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2010-06-21 12:28:00

ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a 7-1 ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a lower court's order that has prohibited farmers from planting Roundup Ready alfalfa for the past three years. "This Supreme Court ruling is important for every American farmer, not just alfalfa growers," said David F. Snively, Monsanto's Senior Vice President and General Counsel. "All growers can rely on the expertise of USDA, and trust that future challenges to biotech...

2010-06-10 09:01:00

ST. LOUIS, and LUBBOCK, Texas, June 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company and ARMtech Insurance Services (ARMtech), an operating subsidiary of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: ENH), are pleased to announce U.S. farmers can choose an additional risk management tool with Biotech Yield Assurance(SM) for the 2011 growing season. The crop insurance program, developed by approved insurance provider ARMtech in cooperation with Monsanto, links an insurance policy to the...

2010-06-02 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, the range of farmers' future seed choices broadened as Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) granted a new royalty-bearing, Roundup Ready 2 Yield® license to Dow AgroSciences. The new agreement expands Dow AgroSciences' trait stacking and existing licensing rights across its soybean seed brands and licensing partners. "Through our collaborative relationship with Dow AgroSciences, more farmers will be able to experience the...

2010-05-27 07:30:00

ST. LOUIS, May 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced it is repositioning its Roundup® business in the face of fundamental structural changes that have caused upheaval in the glyphosate industry. Focusing its glyphosate products on supporting the core seeds-and-traits business, the company plans to drastically narrow its Roundup® brand portfolio to offer farmers a simple, quality product that meets their needs at...

2010-05-19 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Its enhanced corn strategy in the United States and increased share in Latin America illustrate Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) growth potential, Brett Begemann, executive vice president - Seeds & Traits, will tell investors today at BMO Capital Markets 2010 Agricultural Protein & Fertilizer Conference in New York. Developing and deploying best-in-class seeds and traits that return value to farmers is what Monsanto does best,...

2010-05-05 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) enhanced product strategy will serve as the backbone of expected unit volume growth to drive its mid-teens earnings growth opportunity, Chief Financial Officer Carl Casale will tell investors today at the UBS Global Agricultural Chemicals and Seed/Biotech Conference in New York. In discussing last month's announcement that Monsanto expects to emerge from the current fiscal year positioned for annual earnings...

2010-04-27 07:37:00

Former Solicitor General of the United States, Gregory G. Garre, to Conduct Oral Arguments WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today and consider overturning a lower court's order that prevented farmers from planting Roundup Ready alfalfa since 2007. The case before the Supreme Court is specifically about the injunction against Roundup Ready alfalfa. Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Forage Genetics International (FGI) will argue that the lower...

2010-04-21 14:33:00

ST. LOUIS, April 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and their seed partner company, Forage Genetics International (FGI), filed a final reply brief with the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday in preparation for the upcoming oral arguments of Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, scheduled for April 27. "This case is about fairness and choice for farmers," said David F. Snively, Monsanto General Counsel. "Farmers should be able to count on USDA approvals of biotech...

2010-04-13 14:56:19

Technology Needs Proper Management to Remain Effective Many U.S. farmers who grow genetically engineered (GE) crops are realizing substantial economic and environmental benefits -- such as lower production costs, fewer pest problems, reduced use of pesticides, and better yields -- compared with conventional crops, says a new report from the National Research Council.  However, GE crops resistant to the herbicide glyphosate -- a main component in Roundup and other commercial weed killers...

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...


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Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

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