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  • Monday November 21, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO & TALLINN, Estonia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. The VitalFields team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world. Founded in 2011 and available in seven European countries, VitalFields offers anmore...
  • Thursday November 10, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto has been named a 2017 Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse magazines. Monsanto earned the recognition based on its commitment to hire and recruit talented veterans and military spouses. Each year, the list of Military Friendly Employers is provided to service members and their families, helping them discover the best post-military career opportunitiesmore...
  • Wednesday November 9, 2016

    Farmers To Realize The Benefits Of The Roundup Ready ® Xtend Crop System In 2017

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the EPA has approved XtendiMaxTM herbicide with VaporGripTM Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans and Bollgard II® XtendFlex® cotton. This significant milestone will provide farmers the opportunity to utilize dicamba in the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System in 2017. With XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology approved formore...
  • Tuesday November 8, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Pierre Courduroux, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak with investors in Boston on Tuesday, November 15 at the Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference. Courduroux will discuss the company’s strategic initiatives, future expectations, product performance and other matters related to the company’s business. Courduroux’s session will begin at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CTmore...
  • Tuesday November 1, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Board of Directors has designated Tuesday, December 13, 2016 as the date for a special meeting of shareowners to vote upon the proposal to adopt the merger agreement with Bayer. The special meeting of shareowners will be held at the company’s global R&D headquarters in Chesterfield, Mo. Additional meeting details will be included in the company’s proxy statement, which will bemore...
  • Tuesday November 1, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Board of Directors has designated Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, as the date of the next annual meeting of shareowners. Monsanto’s annual meeting will be held at the company’s global R&D headquarters in Chesterfield, Mo. Additional meeting details will be included in the company’s proxy statement, which will be available in December. The record date for Monsanto’s annual meeting of shareownersmore...
  • Friday October 28, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science magazine has once again recognized Monsanto as one of the world’s top science employers, ranking the company No. 13 on its Science and Science Careers’ 2016 annual Top Employer survey. The survey results, which will also appear in the magazine’s Oct. 28 issue and online at ScienceCareers.org, features the 20 best companies in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries. The announcementmore...
  • Wednesday October 26, 2016

    Global Ranking Marks Fifth Consecutive Year Monsanto has Received Prestigious Honor

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fifth year in a row, Great Place to Work® has ranked Monsanto Company on its 2016 list of the Top 25 “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces.” Ranked No. 23, Monsanto is the only agricultural and St. Louis based company to appear on this year’s list. “We are honored that our commitment of hiring a diverse workforce and promoting an inclusive culture globally has and continues to be recognized,” said Steve Mizell, Executive Vicemore...
  • Tuesday October 11, 2016

    5-Year, $3.9 Million Pilot Program To Reach 120 Early Care Centers

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While U.S. food security improved last year, approximately 3 million American households were unable at times to provide adequate, nutritious food for their children, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To address malnutrition and food insecurity impacting young children (birth to age 5), the Monsanto Fund is supporting Healthy Food Alliance for Early Education, a joint program of the American Heart Association and Nemours, with amore...
  • Wednesday October 5, 2016
    • FY16 as-reported EPS of $2.99 and ongoing EPS of $4.48; ongoing results above revised guidance
    • Intacta RR2 PRO™ and Climate FieldView™ platform experienced rapid growth in FY16; U.S. delivered record corn volume, despite challenging agriculture environment
    • As-reported FY17 EPS guidance at $3.83 to $4.35 and ongoing EPS guidance at $4.50 to $4.90; ongoing EPS growth year-over-year fueled by expected increased demand for Intacta RR2 PRO and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend ® soybean traits
    • Initial steps underway to close on deal with Bayer to unlock value for shareowners
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced fiscal year 2016 results, delivering above the company’s most recent ongoing earnings per share guidance for the year. The company expects to grow earnings per share (EPS) into fiscal year 2017 and beyond by building upon the achievements of fiscal year 2016, together with continued strong penetration of key soybean traits, global corn germplasm upgrades and spend disciplinemore...
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