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  • Thursday October 30, 2014
    ST. LOUIS (October 30, 2014) - This infographic is the fourth in a series Monsanto will bring to you throughout the 2014 crop 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® PLUS Diversified Weed Management Solutions.        more...
  • Wednesday October 29, 2014
    ST. LOUIS (Oct. 29, 2014) – With a growing global population and increased pressures on agriculture due to climate change, farmers around the world will increasingly require a broad range of agricultural solutions to improve the on-farm potential of crops on our world’s finite farmland. Today, Monsanto Company reinforced its commitment to further improve the genetic potential of seeds by announcing a $20 million investment in integrated technology centers as part of its global breeding programmore...
  • Tuesday October 28, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors has designated Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 as the date of the next annual meeting of shareowners. Monsanto’s annual meeting will be held at the company’s headquarters facility in suburban St. Louis. Additional meeting details will be included in the company’s proxy statement, which will be available in December. The record date for Monsanto’s 2015 annual meeting ofmore...
  • Thursday October 23, 2014

    Company Recognized On Global Ranking Of Great Places To Work For Third Year In A Row

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Monsanto Company has been named to the list of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®. This year, Monsanto ranked No. 8 in the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence that identifies the top 25 best multinational companies in terms of workplace culture. Monsanto moved up four places (from No. 12 in 2013) to No. 8 on the 2014 list. Monsanto is the only St. Louis-more...
  • Friday October 17, 2014
    ST. LOUIS (October 16, 2014) – Monsanto Company is pleased to recognize the first recipient of the Fraley-Borlaug Scholars in Plant Sciences, Laura Chatham. The scholarship was established to support women studying plant biology and biotechnology in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois. It was funded in part by Dr. Robert Fraley's 2013 World Food Prize laureate financial award and matched by Monsanto Company.Today's announcement ismore...
  • Friday October 17, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science magazine has recognized Monsanto as one of the world’s top employers ranking the company 6 in Science’s 2014 Top Employer survey. The survey spotlights the 20 best companies in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and related industries as well as the characteristics that make them great places to work. “It’s personally meaningful to see the organization and our people be recognized by Science as a greatmore...
  • Wednesday October 8, 2014
    • Delivers above FY14 guidance for ongoing and as-reported EPS, free cash flow
    • Underscores target to at least double ongoing EPS over next five years driven by combination of strong core business, new platforms and capital structure
    • Company in unique position to deliver strong FY15 results while investing to unlock future growth
    • FY15 earnings per share guidance at $5.75 to $6.00
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced fiscal year 2014 results slightly above the high end of its guidance range on the strength of its global seeds and traits business, the biggest driver of growth for the year. This is the company’s fourth consecutive year of strong ongoing earnings growth. Executives noted that the balance of the company’s global business positions it well for continued growth and investment in fiscal year 2015 as themore...
  • Tuesday October 7, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company has committed $1 million in new support for several collaborative efforts in Ferguson, Missouri, and surrounding communities in North St. Louis County. Over the next two years, Monsanto’s commitment will go to local non-profit agencies to support a variety of immediate and long-term community development initiatives benefitting residents and communities. In addition, Monsanto employees are continuing to volunteer with a numbermore...
  • Wednesday October 1, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, prior to market open. Monsanto will hold a 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 fourth quarter and full year as well as future expectations. The callmore...
  • Tuesday September 30, 2014

    New Program Will Provide Awards For Insect Pest Research Across All U.S. Row Crops

    ST. LOUIS (September 29, 2014) – Two years ago, Monsanto launched the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Program, designed to reward the research and academic community for outstanding projects that addressed specific aspects of the pest and how best to manage it. Now, with $6 million in funding and 13 research projects currently underway, Monsanto is expanding the program to include projects on insect pests that can significantly impact all row crops across the U.S.  Monsanto’s new Insectmore...
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