News Releases: Products

  • Monday December 12, 2016

    Two New Cotton Varieties Announced as Part of Deltapine® Class of 17

    Monsanto Company announced today at the Deltapine New Product Evaluator (NPE) Summit the commercialization of its new Bollgard 3® XtendFlex® Cotton, the first commercial cotton product ever with full federal approvals for the trait and in-crop herbicide system to combine three modes of action for both lepidopteran insect control and herbicide tolerance. The company also unveiled its Deltapine Class of 17 cotton varieties to more than 135 growers attending the summit who are participants in themore...
  • Monday December 5, 2016

    Scientists Solve Spore Stability Puzzle To Develop World’s First Upstream Corn Inoculant, Will Be Applied To All Of Monsanto’s New 2017 Corn Hybrids Sold In U.S.

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of their commitment to develop and commercialize innovative microbial solutions for farmers through The BioAg Alliance, Monsanto Company and Novozymes today shared details of their newest product, the corn inoculant Acceleron® B-300 SAT. Derived from a fungus found in soil, Acceleron B-300 SAT showed a two-year average yield advantage of more than 3 bushels per acre. The Acceleron B-300 SAT inoculant will be applied to all of Monsanto’smore...
  • Wednesday November 9, 2016

    Farmers To Realize The Benefits Of The Roundup Ready ® Xtend Crop System In 2017

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the EPA has approved XtendiMaxTM herbicide with VaporGripTM Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans and Bollgard II® XtendFlex® cotton. This significant milestone will provide farmers the opportunity to utilize dicamba in the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System in 2017. With XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology approved formore...
  • Thursday July 7, 2016
    ST. LOUIS & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced a multi-year dicamba supply agreement for the U.S. and Canada. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “This agreement represents continued commitment to the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System,” said Mike Frank, Monsanto vice president, chief commercial officer. “Low-volatility dicamba formulations with VaporGrip™ Technology are designed to give soybean farmersmore...
  • Tuesday May 17, 2016

    Company Remains Committed To Engage In Dialogue To Find A Solution That Will Help Encourage And Spur New Investments In Argentina

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today expressed its disappointment that recent discussions with the Ministry of Agriculture and previous areas of alignment have yet to result in a mutually agreeable solution for soybean growers, the broader agriculture industry and the Government of Argentina. Therefore, as a result of its obligations to its farmer customers worldwide, who expect and deserve a level playing field, as well as the company’s owners,more...
  • Monday February 8, 2016

    Thirteen Winners Exceed 100-Bushel Yields in 2015

    Utilizing advancements in Asgrow® soybean technology along with high-yield management practices, 51 farmers have been named winners in the 2015 Asgrow Yield Contest.Thirteen of the winners achieved impressive yields exceeding 100 bushels per acre, including the top yield of 134.5 bushels/acre by John Rigdon of Jarrettsville, Maryland, who planted Asgrow® AG3832 Brand.“High yields depend on paying attention to every little detail, from the seed you plant to setting your combine at harvest,”more...
  • Wednesday February 3, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced its commercial launch plans for its Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans after it received import approval in China. This technology has been highly anticipated by farmers and is now available in the United States and Canada in time for the 2016 season. “We are pleased to bring Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans to the market,” said Brett Begemann, Monsanto President and Chief Operating Officermore...
  • Wednesday January 6, 2016

    Monsanto’s Annual R&D Pipeline Review Showcases Innovations Driving Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Mitigating On-Farm Challenges and Impacts of Climate Change

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agriculture plays a critical role in our daily lives– including supporting our food and clothing needs; driving on-farm practices to reduce plowing and preserve our soils; or through improved land productivity practices which protect our planet’s precious natural resources and biodiversity. This work has never been more important. Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) showcased today a wide range of agriculture solutions which are beingmore...
  • Tuesday November 17, 2015

    Scientific Breakthroughs And New Products Are Expected To Significantly Increase Demand For Microbial Technologies Over The Next 10 Years. Microbes Can Increase Crop Yields And Complement Or Replace Agricultural Chemicals And Fertilizers.

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto and Novozymes today announced a new 2025 acreage target that will guide the companies’ microbials business for the next decade. The two partners in The BioAg Alliance are dedicated to catalyze the development of new microbial solutions to transform global agriculture and envision that their products will be used on 250-500 million acres globally by 2025, equivalent to 25-50% of all U.S. farmland. Today, the Alliance’s products are usedmore...
  • Tuesday October 6, 2015

    Rules, Entry Forms For Contest Now Available Online

    Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills.The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, modeling its format after the success of the 50-year-old National Corn Yield Contest. In addition to recognizing some of the nation’s most successful wheat producers and encouraging knowledge transfer between growers, organizers hope the contest will helpmore...
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