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  • Friday April 24, 2015

    Voting for National Winner Begins Today at AmericasFarmers.com; Runs Through May 5, 2015

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When Monsanto opened its search for the 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year, the company knew it would get a lot of fantastic nominations. This year, though, the judging was particularly difficult because of all the amazing women who were entered. Today Monsanto, along with the American Agri-Women (AAW) are proud to announce its new 2015 class of regional winners. Beginning today, America can begin voting online for one of these women to bemore...
  • Friday April 24, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the eighth year in a row, DiversityInc® has recognized Monsanto Company for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by naming the sustainable agriculture company to its 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list, ranking Monsanto 43, up three places from 46 in 2014. “Monsanto’s inclusive culture helps nurture innovation and provides a foundation to develop diverse solutions to some of agriculture’s biggest challenges,” saidmore...
  • Monday April 20, 2015

    Monsanto Ranks No. 41 Among Major U.S. Companies

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) named Monsanto Company to its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2015. This is the sixth time Monsanto has been included in the magazine’s ranking of top corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the best corporate citizens by CR Magazine,” said Jesus Madrazo, Monsanto Vice President of Corporate Engagement. “Thismore...
  • Wednesday April 15, 2015

    Three-Year Commitment Supports STEM Learning Opportunities For Students

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To encourage young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, today Monsanto announced a 3-year, $600,000 commitment to sponsor the FIRST® Championship, a renowned event in the world of competitive robotic design youth programs. St. Louis hosts the 2015 championship next week, April 22-25. “We thank Monsanto for its support of the 2015 FIRST Championship. Due to its generosity, and that of the other FIRSTmore...
  • Tuesday April 7, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced the pricing of $800 million aggregate principal amount of fixed rate senior notes consisting of the following: $300 million in senior notes that mature in 2025 and bear interest at a rate of 2.850%, $500 million in senior notes that mature in 2045 and bear interest at a rate of 3.950%. The company indicated that it expects to use the proceedsmore...
  • Friday April 3, 2015

    Global Agricultural Company Joins List Of Corporations Speaking Out On Legislation Considered By States Across The Country

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company announced today that it is joining other companies in signing the “Equality is Our Business” pledge launched by the Human Rights Campaign to strengthen support for diversity and inclusion for all, including the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. “We want our employees and customers, no matter what state they live in, to know that they are valued,” said Hugh Grant, chairman and chiefmore...
  • Wednesday April 1, 2015
    • Innovation Differentiates Company and Drives Five-Year Plan To At Least Double Ongoing EPS by 2019
    • Intacta RR2 PRO™ Delivers Excellent Performance In Second Year, Reaching 15 Million Acres
    • Company Trending to Low End of Guidance Ranges for Full-Year EPS and Free Cash Flow
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With half its fiscal year complete, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today highlighted continued progress on several key milestones related to its long-term growth drivers, including the strong performance of Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans in their second year of commercialization, advancement of pre-commercial activities for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans and the continued footprint expansion of its global corn business, even against a smaller acreagemore...
  • Tuesday March 31, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company announced today a $400,000 commitment to partner with and support the efforts of experts working to benefit monarch butterflies. This comes in addition to the company’s earlier announcement of a $3.6 million grant to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). Monsanto’s funding is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to work with experts in support of important biodiversity initiatives. “Monsanto ismore...
  • Tuesday March 31, 2015

    Monsanto Is The First Company To Contribute To The National Fish And Wildlife Foundation’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Monsanto Company announced today a commitment to partner in support of NFWF’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund. As the first company to contribute to NFWF’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund, Monsanto will provide $3.6 million over three years to match funds provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other federal agencies that will support habitat restoration, education, outreachmore...
  • Monday March 30, 2015

    March 31 Celebration Marks Official Creation Of New National Monument

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company recently donated land, used by the government for the Honouliuli Internment Camp Site during World War II, to the National Park Service for a National Monument. Tomorrow Monsanto officials will attend a private ceremony with local community leaders, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Deputy Director of the National Park Service Peggy O’Dell, to dedicate the new Honouliuli National Monument. The designation wasmore...
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