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  • 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...
  • Monday November 10, 2014

    Roundup Ready PLUS® Partnership Affirms Joint Commitment to Providing Crop Management Solutions to Farmers

    ST. LOUIS (Nov. 10, 2014) – Monsanto Company, Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. (SCC), and SCC’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Valent U.S.A. Corporation, today announced an agreement to extend their strategic partnership in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions platform for soybeans and cotton in the United States.Monsanto’s Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform empowers farmers to maximize the performance of their Roundup Ready crops by developing effective,more...
  • Monday November 10, 2014

    New Name – Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions - Reflects Broader Scope Of Recommendations, Incentives

    ST. LOUIS (Nov. 10, 2014) - Since 2011, corn, soybean and cotton growers looking for recommendations on weed management practices – and incentives to implement a diversified weed management program on their fields – have found them, along with industry-leading education programs, in the Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions platform.  As Roundup Ready PLUS enters its fifth growing season, Monsanto is diversifying the range of tools available to farmers to protect their crops frommore...
  • 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...
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