News Releases: all

  • Friday January 30, 2015
    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 April 24, 2015 to shareowners of record on April 2, 2015. It relates to the second 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...
  • Friday January 30, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that at its annual meeting, shareowners elected nine members of its board of directors to new one-year terms, with all director nominees receiving a vote of more than 96 percent of votes cast. Elected members include: Gregory H. Boyce, Janice L. Fields, Hugh Grant, Laura K. Ipsen, Marcos M. Lutz, C. Steven McMillan, William U. Parfet, George H. Poste, Ph.D., D.V.M. and Robert J. Stevens. The remainingmore...
  • Wednesday January 21, 2015

    Next-Generation Varieties Poised For Limited Introduction

    ST. LOUIS (January 21, 2015) – The cotton industry’s next-generation trait technology has been deregulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, giving American cotton farmers access to new tools for managing tough-to-control weeds.  A limited introduction of Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton is planned for the 2015 planting season through Deltapine® as well as select licensees in varieties that fit broadly across the entire cotton belt. Monsanto anticipates the new cotton varietiesmore...
  • Friday January 16, 2015
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced the pricing of a $365 million public debt offering of senior notes that mature in 2045 and bear interest at a rate of 4.30%. This offering is expected to be sold to professional institutional investors in Taiwan, with application to be made to list the notes on the Gre Tai Securities Market. Completion of the offering is subject to customary conditions to closing. The company indicated thatmore...
  • Thursday January 15, 2015

    Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans, Bollgard II® XtendFlex Cotton Traits Closer to Commercialization

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced its decision to deregulate Monsanto’s dicamba-tolerant trait technologies –Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans and Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton. USDA indicated that its decision will be published in the Federal Register in the near future. These weed management solutions will provide farmers with more consistent, flexible control of tough-to-manage broadleaf weeds. “Thismore...
  • Wednesday January 7, 2015

    Monsanto’s Annual Pipeline Update Highlights Innovations For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Security

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The role of the farmer has never been more important. In the coming decades, agriculture’s ability to meet the demands of our growing global population in an increasingly sustainable way will be vitally important. Farmers will have to grow more on existing farmland and effectively mitigate challenges from weather and threats – such as bugs, weeds and resource scarcity. Innovation will be central to helping farmers do more with less, and managemore...
  • Wednesday January 7, 2015
    • Company Confirms Full-Year Ongoing Earnings Per Share and Free Cash Flow Guidance
    • Balanced Portfolio Drives Ability To Deliver FY15 Results While Investing To Unlock Future Growth
    • Innovation Across Six Comprehensive R&D Platforms Differentiates Company and Powers Integrated Approach to Improving Yields and Using Resources More Efficiently
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) delivered earnings per share for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 ahead of expectations it outlined at the beginning of the fiscal year, with the company confirming full-year ongoing earnings per share growth and free cash flow guidance. The company highlighted several key first-quarter milestones, including strong soybean results driven by Intacta RR2 PRO™ as the product is projected to exceed its 10-12 millionmore...
  • Tuesday January 6, 2015

    Monsanto’s Roundup Ready PLUS® Relationship With FMC To Include Hero® Insecticide

    ST. LOUIS (Jan. 2, 2015) — Monsanto Company announced today an agreement to extend the relationship with  FMC Agricultural Solutions which will benefit corn, cotton and soybean growers through Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions. This agreement broadens the Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions relationship to include Hero® insecticide.Monsanto’s Roundup Ready PLUS platform empowers farmers to maximize the performance of their Roundup Ready® crops through localmore...
  • Tuesday December 23, 2014
    DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that they have agreed to settle and dismiss their respective patent infringement lawsuits pending in U.S. District Court in St. Louis.  The litigation related to claims by Monsanto that DuPont had infringed certain Monsanto seed chipping patents and claims by DuPont that Monsanto had infringed certain DuPont patents related to seed processing.  Terms of the settlement are not being disclosed.According to Monsantomore...
  • Monday December 22, 2014
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter and annual research and development pipeline update on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, 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 first quarter,more...
Keywords: all all all