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2012-03-28 06:21:36

ST. LOUIS, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 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 second quarter and year-to-date as well as future expectations. The call may include a...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today unveiled its new Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System, which is designed to provide farmers with more consistent, flexible control of weeds, especially tough-to-manage and glyphosate-resistant weeds to maximize crop yield potential. Pending regulatory approvals, this advanced system is expected to be available to U.S. farmers for the 2014 growing season, consisting of an innovative new soybean trait solution...

2012-02-27 08:58:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has officially dismissed a lawsuit brought by The Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) and dozens of other plaintiff growers and organizations against Monsanto Company. OSGATA and plaintiffs in the case alleged that they did not want to grow crops containing Monsanto's biotechnology traits but feared a patent-infringement lawsuit in the event the company's traits happened to...

2012-02-24 12:57:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, Putnam Circuit Court Judge Derek Swope granted preliminary approval to comprehensive settlements agreed to by Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and The Calwell Practice PLLC that resolve all claims in all pending litigation as well as all class actions filed in West Virginia. The litigation, including the pending class action suits relate specifically to a chemical plant once located in Nitro, West Virginia and activities which took place...

2012-02-23 09:22:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Robb Fraley, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief technology officer, and Kerry Preete, senior vice president of global strategy, will address investors with separate presentations next month. At 11 a.m. central time (CT) Thursday, March 1, Fraley will address investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Global Agriculture Conference. At 9:50 a.m. central time (CT) Wednesday, March 7, Preete will present...

2012-02-21 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. farmers across the Western Great Plains this spring will be the first to plant Monsanto's newest drought-tolerant corn system as part of on-farm trials. The hybrids, made available to growers under the new DroughtGard(TM) Hybrids name, are designed to help farmers mitigate the risk of yield loss when experiencing drought stress. DroughtGard Hybrids are the newest offering from the Genuity® corn family. These hybrids combine germplasm...

2012-01-24 14:24:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that at its annual meeting, shareowners elected four members of its Board of Directors to new terms: Janice L. Fields Hugh Grant C. Steven McMillan Robert J. Stevens Each of these members was elected to serve until the company's 2015 annual meeting. Shareowners approved, by non-binding vote, the compensation of the company's named executive officers as described in the company's 2011 proxy...

2012-01-06 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO) as the Bull of the Day and Urban Outfitters (Nasdaq: URBN) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON),Syngenta AG (NYSE: SYT) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Full analysis of all these stocks is available at http://at.zacks.com/?id=2678. Here is a synopsis...

2012-01-05 08:30:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse group of projects across research and development (R&D) platforms aimed at making agriculture more productive and profitable for farmers, and more sustainable, were highlighted during Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) annual pipeline update. Using a combination of the latest breeding, biotechnology, and agronomic tools and solutions, Monsanto remains committed to developing and delivering products that can create the next wave of...

2012-01-05 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) delivered above-estimate results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2012 and pointed to the high end of its previously reported earnings per share guidance for the year on the strength of its seed business. The company also previewed a strong U.S. order book and announced 14 phase advancements across its breeding, biotechnology, and chemistry and agronomic research and development platforms,...