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2011-04-23 14:17:00

ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the St. Louis community works to assess damages and initialize clean-up efforts following the devastating storms that hit the area on Friday evening, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) pledges $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid in early relief efforts. Monsanto's donation is expected to support the agency in local efforts related to the storm and provide the agency with additional flexibility as the community works to complete the assessment...

2010-12-22 15:15:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that Pierre Courduroux, 45, will be appointed as the company's new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective on Jan. 1, 2011. Courduroux currently serves as Monsanto's finance lead for its global business operations. "For more than 20 years, Pierre has been a valuable asset to Monsanto and our finance organization," said Hugh Grant, chairman,...

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...

2010-04-07 14:03:00

ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) second quarter earnings release issued today, the Agricultural Productivity Segment Detail section included the statement that "Acknowledging some key trends that deviated from the core planning assumptions for Roundup and other glyphosate-based herbicides - including the continued presence of generic inventory and competitive pricing strategies - the company said it now sees gross profit for the segment at...

2010-03-12 08:53:00

ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of today's first joint public workshop exploring competition issues in the agriculture industry, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) will participate in a panel discussion about the past, present and future of the seed and trait industry. The joint workshop, organized by the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, represents an opportunity for Monsanto to offer its perspective on the importance of investment and...

2010-03-02 09:52:00

ST. LOUIS, March 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the third year in a row, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) was named today to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's list of "100 Best Corporate Citizens" for 2010. Monsanto ranks No. 31 overall and leads the agricultural products sector on the magazine's 11th annual ranking of corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies. "Monsanto is honored to be recognized among the '100 Best Corporate Citizens' for our leadership in...

2010-01-25 15:23:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The February 8 issue of FORTUNE Magazine is scheduled to arrive on newsstands today featuring the business publication's annual listing of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Agricultural leader Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has been named to the list; ranking 59th overall and 22nd among the largest companies named to the list. Monsanto is the only agricultural technology company to make the top 100 list. "This recognition by Fortune is...

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