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2011-08-05 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A $2,500 donation can go a long way to help rural communities. It can fund rescue equipment for a local fire department, purchase new books to fill a school library or help stock shelves for the local food pantry. Now, farmers in more than 1,200 eligible counties across 39 states can do their part to plant the seed to help grow their community by signing up for the 2nd annual America's Farmers Grow Communities(SM). This program, sponsored by the...

2011-08-03 09:37:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today the appointment of Jon R. Moeller to the company's Board of Directors. Moeller is currently the chief financial officer for the Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG). Since joining P&G in 1988, Moeller has held a variety of positions in the company's finance organization. He was named vice president and treasurer in 2007 and chief financial officer in 2009. Moeller's appointment is effective...

2011-06-29 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking at the scorecard of milestones to achieve this year, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) executives today said the strength of its seeds and traits business in the United States and Latin America combined with the well-received implementation of its agricultural productivity strategy drove a successful fiscal third quarter for the company. The key third quarter - one of the company's most significant historically - is a highlight in a year that...

2011-06-22 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2011 third quarter on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 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...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.