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  • Thursday August 28, 2014

    New Variety Features Larger Fruit, Better Disease Package and Higher Yield Potential Compared to Florida 47 R Tomato Hybrid

    ST. LOUIS (August 28, 2014) – Further demonstrating that its vegetable varieties continue to get better with every generation, Seminis® today announced the launch of its new Dixie Red hybrid tomato seed. With its larger fruit, better disease package and higher yield potential compared to Florida 47 R hybrid tomato seed, the variety is expected to quickly become an industry leader.“Dixie Red tomato seed will help growers get more fruit out of their fields, which is something they really caremore...
  • Thursday August 28, 2014
    [SAN FRANCISCO] August 26, 2014 — The Climate Corporation today announced Climate Pro subscription advisory services for corn will be offered at an introductory price of three dollars an acre for 2015.  The company also is creating a higher value premium product that integrates additional services beyond what’s available in Climate Pro today.“We’re being aggressive in making this new technology service broadly available because we intend to be the operating system of choice for farmers,more...
  • Thursday August 28, 2014

    Data-Science-Driven Tools Prove their Value with Farmers

    [SAN FRANCISCO] August 26, 2014 — The Climate Corporation announced today that farmer adoption of its Climate Basic™ service, having rapidly spread during the past nine months, has surpassed company expectations and is now on over 50 million acres across the U.S. Climate Basic is the company’s free web and mobile service offering that uses advanced data science to help farmers optimize their daily decision making with field-level insights, from soil moisture levels, to crop growth stage, tomore...
  • Tuesday August 26, 2014
    HUXLEY, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novozymes and Monsanto Company leaders this week highlighted how the companies’ BioAg Alliance is working to develop innovations for agriculture to boost productivity and further support the management of natural resources on the farm. The Alliance is expected to expand the research and commercialization of a new generation of microbials to help farmers meet the world’s demands for food and feed in a sustainable way. This year, the companiesmore...
  • Wednesday August 20, 2014
    • With strong long-term, demand-driven agriculture outlook, Monsanto underscores opportunity created by expanding core business and new platforms with target to at least double ongoing EPS over next five years
    • Three key billion-dollar-plus gross profit platforms highlight core business growth and underpin confidence in Monsanto’s five-year growth target
    • Monsanto confirms guidance, on track to deliver the upper end of its initial fiscal-year 2014 guidance for ongoing and as-reported EPS and free-cash flow outlook
    • Highlighting new platform opportunities, The Climate Corporation platform established in foundation year, with updated first-year user base representing 50 million acres
    HUXLEY, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highlighting its innovation advantage and growing global business portfolio at its seventh Whistle Stop event for investors, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) management today will underscore the company’s unique ability to create value as it increases the productivity of farmers while delivering continued business growth. “The current environment certainly touches everyone in agriculture, but unlike more commodity-oriented organizations,more...
  • Friday August 15, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will hold a webcast in conjunction with its seventh Whistle Stop investor event scheduled for Wednesday, August 20 and Thursday, August 21 in Huxley, Iowa. During the webcast, company executives will discuss Monsanto’s strategic initiatives, financial targets, product performance, research and development pipeline and other matters related to the company’s business. A webcast beginningmore...
  • Thursday August 14, 2014
    WOODLAND, CALIF. (August 14, 2014) – During a special showcase at its Woodland Field Days event this week, Seminis® provided the industry with an up-close look and sampling of select varieties of processing tomatoes, sweet peppers, melons, squash and watermelon. The featured commercial and pre-commercial varieties represent some of the best produce available, providing benefits for every member of the value chain – from breeders to consumers. “We’re continually investing in research andmore...
  • Tuesday August 5, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 49 cents per share. The dividend relates to the company’s fourth quarter of its 2014 fiscal year and is payable on October 31, 2014, to shareowners of record on October 10, 2014. As a key piece of Monsanto’s capital allocation priorities, the company has increased its dividend five times since the end of fiscal year 2010more...
  • Tuesday July 29, 2014

    Company Shares Multiple Commitments to Advance Public and Private Research to Mitigate the Impact of Climate Change on the Global Food Supply

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 29, 2014) – Monsanto Company and The Climate Corporation, its division, today joined a roundtable of experts at the White House to share ideas and research approaches to help the world’s farmers manage and adapt to the impact of climate change on the global food supply. The roundtable discussion, which focused on the White House Climate Data Initiative, provided a forum for researchers and leaders from the public and private sectors to share updates on the use ofmore...
  • Wednesday July 23, 2014
    ST. LOUIS(July 23, 2014) - This infographic is the third in a series Monsanto will bring to you throughout the 2014 growing season. We hope the series will help support your efforts to deliver timely news on weed management to farmers and the industry. More resources on diversified weed management practices can be found at RoundupReadyPLUS.com.To view the infographic in high resolution, click here: Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System Application Requirements Infographic  About Monsantomore...
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