DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company (NYSE:
MON), announced at Farm Progress Show the launch of its newly integrated
platform - bringing existing product offerings into one seamless
platform and launching new solutions to turn farm data into real value
for farmers. Climate’s existing suite of digital tools will become the
Climate FieldView™ digital platform, and the company will launch new
functionality over the coursemore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) continues to believe a combination
with Syngenta (VTX: SYNN) would have created tremendous value for
shareowners of both companies and farmers, Syngenta has communicated
that Monsanto’s enhanced proposal did not meet Syngenta’s financial
expectations. Without a basis for constructive engagement from Syngenta,
Monsanto will continue to focus on its growth opportunities built on its
existing core business tomore...
ST. LOUIS (August 24, 2015) – Ag Processing Inc (AGP) announced today it will participate in the 2016 pilot introduction of Monsanto’s Vistive® Gold high oleic soybeans. They are the first processor to offer Iowa growers the opportunity to increase soybean profit potential with Vistive Gold high oleic soybeans. The new soybeans were developed with input from leading food companies over the last decade and offer an improved nutritional profile with zero trans* fats and reduced saturatedmore...
Grant To Help ISP’s MySci Program Develop Middle School Science Curriculum
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Washington University has
partnered once again with the Monsanto Fund to bring high quality
science education to every student in St. Louis.
Monsanto Fund has awarded the ISP with a $1,935,000 grant. Over the
three-year grant, the ISP will create a hands-on, inquiry and
project-based science curriculum for middle school students that
integrate elements of engineering, mathematicsmore...
ST. LOUIS (August 17, 2015) – Monsanto announced today the online kickoff of the 2015 Roundup Ready PLUS® Challenge, a program designed to demonstrate the benefits of a complete residual herbicide program in combination with Genuity® Roundy Ready 2 Yield® soybeans. This approach is effective in controlling weeds and in protecting yield potential for farmers battling herbicide-resistant and tough-to-control weeds in their fields.“The PLUS Challenge is a head-to head comparison of weedmore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors
declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 54 cents per share.
The dividend relates to the company’s fourth quarter of its 2015 fiscal
year and is payable on October 30, 2015, to shareowners of record on
October 9, 2015.
“The increase in our quarterly dividend underscores Monsanto’s continued
commitment of returning value to our shareowners,” said Pierremore...
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON),
announced today the sale of The Climate Corporation’s crop insurance
business (CCCIB) to AmTrust North America, a subsidiary of AmTrust
Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFSI). The agreement also provides
AmTrust exclusive access to certain technologies of The Climate
Corporation that can be applied in the crop insurance industry for up to
three years. The Climate Corporationmore...
Beginning Aug. 1 Farmers Can Nominate Community Organizations for a Chance to Receive $2,500
ST. LOUIS (July 31, 2015) – Since its inception in 2010, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program has awarded over $19 million to more than 7,000 community nonprofit organizations throughout rural America. Numbers alone, however, don’t tell the real story of how these $2,500 donations are making a significant difference for recipient organizations and members of the communities they serve.The purpose of America’s Farmers Grow Communities is to make a positive impact in communitiesmore...
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.
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...