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August 09

Monsanto Company clarifies news reports on 2010 seed prices

Monsanto is on the verge of a technology explosion, executives tell investors at annual field event

Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Terry Crews to retire - Carl Casale, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Operations, to succeed Crews as CFO

U.S. farmers report impressive midseason performance of Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans

U.S. Federal Government begins distribution of draft environmental impact statement regarding Monsanto's proposal to construct environmentally advanced phosphate mine

Syngenta to acquire Monsanto's global sunflower assets

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

July 09

Monsanto sees bright future in canola - Significant investment in Manitoba and Saskatchewan to advance uniquely Canadian crop for the benefit of Canadian canola growers

European Food Safety Authority: Application (Reference EFSA-GMO-CZ-2006-33) for the placing on the market of the insect-resistant and glyphosate-tolerant genetically modified maize MON 88017 x MON 810, for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto

Monsanto Company and Dow AgroSciences complete U.S. and Canadian regulatory authorizations for SmartStax corn, plan to launch seed platform on 3 to 4 million plus acres - Monsanto to market seed platform as Genuity SmartStax; Farmers to benefit from yield advantage and approved 5 percent refuge in the U.S. Corn Belt

Monsanto Company announces 2008 Pledge Award winners

Journal of Cotton Science publishes in-depth article on molecular markers - Publication completes Monsanto SSR donation to the public domain

Monsanto Company invests in developing new technologies for wheat with acquisition of WestBred LLC

Exciting Deltapine Class of '10 cotton varieties being evaluated by farmers across the U.S. Cotton Belt in 2009 NPE Program

June 09

Combination of new biotechnology trait and seed treatment system in soybeans demonstrating strong early season performance - Farmers can count on the Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield trait and Acceleron for higher yield and profit potential

Monsanto products reach regulatory milestones in the European Union

Bayer CropScience and Monsanto sign cross licensing agreement on herbicide tolerance traits in rapeseed/canola
Bayer CropScience und Monsanto schließen Lizenzabkommen über Austausch von Herbizid-Toleranz für Raps/Canola

Seeds and traits business provides strong profit contribution in Monsanto Company's third-quarter and year-to-date results; new competitive dynamics change outlook for Roundup franchise

Monsanto and Dole combine strengths in new collaboration to bring innovations to vegetables

Monsanto completes regulatory submissions in Brazil for first biotech insect-protected soybean technology

Monsanto asserts that DuPont is using smokescreen to obscure problems with its failed Optimum GAT product

Monsanto teams up with industry leaders in protein design software development

The Weather Channel Interactive and Monsanto announce new online tool for farmers

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

Monsanto and BASF scientists disclose discovery of gene conferring drought tolerance in corn plants
Monsanto und BASF legen Entdeckung eines Gens offen, das Mais vor Trockenheit schützt

May 09

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Applications (references EFSA-GMO-NL-2005-22, EFSA-GMO-RX-NK603) for the placing on the market of the genetically modified glyphosate tolerant maize NK603 for cultivation, food and feed uses, import and processing and for renewal of the authorisation of maize NK603 as existing products, both under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto

Conversations about plant biotechnology: The impact of GM crops on biodiversity

Monsanto announces next wave of high impact technology products; successful innovation continues to fuel Monsanto's gross profit outlook for seeds and traits

Farmers in the Southern U.S. are planting Monsanto's advanced new corn technology

Monsanto challenges unauthorized use of Roundup Ready technology by DuPont

April 09

Devgen and Monsanto update research and technology agreement; Devgen receives payment of EUR 20M

Monsanto adds Dr. David L. Chicoine to its Board of Directors

Monsanto's Mobile Technology Unit visits Washington, DC to showcase agricultural innovations

Monsanto Company and Hunan University enter into research collaboration to source novel genes for crop improvement

Monsanto donates cotton molecular markers and state-of-the-art marker technology to Texas AgriLife Research cotton genome database

Mark Lawson of Monsanto Company is Seed World's latest Giant Views of the Industry

Monsanto delivers record second-quarter and first-half sales; gross profit up 14 percent and 25 percent in second quarter and first half, respectively

March 09

Monsanto Company commits $10 million to rice and wheat research program

Field trials demonstrate that farmers can maximize yield potential with higher plant populations

Monsanto commits $1 million to sponsor plant breeding fellowships at South Dakota State University

Have a "smart transition" by balancing new and proven cotton varieties on the farm

Monsanto's historic R&D investment has contributed to mid-20s gross profit growth for its seeds and genomics segment - Drought-tolerance technology crosses another key regulatory milestone

Monsanto completes regulatory submissions in U.S. and Canada for world's first biotech drought-tolerant corn product

Monsanto anuncia aquisição de 49% das quotas da MDM Sementes de Algodão Ltda.
Monsanto announces acquisition of 49% of MDM Sementes de Algodão Ltda.

February 09

Monsanto launches Genuity, a family of traits designed to simplify farmer decision-making for technology traits

Monsanto's game-changing technologies poised to help seeds & genomics segment generate more than 60 percent gross profit growth over the next three years

Monsanto's success in seed and trait technologies leading the way toward 2012 gross profit goals - Monsanto CFO to tell investors about company's robust product pipeline, strength in key markets and solid financial discipline

Conversations about plant biotechnology: José María Falcão, Farmer, Portugal

January 09

New cotton community provides site for farmers to connect and share information

GrassRoots Biotechnology and Monsanto collaborate to identify novel technologies for gene expression; gene discovery another focus of collaboration

BASF and Monsanto formalize agreement to develop dicamba-based formulation technologies - Agreement aimed at accelerating the development of the next-generation of dicamba-based weed control products

Monsanto board approves 10 percent dividend increase - Dividend has increased more than 340 percent over past 6.5 years

Monsanto shareowners reelect board members at company's annual meeting

Mendel Biotechnology's yield trait reaches phase III for Monsanto soybean products

Monsanto increases full-year ongoing earnings-per-share guidance after reporting 117% earnings growth in first quarter of fiscal 2009

Monsanto takes major step toward launch of world's first drought-tolerant corn product - Higher-yielding soybeans, SmartStax corn, and Dicamba- and Glufosinate- tolerant cotton also move forward in company's research & development pipeline

Monsanto announces yield gains with Deltapine Class of 09 - Combination of elite cotton genetics and second generation traits outyield market standards

Monsanto’s Bollgard II with Roundup Ready Flex cotton delivers positive results in 2008

Monsanto awards nine Deltapine Future of Cotton scholarships

The Weather Channel Interactive and Monsanto Company announce new agriculture news and forecast website

Monsanto Mobile Technology Unit to showcase agricultural innovation at the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

December 08

Plant Health Care and Monsanto sign final agreement for the commercialisation of harpin-based technology as a seed treatment in Monsanto’s major row crops and vegetables

Conversations about plant biotechnology: Dr. Elíbio Rech, Embrapa, Brazil

Monsanto Vice President and Treasurer Robert A. Paley to retire; Tom D. Hartley to succeed Paley

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

Monsanto Company launches new effort to help reduce nutrients and sediments in agricultural runoff by partnering with The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soybean Association, Delta Wildlife and The National Audubon Society on conservation projects in the Mississippi River Basin

Monsanto confirms safety of research cotton in Texas

Monsanto's Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans receive European Union regulatory import approval

Monsanto to leverage its technology to enhance yield and economic value for farmers and investors

Monsanto Company completes acquisitions of CanaVialis and Alellyx

November 08

DEKALB enhances, extends early purchase program to better serve U.S. farmers delayed by late harvest

Independent scientists determine that conclusions of Austrian mouse study are flawed: no evidence of risk of GM crops

Brasil: Fundo de Pesquisa recebe R$ 7,8 milhões

Monsanto announces 2008 preliminary corn yield data; head-to-head trials underscore economic value U.S. farmers receive from Monsanto corn products

Monsanto’s statement on safety allegations related to transgenic maize NK603 X MON 810

Monsanto completes expansion of Jerseyville, Illinois facility, home of world's first biotechnology field trial

Monsanto Company to invest in technologies for sugarcane with acquisitions of CanaVialis and Alellyx

October 08

Monsanto establishes graduate assistantship in plant breeding at Texas A&M University

Monsanto Company executives adopt 10b5-1 trading plans

Monsanto recognized as top biotechnology employer by Science magazine

Monsanto sees record sales in fiscal year 2008 - Growth serves as strong base for 2009

Monsanto increases 2008 earnings-per-share guidance, with growth continuing from the company's seeds-and-traits and Roundup businesses

Monsanto Company completes sale of Posilac bovine somatotropin and related business

September 08

Asgrow brand AccuSure Seed Count System introduced for the brand’s Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybean seed

