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2013-05-01 16:25:33

ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant and Kerry Preete, executive vice president of global strategy, will address investors with separate presentations this month. At 8:35 a.m. central time (CT) Wednesday, May 8, Preete will address investors at the Wells Fargo Securities 2013 Industrial and Construction Conference. At 8 a.m. central time (CT) Wednesday, May 29, Grant will present at the Sandford Bernstein 29(th) Annual Strategic...

2013-05-01 12:23:21

Visit AmericasFarmers.com to read regional winners' nominations; Vote for one to win national title ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Alaska to Florida, Maine to Hawaii, you took the time to share what makes your favorite farm mom so special. Now, American Agri-Women and Monsanto have selected five regional winners. Your vote will help determine this year's national winner, to be announced on Mother's Day. Each regional winner was awarded a $5,000 cash prize from...

2013-04-23 12:24:11

ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company today announced plans to bring together its St. Louis-based industry-leading research and development team on one campus when it completes a more than $400 million expansion at its Chesterfield Village Research Center. The company plans to begin work this summer and expects to add 675 jobs across St. Louis County over the next three years. Monsanto plans to add 36 new greenhouses, additional offices and laboratory space as well as...

2013-04-16 08:24:30

Agreements Create More Options for Farmers and Expanded Market Opportunities for Next-Generation Technologies MONHEIM, Germany and ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) have entered into a series of licensing agreements for next-generation and enabling technologies in the field of plant biotechnology that will provide new options and choices for farmers. Monsanto will provide Bayer CropScience with a royalty-bearing license to...

2013-04-16 08:23:43

ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today the appointment of Gregory H. Boyce to the company's board of directors. Boyce is the chairman and chief executive officer of Peabody Energy, which he joined in 2003 as president and chief operating officer. He assumed responsibility for the company as president and chief executive officer in 2006, and became chairman the following year. Prior to joining Peabody, Boyce served as chief executive officer -...

2013-04-15 12:22:32

Visit AmericasFarmers.com to nominate your favorite farm mom by April 23 ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The nomination window for Monsanto's America's Farmers Mom of the Year contest will soon close, but there's still a little time left to nominate a farm mom for the chance to win the national "Farm Mom of the Year" title and up to $10,000 in prize money. To nominate, visit AmericasFarmers.com by April 23 and explain in 300 words or fewer how your favorite farm mom...

Climate Change Not At Fault For Record US Drought In 2012
2013-04-12 15:09:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In pushing for his green agenda, President Barack Obama has repeatedly cited last year´s massive drought, which cost the US $35 billion, as evidence of climate change. However, a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found that a bizarre confluence of natural variations was responsible for the precipitous drop in rainfall levels across the United States last summer. "This is one of those...

2013-04-09 12:23:45

A critical success factor in seed treatment market is the ability of a market participant to innovate a complete protection solution against various biotic and abiotic stresses in a single product. DALLAS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control And Others) And by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds And Others): Global Trends, Forecasts And Technical Insights Up To 2018" is now...

2013-04-09 12:23:41

New grant to fund new efforts in targeted states CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has received another generous gift from the Monsanto Company of $500,000 to drive the continued expansion of the National 4-H Volunteer Initiative. The new grant will fund several initiatives including continued outreach to attract and retain 4-H volunteers in nearly 40 states along with new pilot programs in two states - Illinois and Iowa. The...

2013-03-27 16:24:24

ST. LOUIS, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2013 second quarter on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 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 as well as future expectations. The call may include a...