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2010-09-20 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As farmers continue the 2010 harvest and prepare for the 2011 season, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) will begin providing regular 2010 harvest performance updates for its corn and soybean portfolio on its website. The online resource will provide farmers with more information as they evaluate the best products for their farm. Monsanto offers farmers the industry's most extensive trait-and-germplasm product line-up to improve on-farm...

2010-09-15 06:30:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Early 2010 corn harvest results in the South for farmers using Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) products that maximize yield potential - particularly Genuity® VT Triple PRO(TM) - are encouraging, Brett Begemann, the company's executive vice president of seeds and traits, will tell investors today at the Credit Suisse 23rd Annual Chemical and Ag Science Conference. Monsanto's value proposition comes from delivering...

2010-09-02 11:54:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Carl Casale, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Brett Begemann, executive vice president - seeds & traits, will address investors in separate investor conferences in September. Executives will discuss the company's business performance and operational path, product performance and other matters related to the business during the presentations. Conference details follow. UBS Best...

2010-08-31 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As its fiscal year draws to a close, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today confirmed the drivers of its fourth-quarter operating plan have tracked well with management expectations, positioning the company to conclude the fiscal year within its previous guidance ranges for ongoing earnings per share (EPS) and free cash flow. The company expects ongoing EPS for the fiscal year in the range of $2.40 to $2.45 a share, at the low end of its...

2010-08-20 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20, 2010 - /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) confirmed that at yesterday's National Technical Biosafety Committee (CTNBio) meeting in Brazil, the committee approved Monsanto's Bt Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybean product for planting in Brazil. This is an important step toward the Brazilian commercialization of the first biotechnology trait Monsanto has developed specifically for a non-U.S. market. "This is an important product for...

2010-08-16 07:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- S&W Seed Company (NasdaqCM: SANW) today announced that veteran agriculture sales executive Gary Leach has joined S&W as Regional Sales Manager. Reporting directly to CEO Mark Grewal, Leach will help to design and implement S&W's domestic sales and marketing strategy, focusing on the major alfalfa farming regions of California, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona. "Gary's track record in sales, his industry...

2010-08-11 07:00:00

GOTHENBURG, Neb., Aug. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gathering today with investors at a virtual oasis for drought tolerance in America, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) executives will highlight promising early indicators for its Genuity® SmartStax(TM) corn and Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans. The company's fifth summer field event for investors starts today at Monsanto's Water Utilization Learning Center in Gothenburg,...

2010-08-04 12:38:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Representing its continuing commitment to return value to shareowners, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared an increase in the quarterly dividend on its common shares from 26.5 cents per share to 28 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Oct. 29, 2010 to shareowners of record on Oct. 8, 2010. Chief Financial Officer Carl Casale said dividends are a key element of Monsanto's approach to...

2010-07-07 07:00:00

LIMBURGERHOF, Germany and ST. LOUIS, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The world's largest plant biotechnology collaboration just got larger. Today, BASF and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced an expansion of their joint efforts to develop higher-yielding and stress-tolerant crops to include a fifth crop, wheat. In addition, the companies are increasing their investments in the collaboration, reflecting the strong leads and commercial prospects in the collaboration's early work....

2010-06-30 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced its third-quarter financial results and highlighted some of the actions in progress to generate expected annual earnings growth percentages in the mid-teens. With its earnings results for the quarter and year-to-date in line with adjustments the company announced last month, company executives said the business is strong and well-positioned for future growth. ($ in millions)...