

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting held today, declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend is payable on April 28, 2017, to shareowners of record on April 7, 2017. It relates to the second quarter of the company’s 2017 fiscal year. In other matters, Monsanto shareowners reelected 13 board members to serve new one-year terms endingmore...
  • Thursday January 12, 2017

    Technology Platform Will Help Monsanto Analyze, Store And Mine Its Industry-Leading Broad Genomic Data Sets To Enhance Breeding And R&D Opportunities

    ST. LOUIS & NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and NRGene announced today that the companies have reached a non-exclusive, multi-year global licensing agreement on NRGene’s genome-analysis technology to enhance Monsanto’s ability to predict, compare and select the best genetic makeup from its vast data sets of genetic, genomic and trait information. NRGene’s platform, GenoMAGICTM, was developed by a unique mix of highly experienced algorithm designers,more...
  • Wednesday January 4, 2017
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that it has reached a new global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for the use of the novel CRISPR-Cpf1 genome-editing technology in agriculture. The CRISPR-Cpf1 system represents an exciting advance in genome-editing technology, because it has potential to be a simpler and more precise tool for making targeted improvements in a cell's DNA when compared to the CRISPR-Cas9more...
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