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  • Thursday May 5, 2016
    After nearly two weeks of online voting, America has determined the national winner in Monsanto’s 2016 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year Contest. Kentucky farmer Mary Courtney, who started her farm with her husband, Shane, and now grows corn, soybeans, burley tobacco, mixed vegetables, green bell peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, squash and zucchini, specialty peppers and seedless watermelon, and raises cattle, garnered the most online votes to capture the national title. She is the first evermore...
  • Tuesday May 3, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Mike Frank, chief commercial officer, will address investors in New York on Tuesday, May 10, at the Wells Fargo 2016 Industrials and Chemicals Conference. Frank will discuss the company’s strategic initiatives and long-term growth drivers, future expectations, product performance and other matters related to the company’s business. Frank’s session will begin at 10:35 a.m. ET (9:35 a.m. CT). Amore...
  • Monday May 2, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its ongoing registration review of the herbicide glyphosate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Cancer Review Assessment Committee (CARC) has conducted a review of glyphosate and classified it as “Not Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans.” (The agency posted the CARC assessment to its website on Friday, April 29, but removed it on Monday, May 2, without explanation. We are directing questions about the removal to the EPA. Amore...
  • Wednesday April 27, 2016

    Groundbreaking Research Demonstrates Ability To Generate Novel Proteins, Potential To Develop New Solutions For Farmers That Can Mitigate Impact Of Insects And Disease

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research published today is poised to deliver never-before-seen breakthroughs for the role of protein science in agriculture and lead to new innovations for farmers and society. The advance, the application of PACE (phage-assisted continuous evolution) technology to generate novel insect control traits for crops, demonstrates the ability to optimize proteins to convey specific benefits to plants or to specifically target pests and pathogens ofmore...
  • Friday April 22, 2016

    National Winner To Be Determined By America’s Votes On AmericasFarmers.Com

    As spring arrives in full force, two things are sure to follow – planting will begin, and Monsanto will announce its new crop of “Farm Moms.” For most areas of the country, planting has officially started, and now today Monsanto is proud to announce it has selected five fantastic women as its regional winners in its 2016 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year contest.“Once again we are so honored to have read nominations for hundreds of the strongest, kindest and most passionate women when it comesmore...
  • Wednesday April 20, 2016

    The Company Ranks 43 On The 2016 DiversityInc® List Of Top 50 Companies For Diversity

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the 9th consecutive year, DiversityInc has named Monsanto Company to the Top 50 Companies for Diversity List, citing the sustainable agriculture company’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion for its ranking. Monsanto is the only St. Louis-based company included on the list. In addition, Monsanto ranked No. 7 on the DiversityInc Top 12 Companies for Employee Resource Groups list and ranked No. 8 on the DiversityInc Top 9 Companiesmore...
  • Thursday April 14, 2016
    The Deltapine® New Product Evaluator (NPE) Program is kicking off its ninth season this spring with nearly 200 growers in the program evaluating seven new Bollgard II® XtendFlex® cotton variety candidates for the Class of 17. Three of those varieties also offer resistance to root-knot nematodes (RKN).“Each new class of Deltapine cotton varieties has resulted in improved yield potential, better fiber quality and agronomic solutions for growers all across the Cotton Belt,” said Keylon Gholston,more...
  • Tuesday April 12, 2016

    Facility to Undergo Upgrades to Support the Industry’s Largest Seed Technology Platform

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Board of Directors gave final approval for a capital expenditure to expand the company’s Luling, La., manufacturing site. The expansion, a $975 million capital investment, is expected to be operational in three years and enable the company to deliver a strong dicamba formulation pipeline to growers and further strengthen its integrated solutions platform. Monsanto is investing in dicambamore...
  • Wednesday April 6, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON): FY16 as-reported EPS guidance improves to $3.72 to $4.48; reconfirms ongoing EPS and free cash flow Monsanto delivers on balanced capital allocation commitments in FY16 with closure of $3B ASR With strong grower demand for new solutions, Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans continue to track to 35 million acres across South America in FY16; Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™more...
  • Friday April 1, 2016
    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 30-day public comment period regarding the in-crop use of dicamba herbicide with Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans. This action represents another critical milestone toward farmers gaining access to new dicamba weed-management tools.A limited commercial introduction of Bollgard II XtendFlex Cotton took place in 2015 with commercial launch in 2016. Monsanto announced its commercialization plans formore...
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