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  • Tuesday July 7, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delta Health Alliance and Monsanto are teaming up to improve the health of Delta residents in Bolivar and Washington counties, Mississippi. Monsanto Company is providing Delta Health Alliance with a $500,000 grant to carry out a comprehensive program of physical education for children, greater access to farmers markets, community gardens and nutritious food, and an expansion of the popular Imagination Library program. “more...
  • Monday June 29, 2015

    Sustainable Agriculture Company Ranks No.4 Among Large Employers In Region

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Louis Post-Dispatch has named Monsanto Company one of its Top Workplaces in 2015. Monsanto ranked No.4 on the list of the top 20 large employers in the metropolitan St. Louis area. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. St. Louis Post-Dispatch published themore...
  • Wednesday June 24, 2015

    Proof Farmers Believe Digital Tools Can Help Them Sustainably Increase Crop Production

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced that farmers have mapped more than 75 million row crop acres in their digital agriculture platform, up from 50 million acres in 2014. This significant acre adoption represents nearly 45 percent of all corn and soybean acres planted in the U.S. The company’s digital agriculture platform includes Climate Basic™, Climate Pro™ and FieldView® from Precision Plantingmore...
  • Wednesday June 24, 2015
    • Monsanto Reaffirms Vision for Ag and Strategic Rationale for Syngenta Proposal; Company Poised to Lead Next Evolution in Agriculture Through Acceleration of Innovations to Meet Growing Demand
    • Company Reconfirms Full-Year EPS and Free Cash Flow Guidance at Low End of Ranges
    • Global Portfolio, Financial Discipline and Capital Structure Support Five-Year Plan to More Than Double Company's Ongoing EPS
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) delivered solid results for the third quarter and reaffirmed its guidance estimates for fiscal year 2015 earnings per share and free cash flow. In reporting earnings results, the company highlighted continued progress on several key milestones related to the company’s long-term growth drivers and pursuit of the next evolution in agriculture. Executives also reiterated Monsanto’s vision and strategic rationale for themore...
  • Monday June 22, 2015

    Sustainable Agriculture Company Ranked No. 24 for IT Professionals by Computerworld

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Computerworld has named Monsanto Company one of its Best Places to Work in IT. Monsanto ranks No. 24 on the 2015 list of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals, its fourth appearance on the list. “This is an exciting time to be in IT at Monsanto,” said Jim Swanson, Monsanto Chief Information Officer. “IT professionals have the opportunity to help solve one of the greatest challenges of our time: findingmore...
  • Wednesday June 17, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2015 third quarter on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 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 third quarter and year-to-date as well as future expectations. The call willmore...
  • Wednesday June 10, 2015

    95 Percent Employee Approval Rating Places Grant Among Top-10 On The 2015 List

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant has been recognized as a 2015 Glassdoor Highest Rated CEO. Glassdoor, a jobs and careers online community, released its annual report highlighting the Highest Rated CEOs, this year recognizing top leaders in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe. Among CEOs recognized in the U.S. at large companies, Grant received a 95 percent approval rating based on the anonymous and voluntarymore...
  • Sunday June 7, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today reaffirmed its commitment to a constructive process to negotiate a mutually beneficial combination as part of the company’s proposal to combine with Syngenta (VTX: SYNN) in a cash and stock transaction valued at 449 CHF per share. Monsanto’s proposal would provide Syngenta shareholders with a substantial premium of more than 43 percent over the 314 CHF unaffected share price on April 30, 2015 and a more than 45more...
  • Friday June 5, 2015

    Board Approves Dividend of 49 Cents Per Share

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its board of directors has adopted proxy access amendments to the company’s bylaws. The changes enable eligible Monsanto shareowners to have their own director nominees included in the company’s proxy materials, along with candidates nominated by Monsanto’s board of directors. The Monsanto board of directors adopted the amendments following thoughtful discussions with shareownersmore...
  • Monday June 1, 2015

    Company’s Internet Of Things Initiative Honored By CIO Magazine For Innovative Business Technology

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CIO magazine today announced Monsanto Company as a recipient of the 2015 CIO 100 Awards. The program, in its 28th year, recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). “The world is looking for sustainable solutions to nourish a growing world, and IT teams have the opportunity to help farmers meet the challenge throughmore...
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