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2012-08-01 14:20:51

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont strongly disagrees with the verdict that was reached in favor of Monsanto in Monsanto's patent case against DuPont in the United States District Court in St. Louis, Missouri. There were several fundamental errors in the case which deprived the jury of important facts and arguments and led to the disappointing outcome. DuPont will appeal at the earliest possible opportunity and expects to overturn this verdict. "DuPont believes that the...

2012-08-01 14:20:49

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today won a patent infringement trial in the U.S. District Court against DuPont Pioneer, formally Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont). The trial had centered on DuPont's unauthorized use of Monsanto's patented Roundup Ready® technology. In rendering its verdict, the federal jury found that DuPont (NYSE: DD) and DuPont Pioneer had willfully...

2012-07-18 10:23:55

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David Stokes, chief executive officer and president of Grey Eagle Distributors, has been elected president of the St. Louis Guns 'N Hoses Boxing Association succeeding the late Jerry Clinton. In addition, the charity's board of directors has been re-organized to better support Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses. The event, which has raised more than $3.6 million, is held Thanksgiving Eve to benefit The BackStoppers, a non-profit organization that assists the...

2012-07-12 06:21:20

ST. LOUIS, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Ameren Missouri launched a statewide campaign to recognize customers and nonprofit organizations that make a difference in the community. The Ameren Missouri Powers Change program will celebrate everyday heroes and their preferred charities, awarding more than $20,000 in funding to power positive change in Ameren Missouri's service area. Starting today, Ameren Missouri customers can visit Facebook.com/AmerenMissouri to upload a photo and a...

2012-07-10 10:21:37

ST. LOUIS, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced a $500 million public debt offering, with $250 million in 10-year bonds and $250 million in 30-year bonds. The 10-year notes will be issued at 99.884 percent and bear interest at 2.20 percent, resulting in a yield of 2.21 percent. These notes mature on July 15, 2022 with a first interest payment date of January 15, 2013. The 30-year notes will be issued at 99.854 percent and bear interest at 3.60...

2012-06-28 10:21:06

ST. LOUIS, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today released its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Report. The report details the company's progress and challenges as it supports the needs of smallholder and large-scale farmers throughout the world as they work to produce more and conserve more from each acre of farmland, and work to improve the lives of people they serve. "This report is an opportunity for us to continue a dialogue with...

2012-06-27 02:21:36

ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) executives today said the continued momentum of its seeds and traits business through key seed selling seasons drove a strong third quarter, further highlighting a year of the company's proven delivery on important business drivers. Executives also reaffirmed Monsanto is on track to achieve its recently increased ongoing earnings growth target and is poised to see mid-teens earnings growth off that base given the strength...

2012-06-21 14:20:25

ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that it has completed the previously announced purchase of planting technology developer Precision Planting, Inc. The Precision Planting team is now part of Monsanto's Integrated Farming Systems unit, which will utilize advanced agronomic practices, seed genetics and innovative on-farm technology to deliver optimal yield to farmers while using fewer resources. About Monsanto CompanyMonsanto Company is...

2012-06-20 10:21:14

ST. LOUIS, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter on Wednesday, June 27, 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 third quarter and year-to-date as well as future expectations. The call may include a...

2012-06-06 02:21:17

ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its commitment to returning value to its shareowners, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new three-year share repurchase program and declared a quarterly dividend. Monsanto's board authorized a new share repurchase program, effective July 1, 2012, for up to $1 billion of the company's common stock over a three-year period. The new program will commence at the completion of Monsanto's...