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  • Friday August 12, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend relates to the company’s fourth quarter of its 2016 fiscal year and is payable on October 28, 2016, to shareowners of record on October 7, 2016. About Monsanto Company Monsanto is committed to bringing a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world.more...
  • Wednesday August 10, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will hold a webcast in conjunction with its eighth Whistle Stop tour investor event scheduled for Wednesday, August 17 and Thursday, August 18 in St. Louis, Mo. During the webcast, company executives will discuss Monsanto’s financial targets, drivers of innovation, research and development pipeline and other matters related to the company’s business. A webcast beginning at 12 p.m. C.Tmore...
  • Monday August 8, 2016

    1,500 Employees At 40 Sites Participating In ‘Monsanto Gives Back Day’

    Inspired by a 34-year-old college tradition and in keeping with the company’s commitment to support local communities, Monsanto employees across the U.S. and Puerto Rico have designated Aug. 12 as Monsanto Gives Back Day.This year’s volunteer event has expanded to include 1,500 employees at nearly 40 sites supporting Monsanto’s Row Crop, Breeding, Crop Protection, and Technology Development & Agronomy divisions. About 950 employees participated in last summer’s inaugural event by cleaningmore...
  • Tuesday August 2, 2016

    Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program Provides Opportunity For Farmers To Make A Difference In Rural Communities Nationwide

    • From Aug. 1 – Nov. 30, eligible farmers can enroll in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program to win a $2,500 donation to direct to a local eligible nonprofit organization.
    • The America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, provides farmers the opportunity to support and give back to a nonprofit of their choice.
    • Since 2010, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program has given more than $22 million to nonprofits across rural America.
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rural communities are the backbone of America, and starting on Aug. 1, 2016, eligible farmers will have the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to a local eligible nonprofit organization. As part of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, more than $3 million of financial support will be provided to nonprofits across rural America in 2017. Since the program began in 2010, themore...
  • Friday July 22, 2016

    Approval Allows Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans to Be Imported for Food/Feed Use in The EU

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the European Commission has granted import approval for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. This milestone allows for the import and food/feed use of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans into the European Union. The European Commission’s approval follows Monsanto’s February announcement of Chinese import approval. With both the EU and Chinese import approvals and the U.S. Environmental Protectionmore...
  • Tuesday July 19, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously views Bayer AG’s revised proposal as financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty. Monsanto remains open to continued and constructive conversations with Bayer and other parties to assess whether a transaction that the Board believes is in the best interest of Monsanto shareowners can be realized. There is no assurance that any transactionmore...
  • Thursday July 14, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) acknowledged that it has received a revised, non-binding proposal from Bayer AG for a potential acquisition of Monsanto. The Board of Directors of Monsanto will review the proposal, in consultation with its financial and legal advisors. Monsanto will have no further comment until its Board of Directors has completed its review. There is no assurance that any transaction will be entered into or consummated, or on whatmore...
  • Thursday July 7, 2016
    ST. LOUIS & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced a multi-year dicamba supply agreement for the U.S. and Canada. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “This agreement represents continued commitment to the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System,” said Mike Frank, Monsanto vice president, chief commercial officer. “Low-volatility dicamba formulations with VaporGrip™ Technology are designed to give soybean farmersmore...
  • Wednesday June 29, 2016
    • Company delivers FY16 Q3 as-reported EPS of $1.63, $2.17 on an ongoing EPS basis
    • Full-year FY16 as-reported EPS guidance adjusted to $3.36 to $4.14 to reflect Argentine-related tax matters partially offset by a favorable change in the expected amount and timing of restructuring expense; anticipate being at low ends of as-reported range and ongoing EPS range of $4.40 to $5.10 given increased headwinds in Q3
    • Focus on strategic portfolio management and licensing commitments has led to several recent technology and operational agreements
    • New technologies, platform expansion, financial discipline and balanced capital allocation to drive expected return to growth in EPS in FY17, accelerating to a mid-teens EPS growth rate from FY17 to FY21
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today highlighted progress against several milestones related to the company's long-term growth drivers despite the macro challenges facing global agriculture as it announced its financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal year 2016. The company continues to operate as the most innovative company in the space as it stays committed to delivering on the integrated solutions strategy thatmore...
  • Tuesday June 28, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Nomad Bioscience GmbH have announced a licensing agreement whereby Monsanto has obtained rights to apply Nomad’s proprietary technology to its genome-editing projects aimed at enhancement of agricultural crops. The licensed technology enables more efficient development of edited traits and may be applied across a broad range of genome-editing technologies and project types. Nomad’s novel approach holds themore...
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