Monsanto named a 100 Best Company by Working Mother magazine

Monsanto communications initiative highlights the need for sustainable approaches to agriculture

Monsanto Company supports plant breeding and genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

BASF Monsanto: Frontrunners in securing and increasing yield in crops
BASF Monsanto: Vorreiter für sichere und höhere Erträge bei Nutzpflanzen

Monsanto revises full-year 2008 earnings per share guidance based on better than anticipated results for seeds and traits

Conversations about plant biotechnology: Canadian farmer Fred Meister

Monsanto scientists step closer to unlocking greater yield potential of corn - Agriculture company produces genetic blueprint of female corn line

Monsanto sees growing opportunity for biotech traits globally - R&D pipeline products poised to deliver yield benefits and value to farmers

Monsanto announces groundbreaking for DEKALB corn seed production facility

Kansas, Nebraska corn farmers eligible for insurance premium savings - Monsanto triple stack technologies only product approved for irrigated acres

Monsanto's Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans receive regulatory approval in China

Monsanto and Pilot Grove Coop reach settlement of a two-year dispute involving patent infringement

August 08

Acceleron brand seed treatments provide growers new seed performance technology from Monsanto Company

Monsanto and Evogene collaborate on yield and stress research

Monsanto announces launch of Acceleron brand seed treatment

ADM, Deere and Monsanto to collaborate on corn stover research

Monsanto Company pledges $1 million to renovate offices and programs serving students in agriculture and life sciences at Iowa State University

Monsanto and China National Seed Group Corporation increase investments in existing corn seed joint venture in China

Eli Lilly and Company to acquire Monsanto's Posilac brand dairy product and related business

U.S. corn farmers who use Monsanto advanced technology are eligible for lower risk insurance premiums

Monsanto is extending its industry leadership through 2012, executives tell investors at annual field event

Monsanto to pursue divestiture of of its dairy product, Posilac bovine somatotropin

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

July 08

Conversations about plant biotechnology: South African farmer Richard Sithole

New insect protection technology from Monsanto Company deregulated by USDA - Second generation corn borer technology offers greater control of common pests and provides reduced refuge opportunity for Southern U.S. growers

U.S. Federal Register:
- Availability of determination of nonregulated status for Monsanto corn genetically engineered for insect resistance designated as transformation event MON 89034

Monsanto announces key regulatory approvals for Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans in Mexico, Australia and New Zealand; product remains on track for 2009 launch

Deltapine soybeans to transition to Asgrow brand - Integration to offer southern U.S. soybean farmers faster breeding advances, higher yield potential

Monsanto Company completes acquisition of Semillas Cristiani Burkard

June 08

Conversations about plant biotechnology: Dietitian Mary Lee Chin discusses safety and benefits of GM foods

Strong results in Roundup, seeds and traits businesses propel Monsanto to record third-quarter and year-to-date results - Monsanto sees increased use of its corn seeds and traits globally, company expects seventh consecutive year of branded corn market share gains in U.S.

Monsanto Company and the Illinois Crop Improvement Association intiate important new relationship

BASF and Monsanto enter into agreement for new fungicide seed treatment solution in soybeans
BASF und Monsanto schliessen Vertrag über neue Fungizid-Saatgutbeize für Sojabohnen

Monsanto Company announces agreement to acquire Semillas Cristiani Burkard, the leading Central American corn seed company - Acquisition expected to expand Monsanto's hybrid corn portfolio in Central America enabling it to deliver dependable, high-yielding seeds to farmers

Monsanto Board of Directors increases quarterly dividend to 24 cents per share - Dividend has increased 300 percent since 2002 spinoff

Monsanto donates $1 million in support of Iowa flood relief efforts

Monsanto submits SmartStax for approval by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Monsanto Company completes acquisition of De Ruiter Seeds
Monsanto rondt overname De Ruiter Seeds
La empresa Monsanto completa la adquisición propuesta de De Ruiter Seeds

Landec Corporation and Monsanto enter into partnership agreement to develop broccoli and cauliflower varieties with novel traits

May 08

Monsanto contributes $65,000 to tornado relief and rebuilding efforts in Iowa

Monsanto's industry-leading seed position creates accelerated biotech trait opportunity in Latin America

Conversations about plant biotechnology: Potential advantages of GM cotton for Burkinabe farmers

Government of Pakistan and Monsanto sign letter of intent for the development of GM cotton

Monsanto growth drivers continue to drive strategy, leadership - Company leverages technology to boost yield, reduce risk for farmers

Monsanto and Syngenta reach royalty-bearing licensing agreement on Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybean technology

Monsanto leverages strategy, innovation extending its leadership

Monsanto's strong cash position allows it to extend competitive lead, return value to shareowners and farmers

April 08

Monsanto Company announces development of new learning center focused on water usage and crop production - $6 million investment creates focal point for testing drought-tolerant technologies in the Western Corn Belt

Monsanto Company and Mendel Biotechnology announce cellulosic biofuels collaboration

U.S. farmer excitement building around soybean economic and yield opportunities

Monsanto Company announces new three-year share repurchase program

Monsanto Company adds Janice L. Fields to its Board of Directors

University of Illinois and Monsanto Company establish the Monsanto Fellows in Plant Breeding Fund

Bayer CropScience and Monsanto enter agreement for new fungicide seed treatment option for corn farmers

Monsanto delivers record second-quarter results on strong growth of U.S. and international corn businesses, growing demand for Roundup

Researchers battle against dangerous corn toxin - Rising use of corn for food and fuel is creating heightened concerns about contamination of this staple crop with deadly aflatoxin

Monsanto announces Buchanan County, Iowa as lead location for new corn seed production facility

Monsanto announces planned expansion at its Roundup facility in Luling, Louisiana

March 08

Monsanto Company announces agreement to acquire De Ruiter Seeds, a leading global vegetable seed company
Monsanto maakt akkoord bekend over overname van De Ruiter Seeds, een wereldwijd toonangevend groentezadenbedrijf

Monsanto Company expansion in Kearney, Nebraska approaching completion

Monsanto Company breaks ground on new Dekalb corn seed production facility near Waco, Nebraska

Monsanto boosts fiscal-year 2008 earnings per share and free cash flow guidance - Second-quarter results exceed expectations given upside from seeds-and-traits and Roundup businesses

Glyphosate resistant Johnsongrass confirmed in two U.S. locations

Monsanto and Divergence sequence soybean cyst nematode genome

February 08

Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans to be introduced on 1-2 million acres in 2009 - Breakthrough second-generation technology offers top-end yield potential

Monsanto welcomes emergence of viable Solutia, highlights anticipated financial effect

Monsanto is uniquely positioned to capitalize on flourishing agriculture demand - Company taps new opportunity with new global seed treatment platform, signs agreements with Becker Underwood and Plant Health Care

Brazilian farmer Waldir José Mingotti discusses how GM crops have simplified his operation and made it economically possible to continue farming

IDG's Computerworld recognizes Monsanto as a top Green IT Company for 2008

World Food Prize receives $5 million pledge from Monsanto to honor Norman Borlaug

Monsanto increases full-year 2008 ongoing earnings per share guidance based on strong demand for seeds and traits, Roundup and other glyphosate-based herbicides - Growing adoption of corn and soybean products by U.S. and Latin American farmers propel business, adoption sets up growth footprint for near-term trait offerings

Monsanto receives final regulatory approval in Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan for its second-generation soybean technology, Roundup Ready 2 Yield (MON 89788)

January 08

U.S. National Academy of Sciences recognizes Monsanto's Chief Technology Officer for development of agricultural biotechnology

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

Monsanto announces testing program for glufosinate-tolerant cotton varieties - Announcement paves the way for industry's first three-way stack of herbicide-tolerant technologies

Monsanto's R&D pipeline set to deliver valuable products to farmers well into next decade

Monsanto sees most robust R&D pipeline in company history - Ten projects added or advanced in the pipeline; drought tolerant corn project moves into regulatory and commercial phase

Higher sales of Monsanto's Roundup, seeds and traits businesses in Latin America drive first-quarter results - Monsanto raises full-year EPS and free cash flow guidance

December 07

Monsanto hopes to sow benefits by tagging seed packets - The company's Agracetus division is set to launch a pilot next month to evaluate RFID for tracking cases of experimental seeds

Farmers across the U.S. realize double-digit yield advantage from DEKALB corn seeds with triple-stacked traits - DEKALB Genetics show more than 12 bushel per acre yield advantage in key maturity zone

U.S. corn farmers who use Monsanto advanced technology now eligible for lower risk premiums in four-state insurance pilot program

Plant Health Care and Monsanto sign agreement for the development and commercialization of Harpin-based technology

