News Releases: all

  • Monday December 15, 2014

    New Lines are Next Big Things from the Brand Celebrating 100 Years of Breeding Innovations

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 13, 2014) – A new root-knot nematode-resistant variety and a full-season variety named after a legendary performer, both offering yield potential better than existing commercial lines, join the Deltapine® Class of 15 as the brand celebrates 100 years of breeding innovations. Monsanto also presented what is expected to be the next big innovation in cotton – the first triple-stacked herbicide trait technology to be in five Deltapine varieties, pending regulatorymore...
  • Friday December 12, 2014

    USDA Advances Decision To Deregulate Roundup Ready® 2 Xtend Soybeans, Bollgard II® XtendFlex Cotton Traits

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Department of Agriculture has published its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), concluding that Monsanto’s Roundup Ready® 2 Xtend™ soybeans and Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton should be fully deregulated. “The final EIS moves us one step closer to the introduction of Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans, paving the way to provide access to dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton,” saidmore...
  • Thursday December 11, 2014
    ST. LOUIS (December 11, 2014) - On December 10, 2014, vegetable growers from around the Southeastern U.S. gathered at the Seminis® research station in Felda, Florida for a close look at the latest in the Seminis product portfolio.“We invited area growers to take a close look at recently commercialized products as well as pre-commercial products, hear from experts and provide us with valuable feedback,” explained Leo Camelo, Seminis Southeastern Sales Lead. “Ultimately, this allows us to tailormore...
  • Wednesday December 10, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the 50 Best Places to Work in 2015. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its seventh year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor’s anonymous online company reviews survey. Monsanto ranked 39 on the list and it is the only company focused on agriculture to be includedmore...
  • Monday December 8, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 49 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 30, 2015 to shareowners of record on Jan. 9, 2015. It relates to the first quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year. Monsanto’s capital allocation approach revolves around providing direct return through dividends and share repurchases, as well as using cashmore...
  • Monday December 8, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 49 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 30, 2015 to shareowners of record on Jan. 9, 2015. It relates to the first quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year. Monsanto’s capital allocation approach revolves around providing direct return through dividends and share repurchases, as well as using cashmore...
  • Monday December 1, 2014

    Two Products – DEKALB® DKS37-07 Variety And DEKALB® PULSAR Brand – Exhibit High Level Of Genetic Tolerance

    ST. LOUIS (Dec. 1, 2014) - An aphid pest once thought only to feed on sugarcane has recently found its way onto all of the main sorghum growing regions in the United States. Sorghum growers affected by the pest have been actively searching for additional options to help mitigate the damage.Third-party evaluation performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Stillwater, Okla., has confirmed that two DEKALB® Sorghum products, DKS37-07 variety & PULSAR brand, exhibit a high level ofmore...
  • Tuesday November 25, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Robb Fraley, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief technology officer, will present at Citi’s 7th Annual Basic Materials Conference in New York. Fraley’s presentation will begin at 12:15 p.m. central time (CT) Wednesday, Dec. 3. Fraley will discuss the company’s strategic initiatives and other matters related to the company’s business, as well as present early harvest performance data.more...
  • Wednesday November 19, 2014

    Company Receives 100 Percent Rating On HRC’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) For Fourth Consecutive Year

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto has been named by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” The distinction comes with the St. Louis-based company earning a perfect score of 100 percent on the HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by themore...
  • Wednesday November 12, 2014

    Agreement Resolves a Number of Lawsuits, Funds Research and Development for the Wheat Industry

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company has entered into a settlement agreement with soft white wheat farmers in the Pacific Northwest that resolves a number of lawsuits related to the May 2013 discovery of genetically-modified wheat on a farm in Eastern Oregon and subsequent temporary limits on certain exports of soft white wheat. Under the settlement and without any admission of liability, Monsanto has agreed to pay: a total of $250,000 to wheatmore...
Keywords: all all all