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  • Friday February 27, 2015

    Expanded Training And Education Efforts Available To Growers And Retailers In 2015

    ST. LOUIS (February 27, 2015) –Monsanto is advancing toward commercializing Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans, and this year the company will expand its training and education efforts to reach a broader number of growers and geographies.  The USDA deregulated Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans in January, and Monsanto anticipates the new technology will be available to growers in 2016 pending necessary regulatory approvals.“This will potentially be the largest biotech launch in Monsanto’smore...
  • Thursday February 26, 2015
    Climate BasicTM is a free web and mobile app, used by farmers on more than 50 million acres in the U.S., that helps farmers optimize their daily decision making with field-level weather information. This spring, the tool will deliver an even simpler user interface for farmers, an upgraded notifications system, and added scouting functionality.“This year in Climate Basic, farmers can easily identify historical and predictive rainfall, crop growth stage, and current and future radar from theirmore...
  • Thursday February 26, 2015
    For the 2015 season, farmers can experience the value of advanced field-level insights through the upgraded Climate ProTM service, offered in key corn-growing regions this season for $3 per acre through certified dealers. Climate Pro uses a combination of publicly available data sets, data licensed from third parties and farmer-provided information to feed data science models that deliver customized, field-level insights for farmers as they work to make important decisions aboutmore...
  • Thursday February 26, 2015

    Nominations Open Feb. 26 Through March 31

    They are the heart of the family and the backbone of their farm operation. They are farm moms, and they nourish, nurse and care for everything and everyone in their families, on their farms and in their communities. To once again recognize and thank these inspiring women, Monsanto Company today announced it has opened up nominations for its 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year contest. Nominations will be accepted now through March 31.“The America’s Farmers Mom of the Year program is one ofmore...
  • Wednesday February 25, 2015

    Innovative Breeding Technology Equips Farmers With Tools For Maximizing Performance

    ST. LOUIS (February 25, 2015) – Farmers can count on strong yield potential in 2016 with the robust lineup of new Asgrow® and DEKALB® brand products. The high-performing products demonstrate the latest advances from the industry’s leading breeding program. Farmers will have the opportunity to protect their investment through leading traits and the best in plant health with the 2016 Next Class.2016 Asgrow Next Class Products Offer Best Defensive TraitsThe Asgrow brand’s lineup of Next Classmore...
  • Friday February 20, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Robb Fraley, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief technology officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global Agriculture Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Fraley’s presentation will begin at 2 p.m. central time (CT) Wednesday, February 25. Fraley will discuss product performance, the company’s strategic initiatives and long-term growth drivers, and other matters related tomore...
  • Thursday February 19, 2015

    Ranked No. 1 In Industry Group For 2015

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company has been named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine. Monsanto was honored as No. 1 in its industry sector on the 2015 list, released today, moving up from No. 2 in 2014. “On behalf of Monsanto’s more than 20,000 employees, we are proud to receive this recognition from FORTUNE for the second year in a row,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto Chairman and CEO. “This recognition is a testamentmore...
  • Thursday February 19, 2015
    ST. LOUIS (February 19, 2015) — Seminis® is proud to introduce the next generation of seedless watermelons. Branded Summer Slice™, the taste of these three super sweet watermelons will take you back to the memories of summers gone by.“Consumer feedback has reinforced to us that the simple joys of summer are associated with the juicy, sweet taste of watermelons,” said Seminis Watermelon breeder Jerome Bernier. “With our three Summer Slice watermelon varieties, we are confident our farmermore...
  • Thursday February 12, 2015

    Six All-America Selections Winners Among New Products from Seminis® Home Garden

    ST. LOUIS (February 12, 2015) - Home gardeners across the U.S. now have 10 new, easy to grow, colorful and flavorful seed varieties to consider as they plan out their gardens for 2015. Of these new Seminis® Home Garden seed varieties, four are All America Selections (AAS) national winners and two are regional AAS regional winners.“Our 10 new products are great options for home gardeners who are in search of vegetables that are different from what they can buy in the produce aisle,” explainedmore...
  • Thursday February 12, 2015

    Six All-America Selections Winners Among New Products from Seminis® Home Garden

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Home gardeners across the U.S. now have 10 new, easy to grow, colorful and flavorful seed varieties to consider as they plan out their gardens for 2015. Of these new Seminis® Home Garden seed varieties, four are All America Selections (AAS) national winners and two are regional AAS regional winners. “Our 10 new products are great options for home gardeners who are in search of vegetables that are different from what they can buy inmore...
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