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  • Monday May 1, 2017
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), today announced Monsanto’s termination of their agreement with Deere & Company for the acquisition of the Precision Planting LLC equipment business. The agreement was announced in November 2015, and closing has been delayed by Department of Justice concerns with the transaction. The Climate Corporation made the strategic decision nearly 18 months ago to focus itsmore...
  • Monday May 1, 2017

    Farmers to Gain Innovative Seed Treatment Technology to Control Nematodes

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the U.S. EPA issued registration for tioxazafen, which is branded as NemaStrikeTM Technology. This approval will enable farmers to realize the nematode control benefits of the technology in 2018, pending state approvals. NemaStrike Technology, a nematicide that will be offered as part of Acceleron® Seed Applied Solutions, will offer a novel mode of action that stays in the root zonemore...
  • Friday April 21, 2017

    Facility Now Producing And Delivering Next-Generation Weed Control Products To Farmers

    ST. LOUIS (April 21, 2017) – Monsanto announced today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony that it has completed a $50 million expansion at its Muscatine, Iowa plant. The expansion provides increases the formulations and packaging capacity at the plant to support the launch of Monsanto’s dicamba-tolerant trait technologies.“Iowa is fortunate to have innovative companies like Monsanto that are making significant investments to create jobs in our communities while also providing farmers new tools tomore...
  • Tuesday April 18, 2017

    Continued Advocacy For Biodiversity Includes Participation In Broad-Based Efforts

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company announced today that it has reached key milestones in protecting species and promoting sustainable landscapes, two major components of its biodiversity strategy. Companies have a responsibility to protect and preserve biodiversity. Not only is it necessary to sustain life, provide habitat for wildlife, address climate change and protect waterways, biodiversity is also critical to agriculture and the ability to discover andmore...
  • Monday April 10, 2017
    As the Deltapine® New Product Evaluator (NPE) Program kicks off its 10th season this spring with nearly 200 growers evaluating pre-commercial variety candidates for the Class of 18, the program is being credited with helping significantly increase yield and quality expectations across the Cotton Belt. “Since it began in 2008, the Deltapine NPE Program has resulted in the commercialization of new cotton varieties that have raised the bar for cotton performance in all regions from amore...
  • Wednesday April 5, 2017
    • Company delivers FY17 second quarter as-reported EPS of $3.09 and ongoing EPS of $3.19
    • Full year 2017 EPS guidance now expected to be at high end of the range of $3.95 to $4.44 on an as-reported basis and $4.50 to $4.90 on an ongoing basis
    • Roundup Ready 2 Xtend ® soybeans now expected to reach 18 million U.S. acres; INTACTA RR2 PRO TM soybeans anticipated to expand to 45 to 55 million acres in South America
    • Continue to expect growth in global corn platform, led by price increases in local currency in South America
    • Climate FieldView TM platform on pace for 25 million paid acres
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With half of its fiscal year 2017 complete, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced strong second quarter and first six months results. Earnings per share (EPS) reached $3.09 on an as-reported basis and $3.19 on an ongoing basis for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017. The company's performance was driven in part by strong gross profit growth from its corn and soybean businesses, the absence of the Argentine peso devaluation and benefit frommore...
  • Wednesday March 29, 2017
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 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 second quarter and year-to-date, future expectations, product performancemore...
  • Tuesday March 21, 2017

    Research Data Agreement To Further Enhance Digital Tools To Support Farmers’ Efforts To Efficiently Manage Crop Nutrients

    SAN FRANCISCO & WICHITA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, and Koch Agronomic Services, LLC jointly announced today a research agreement that marks a significant step forward in applying data-driven digital tools to support more efficient nutrient management practices for farmers. Koch Agronomic Services, which produces and markets a proven and expanding global portfolio of plant performance technologies including AGROTAIN®more...
  • Wednesday March 15, 2017
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In partnership with INMED Partnerships for Children/INMED Brasil (INMED), the Monsanto Fund has committed $3 million over three years to improve nutrition and access to healthful food for mothers and young children in Brazil, following an announcement made earlier today at a preschool in the country’s Petrolina region. INMED began developing the Crescer Saudável [Growing Healthy] program in June 2016. Through Monsanto Fund’smore...
  • Monday February 27, 2017

    Stern Positions Company As Catalyst For Next Major Wave Of Agricultural Innovation

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) named Mike Stern., Chief Executive Officer of The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, as the 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the Year. This agriculture industry award recognizes outstanding leadership in private, public or academic service. It is conferred each year to a senior agribusiness executive who exemplifies excellence in agribusiness, and has alsomore...
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