U.S. Federal Register: Monsanto Company - Availability of petition and environmental assessment for determination of nonregulated status for corn genetically engineered for insect resistance

Monsanto Board declares quarterly dividend

Monsanto announces commitment to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, joins Chicago Climate Exchange

Monsanto to invest US$5 million in Indonesian seed industry

Asgrow and DEKALB launch new website designed to offer farmers new online business tools

November 07

Approval of Solutia reorganization plan is 'great news,' Monsanto says

Deutscher Landwirtschaftsminister Seehofer: Zulassung gv-Pflanzen allein auf wissenschaftlicher Basis

On-farm research validates that Monsanto is delivering better corn seed and trait technology to the farm than leading competitors

Monsanto expands its sponsorship of the Peking-Yale Joint Agrobiotechnology Center

Monsanto expects to double gross profit over the next five years; Management team updates guidance for fiscal year 2008

Monsanto and Devgen describe new approach to insect protection

October 07

Devgen completes acquisition of seed assets from Monsanto subsidiaries in India and Monsanto Company subscribes to Devgen shares

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and Monsanto ink deal to develop GM papaya seed

Monsanto Company executives adopt 10b5-1 trading plans

Science magazine recognizes Monsanto as one of the top ten employers in the biotechnology industry

Monsanto increases investment in Mendel Biotechnology

Monsanto announces Franz Innovation Award Scholarship

Monsanto sees record sales in fiscal year 2007; seeds and traits business contributes to strong fourth quarter and year-end results

Renowned plant pathologist Dr. Roger Beachy discusses current and future benefits of genetically engineered plants

Monsanto and Perten Instruments collaborate to develop tools for ethanol production

September 07

Newsham Genetics acquires Monsanto Choice Genetics

Monsanto corn technology approved for innovative crop insurance program

Strong adoption of Monsanto's seeds and traits internationally drives near-term growth

Monsanto collaborates with FOSS to develop analytical tools for soybeans, installs improved low-linolenic calibration system for 2007 fall harvest

Monsanto increases ongoing earnings per share guidance, provides free cash flow guidance for fiscal year 2007

Monsanto, Dow agreement paves the way for industry's first-ever, eight-gene stacked offering in corn

Devgen to acquire rice, sunflower, sorghum and pearl millet businesses in India and other Asian countries from Monsanto

Monsanto Company signs share subscription agreement with Devgen nv

Monsanto to provide information to Iowa Attorney General concerning seed, trait and chemistry business

Monsanto Company acquires Brazilian corn seed company Agroeste Sementes

Monsanto Company completes $21 million data center - Center will provide global IT support for growing data analysis needs

Monsanto investirá no Brasil cerca de US$ 28 milhões em uma nova tecnologia para soja exclusiva para a América do Sul

Iowa State University Research Foundation and Monsanto Company to collaborate on soybean technologies

August 07

Monsanto receives approval for the first stacked trait corn product in Argentina

Monsanto Company publishes pro forma financial information reflecting fiscal year 2007 cotton seed business acquisition and divestitures

Monsanto is well positioned for breakout growth in seeds and traits through the end of the decade, executives tell investors at second annual summer field event

Monsanto Philippines asks Ag Department to extend permit to propagate its Bt corn variant MON 810

Brazilian National Biosafety Technical Committee approves Monsanto Company insect-protected corn trait

Senesco Technologies signs license agreement with Monsanto Company

Monsanto Board of Directors increases quarterly dividend to 17.5 cents per share

New results from field testing in the southern hemisphere confirm the momentum in Monsanto's R&D pipeline

U.S. Federal Register: Determination of nonregulated status for Monsanto Company soybean MON 89788, genetically engineered for glyphosate herbicide tolerance

July 07

Monsanto's Roundup RReady2Yield soybean completes regulatory process in U.S. and Canada - Next-generation technology one step closer to farmers' fields, set to be key building block for soybean technology portfolio

Monsanto and John Deere support the formation of the Great Plains Canola Growers Association

Monsanto Company executives adopt 10b5-1 trading plans

Two studies show benefits of BT cotton in India

June 07

BASF and Monsanto form co-promotion agreement for Headline fungicide in corn and soybeans
BASF und Monsanto vereinbaren Zusammenarbeit bei der Vermarktung des Fungizids Headline für Mais und Sojabohnen

Seeds and traits business contributes to strong results in third quarter and year-to-date for Monsanto Company

Monsanto to invest $610 million U.S. corn production facilities, updates trait acreage

Bayer CropScience and Monsanto enter long-term business and license agreements for key enabling technologies - Agreements aim at creating new choices and more options for farmers

Monsanto Company completes divestiture of Stoneville and NexGen businesses, begins combining Delta and Pine Land business

Monsanto's Board of Directors declares quarterly dividend, amends bylaws to provide majority voting standard for elections of directors

Monsanto increases ongoing earnings per share guidance for fiscal year, provides initial third-quarter estimate

Monsanto Company extends $50,000 gift to the Agriculture in the Classroom Consortium

Monsanto's Harness and Degree herbicides to expand list of primary and rotational crops on their labels

Monsanto and Land O’ Lakes announce changes for DEKALB brand forage sorghum and SUDAX products

Monsanto Argentina lanza un nuevo curso electrónico sobre Maíz Bt

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approves natural refuge for Bollgard II cotton

Monsanto Company completes acquisition of Delta and Pine Land Company, seeks approval of related divestitures

2,000 U.S. corn growers to plant new YieldGard VT products in 2007

May 07

Monsanto Company reaches agreement with U.S. Department of Justice on elements of consent decree, set to complete its acquisition of Delta and Pine Land Company

University of Nebraska advances dicamba-resistance research

Monsanto Company forms holding company to invest in international fruit and vegetable seed companies, acquires Western Seed and Poloni Semences

Chromatin and Monsanto announce agreement to advance gene stacking technology

European Patent Office revokes Monsanto's soybean patent EP 301749 B1 in appeal proceedings

Monsanto Company disappointed with court decision against the USDA which suspends the planting of Roundup Ready alfalfa

April 07

U.S. corn seeds and traits business leads strong second-quarter and first-half performance for Monsanto Company

March 07

Geri Berdak joins Monsanto Company as Director of Public Affairs for the oilseeds and chemistry businesses

U.S. Federal Register: Return to regulated status of alfalfa genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate (Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics)

BASF and Monsanto announce R&D and commercialization collaboration agreement in plant biotechnology
BASF und Monsanto starten Zusammenarbeit bei Forschung, Entwicklung und Vermarktung in der Pflanzenbiotechnologie
BASF e Monsanto anunciam acordo de colaboração em P&D e comercialização em biotecnologia vegetal
BASF y Monsanto anuncian acuerdo de colaboración en I&D y de comercialización en biotecnología vegetal

U.S. growers can continue to grow and use Roundup Ready alfalfa, but Monsanto Company is disappointed with the preliminary injunction affecting purchase and planting, will continue to support growers' right to choose Roundup Ready alfalfa for their forage operations

Monsanto and The Solae Company combine omega-3 technology to target rapidly growing opportunity

Monsanto Company supports U.S. growers right to choose Roundup Ready alfalfa for their forage operations; asks to intervene in lawsuit

Monsanto announces $2 billion credit facility

Monsanto launches new online weed resistance risk assessment program

February 07

Monsanto Company's annual pipeline technology update: "Putting technology to work in the field: 2007 R&D pipeline at a glance"

Third-party trials confirm the yield advantage of Monsanto's YieldGard Plus hybrids over Herculex hybrids

Congressman Bennie Thompson, Alcorn State University and Monsanto announce partnership to benefit black farmers and 1890 institutions university students

Increased continuous corn production creates more challenges for growers - Producers are encouraged to carefully evaluate hybrids to minimize challenges, maximize yield potential

Seminis streamlines its research and development focus - Company will drop select crops from its portfolio

Monsanto to advance soybean cyst nematode research by sharing state-of-the-art marker technology - Company offers academic researchers and public institutions access to royalty-free license

Monsanto highlights outlook for U.S. seeds and traits business, underscores six factors driving its longer-term growth

Inventor of Roundup to be inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame - Dr. John Franz to join Eli Whitney, John Deere, and George Washington Carver for technological advances in agriculture

Devgen and Monsanto Company announce research and technology agreements

January 07

Premium for Vistive soybeans will nearly double to 55-65 cents per bushel for 2007 growing season

Monsanto shareowners reelect board members at the company's annual meeting

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

Monsanto outlines new commitments to U.S. cotton producers - Initiatives focus on near-term and long-term sustainability for U.S. cotton producers

