ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors
unanimously views the Bayer AG proposal as incomplete and financially
inadequate, but is open to continued and constructive conversations to
assess whether a transaction in the best interest of Monsanto
shareowners can be achieved.
“We believe in the substantial benefits an integrated strategy could
provide to growers and broader society, and we have long respectedmore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to recent media reports, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON)
disclosed that it has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from
Bayer AG for a potential acquisition of Monsanto, subject to due
diligence, regulatory approvals and other conditions. The Board of
Directors of Monsanto is reviewing the proposal, in consultation with
its financial and legal advisors. Monsanto will have no further comment
until its Board of Directors hasmore...
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forage Genetics International (FGI) and Monsanto (NYSE: MON) announced
today that FGI has acquired all of the commercial rights from the
parties’ existing alfalfa research collaboration and that Monsanto has
licensed to FGI certain intellectual property relating to its alfalfa
traits and technology. Monsanto received a one-time upfront licensing
fee of $210 million for these rights. The deal is expected to support
the ongoing discovery andmore...
Company Remains Committed To Engage In Dialogue To Find A Solution That Will Help Encourage And Spur New Investments In Argentina
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today expressed its disappointment that
recent discussions with the Ministry of Agriculture and previous areas
of alignment have yet to result in a mutually agreeable solution for
soybean growers, the broader agriculture industry and the Government of
Argentina. Therefore, as a result of its obligations to its farmer
customers worldwide, who expect and deserve a level playing field, as
well as the company’s owners,more...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Brett Begemann, president and chief
operating officer, and Mike Frank, chief commercial officer, will
address investors at separate events in New York on Wednesday, May 18.
Both Begemann and 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 will participate in an interviewmore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During the Wells Fargo 2016 Industrials and Chemicals Conference today
in New York, Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) vice president and chief
commercial officer Mike Frank will highlight the company’s core growth
drivers and integrated platform opportunities that reinforce its
position to help address key global challenges, generate significant
value for farmers and return value to shareowners.
“The fundamentals of our business are strongmore...
Company Remains Committed To Dialogue To Find A Solution That Will Help Encourage And Spur New Investments In Argentina
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) today released details about its ongoing
discussions with Argentina President Mauricio Macri’s administration and
industry representatives to find a mutually agreeable solution for
soybean growers and the value chain for a soybean technology royalty
system in Argentina.
Discussions have found common ground around four main principles:
1. Private contracts will be recognized and respected, includingmore...
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...
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
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...