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  • Tuesday February 9, 2016

    Agreement fully resolves previously announced investigation into customer incentive programs

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fully resolving a previously disclosed SEC investigation into the financial reporting of the company’s customer incentive programs related to glyphosate products in fiscal years 2009, 2010 and 2011. The investigation was first disclosed by Monsanto in fiscal year 2011. In agreeing to the settlement,more...
  • Monday February 8, 2016

    Thirteen Winners Exceed 100-Bushel Yields in 2015

    Utilizing advancements in Asgrow® soybean technology along with high-yield management practices, 51 farmers have been named winners in the 2015 Asgrow Yield Contest.Thirteen of the winners achieved impressive yields exceeding 100 bushels per acre, including the top yield of 134.5 bushels/acre by John Rigdon of Jarrettsville, Maryland, who planted Asgrow® AG3832 Brand.“High yields depend on paying attention to every little detail, from the seed you plant to setting your combine at harvest,”more...
  • Wednesday February 3, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced its commercial launch plans for its Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans after it received import approval in China. This technology has been highly anticipated by farmers and is now available in the United States and Canada in time for the 2016 season. “We are pleased to bring Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans to the market,” said Brett Begemann, Monsanto President and Chief Operating Officermore...
  • Friday January 29, 2016

    Shareowners Reelect Board Members At The Company’s Annual Meeting

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting held today, declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend is payable on April 29, 2016, to shareowners of record on April 8, 2016. It relates to the second quarter of the company’s 2016 fiscal year. In other matters, Monsanto also announced that at its annual shareowners meeting held today,more...
  • Tuesday January 26, 2016

    Device Works With The New Climate FieldView Plus™ Digital Agriculture Software To Provide Farmers A Deeper Understanding Of Their Fields And Help Optimize Yields

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced the launch of the new FieldView Drive™, a device that provides seamless data connectivity for farmers by easily transferring field data from their equipment into their Climate FieldView™ account. The FieldView Drive connects to a tractor or combine controller area network (CAN) diagnostic port and uses Bluetooth® technology to wirelessly map a farmer’s data onto anmore...
  • Wednesday January 13, 2016

    State-of-the-Art Cotton Seed Processing Facility in Lubbock Expected to Open in 2017

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company announced plans today to begin construction of a new, state-of-the-art cotton seed processing facility in Lubbock, Texas. In cooperation with the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA), construction of the new facility is expected to begin in March 2016 and be completed in the second half of calendar year 2017. The new Lubbock site represents a $140 million capital investment and is expected to employ 40 full-more...
  • Wednesday January 6, 2016

    Investments Over Three Years Signal Continued Innovation In Global Agriculture

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Monsanto Growth Ventures (MGV), the venture capital arm of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced for the first time its growing investment portfolio; nearly a dozen independent companies that are active in key areas of agricultural productivity, digital agriculture and biologicals. The following details are being released in conjunction with Monsanto’s annual research and development pipeline announcement. “Entrepreneurs aremore...
  • Wednesday January 6, 2016

    Researchers From Monsanto And Novozymes See Progress In U.S. Field Tests, Plan To Launch Corn Inoculant In 2017

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The BioAg Alliance, Novozymes’ and Monsanto’s collaboration to improve crop harvests through naturally-occurring microbes, today announced results from its 2015 field trial program. Those results included a corn inoculant product, which increased yields by an average of 4 bushels per acre in U.S. field tests. The product is based on a fungus found in soil and researchers from the two companies have found a way to coat the microbes on corn seedsmore...
  • Wednesday January 6, 2016

    Monsanto’s Annual R&D Pipeline Review Showcases Innovations Driving Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Mitigating On-Farm Challenges and Impacts of Climate Change

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agriculture plays a critical role in our daily lives– including supporting our food and clothing needs; driving on-farm practices to reduce plowing and preserve our soils; or through improved land productivity practices which protect our planet’s precious natural resources and biodiversity. This work has never been more important. Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) showcased today a wide range of agriculture solutions which are beingmore...
  • Wednesday January 6, 2016
    • With recent currency devaluation in Argentina, company points to lower half of full-year ongoing EPS guidance of $5.10 to $5.60; full year as-reported guidance improves modestly to $4.12 to $4.79 as a result of the anticipated timing of charges related to announced restructuring actions
    • Finalizes plans to reach previously outlined target of $500 million of annual savings by end of FY18
    • Company targets ongoing and as-reported EPS CAGR in excess of 20% from end of FY16 to FY19
    • Industry-leading R&D pipeline delivers more than 20 advancements for third-consecutive year
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) delivered earnings per share (EPS) for the first quarter ahead of expectations as operating expenses and soybean sales in Brazil both were better than original expectations for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016. In 2016, the company continues to execute on key initiatives within its core seeds and traits business led by new global corn hybrid portfolio introductions and continued significant Intacta RR2 PRO™more...
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