Ag Processing Inc. expands VISTIVE low-linolenic soybean program

Transgenic corn provides economic and environmental benefits to Spanish farmers

Texas A&M chair, fellowship named in honor of Norman Borlaug

Divergence and Monsanto extend collaboration to develop nematode-resistant soybeans, announce accomplishment of milestone

Corn seed and traits business, Roundup business drive first-quarter sales for Monsanto Company

Monsanto sees tremendous progress in R&D pipeline

December 06

Monsanto sales representatives and field agronomists prepared to address grower concerns about glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed

Deliberate release into the E.U. environment of GMOs for any other purposes than placing on the market:
Notification according to Directive 2001/18/EC, Part B, for the deliberate release of MON 89034 × NK603 for the use in field trials in France.
Notification according to Directive 2001/18/EC, Part B, for the deliberate release of MON 89034 xNK603 maize for the use in field trials in Spain.
Notification according to Directive 2001/18/EC, Part B, for the deliberate release of MON 89034 x MON 88017 for the use in field trials in Spain.
Notification according to Directive 2001/18/EC, Part B, for the deliberate release of NK603 for the use in field trials in France
One year field trials programme (2007) for the deliberate release of MON 88017 maize protected against certain coleopteran insect pests (Diabrotica spp) and tolerant to glyphosate
One year field trials programme (2007) for the deliberate release of MON 88017 x MON 810 maize protected against certain coleopteran and lepidopteran insects and tolerant to glyphosate herbicide.
Notification according to Directive 2001/18/EC, Part B, for the deliberate release of NK603 x MON 810 for the use in field trials in France (2007).
Notification according to Directive 2001/18/EC, Part B, for the deliberate release of MON 89034 × MON 88017 for the use in field trials in France

Monsanto Board Of Directors increases quarterly dividend to 12.5 cents per share

BASF and Monsanto announce agreement to develop and commercialize CLEARFIELD canola hybrids

University of Saskatchewan program gets USD$150,000 boost from Monsanto Fund

Monsanto’s American Seeds acquires Landec’s direct marketing and seed sales company, Fielder’s Choice Direct
Monsanto becomes exclusive sales and marketing agent for Landec’s Intellicoat seed coating technology in corn, oilseeds and cotton; receives an option to buyout the Intellicoat seed coating technology

Moisture probes demonstrate superior root performance of YieldGard Plus

November 06

Monsanto sees unprecedented early order activity for triple-stack traits by U.S. corn growers

Monsanto breaks ground on new soybean breeding facility

Growth and leadership are top priorities for the end of the decade, Monsanto executives tell European investors

Embrapa e Monsanto apresentam resultados de pesquisa

Preliminary results indicate that Monsanto's Yieldgard rootworm protected hybrids outyield competitive trait systems

October 06

Monsanto donates major collection of soybean plant seed to University of Arkansas

Monsanto applauds Kentucky Fried Chicken decision to switch to Vistive low-lin soybean oil to reduce trans fats

Monsanto Company and the National Association of Farm Broadcasting support future agriculture professionals by offering agriculture scholarship program

Monsanto adds Arthur H. Harper to Board of Directors

Monsanto unit's breeders work year-round to develop better pumpkins for Halloween

Monsanto Company's Chief Executive Officer adopts 10b5-1 stock trading plan

Monsanto Chief Technology Officer addresses the National Renewable Energy Conference

Ag productivity business contributes to Monsanto Company's strong fourth quarter - Seeds and traits business drives record sales in fiscal year 2006

Monsanto says new corn could produce bumper crops

September 06

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extends registration for Monsanto's second-generation insect-protected cotton technology

Combi-pack helps alleviate hunger in South Africa, study says

U.S. public television series America’s Heartland begins its second season

Monsanto Fund makes $15 million gift Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

August 06

VISTIVE soybeans expanding in 2007 to meet growing consumer demand for healthy diets

Monsanto Company partners with Future Farmers of America youths to monitor for corn rootworm

Monsanto Company names second-generation Yieldgard insect control technology - New YieldGard VT™ brand products to provide more consistent insect control and higher yield potential

Monsanto Company to acquire Delta And Pine Land Company for $1.5 billion in cash

Sandia National Laboratories and Monsanto Company announce cooperative research agreement

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

Monsanto breaks ground on new corn and soybean breeding facility in Indiana

July 06

Brazilian farmers talk about the benefits of GM crops

Monsanto Chief Technology Officer presents mid-season results on next-generation research projects

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extends registration for Monsanto's Yieldgard Rootworm and Yieldgard Plus insect-protected corn technologies

North Dakota State University and Monsanto announce crop research collaboration

Processing for Monsanto's Vistive low-linolenic soybeans moves east for 2007

Monsanto Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel Charles W. Burson to retire - Deputy General Counsel David F. Snively to succeed Burson

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extends registration for Monsanto's Bollgard insect-protected cotton technology

June 06

Monsanto Company: seed and traits business drives record third-quarter sales

Monsanto biology trait acreage: fiscal years 1996 to 2006 (PDF document)

Monsanto's American Seeds, Inc. announces five acquisitions to support locally-oriented business model

Monsanto Board Of Directors approves two-for-one stock split, declares quarterly dividend

May 06

Monsanto increases 2006 fiscal year earnings per share guidance

Monsanto focuses on innovative approaches to address challenges facing agriculture, unlocking yield potential for farmers

Monsanto plans to appeal district court summary judgment ruling on patent case related to glyphosate-tolerant corn technology

Biotechnology contributes to significant decrease in plowing

Progress in plant breeding and biotech programs, coupled with continued financial discipline, underscore Monsanto's success - Monsanto confirms earnings per share and free cash flow guidance for fiscal year 2006

April 06

Modular Genetics, Inc. achieves year one milestones in agreement with Monsanto Company

Monsanto Company adopts human rights policy

Monsanto announces US$1 million leadership gift: Monsanto Center For Biotech Education to be established within Iowa's FFA Enrichment Center

Seeds and traits buisness drives record second-quarter and first-half sales for Monsanto Company

Roundup Ready corn technology to be planted on more than 32 million acres

March 06

Roundup Ready corn technology to be planted on more than 32 million acres

Klaus Ammann speaks about agriculture, GM crops and biodiversity

Web-based seed package calculator offered by Stoneville and NexGen cottonseed brand adds value to seed investment

Monsanto announces indemnity collection system for unauthorized Bollgard cotton grown in Brazil

Brazilian antitrust agency imposes restrictions on Monsanto's accord with Fundacao Mato Grosso and Unisoja

Roundup Ready Flex cotton field trials document greater efficiency for farmers

Monsanto recommits to adding new value to U.S. soybean production

Monsanto’s American Seeds, Inc. announces two strategic acquisitions to support locally-oriented business model

February 06

Monsanto launches Roundup Ready alfalfa delivering unsurpassed weed control for improved yield and higher quality hay

Monsanto Company and University Of California resolve dispute over technology used to produce bovine somatotropin for dairy cows

Deliberate release into the E.U. environment of GMOs for any other purposes than placing on the market: Notification according to Directive 2001/18/EC, Part B, for the deliberate release of MON 88017 × MON 810 maize and its parental lines for the use in field trials in Germany.

Monsanto Company announces completion of exchange offer

Monsanto executives set to outline seeds and traits business potential, long-term business growth opportunities at investor conferences - Orders of U.S. seeds and traits appear strong, as research pipeline blossoms with next generation of product offerings

Monsanto welcomes filing of Solutia reorganization plan

Monsanto Company Chief Executive adopts 10b5-1 trading plan

U.S. Federal Register: Monsanto Company: Availability of determination of nonregulated status for corn genetically engineered to express high lysine levels

Cargill expands processing of VISTIVE low-linolenic soybeans to Lafayette, Indiana facility

January 06

Stoneville cotton announces introductory replant protection program

Renessen to test higher-value ethanol production system in new pilot plant

Dow Agrosciences and Monsanto reach global agreement, creating new choices for farmers

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividend

Monsanto's YieldGard Rootworm corn technology receives European Union food approval

ADM to process Monsanto's VISTIVE low linolenic soybeans at Indiana facility - Agreement expands growing area for soybeans, which provide a trans fat solution to the food industry

Monsanto reports on advances in technology, development opportunities in research pipeline

Seeds and traits growth, Roundup business drive record first-quarter sales for Monsanto Company - Early indicators from first quarter also signal strong start to U.S. seed and trait sales

Monsanto’s second-generation rootworm corn technologies receive final regulatory clearance from USDA

December 05

Monsanto assists 140,000 farmers in Malawi with hybrid seed

Annual Report

Monsanto's board of directors declares increase in quarterly dividend to 20 cents per share - Dividend has increased by 67 percent since 2002 spin-off

Kellogg Company announces major initiative to reduce trans fat in foods; invests in newly developed low-linolenic soybean oil

