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  • Tuesday June 28, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and TargetGene Biotechnologies LTD, a pioneer in genome-editing technologies, have announced a license agreement to advance the application of the company’s proprietary techniques in global agriculture. TargetGene is an innovative genome-editing company using RNA-guided gene-editing techniques. Under the agreement, Monsanto has been granted an exclusive license to TargetGene’s novel and proprietary "T∙GEE" (more...
  • Monday June 27, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. today announced a new global agreement that will focus on developing and delivering next-generation weed control solutions to further help growers manage tough-to-control weeds. Monsanto has a robust pipeline of multi-generational herbicide trait upgrades in its research and development pipeline that are designed to provide multiple and additional modes of action formore...
  • Monday June 27, 2016

    Agreement Will Create More Options for Farmers, Reinforcing Value of the Next-Generation Soybean Technology

    ST. LOUIS & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today a new licensing agreement for one of Monsanto’s next-generation soybean technologies that will provide an additional choice for farmers. Under the terms of the agreement, DuPont Pioneer will receive a royalty-bearing license to Intacta RR2 PRO™ technology in Brazil. The license is subject to customary review and prior approval by Brazilian regulatory authorities. Additional termsmore...
  • Monday June 27, 2016

    Among Large Regional Employers, Sustainable Agriculture Company Ranks No. 18

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has named Monsanto Company to its 2016 list of Top Workplaces. Of the top 20 St. Louis area large employers appearing on the list, Monsanto is ranked No. 18. The Top Workplaces are determined solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. The Top Workplace rankingsmore...
  • Wednesday June 22, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2016 third quarter on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, prior to market open. Monsanto will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. central time (9:30 a.m. eastern time) in conjunction with the announcement of its results. The call will focus on the company’s results for the third quarter and year-to-date, future expectations, strategic initiatives,more...
  • Tuesday June 21, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has been named to MIT Technology Review’s 2016 list of 50 Smartest Companies. Monsanto, a sustainable agriculture company, is ranked No. 50. To make the list, a company must have truly innovative technology and a business model that is both practical and ambitious, enabling the company to set the agenda in its field over the past 12 months. In selecting Monsanto, MIT Technology Review editors citedmore...
  • Tuesday June 21, 2016

    150-Acre Site to Support Agricultural Research, Local Science Education

    Monsanto Company announced today the donation of its Leland Agronomy Center to The B.F. Smith Foundation, a nonprofit organization in the Mississippi Delta. The 150-acre site consists of cropland and supporting infrastructure that includes offices, labs, greenhouses and shops.Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center, based in Stoneville, will use the greenhouse and laboratory space for plant breeding and other agronomic research aimed at accelerating the path towardmore...
  • Thursday June 16, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Remington Holding Company, LLC, (“Remington”), the parent company of a leading provider of customized seed production, processing, logistics and related services to the global seed industry, announced today that they are forming a new joint venture with an initial strategic focus on sorghum. The joint venture is designed to drive a higher level of investment and innovation in, and provide greater market access tomore...
  • Thursday June 9, 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 third quarter of its 2016 fiscal year and is payable on July 29, 2016, to shareowners of record on July 8, 2016. About Monsanto Company Monsanto is committed to bringing a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world. Wemore...
  • Friday June 3, 2016

    Environmental Rankings Assess Largest Publicly Traded Companies Globally And In The U.S.

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto announced that it has placed no. 12 out of 500 of the largest U.S. publicly traded companies in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, which is created in partnership with Corporate Knights and HIP Investor. This represents a dramatic jump from last year’s rankings when Monsanto placed 52nd. Monsanto continues to lead the agriculture sector in the Newsweek Green Rankings. The company also improved significantly on themore...
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