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  • 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...
  • Thursday August 28, 2014

    New Variety Features Larger Fruit, Better Disease Package and Higher Yield Potential Compared to Florida 47 R Tomato Hybrid

    ST. LOUIS (August 28, 2014) – Further demonstrating that its vegetable varieties continue to get better with every generation, Seminis® today announced the launch of its new Dixie Red hybrid tomato seed. With its larger fruit, better disease package and higher yield potential compared to Florida 47 R hybrid tomato seed, the variety is expected to quickly become an industry leader.“Dixie Red tomato seed will help growers get more fruit out of their fields, which is something they really caremore...
  • Thursday August 28, 2014
    [SAN FRANCISCO] August 26, 2014 — The Climate Corporation today announced Climate Pro subscription advisory services for corn will be offered at an introductory price of three dollars an acre for 2015.  The company also is creating a higher value premium product that integrates additional services beyond what’s available in Climate Pro today.“We’re being aggressive in making this new technology service broadly available because we intend to be the operating system of choice for farmers,more...
  • Thursday August 28, 2014

    Data-Science-Driven Tools Prove their Value with Farmers

    [SAN FRANCISCO] August 26, 2014 — The Climate Corporation announced today that farmer adoption of its Climate Basic™ service, having rapidly spread during the past nine months, has surpassed company expectations and is now on over 50 million acres across the U.S. Climate Basic is the company’s free web and mobile service offering that uses advanced data science to help farmers optimize their daily decision making with field-level insights, from soil moisture levels, to crop growth stage, tomore...
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