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  • Monday April 7, 2003
    Monsanto Company announced today that it will use a new tagline to illustrate the company’s focus on delivering innovative agricultural solutions and benefits to growers, their farming operations and end-market consumers. The new Monsanto tagline, Imagine, emphasizes the “ag” in Imagine and reflects the company’s strategic focus on investing in and developing new agronomic tools. Monsanto is committed to researching new agronomicmore...
  • Wednesday April 2, 2003
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that it is increasing its first-quarter earnings guidance. The company said that 15 percent to 20 percent of its full-year earnings per share (EPS) would occur in the first quarter. This percent was revised upward from the company's earlier estimate for the first quarter of 10 percent of annual EPS. The company also reconfirmed its full-year 2003 EPS guidance in the range of $1.20 to $1.40,more...
  • Friday March 21, 2003
    Kerry Preete, chief operating officer of North American operations for Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), will address investors at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at the Deutsche Bank Basic Industries Conference in New York. Preete will provide an update on the company's strategy, and also discuss industry trends and the company's North American market focus for 2003. His presentation may also include information on Monsanto'smore...
  • Friday March 14, 2003
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today reaffirmed its full-year EPS guidance to be in the range of $1.20 to $1.40. This guidance excludes the cumulative effect of the new accounting standard (SFAS No. 143, Accounting for Asset Retirement Obligations) of approximately $15 million, or 6 cents per share, as disclosed in the company's Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday. Monsanto management also reaffirmedmore...
  • Tuesday March 11, 2003
    Carl Casale, Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Vice President of North American operations, will address investors at 11:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at the 2003 Merrill Lynch Chemicals Investor Conference in New York. Casale will provide an update on the company's strategy, and also discuss industry trends and the company's North American market focus for 2003. His presentation may also include information on Monsanto's initiatives,more...
  • Tuesday February 25, 2003

    Available for 2003 Planting, YieldGard Rootworm Corn Promises Better Protection and Reduced Insecticide Use for U.S. Farmers Battling the 'Billion- Dollar Bug'

    Monsanto Company today announced it received a registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its new YieldGard Rootworm insect-protected corn technology -- allowing commercialization of the first biotech corn designed to control the corn rootworm pest for the 2003 planting season. (Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030225/CGTU027) The EPA granted Monsanto a commercial registration formore...
  • Thursday February 20, 2003
    Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Chief Operating Officer Hugh Grant will address investors at 3:10 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at the Goldman Sachs Agricultural Forum in New York. Grant will provide an update on the company's strategy and market focus for 2003, and his presentation may also include a discussion of Monsanto's initiatives, product performance, future expectations, and other business matters. Grant's presentationmore...
  • Thursday February 20, 2003
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that George Poste, D.V.M., Ph.D., was elected to the Monsanto Company board of directors, effective yesterday. Dr. Poste is Chief Executive of Health Technology Networks, a consulting group specializing in the application of genomics technologies and computing in healthcare. Dr. Poste served as Chief Science and Technology Officer, and President, Research and Development of SmithKline Beechammore...
  • Wednesday February 19, 2003
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 12 cents per share. The dividend is payable on May 1, 2003, to shareowners of record on April 8, 2003. Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. For more information on Monsanto, see: www.monsanto.commore...
  • Wednesday February 12, 2003
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today was named this year's recipient of the 2002 Sold on St. Louis Award, an annual award that honors corporate commitment and success in the St. Louis region. "Monsanto is honored to accept this year's Sold on St. Louis Award," said Deborah Patterson, President of the Monsanto Fund, the company's philanthropic arm. "Throughout the years, Monsanto has remained an integral part of the St.more...
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