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  • Thursday April 24, 2003

    Shareowners Approve Board Members, Auditors, and Amendments to Incentive Program; Reject Two Shareowner Proposals at the Company's 3rd Annual Meeting

    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend increase on its common shares from 12 cents per share to 13 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Aug. 10, 2003, to shareowners of record on July 10, 2003. "The dividend increase reflects the board of directors' confidence in Monsanto's cash generating capabilities," said Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer and Presidentmore...
  • Wednesday April 16, 2003
    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced it will issue the company's first-quarter financial results on Wednesday, April 30, 2003, prior to market open. In conjunction with the announcement of its results, Monsanto will hold a conference call at 8 a.m. Central Daylight Time. The call will focus on these results and future expectations. The call may also include a discussion of Monsanto's strategic initiatives, product performance and othermore...
  • Tuesday April 15, 2003
    DuPont (NYSE: DD) and its subsidiary, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today they have agreed to a worldwide licensing agreement to Monsanto's recently approved YieldGard Rootworm insect-protected corn technology. "This licensing agreement allows us to provide our customers with additional new corn technology in Pioneer brand hybrids," said Rick McConnell, Pioneer presidentmore...
  • Friday April 11, 2003
    Monsanto continues its strong commitment to the environment in a ground-breaking, new approach that utilizes recycling technology in creating its herbicide containers. The Shuttle™ 150, Monsanto’s proprietary refillable container, significantly reduces the number of one-way containers used while incorporating recycled plastic materials. As landfill space continues to be at a premium, corporate entities must take on the responsibility ofmore...
  • 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...
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