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2013-01-31 16:21:15

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting held today, declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 37.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable on April 26, 2013, to shareowners of record on April 5, 2013. In other matters, Monsanto also announced that at its annual meeting held today, shareowners elected four members of its Board of Directors to new three-year terms: David L....

2013-01-30 08:31:58

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company today announced it has purchased select assets of Agradis, Inc. (Agradis), a privately held company focused on developing sustainable agricultural solutions. Monsanto's purchase includes the Agradis name and its collection of microbes that can improve crop productivity. Monsanto has also acquired the company's R&D site in La Jolla, California. Additional details were not disclosed. Agradis was formed in 2011 by Synthetic Genomics...

2013-01-24 23:03:34

Monsanto to evaluate PhaseRx's SMARTT Polymer Technology® for potential agricultural applications. Seattle, WA. (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 PhaseRx, Inc., a privately held RNAi delivery technology company, announced today that it has signed a funded technology evaluation agreement with Monsanto Company for PhaseRx's delivery technologies. Through the agreement, Monsanto will evaluate PhaseRx's SMARTT Polymer Technology® for potential agricultural applications. Terms of the agreement...

2013-01-23 12:21:53

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and leading grower organizations in Brazil announced today that they have reached an agreement that will support the introduction of next-generation products like INTACTA RR2 PRO(TM) soybeans. The agreement represents an important next step towards the commercial introduction of INTACTA RR2 PRO(TM) soybeans in the country. It demonstrates strong support by the Agriculture and Livestock Confederation of Brazil (CNA), a...

2013-01-15 07:19:53

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Participating on the call will be Arch's President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. (Logo:...

2012-12-19 16:21:39

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2013 first quarter and annual research and development pipeline update on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 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 first quarter, future expectations and an...

2012-12-06 12:24:07

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released estimates from the American Community Survey, the most detailed portrait of America's towns and neighborhoods -- even for the smallest communities within a metro area -- for the combined years from 2007 to 2011. The American Community Survey permits communities to observe the composition of their population, from preschool to the oldest ages and milestones in between, including college, work and...

2012-12-03 12:22:46

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 37.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 25, 2013 to shareowners of record on Jan. 4, 2013. It relates to the first quarter of the company's 2013 fiscal year. About Monsanto Company Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity...

2012-12-03 12:22:17

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas AgriLife Research, an agency of the Texas A&M University System, and Monsanto Company announce the call for applications for students interested in pursuing research in wheat or rice plant breeding. Applications for Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP) are being accepted now through February 1, 2013. Funds are available for scholars pursuing a doctorate in wheat or rice plant breeding. Students interested in...

Experts Seek Retraction Of Monsanto Study
2012-12-02 09:02:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online European food safety officials have condemned a controversial study that suggested genetically modified vegetables caused tumors in rats and some advocates are calling upon the publishers of the journal in which it appeared to issue a formal retraction. The paper in question was written by University of Caen researcher Gilles-Eric Seralini and suggested that rodents developed tumors and suffered from multiple organ failure...