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2012-11-28 08:22:08

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Final harvest data for the 2012 U.S. growing season confirms Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) corn and soybean products maintained a significant yield advantage compared to competitors, despite one of the most difficult growing seasons on record, Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley, Ph.D., told investors today at Citi's 5th Annual Basic Materials Symposium in New York. Highlighting the expansion and integration of the company's research and development...

2012-11-14 12:22:05

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company ranked ­­14 on the Top 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces list by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Monsanto was recognized for its outstanding workplace culture and in recognition of its reputation as a global employer-of-choice. Monsanto is the only St. Louis-based company and only agriculture company recognized in the award's second year. "We are honored to be recognized on this year's list of...

2012-11-08 16:23:23

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Brett Begemann, president and chief commercial officer, and Robb Fraley, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief technology officer, will address investors with separate presentations this month. At 10:45 a.m. central time (CT) Thursday, Nov. 15, Begemann will address investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals Conference in Boston. At 12:45 p.m. central time (CT) Wednesday, Nov. 28, Fraley will present at...

2012-11-01 15:25:18

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 26(th) annual Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses will take place Thanksgiving Eve, Nov. 21, at Scottrade Center. The boxing event features three-round matches between police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel from Missouri and Illinois. Both male and female boxers are scheduled on the 17-bout card. The event begins at 7 p.m. and has raised more than $3.6 million since 1987 to benefit The BackStoppers, a non-profit organization that...

2012-10-18 07:21:48

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Board of Directors has designated Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 as the date of the next annual meeting of shareowners. Monsanto's annual meeting will be held at the company's headquarters facility in suburban St. Louis. Additional meeting details will be included in the company's proxy statement, which will be available in December. The record date for Monsanto's 2012 annual meeting of shareowners...

2012-10-16 11:21:37

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the company's commitment to sustainable agriculture and improving lives, Monsanto Company is partnering in Invest an Acre, which is focused on addressing rural hunger in America. In partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, Feeding America and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Monsanto is proud to be the first seed company to join the program and match the contributions of U.S. farmers who are working to fight hunger in...

2012-10-05 02:21:36

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2012 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Friday, Oct. 26 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:...

2012-09-26 10:21:33

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, 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 fourth quarter and full year as well as future expectations. The call may...

GM Corn Banned In Russia
2012-09-26 14:11:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russia is halting all shipments of American corn due to a study that revealed a higher risk in breast cancer. The country has suspended the import and use of American genetically modified (GM) corn after a study suggested a link to breast cancer and organ damage. The European Food Safety Authority has followed up the action with its own review into the research. Other countries may soon follow Russia's footsteps in taking the...

2012-09-25 14:20:42

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today has been honored with the 2012 Conservation Legacy Award by the National Museum of Forest Service History. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120727/CG47668LOGO) President of the National Museum of Forest Service History, Gray F. Reynolds, applauded Arch's voluntary environmental efforts on public and private lands during the museum's annual meeting in Vail, Colo. "The Museum board salutes Arch Coal for...