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  • Wednesday April 9, 2014

    Employees also pledge 50,000 hours toward stl250’s volunteer goal and challenge others to do same.

    ST. LOUIS (April 9, 2014) – stl250 announced today receipt of a big gift for St. Louis’ 250th birthday. As part of the region’s yearlong celebration, Monsanto Company is giving the nonprofit a $100,000 grant to support its volunteer initiative, St. Louis Serves. The money will help St. Louis Serves reach its goal of engaging at least 250,000 people to volunteer a total of one million hours throughout the bi-state region in 2014. In addition to the agricultural company’s financial supportmore...
  • Wednesday April 2, 2014
    • Second quarter ongoing and as-reported EPS of $3.15 underpinned by growth in Seeds and Genomics segment, including record quarter for sales and gross profit in global soybean business
    • Growth drivers in place despite industry headwinds; Confirms full year EPS and free cash flow guidance
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that solid growth from its core seeds and traits business, including expansion of its global corn and soybean businesses, drove the company’s strong second quarter results. With the second quarter performance, executives noted progress on all full year financial targets, including seeds and genomics gross profit growth, margin expansion and ongoing EBITDA growth. The company confirmed its fiscal yearmore...
  • Friday March 28, 2014

    World Food Prize Laureate Robb Fraley Outlines Population Growth and Climate Change Challenges, Highlights Potential of Emerging Technologies to Safely Boost Food Production

    CUIDAD OBREGON, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Norman Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution, is widely credited with advancing agriculture to save 1 billion lives. While celebrating Borlaug’s legacy this week, Monsanto Chief Technology Officer and 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Robb Fraley outlined the need for continued innovation to feed a population that is expected to grow by more than 2 billion people by 2050. Fraley addressed members of the global agriculture communitymore...
  • Wednesday March 26, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter on Wednesday, April 2, 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 second quarter and year-to-date as well as future expectations. The callmore...
  • Wednesday March 26, 2014

    Recipients Will Pursue Research Dedicated To Finding Solutions To Help Manage Corn Rootworm

    ST. LOUIS (March 26, 2014) – Monsanto Company has announced that six new recipients will be awarded research grants as part of the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Research Program.  The program, which started in early 2013 and recently was extended to 2016, provides merit-based awards of up to $250,000 per award per year for up to three years for outstanding research projects that address specific aspects of corn rootworm biology, genomics and management issues.  “The program ismore...
  • Monday March 24, 2014

    Nominations End on March 31

    ST. LOUIS (Mar. 24, 2014) – Monsanto Company is announcing the last call for nominations in its search for the next America’s Farmers Mom of the Year.  Those who would like to nominate an amazing farm mom – one who works every aspect of the farm, keeps everyone on task, and even advocates for the industry she loves -- will have through Monday, March 31, 2014, to submit their entry.“Last year we received nominations from 48 different states – all featuring wonderful stories of active andmore...
  • Monday March 24, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto announced today the creation of Preceres LLC with founders Daniel Anderson Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Institute of Medical Engineering and Science at MIT and intramural member of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, and Arturo Vegas, Ph.D., Research Associate at MIT. Under the terms of the agreement, Preceres LLC will have access to technology licensed from MIT to developmore...
  • Tuesday March 11, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Open Ag Data Alliance (OADA) announced its launch with support and participation from the following organizations: AgReliant Genetics, the third largest corn seed company and a leader in seed innovation in the United States, offering six seed brands across the U.S. CNH Industrial, a global leader in capital goods, offering a full range of agricultural equipment to farmers around the world undermore...
  • Thursday February 27, 2014

    Agricultural Leader Honored No. 2 In Industry Group

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company announced today that it has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE magazine. Monsanto was recognized No. 2 in its industry sector. “We are proud to receive this recognition from FORTUNE as it’s a direct reflection of the quality of the people here at Monsanto who are among the very best in the world,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto’s chairman and CEO. “These types of recognitions underscore themore...
  • Thursday February 27, 2014

    Nominations Accepted February 27 – March 31

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--She works every aspect of the farm, keeps everyone on task, and even advocates for the industry she loves. Farm moms are amazing women, and Monsanto Company wants to continue recognizing their efforts. As a result, the company today announced that nominations are now open in its search for the next America’s Farmers Mom of the Year. Nominations for the contest, which is in its fifth year, will be open from February 27 – March 31, 2014.more...
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