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2010-12-01 12:35:00

A federal judge has ordered that a genetically modified crop be destroyed, saying that the altered sugar beets were planted illegally. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White in California granted a preliminary injunction Tuesday that was sought by the Center for Food Safety and other groups, which said the Monsanto-produced sugar beet crops were planted without proper environmental review. He delayed implementation of the order until December 7 to allow time for an appeal. White said in his...

2010-11-23 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) will hold two webcasts in conjunction with investor events in December. Executives will discuss the company's business performance and operational path, financial targets and other matters related to the business during the presentations. At 11:30 a.m. E.T. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, Brett Begemann, executive vice president - Seeds & Traits, will present at the 2010 Citi Basic Materials Symposium. On...

2010-11-22 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that Carl Casale, executive vice president and chief financial officer, plans to leave his position effective December 31, 2010, to become president and chief executive officer of CHS Inc. (Nasdaq: CHSCP), a Fortune 100 diversified energy, grains and foods company. Casale will work through the remainder of the year to ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities to his successor,...

2010-11-11 12:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Texas AgriLife Research, an agency of the Texas A&M University System, have announced the open call for applications for students interested in pursuing research in wheat or rice plant breeding. Applications for the third round of funding from Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP) are being accepted now through February 1, 2011. Funds are available for scholars pursuing a...

2010-11-08 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) executives will share 2010 harvest results with investors today, noting that the results confirm the company's innovative corn and soybean trait platforms provided farmers significant yield advantages versus competitor products. The company said the results underpin its product strategy and mid-teens earning growth projections going forward. "Our harvest data provides confidence supporting our U.S. product...

2010-11-02 08:20:00

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BASF and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced significant progress toward launching next-generation dicamba-based weed control systems for soybeans and cotton. The companies say they have made major advancements in the development of dicamba formulations, which could be available globally for farmers this decade. "We are focused on providing farmers another tool for weed management. Today's announcement is...

2010-11-01 11:43:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) will hold a webcast at 12 p.m. E.T. on Monday, Nov. 8 in conjunction with its yield data review for investors and analysts. Company executives will highlight yield data for Monsanto's corn and soybean products in 2010 and may discuss the company's business performance, operational path and other matters related to the business during the presentation. Slides and a simultaneous audio webcast will be available...

2010-10-26 14:14:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors has designated Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 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 early December. The record date for Monsanto's 2010 annual meeting...

2010-10-25 08:07:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With U.S. harvest continuing to progress rapidly, field trial results in key relative maturities demonstrate that corn hybrids with Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Genuity® SmartStax® trait are outyielding the industry's leading triple-stack corn trait technology. In field trial comparisons, the Genuity SmartStax corn hybrid portfolio in the 90 to 105 relative maturity days is exhibiting an average...

2010-10-22 09:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced an agreement that broadens Monsanto's Roundup Ready PLUS(TM) weed management platform in the United States to include selected FMC products. FMC herbicides covered under the agreement include the growing line of soybean preemergence residual herbicides including Authority® First DF, Authority® MTZ DF,...


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