Monsanto Company increases first-quarter earnings per share guidance, reconfirms full-year 2006 free cash flow and earnings guidance

November 05

Monsanto's VISTIVE low-linolenic soybeans to be offered in additional seed brands and expanded geographic distribution for 2006

New multimedia website brings benefits of agricultural biotechnology to life

Jury finds in favor of Monsanto in patent case involving Bayer CropScience and insect-protected corn technology

2005 grower survey shows high satisfaction with YieldGard® Plus and Roundup Ready® Corn 2

Monsanto sends 120,000 hand-picked corn ears to U.S. growers to demonstrate YieldGard Plus performance advantage

Monsanto executives outline growth strategy at biennial investor meeting, provide fiscal year 2007 guidance

October 05

YieldGard Plus corn technology withstands U.S. Midwest drought conditions: in-plant insect protection provides larger ears, bigger yield compared with insecticides

Monsanto and The Solae Company collaborate to develop new soy proteins

Monsanto Company announces share repurchase; board sets record and meeting date for next shareowners meeting

Monsanto Company reports fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2005 results

Cargill to process Monsanto's Vistive low-linolenic soybeans

Monsanto underscores commitment to product stewardship, introduces web site for weed resistance management

September 05

U.S. Federal Register: Monsanto Company - Availability of petition and environmental assessment for determination of nonregulated status for corn genetically engineered to express high lysine levels

AGP to process Monsanto's VISTIVE™ low linolenic soybeans for second year

Monsanto Company's Chief Financial Officer says recent success sets the stage for growth in 2006-2007

Monsanto Company and Targeted Growth, Inc. announce commercial licensing deal for yield enhancement gene

Arcadia Biosciences and Monsanto Company announce commercial licensing deal for nitrogen use efficiency technology in canola

New SilageProven™ corn hybrids from DEKALB and Asgrow offer potential for exceptional yield and milk per ton

Monsanto's glyphosate manufacturing facility nearly at full capacity following shutdown from Hurricane Katrina

Zeeland Farm Services to process Monsanto's Vistive™ low-linolenic soybeans in Michigan - Agreement expands growing area for soybeans, which provide a trans fat solution to the food industry

Monsanto's transformation

New additions to American Seeds, Inc. accelerate growth in Monsanto's regional seed company approach

Monsanto Company donates US$1 million to hurricane Katrina relief efforts

August 05

Monsanto's sticky trap monitoring program suggests spread of western corn rootworm variant

Monsanto Company announces pricing terms of exchange notes

CHS to process Monsanto’s Vistive™ low-linolenic soybeans

Monsanto Company completes sale of Enviro-chem Systems

Monsanto Company announces expiration of early participation period for exchange offer

European Commission authorises the import of GM maize MON 863 for use in animal feed

Monsanto Company declares quarterly dividendf

July 05

Investigations continue on case of difficult to control Palmer pigweed in Georgia

Monsanto Company announces exchange offer for up to $400 million of its 7 3/8 percent senior notes

Monsanto Company announces completion of share repurchase program

DEKALB seed brand grows stronger with addition of First Line soybean varieties and expertise

June 05

Monsanto Company announces US$400 million notes offering

Monsanto Chief Financial Officer exercises employee stock options, surpassing stock ownership requirement

Monsanto's Centralia, Illinois soybean seed facility receives top safety recognition

Monsanto Company reports third-quarter 2005 results

13-Week Dietary Subchronic Comparison Study with MON 863 Corn in Rats Preceded by a 1-Week Baseline Food Consumption Determination with PMI Certified Rodent Diet #5002

U.S. Federal Register:
Monsanto Co. and Forage Genetics International; Availability determination of nonregulated status for alfalfa genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate

Monsanto Company to build US$21 million new data center

Integration of Monsanto and Emergent Genetics should benefit cotton growers and retailers

Monsanto raises third-quarter 2005 ongoing earnings per share estimates

Monsanto joins Solutia, creditors in proposal for Solutia reorganization

May 05

Monsanto obtains transitory agreement on GM soybean seeds royalties in South America

Seminis, Monsanto scientists see synergy

April 05

New America's Heartland public TV series to celebrate agriculture

Monsanto cooperating with Illinois Attorney General to provide information regarding biotechnology crop licensing

European Commission announces the continued acceptance of 15 Monsanto biotech traits for processed feed products

Monsanto takes action to ensure that U.S. farmers can have total confidence in availability and marketability of Monsanto corn products

European Patent Office:
Monsanto's European patent on herbicide-tolerant plants maintained in limited form

Maintien sous une forme limitée d'un brevet européen relatif à des plantes résistantes à un herbicide

Monsanto Company reports second-quarter 2005 results

Monsanto completes acquisition of Emergent Genetics' cotton business

March 05

Deliberate release into the E.U. environment of GMOs for any other purposes than placing on the market:
- Five year field trials programme (2005-2009) for development of genetically modified maize MON 88017 protected against Corn Root Worm (Diabrotica virgifera) and tolerant to glyphosate - Monsanto Agriculture SA - France
- Five year field trials programme (2005-2009) for development of genetically modified maize MON 88017 x MON 810 protected against certain Coleopteran and Lepidopteran insects and tolerant to glyphosate herbicide - Monsanto Agriculture SA - France

Monsanto management raises second-quarter and fiscal year 2005 earnings per share estimates

Monsanto encouraged by enactment of Brazilian biosafety law

Monsanto Company to acquire selected agricultural genomics assets from Icoria

Monsanto and the University of Nebraska sign agreement to develop crops tolerant to the broadleaf herbicide dicamba

Monsanto completes acquisition of Seminis

Brazilian regulatory body approves Monsanto’s insect-protected Bollgard cotton

Monsanto unlikely to resurrect biotech wheat

U.S. Federal Register:
Monsanto Co. and KWS SAAT AG - Determination of nonregulated status for sugar beet H7-1 genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate

Monsanto obtains U.S. regulatory clearance for Roundup Ready Flex cotton technology

Modular Genetics and Monsanto Company collaborate to develop platform to optimize protein properties

Genaissance and Monsanto team up with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to map soybean genome

U.S. Court of Appeals finds in favor of Monsanto Company in antitrust case brought by activist

Monsanto joins forces with Team Ethanol to increase public awareness around corn-based renewable energy

NC+ Hybrids joins Monsanto's American Seeds, Inc. and Channel Bio Corp., providing additional opportunity to serve growers with new technology

February 05

Monsanto annnounces plans for a new corn breeding facility in Nebraska

Monsanto Company to acquire Emergent Genetics, a leading cotton seed company

Approval for Monsanto's Roundup Ready corn will bring more ag biotech benefits to farmers in the Philippines

Bayer CropScience, Max Planck Society, Monsanto Company resolve agrobacterium patent dispute

January 05

Monsanto shareowners approve board members at the company's fifth annual meeting

Monsanto to launch next cotton seed in 2006

Monsanto announces settlements with U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission related to Indonesia

Monsanto reports first-quarter 2005 financial results

U.S. Federal Register: Availability of determination of nonregulated status for Monsanto cotton MON 88913, genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate

December 04

Monsanto management provides updated first-quarter and fiscal year 2005 EPS guidance; plans reserve for various Solutia-related liabilities

European Union approves Roundup Ready Corn 2, removes requirement to use Market Choices certification mark

Jury finds in favor of Monsanto Company and co-defendant in patent infringement case brought by Syngenta Seeds

Experience paves the way for continued innovation in biotechnology, says Monsanto Chief Technology Officer

November 04

U.S. Federal Register:
- Monsanto Co. and Forage Genetics International; Availability of petition and environmental assessment for determination of nonregulated status for alfalfa genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
- Monsanto Co.: Availability of petition and environmental assessment for determination of nonregulated status for cotton genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate

Monsanto highlights availability of YieldGard Plus with Roundup Ready Corn 2 technology for 2005 season - Industry's first triple trait offering provides corn growers insect and weed control option

Monsanto forms American Seeds, Inc., in investment vehicle for regional seed companies

Continued investment in biotechnology and early entry position Monsanto at leading edge of industry trend

October 04

Monsanto gift establishes graduate student fellowship at Iowa State University

Industry partners expand Fuel Your Profits initiative to growers' tables

Monsanto's Roundup Ready Corn 2 technology completes European Union food approval process

Arysta LifeScience enters into an agreement to acquire Monsanto-Moviagro Ag-Chem assets in Chile: reorganizes South American management to capture new opportunities

Paraguayan official approves commercial planting of soybean varieties with Monsanto's Roundup Ready technology

U.S. Federal Register: Monsanto Co. and KWS SAAT AG; availability of petition and environmental assessment for determination of nonregulated status for sugar beet genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate

Court rules in favor of Monsanto, eliminates substantial damage claim by Delta and Pine Land

Monsanto Company reports fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2004 results; increases growth projections for fiscal years 2005 and 2006

Monsanto wins key patent dispute regarding dicot plant transformation

Cargill to process Monsanto's VISTIVE™ low linoleic soybeans

U.S. Federal Register: APHIS has received a petition from Monsanto Company seeking a determination of nonregulated status for cotton designated as MON 88913

September 04

Monsanto Chief Technology Officer to preview advancing pipeline of next-generation biotech traits

Planters take on Monsanto over seed fees -- and sometimes go to jail

Monsanto’s royalty plan rejected by Argentina

Devgen and Monsanto announce collaboration to discover new insect control methods

Monsanto acquires the North American canola seed assets of Advanta B.V.

