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  • Wednesday April 20, 2016

    The Company Ranks 43 On The 2016 DiversityInc® List Of Top 50 Companies For Diversity

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the 9th consecutive year, DiversityInc has named Monsanto Company to the Top 50 Companies for Diversity List, citing the sustainable agriculture company’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion for its ranking. Monsanto is the only St. Louis-based company included on the list. In addition, Monsanto ranked No. 7 on the DiversityInc Top 12 Companies for Employee Resource Groups list and ranked No. 8 on the DiversityInc Top 9 Companiesmore...
  • Thursday April 14, 2016
    The Deltapine® New Product Evaluator (NPE) Program is kicking off its ninth season this spring with nearly 200 growers in the program evaluating seven new Bollgard II® XtendFlex® cotton variety candidates for the Class of 17. Three of those varieties also offer resistance to root-knot nematodes (RKN).“Each new class of Deltapine cotton varieties has resulted in improved yield potential, better fiber quality and agronomic solutions for growers all across the Cotton Belt,” said Keylon Gholston,more...
  • Tuesday April 12, 2016

    Facility to Undergo Upgrades to Support the Industry’s Largest Seed Technology Platform

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) Board of Directors gave final approval for a capital expenditure to expand the company’s Luling, La., manufacturing site. The expansion, a $975 million capital investment, is expected to be operational in three years and enable the company to deliver a strong dicamba formulation pipeline to growers and further strengthen its integrated solutions platform. Monsanto is investing in dicambamore...
  • Wednesday April 6, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON): FY16 as-reported EPS guidance improves to $3.72 to $4.48; reconfirms ongoing EPS and free cash flow Monsanto delivers on balanced capital allocation commitments in FY16 with closure of $3B ASR With strong grower demand for new solutions, Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans continue to track to 35 million acres across South America in FY16; Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™more...
  • Friday April 1, 2016
    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 30-day public comment period regarding the in-crop use of dicamba herbicide with Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans. This action represents another critical milestone toward farmers gaining access to new dicamba weed-management tools.A limited commercial introduction of Bollgard II XtendFlex Cotton took place in 2015 with commercial launch in 2016. Monsanto announced its commercialization plans formore...
  • Wednesday March 30, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter on Wednesday, April 6, 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 second quarter and year-to-date, future expectations, strategic initiativesmore...
  • Tuesday March 29, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Place to Work® Institute and Fortune® magazine have recognized Monsanto as one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Flexibility, ranking the company No. 11. “At Monsanto, our focus on work-life balance not only helps us attract and retain talented people from around the world but also enables our employees to achieve success both at work and home,” says Monsanto Executive Vice President of Human Resources Steve Mizell. “Ranking onmore...
  • Monday March 28, 2016
    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today the appointment of Mitch Barns to the company’s board of directors. Barns is chief executive officer of Nielsen Holdings plc, a global data and measurement company, and has served in that role since January 2014. Since joining Nielsen in 1997, Barns has lived and worked on three continents and has held leadership roles across all major parts of Nielsen’s business. He served as Nielsen’s president ofmore...
  • Tuesday March 22, 2016

    Nominations Close On Tuesday, March 29!

    For anyone who’s been considering entering their favorite farm mom into Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Mom of the Year contest, there’s only one week left! Submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, Mar. 29, so Monsanto Company is encouraging everyone to nominate their dedicated, loving, hard-working go-getters who go above and beyond to care for and protect their farms, families, communities and the agriculture industry they love.“Our 2015 Southeast Region Farm Mom, Megan Seibel, wasmore...
  • Monday March 14, 2016

    Report Highlights Progress On Sustainability Commitments; Reinforces Pledge To Be Carbon Neutral By 2021

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company today released its 2015 Sustainability Report. Since announcing some initial sustainability commitments in 2008, the company has advanced its principle of pursuing a broad range of sustainable agricultural solutions to help nourish a growing world. “At Monsanto, we are proud to work with our collaborators and partners to cultivate meaningful change as we continue to take decisive action to further embed sustainabilitymore...
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