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  • Tuesday September 5, 2017
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced today that closing agreements have been signed to finalize AGCO’s purchase of the Precision Planting LLC equipment business. In late July, the companies first announced the transaction. AGCO will now assume ownership of Precision Planting, continuing the development of innovative products that improve efficiency and productivity for farmers around the worldmore...
  • Thursday August 31, 2017

    The American Red Cross and Feeding America Will Each Receive $250,000 For Critical Needs

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and neighboring states, Monsanto Company announced today that it will donate $500,000 to assist with disaster relief efforts in the region. The American Red Cross and Feeding America, through its partnership with Feeding Texas and other impacted food banks, will each receive $250,000 to assist with critical needs for families affected by the storm.more...
  • Tuesday August 29, 2017

    2018 Product Offering to Provide More Ways for Farmers to Manage Crop Inputs by Field Zone

    DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced at Farm Progress Show the addition of new features and data connectivity enhancements for the 2018 season to its industry-leading Climate FieldViewTM digital agriculture platform. This evolution will help farmers harness their data to identify and better manage variability in their fields, tailoring inputs to optimize yield and maximize profitability.more...
  • Tuesday August 29, 2017

    Robb Fraley Previews Milestones for Integrated Crop System, Digital Agriculture, Nematode Control

    ST. LOUIS & DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In remarks scheduled today for Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley at Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill., Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) will announce that, in light of current demand, the company and its licensing partners expect to have a supply of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans for up to half of all U.S. soybean acres for the 2018 season, doubling what is planted this season. Fraley will emphasize several business milestones todaymore...
  • 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...
  • Thursday August 10, 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 fourth quarter of its 2017 fiscal year and is payable on October 27, 2017, to shareowners of record on October 6, 2017. About Monsanto Company Monsanto is committed to bringing a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world.more...
  • Wednesday July 26, 2017
    AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for AGCO to acquire the Precision Planting LLC equipment business. “Precision Planting is a strong business that plays an essential role in the growth and adoption of innovative precision ag practices that help farmers enhance their productivitymore...
  • Wednesday June 28, 2017
    • Company delivers FY17 Q3 as-reported earnings per share of $1.90, $1.93 on an ongoing EPS basis
    • Expects full-year 2017 EPS at the high end of the range of $4.09 to $4.55 on an as-reported basis, and confirms EPS at the high end of the range of $4.50 to $4.90 on an ongoing basis
    • INTACTA RR2 PRO TM soybeans reach more than 50 million acres across South America in FY17 on the way to its full 100-million-acre opportunity
    • Positive grower reception in initial year of system availability as Roundup Ready 2 Xtend ® soybeans reach 20 million U.S. acres; Bollgard II ® XtendFlex ® cotton on greater than five million acres
    • Paid acres for Climate FieldView TM platform surpasses 35 million in U.S., exceeding annual target
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced third-quarter results of $1.90 earnings per share (EPS) on an as-reported basis and $1.93 on an ongoing basis, led in part by continued momentum in soybean technologies. The company remains focused on delivering on its operational plan and key business milestones, while simultaneously working with Bayer toward completion of the pending merger by the end of the calendar yearmore...
  • 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...
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