Monsanto management raises free cash flow guidance for fiscal year 2004; reaffirms earnigs-per-share guidance

Monsanto's BT cotton seed sales soar in India

Mid-season survey highlights high satisfaction with Monsanto’s YieldGard Rootworm and YieldGard Plus Trait technologies

Monsanto, Paraguay farmers negotiate over soy royalties

Monsanto launches Vistive™ soybeans; will provide a trans fats solution for the food industry

August 04

Monsanto announces lower list price for Roundup Original® MAX and rolls out enhanced elements for 2005 Roundup Rewards® Program

Monsanto market power scrutinized in lawsuit

Monsanto notified that U.S. Department of Justice has concluded its inquiry related to the glyphosate herbicide industry

July 04

Monsanto donation expected to benefit global soybean breeding and research efforts

Syngenta files antitrust lawsuit against Monsanto

Monsanto requests termination of Syngenta's Roundup Ready soybean license based on breach of contract - Lawsuits also filed challenging Syngenta's access to Monsanto's Roundup Ready corn

U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Monsanto biotech wheat is safe for consumers

Nearly 2,000 growers across 18 U.S. states are among the first to plant YieldGard Plus corn

Monsanto's Roundup Ready Corn 2 technology advances in European regulatory process; decision is welcome progress in regulatory path for product

Roundup Ready corn approval in Argentina underscores value and benefits of agricultural biotechnology

U.S. National Corn Growers Association announces valuable maize genome data now available to scientists: Ceres, DuPont, Monsanto transfer genetic information to improve public research

Investigations continue on isolated case of difficult to control common ragweed in Missouri

June 04

Monsanto completes regulatory process in Japan for its YieldGard Plus insect-protected corn technology

Monsanto Company reports third-quarter 2004 results

Monsanto management raises third-quarter and fiscal year earnings per share estimates; also increases free cash flow guidance for fiscal year 2004

May 04

British farmers polled over GM technology

Supreme Court of Canada finds in favour of Monsanto in Schmeiser vs. Monsanto patent infringement case

Monsanto Company seeks right to terminate technology licensing agreements with Delta and Pine Land Company

Monsanto, USDA-ARS and University of Illinois join forces to map location of rust resistance genes in soybean genome

Monsanto files patent infringement suit against Syngenta over GA21(R) Roundup Ready corn

Monsanto maintains intellectual property for GA21 Roundup Ready corn; Syngenta not licensed by Monsanto for GA21

Monsanto Company's 'first-to-invent' insect-protected plants position is underscored with Dow AgroScience abandonment of California patent case

Monsanto suspends GM canola programs in Australia

Monsanto to realign research portfolio, development of Roundup Ready wheat deferred

Monsanto introduces the new 05 Elite Asgrow and DEKALB soybean varieties

Monsanto board declares dividend increase of approximately 12 percent; management raises earnings per share guidance for fiscal year 2004

April 04

Appeals court sets aside 780K Monsanto award in Mississippi dispute

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extends registration for Monsanto's second generation insect-protected cotton technology

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extends the registration for Monsanto's Yieldgard Rootworm corn technology

Monsanto receives final safety certificates from Chinese government for Roundup Ready(R) canola

March 04

Court revives Bayer, Monsanto lawsuit

Monsanto Company reports second-quarter 2004 results

Monsanto signs agreement to divest certain assets of its European wheat and barley business to RAGT Génétique

Monsanto raises idea of U.S.-only GMO wheat release

NCGA leads industry initiative to advance sequencing of the maize genome. Ceres, DuPont, Monsanto transfer important genetic information to improve public research

Monsanto, Gowan and Margarita reach agreement on sale of triallate chemical business

2003 yield results indicate yield potential of 2004 Asgrow and DEKALB soybean varieties

Monsanto demonstrates significant support of efforts to fuel ethanol demand
Monsanto's Fuel Your ProfitsSM Initiative awards Hall County with its first E85 pump

Monsanto pledges financial and technical support to boost competitiveness of U.S. soybean growers and soy industry
Monsanto joins with soybean industry on initiatives that increase competitiveness of U.S. soygrowers

February 04

Monsanto selects Smart Software's SmartForecasts to improve forecasting process

Monsanto’s chief executive expects expanding seeds and traits business to fuel company’s mid-term growth

Syngenta and Monsanto offer farmers broad access to agricultural technologies
Syngenta und Monsanto bieten Landwirten breiten Zugang zu landwirtschaftlichen Technologien

China approves permanent import safety certificates for Monsanto's GM soybeans, corn and cotton imports

Retired Southern Illinois farmer files class-action lawsuit against Monsanto

Monsanto wheat patent disputed

Monsanto Company reports financial results for periods ended Dec. 31, 2003 and 2002

Monsanto wins key patent dispute regarding insect-protected plant technology

January 04

Monsanto shareowners approve board members at the company's third annual meeting

Roundup WeatherMAX users report high satisfaction; cite improvements in formulation and performance

Extensive research and development give 36 new DEKALB and Asgrow hybrids industry-leading germplasm and traits

2003 yield results show Asgrow and DEKALB varieties offer soybean growers higher profit potential

Monsanto Canada Inc. set for Supreme Court of Canada appearance in patent infringement case

Monsanto, Pioneer defend seed pricing discussions

Questions seen on seed prices set in the 90's

Monsanto reports first-quarter 2004 results

December 03

Fitch Ratings affirms Monsanto's 'A-/F2' ratings, outlook revised to negative

Monsanto increases first-quarter 2004 earnings per share guidance

Monsanto responds to Solutia’s Chapter 11 filing

Sterling Chemicals and Monsanto Company reach agreement to reopen production facility, establishing supply agreement for Roundup production

Monsanto 2003 annual report now available online

November 03

Monsanto and National Association Farm Broadcasters team up for ag's future

Monsanto executives outline growth strategy through evolution to seeds and traits company at investor meeting

Bayer CropScience and Monsanto submit joint application for trialing GM canola in New South Wales

Secretaria de acompanhamento econômico impõe restrições a parcerias da Monsanto
Brazilian economic watchdog agency places restrictions on Monsanto

Monsanto receives EPA registration for Yieldgard Plus insect-protected corn, first biotech product designed to control both the corn borer and corn rootworm pests

October 03

Monsanto research platform focuses on reducing unhealthy fats in soybean oil

Monsanto provides information on company's field trial compliance program for biotechnology-derived crops

Monsanto Company reports financial results for period ended Aug. 31, 2003; announces mid-term strategic actions

Monsanto donates research to help develop provitamin A enhanced maize for Africa

Bayer CropScience and Monsanto reach agreement providing farmers broader access to patented technology

Monsanto Australia welcomes Roundup Ready canola Risk Management Plan

U.S. District Court rules in favor of Monsanto, denies class-action in biotech-antitrust suit

September 03

Seed corn insecticide treatments announced by DEKALB and Asgrow

Monsanto shares upgraded to 'Hold' from 'Avoid' by S&P Equity Research Services

Monsanto to offer Syngenta seed treatment sorghum fungicide package

Monsanto teams up with industry leaders to provide a major boost to ethanol and corn growers

Monsanto Chief Executive says Monsanto's evolution to agricultural company fueled by seeds and traits business continues

Delta and Pine Land Company announces court action in lawsuit against Monsanto

August 03

Washington University in St. Louis, Monsanto Co., awarded patent for technology that creates disease-resistant crops

July 03

Fitch Ratings affirms Monsanto's 'A-/F2' ratings

Monsanto summer field days highlight 30 new soybean varieties that prove growers can have high yields and in-seed defense packages, too

Monsanto Company reports second-quarter 2003 results

Monsanto Company announces share repurchase

Australian Regulator approves Bollgard II biotech cotton

Monsanto's board of directors approves fiscal year change; change aligns the company's business cycle with its customers

