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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,...

2010-10-19 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (SCC) and SCC's wholly-owned subsidiary, Valent U.S.A. Corporation, today announced a long-term agreement that makes the companies strategic partners in Monsanto's Roundup Ready PLUS(TM) weed management platform in the United States. In addition, Monsanto and SCC have agreed to seek further collaboration on weed management opportunities with SCC's flumioxazin products in other...

2010-10-15 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As farmers begin to make their 2011 seed purchase decisions, early harvest results collected by Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) from three of the nation's leading soybean producing states indicate that Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans are exhibiting an average of more than three bushels per acre yield advantage, with a greater than 70 percent win rate, when compared with competitive Roundup Ready soybean varieties in those states. The...

2010-10-13 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Corn and soybean farmers in Latin America are now one step closer to planting improved next-generation technologies to support the world's growing demands for food and feed. Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has secured two new approvals in Latin America: Genuity® VT Triple PRO(TM) corn in Argentina and Bt Roundup Ready 2 Yield® (BtRR2Y) soybeans in Brazil. "These approvals are great news for our farmer customers...

2010-10-06 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ($ in millions, except per Fourth Fourth share amounts) Quarter Quarter -------------------------- ------- ------- 2010 2009 --- ---- Net Sales by Segment Corn seed and traits $424 $387 Soybean seed and traits 103...

2010-09-29 11:12:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its 2010 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, 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...

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...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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