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  • Wednesday May 20, 2015

    Companies Continue Focus on Offering Consumers Solutions With Expanded Commercial Licensing and Technology Agreements In The Lawn And Garden Segment

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced the two companies have extended their nearly two-decade long partnership in the lawn and garden consumer market. Since 1999, Scotts Miracle-Gro, through one of its subsidiaries, has served as Monsanto's exclusive agent for the marketing and distribution of Roundup® non-selectivemore...
  • Wednesday May 20, 2015
    • Monsanto Poised to Lead Next Evolution in Agriculture Through Acceleration of Innovations to Meet The Growing Demand For a Safe, Nutritious and Sustainable Food Supply
    • Highlights Vision for Ag and Strategic Rationale for Syngenta Proposal; Commits to Divest All Syngenta Seeds and Traits and Certain Overlapping Chemistry Assets
    • With Strong Long-Term, Demand-Driven Agriculture Outlook, Company Remains On-Track in Five-Year Plan to at Least Double Ongoing EPS By 2019
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highlighting its innovation advantage in meeting the long-term demand to feed a growing population, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today will cite the company’s unique ability to lead the next evolution in agriculture. Speaking to investors at the BMO Capital Markets 10th Annual Farm to Market Conference in New York, Monsanto’s President and Chief Operating Officer Brett Begemann will discuss how Monsanto’s ability to innovate and share value withmore...
  • Monday May 18, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Brett Begemann, president and chief operating officer, and Kerry Preete, executive vice president of global strategy, will address investors at separate events in New York on Wednesday, May 20. Both Begemann and Preete will discuss product performance, the company’s strategic initiatives and long-term growth drivers, and other matters related to the company’s business. Preete will participate in anmore...
  • Monday May 11, 2015

    Company Sets Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity Goal And Reports Status of Other Sustainability Commitments

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company today released its 2014 Sustainability Report. Since announcing its first sustainability commitment framework in 2008, the company has advanced its three sustainability principles: (1) improving the lives of farmers, workers and communities, (2) producing enough food to make a balanced meal accessible to all, and (3) conserving Earth’s resources and preserving the natural environment. “When it comes to growing food,more...
  • Friday May 8, 2015
    ST. LOUIS (May 8, 2015) - In response to Syngenta`s [VTX: SYNN] announcement this morning, Monsanto Company [NYSE:MON] today confirmed that it had made a private proposal to Syngenta`s Board of Directors to acquire Syngenta for 449.00 CHF per share. The proposal contemplates consideration of approximately 45% cash and would provide Syngenta shareholders with a very attractive premium and significant further value creation through ongoing ownership in the combined company.Monsanto has longmore...
  • Thursday May 7, 2015

    Recipients Will Pursue Research Dedicated To Insect Pest Research Across All U.S. Row Crops

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company has announced that six recipients will be awarded research grants as part of the Insect Management Knowledge Program (IMKP). The program, which started in early 2013 as the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Program, provides merit-based awards of up to $250,000 per award per year for up to three years for outstanding research that will not only enhance the collective understanding of insect management, but help address significantmore...
  • Thursday May 7, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After an intense 11 days of voting, America has selected its national winner in Monsanto’s 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year Contest. Shelly Boshart Davis, who lives in Albany, Ore. and grows grass seed, wheat, radishes, hazelnuts and bales grass straw, garnered the most online votes to capture the national title. She is the first Oregonian to become either a regional or national winner. Davis was one of five women who weremore...
  • Wednesday May 6, 2015

    Monsanto to support World Food Program USA to provide immediate relief to survivors

    Mumbai, India, May 6, 2015: Sustainable agriculture company Monsanto has pledged $150,000 (USD) towards relief and rehabilitation efforts in Nepal.The company, which has more than 1,000 employees in the Indian sub-continent, is providing support to World Food Program USA’s (WFP USA)  Emergency Response Fund, a groundbreaking approach to crisis relief that enables the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to reach communities faster and more efficiently. Monsanto’s donation willmore...
  • Wednesday April 29, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Mike Frank, vice president global commercial, will present at the Wells Fargo Industrial and Construction Conference in New York. Frank’s presentation will begin at 1:55 p.m. ET (12:55 p.m. CT) Wednesday, May 6. Frank will discuss business and product performance, the company’s strategic initiatives and long-term growth drivers, and other matters related to the company’s business. A webcastmore...
  • Tuesday April 28, 2015

    New Product Evaluators To Exclusively Trial Bollgard II® XtendFlex Cotton For Class Of 16

    ST. LOUIS (April 28, 2015) – The Deltapine New Product Evaluator (NPE) program kicks off its eighth season with nearly 200 farmers planting and evaluating pre-commercial Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton variety candidates for the Deltapine Class of 16.Each season in the NPE program, pre-commercial Deltapine variety candidates are evaluated by farmers across all growing regions under different management systems and conditions. Each NPE farmer is given enough seed to grow at least a module-worthmore...
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