June 03

Biotechnology cottons on as Australian Office of the Gene Technology Regulator approves popular biotechnology crop

Monsanto Chief Executive Officer announces changes to organizational structure and management team

May 03

Monsanto Vice President emphasizes importance of seed partners to Monsanto's success

Hugh Grant is elected President and Chief Executive Officer of Monsanto Company

Canadian Wheat Board asks Monsanto to put the brakes on roundup ready wheat

Genes analyzed by Paradigm Genetics enter crop testing pipeline at Monsanto

Monsanto wins patent dispute over Bayer regarding herbicide-tolerant corn

Monsanto to try new Bt cotton strains in India

Monsanto announces Excellence Award recipients

Monsanto Company closes $250 million bond issue

Monsanto executive says rigorous process for research investments balances near- and longer-term priorities

Fitch rates Monsanto's $250MM senior notes 'A-'

April 03

Monsanto reports first-quarter 2003 financial results

Monsanto board declares dividend increase of 8 percent

Dupont and Monsanto sign licensing agreement for rootworm-protected corn technology

Monsanto shuttles positive environmental practices

Monsanto Company rolls out new tagline: Imagine

Monsanto Company increases first-quarter EPS guidance; full-year 2003 EPS guidance is reconfirmed

March 03

Monsanto Company reaffirms 2003 earnings per share guidance

Monsanto's rootworm-protected corn granted regulatory approval in Canada

February 03

Monsanto's rootworm-protected biotech corn receives final regulatory clearance

Monsanto announces Cotton States as foundation seed licensing business -- New business unit to provide breeders with greater access to marketplace and provide more choices of seed varieties to American cotton producers

Monsanto Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2002 results

Australia’s Gene Technology Regulator invites comments on commercial release of insecticidal (INGARDÒ) cotton

January 03

2003 could be new year for GM corn mix
2003 podría ser un año importante para la mezcla del maíz "GM"

December 02

Monsanto receives final regulatory clearance for Bollgard II cotton technology

Monsanto's Board of Directors accepts Hendrik A. Verfaillie's resignation as Chief Executive Officer

USDA deregulates of Monsanto’s genetically engineered canola

Monsanto's insect-protected corn approved for planting in the Philippines

Monsanto Company and Chemical Products Technologies jointly announce settlement of lawsuits

Monsanto to tie up with 3 firms in the Philippines for BT corn sale

Monsanto Chief Financial Officer says free cash generation is sustainable

October 02

Monsanto Company reports third-quarter 2002 results

Biotechnology is a tool to help improve the quality of life for women, says Monsanto executive

USDA/APHIS takes Monsanto's MON 863, a Bt-type corn line genetically engineered for insect resistance, off its list of regulated items

Monsanto revises full-year 2002 earnings guidance

Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto reach agreement enabling broader worldwide licensing of biotechnology events

September 02

Monsanto executive says continuous innovation strengthens market position

Monsanto underscores commitment to create value for U.S. producers, donates precision agriculture database to the University of Illinois

Australia's Gene Technology Regulator issues license for the commercial release of GM cotton

Federal Court judges unanimously dismiss appeal in Schmeiser vs. Monsanto Canada Inc. patent infringement case

Monsanto announces changes to its Board of Directors

August 02

Australia's Gene Technology Regulator issues licence for limited and controlled release of genetically modified canola

OSHA presents Monsanto's Boone, Iowa seed-production facility top U.S. safety recognition

As Pharmacia completes Monsanto spinoff, Monsanto CEO says company retains focus and strategic direction

Monsanto Company to price $600 pillion in notes; plans to seek additional long-term capital in the near future

Supreme Court of California limits Mycogen's recovery in lawsuits against Monsanto

July 02

Allegations against Monsanto and others by Syngenta baseless

Monsanto reports sales and earnings for second quarter of 2002

Pharmacia sets distribution and record dates for spin off of shares in Monsanto Company

June 02

USDA report shows increased planting of biotech crops by U.S. farmers In 2002 - Use of Monsanto technology and seed brands expected to increase

Biotechnology can improve quality of food for both developed and developing world, Monsanto executive says - Speech at International Science Conference highlights current and future benefits of plant biotechnology

First application for commercial release of GM canola in Australia

Monsanto makes changes in Latin America; lowers second-quarter and full-year 2002 earnings per share guidance

Australia’s Gene Technology Regulator seeks comments on risk assessment and risk management plans for two proposed limited and controlled releases of genetically modified canola

May 02

Nissan Chemical Industries and Monsanto Company sign agreement regarding herbicide business in Japan

Monsanto announces third public release of important genetic material aimed at developing healthier soybean for consumers

Chief Executive says Monsanto is poised to deliver solid earnings and free cash growth

Monsanto announces financing program to benefit distributors

April 02

Monsanto reports first-quarter 2002 earnings per share (EPS) of 33 cents

Monsanto reaffirms commitment to sustainability

Monsanto Company to share technologies with Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to support global cassava research

Monsanto Company's Global Wheat Team reports progress on Roundup Ready

Monsanto executives outline growth strategy at investor meeting

Monsanto and Ceres announce important product discovery and development collaboration

DuPont and Monsanto reach agreement that brings new technologies to farmers worldwide

International Rice Genome Project progressing ahead of schedule

March 02

Growers sontinue to adopt biotech as a leading solution on the farm, says Monsanto

Mahyco, Monsanto's seed partner, receives approval to sell insect-protected cotton in India

Monsanto to use custom GeneChip arrays for agriculture applications

Monsanto submits biotech data to China -- Action will aid continued trade in soybeans

February 02

Brazilian court considers biotech regulatory process

Monsanto announces changes to its Board of Directors

Progress in research and breeding enrich Monsanto's future product plans

New approvals and increased acreage of Monsanto traits in 2001 demonstrate growing acceptance of biotech

Monsanto Company reports financial results for fourth quarter and full-year

January 02

Monsanto and Central Garden & Pet settle litigation relating to past lawn-and-garden distributor arrangement

Monsanto welcomes ISAAA report highlighting success for biotech crops in developing world

December 01

South Africa approves first biotech food crop - Farmers plant first Roundup Ready soybeans - Decision caps year of agricultural gains for Africa (4063)

Genome sequence from the 'natural genetic engineer' of plants is a scientific landmark for Monsanto (4049)

November 01

Monsanto Chief Executive announces new bioenergy program, another milestone for the Monsanto Pledge (3987)

Mendel Biotechnology announces a new five-year, $20 million research and commercialization partnership with Monsanto (3979)

Delta And Pine Land Company wins favorable opinions in ogoing lawsuit against Monsanto/Pharmacia (3975)

October 01

Monsanto develops new technology to enhance commercial soybeans -- technology could lead to improvements in other crops (3925)

Monsanto reports a net loss of $37 million for third-quarter 2001 and a nine-month increase in net income of 3 percent (3896)

EPA renews registration for Monsanto's insect-protected corn technology (3891)

DEKALB Genetics, Dow AgroSciences resolve biotech patent dispute (3865)

Monsanto and DuPont resolve issues relating to YieldGard(R) insect-protected corn (3860)

EPA renews registration for Monsanto's insect-protected cotton technology (3845)

September 01

Paradigm Genetics exceeds fifth technical milestone in commercial partnership with Monsanto; Monsanto amends agreement by removing termination clause (3832)

August 01

Monsanto releases the genome sequence of a bacterium that is the 'natural genetic engineer' of plants (3723)

Monsanto and researchers celebrate first anniversary of sharing rice genome sequence data -- Unique public-private initiative expands scientific knowledge and speeds rice project (3698)

July 01

Monsanto posts biotech safety and benefits information to Internet; delivers on 'Pledge' transparency commitment (3692)

Monsanto Company releases second quarter financial results (3671)

Monsanto executive applauds farmers as environmentalists; heralds technology advances in agricultural conservation (3639a)

Monsanto welcomes U.N. report on biotech's benefits for developing world (3639)

Monsanto acquires Limagrain Canada Seeds (3634)

June 01

Monsanto to share key genetic information to develop healthier soybean (3623)

Monsanto licenses the Rosetta Resolver gene expression data analysis system (3616)

Indian government committee encourages additional large-scale trials of insect-protected cotton by Mahyco, Monsanto's seed partner in India (3601)

Dow AgroSciences: Federal Circuit reinstates key Mycogen biotechnology patent (3566)

Monsanto forms industry committee to advise on wheat (3562)

May 01

Monsanto Chief Executive delivers on 'Pledge' dialogue commitment; announces external Biotech Advisory Council (3560)

Mendel Biotechnology completes fifth update of its gene function database one year ahead of schedule (3516)

Monsanto's Roundup Ready cotton approved in Argentina (3513)

