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  • Friday July 22, 2016

    Approval Allows Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans to Be Imported for Food/Feed Use in The EU

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the European Commission has granted import approval for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. This milestone allows for the import and food/feed use of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans into the European Union. The European Commission’s approval follows Monsanto’s February announcement of Chinese import approval. With both the EU and Chinese import approvals and the U.S. Environmental Protectionmore...
  • Tuesday July 19, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously views Bayer AG’s revised proposal as financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty. Monsanto remains open to continued and constructive conversations with Bayer and other parties to assess whether a transaction that the Board believes is in the best interest of Monsanto shareowners can be realized. There is no assurance that any transactionmore...
  • Thursday July 14, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) acknowledged that it has received a revised, non-binding proposal from Bayer AG for a potential acquisition of Monsanto. The Board of Directors of Monsanto will review the proposal, in consultation with its financial and legal advisors. Monsanto will have no further comment until its Board of Directors has completed its review. There is no assurance that any transaction will be entered into or consummated, or on whatmore...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday June 29, 2016
    • Company delivers FY16 Q3 as-reported EPS of $1.63, $2.17 on an ongoing EPS basis
    • Full-year FY16 as-reported EPS guidance adjusted to $3.36 to $4.14 to reflect Argentine-related tax matters partially offset by a favorable change in the expected amount and timing of restructuring expense; anticipate being at low ends of as-reported range and ongoing EPS range of $4.40 to $5.10 given increased headwinds in Q3
    • Focus on strategic portfolio management and licensing commitments has led to several recent technology and operational agreements
    • New technologies, platform expansion, financial discipline and balanced capital allocation to drive expected return to growth in EPS in FY17, accelerating to a mid-teens EPS growth rate from FY17 to FY21
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today highlighted progress against several milestones related to the company's long-term growth drivers despite the macro challenges facing global agriculture as it announced its financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal year 2016. The company continues to operate as the most innovative company in the space as it stays committed to delivering on the integrated solutions strategy thatmore...
  • Tuesday June 28, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Nomad Bioscience GmbH have announced a licensing agreement whereby Monsanto has obtained rights to apply Nomad’s proprietary technology to its genome-editing projects aimed at enhancement of agricultural crops. The licensed technology enables more efficient development of edited traits and may be applied across a broad range of genome-editing technologies and project types. Nomad’s novel approach holds themore...
  • Tuesday June 28, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and TargetGene Biotechnologies LTD, a pioneer in genome-editing technologies, have announced a license agreement to advance the application of the company’s proprietary techniques in global agriculture. TargetGene is an innovative genome-editing company using RNA-guided gene-editing techniques. Under the agreement, Monsanto has been granted an exclusive license to TargetGene’s novel and proprietary "T∙GEE" (more...
  • Monday June 27, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. today announced a new global agreement that will focus on developing and delivering next-generation weed control solutions to further help growers manage tough-to-control weeds. Monsanto has a robust pipeline of multi-generational herbicide trait upgrades in its research and development pipeline that are designed to provide multiple and additional modes of action formore...
  • Monday June 27, 2016

    Agreement Will Create More Options for Farmers, Reinforcing Value of the Next-Generation Soybean Technology

    ST. LOUIS & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today a new licensing agreement for one of Monsanto’s next-generation soybean technologies that will provide an additional choice for farmers. Under the terms of the agreement, DuPont Pioneer will receive a royalty-bearing license to Intacta RR2 PRO™ technology in Brazil. The license is subject to customary review and prior approval by Brazilian regulatory authorities. Additional termsmore...
  • Monday June 27, 2016

    Among Large Regional Employers, Sustainable Agriculture Company Ranks No. 18

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has named Monsanto Company to its 2016 list of Top Workplaces. Of the top 20 St. Louis area large employers appearing on the list, Monsanto is ranked No. 18. The Top Workplaces are determined solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. The Top Workplace rankingsmore...
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