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  • 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...
  • Tuesday February 21, 2017

    Details Key Climate Action Milestones, Alignment With UN Sustainable Development Goals And Position On Biodiversity

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together . Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to help mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position and alignment of its work with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “We understand the crucial role agriculture has in feeding the world while utilizing themore...
  • Thursday February 16, 2017

    Company Ranked No. 2 In Industry Group For 2017

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company was today named one of the 2017 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine, attaining the rank of No. 2 within the company’s industry sector. “It’s an honor to receive this recognition for the fourth year in a row,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto Chairman and CEO. “This ranking not only celebrates Monsanto’s pledge to operating with transparency and reporting progress, but also underscores our globalmore...
  • Monday January 30, 2017
    ST. LOUIS & EVANSTON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company and 2Blades Foundation (2Blades) have formed a collaboration to discover novel sources of genetic resistance to devastating corn diseases. 2Blades will deliver these resistance genes in collaboration with The Sainsbury Laboratory (Norwich, UK), the leading global institute for research on plant-pathogen interactions and long-term partner of 2Blades. “Mid and late season corn disease complexes such as stalk and ear rotsmore...
  • Friday January 27, 2017

    Shareowners Also Reelect 13 Board Members at Company’s Annual Meeting Today

    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 28, 2017, to shareowners of record on April 7, 2017. It relates to the second quarter of the company’s 2017 fiscal year. In other matters, Monsanto shareowners reelected 13 board members to serve new one-year terms endingmore...
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