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  • Tuesday August 30, 2016

    Corn And Soybean Crops Have The Highest Potential To Mitigate/Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions; 100 Million Metric Tons Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Be Eliminated From U.S. Agriculture By 2030

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agriculture can play a significant role in helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions according to a recent scientific report. As part of Monsanto Company’s commitment to make its own operations carbon neutral by 2021, the company commissioned third-party expert ICF International to examine the potential for reducing GHG emissions through agriculture in the United States. The resulting report titled, “Charting a Path to Carbon Neutralmore...
  • Tuesday August 30, 2016

    New Corn Technology Demonstrates Effective Disease Protection in 2016 On-Farm and University Trial Plots

    Farmers face the risk of major yield loss from corn diseases in any given season, but they will have a new defense in 2017 with the debut of DEKALB® Disease Shield™ corn products. Six new DEKALB Disease Shield products are being introduced that provide industry-leading protection against today’s top corn diseases, along with exclusive genetics to maximize yield opportunity.Developed through the brand’s advanced breeding program, DEKALB Disease Shield corn provides a broad spectrum of enhancedmore...
  • Wednesday August 17, 2016
    • Core pipeline expected to deliver up to $25 billion in peak net sales with incremental value from new platforms and expected to deliver the fourth consecutive year of more than 20 advancements
    • Company reconfirms FY16 as-reported EPS guidance at the low end of the range of $3.36 to $4.14 and ongoing EPS at the low-end of the range of $4.40 to $5.10
    • Innovation, platform expansion and financial discipline expected to drive strong long-term earnings power, with expected return to growth in EPS in FY17, accelerating to a mid-teens compounded annual EPS growth rate from the end of FY17 through FY21
    • The Climate Corporation announces commitment to extend its leading Climate FieldView TM digital ag platform to other agricultural technology providers, coinciding with announcement to develop the industry’s first in-field sensor network
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) eighth Whistle Stop tour event for investors, chairman and chief executive officer Hugh Grant and other members of the Monsanto executive leadership team will highlight how the industry’s leading technology platforms and digital integration are addressing evolving grower needs and accelerating the future of agriculture, underpinning the company’s confidence in its long-term growth opportunitiesmore...
  • Wednesday August 17, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced an unprecedented advancement in digital agriculture: the development of the industry’s first in-field sensor network, including a groundbreaking soil nitrate sensor, that will feed into the agronomic models in the company’s Climate FieldViewTM platform. Climate’s new sensor network will create a true digital ag ecosystem to support the important agronomicmore...
  • 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...
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