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2013-05-01 12:23:21

Visit AmericasFarmers.com to read regional winners' nominations; Vote for one to win national title ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Alaska to Florida, Maine to Hawaii, you took the time to share what makes your favorite farm mom so special. Now, American Agri-Women and Monsanto have selected five regional winners. Your vote will help determine this year's national winner, to be announced on Mother's Day. Each regional winner was awarded a $5,000 cash prize from...

2013-04-23 12:24:11

ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company today announced plans to bring together its St. Louis-based industry-leading research and development team on one campus when it completes a more than $400 million expansion at its Chesterfield Village Research Center. The company plans to begin work this summer and expects to add 675 jobs across St. Louis County over the next three years. Monsanto plans to add 36 new greenhouses, additional offices and laboratory space as well as...

2013-04-16 08:24:30

Agreements Create More Options for Farmers and Expanded Market Opportunities for Next-Generation Technologies MONHEIM, Germany and ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) have entered into a series of licensing agreements for next-generation and enabling technologies in the field of plant biotechnology that will provide new options and choices for farmers. Monsanto will provide Bayer CropScience with a royalty-bearing license to...

2013-04-16 08:23:43

ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today the appointment of Gregory H. Boyce to the company's board of directors. Boyce is the chairman and chief executive officer of Peabody Energy, which he joined in 2003 as president and chief operating officer. He assumed responsibility for the company as president and chief executive officer in 2006, and became chairman the following year. Prior to joining Peabody, Boyce served as chief executive officer -...

2013-04-15 12:22:34

Annual List Ranks Monsanto No. 36 among Major U.S. Companies ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CR Magazine named Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) to its "100 Best Corporate Citizens" for 2013. This is the fourth time Monsanto has been included on the magazine's ranking of corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies. "At Monsanto, we are committed to sustainable agriculture and to continuously improve ways in which we contribute. We are pleased that this honor...

2013-04-15 12:22:32

Visit AmericasFarmers.com to nominate your favorite farm mom by April 23 ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The nomination window for Monsanto's America's Farmers Mom of the Year contest will soon close, but there's still a little time left to nominate a farm mom for the chance to win the national "Farm Mom of the Year" title and up to $10,000 in prize money. To nominate, visit AmericasFarmers.com by April 23 and explain in 300 words or fewer how your favorite farm mom...

2013-04-11 08:23:59

Agreements enable next-generation SmartStax® corn with additional insect protection and access to Enlist(TM) herbicide-tolerant corn trait INDIANAPOLIS and ST. LOUIS, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), have reached new cross-licensing agreements for creation of the next generation of advanced weed and insect control technology in corn. Monsanto will license Dow AgroSciences'...

2013-04-09 12:23:41

New grant to fund new efforts in targeted states CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has received another generous gift from the Monsanto Company of $500,000 to drive the continued expansion of the National 4-H Volunteer Initiative. The new grant will fund several initiatives including continued outreach to attract and retain 4-H volunteers in nearly 40 states along with new pilot programs in two states - Illinois and Iowa. The...

2013-04-03 08:22:42

Full-Year Ongoing Earnings Per Share Guidance Raised to $4.40 to $4.50, or $4.42 to $4.52 As-Reported ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With half of its fiscal year complete, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the continued strength of its growing global business delivered another strong quarter for its fiscal year 2013 and translated to a second consecutive quarterly increase in full-year ongoing and as-reported earnings per share guidance. In reporting...

2013-03-28 12:23:33

Farmers Attend Educational Meetings to Discuss Roundup Ready 2 Xtend(TM) Soybeans and FieldScripts(SM) ST. LOUIS, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers and seed dealers from major U.S. crop production regions recently gathered in St. Louis and Peoria, Ill. for "Monsanto Ground Breakers® Week." The nearly 250 farmers in attendance are part of Monsanto's on-farm trial program, Ground Breakers, experiencing two new innovations from Monsanto: Roundup Ready® Xtend(TM) Crop...