Monsanto pledges to donate genetic marker to further support the Better Bean Initiative (3512)

April 01

Monsanto reports first-quarter 2001 earnings per share of 26 cents; net income up 1 percent (3479)

New Monsanto devoted completely to agriculture: focusing on creating value for farmers and shareowners (3467)

Monsanto announces seed quality initiative (3461)

EnviroLogix licenses key Monsanto technologies (3457)

Neogen licenses Monsanto technologies (3455)

Leaders from major U.S. farm organizations join Grower Advisory Council, part of Monsanto's ongoing dialogue effort (3429)

March 01

Monsanto and Aventis forge arrangement to offer U.S. farmers new cotton seed choices (3410)

US federal court terminates Pioneer's license to produce Roundup Ready soybeans and Roundup Ready canola (3398)

Monsanto: study shows more growers reducing or eliminating tillage (3395)

Monsanto recasts 2000 sales and earnings based on recently adopted revenue recognition guidelines; provides cash management, spending and first-quarter guidance for 2001 (3378)

Paradigm Genetics exceeds fourth consecutive technical milestone In commercial partnership with Monsanto (3358)

February 01

Monsanto reports sales and earnings for the fourth quarter and full year of 2000 (3313)

Monsanto CEO outlines strategy for growth at AgChemicals/AgBiotechnology conference (3298)

January 01

New scientific research underscores economic and environmental benefits of Monsanto's biotech cotton (3243)

December 00

Dow AgroSciences licenses cloransulam-methyl herbicide to Monsanto (3208)

Scientists publish evaluation of biotech crops, underscoring safety and benefits (3195)

Leading Indian research institute partners with Monsanto and Michigan State University to develop 'Golden Mustard' (3178)

Monsanto its reaffirms commitment to product stewardship (3174)

Paradigm Genetics continues to surpass milestones in Monsanto collaboration (3173)

November 00

Monsanto Company and Rosetta Inpharmatics to collaborate on crop discovery program (3168)

Monsanto Chief Executive outlines commitments on new agricultural technologies in the 'New Monsanto Pledge' (3150)

Monsanto calls on Friends of the Earth to provide test data results for public validation (3107)

Monsanto commits support for food companies and farmers following activist allegations (3100)

October 00

Supreme Court of California accepts Mycogen's petition to review $175 million verdict against  Monsanto (3091)

American Stock Exchange to trade options on Monsanto Company (3085)

September 00

DEKALB will seek to have Advisory Jury decision overturned in patent lawsuit brought by Aventis Cropscience (2966)

August 00

Ecogen confirms Monsanto is using its Bt toxin gene in new insect resistant cotton - Ecogen/Monsanto R&D collaboration yields second novel gene in transgenic seeds (2961)

DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred to appeal jury verdict in corn license case (2945)

July 00

Monsanto adds support for 'Golden Rice'; opens its rice genome sequence data to worldwide research community (2904)

June 00

California Court of Appeals in San Diego orders judgment in Monsanto's favor and reverses damage award (2781)

Monsanto offers refund to southern cotton growers devastated by drought conditions (2765)

April 00

Monsanto scientists achieve major breakthrough in rice; data to be shared with worldwide research community (2623)
Monsanto rice genome sequencing project - Fact sheet (2623a)
Rice - Fact sheet - Basic facts and figures (2623b)

March 00

European Commission clears merger of Monsanto and Pharmacia & Upjohn (2615)

Allegations against Monsanto by DuPont baseless (2614)

Monsanto donates US $1 Million of conventional maize seed to the people of Mozambique (2587)

Aventis CropScience USA and researcher file suit on Monsanto cotton patents (2581)

February 00

Monsanto scientists demonstrate potential new approach to developing lower-cost drugs - Research published in Nature Biotechnology first to demonstrate production of human therapeutic in chloroplasts (2549)

DEKALB opposes efforts by Aventis CropScience to limit Dekalb's Roundup Ready corn in the market (2518)

U.S. Judge confirms the rights of Aventis CropScience In Roundup Ready biotechnology corn dispute (2516)

Monsanto reports 1999 fourth-quarter and full-year results (2480)

January 00

Paradigm Genetics enters into collaboration agreement with Monsanto for gene function research (2428)

Delta & Pine Land allegations unreasonable and without merit, says Monsanto (2402)

Delta and Pine Land Company files lawsuit against Monsanto Company (2397)

DuPont and Monsanto announce glyphosate supply agreement (2382)

Delta and Pine Land Company announces modification to technology licenses with Monsanto (2366)

Delta and Pine Land Company announces receipt of $81 million from Monsanto (2360)

December 99

Monsanto completes sale of Stoneville to Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Emergent Genetics, Inc. (2355)

Dow AgroSciences files cotton patent litigation suit against Monsanto (2341)

Filing for approval of merger between Monsanto and Delta & Pine Land cancelled in light of regulatory issues (2335)

Monsanto and Pharmacia & Upjohn to merge, creating global leader in pharmaceuticals with top-tier growth prospects - Global agribusiness to be operated as a separate entity, with partial IPO (2331)

Mendel Biotechnology achieves milestone in functional genomics collaboration with Monsanto (2325)

Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP takes leading role in litigation on behalf of small  farmers and consumers against the Monsanto Company (2321)

Monsanto says lawsuit is based on unfounded claims (2310)

Grower surveys indicate positive intentions to plant biotech crops in 2000, Monsanto says (2307)

Scientists at Monsanto Company create new rapeseed variety with increased nutrient content (2299)

November 99

Novartis Seeds reaches agreement on contractual and patent litigation issues with Monsanto (2234)

October 99

Monsanto reports third-quarter earnings (2191)

Monsanto and Pioneer announce resolution of international germplasm case (2183)

Cargill, Monsanto reach agreement on international seed business (2182)

August 99

Delta and Pine Land Company and Monsanto Company receive request for additional information from Department of Justice (2046)

Monsanto to sell Stoneville to Hicks, Muse, Tate, & Furst and Emergent Genetics Inc. (2038)

July 99

American Cyanamid and Monsanto announce glyphosate supply agreement (2019)

Monsanto reports second-quarter earnings (2009)

Genzyme Molecular Oncology enters agricultural genomics collaborations (1995)

USDA-ERS report cites pesticide reductions and yield increases associated with biotech crops (1944)

Strategic Diagnostics Inc. announces the commercial introduction of its soybean test kit for the detection of Monsanto's Roundup Ready genetic trait (1917)

Monsanto announces intent to divest sweetener and biogum businesses (1908)

Executive changes At Monsanto (1914)

June 99

DeKalb will seek to have jury verdicts overturned in patent lawsuit brought by Rhone Poulenc Agrochemie (1876)

Court jury verdict to result in sizable penalties against Monsanto subsidiary DeKalb Genetics, according to Rhone-Poulenc Agro (1844)

ConAgra in joint market agreement with Monsanto to accept biotech corn (1843)

Rhone-Poulenc Agro wins second lawsuit against Monsanto's DeKalb Genetics (1842)
Rhone-Poulenc remporte un second proces contre la filiale de Monsanto DeKalb Genetics

May 99

Board of Delta and Pine Land approves extension of time to complete merger with Monsanto (N1816)

Monsanto statement on Bt Corn: environmental safety and a recent report on the Monarch butterfly (N1815)

Monsanto Chairman confirms 1999-2002 performance targets (N1775)

April 99

Monsanto reports first-quarter earnings (N1758)

DEKALB will appeal jury ruling on licensing agreement with Rhone Poulenc Agro (N1759)

Rhone-Poulenc wins suit against DeKalb over Roundup Ready corn (N1757)

Companies, National Corn Growers Association finalize insect resistance management measures for Bt Corn; officially bsbmit plan to EPA for approval (N1742)

Strategic Diagnostics partners with Monsanto (N1716)

Molecular Applications Group and Monsanto Company sign discovery partnership agreement on prediction of gene and protein function (N1695)

March 99

Monsanto responds to incorrect news reports in Brazil - Roundup Ready soybeans remain on track for commercial launch in Brazil as planned (N1668)

Zeneca and Monsanto announce global agreement for Touchdown on Roundup Ready crops (N1631)

February 99

Monsanto introduces FARMSOURCE.Com, the complete, free, online network for U.S. agriculture (N1575)

Great Lakes Hybrids and Monsanto Company sign research agreement (N1566)

EPA grants approval to increase Monsanto's YieldGard corn acres in Southern U.S. (N1547)

Pioneer names Monsanto in germplasm misappropriation lawsuit (N1523)

January 99

DNAP acquires Monsanto's strawberry rights (N1482)

Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences announce agreement on glyphosate And Roundup Ready crops (N1447)

Roundup Ready soybeans outyield national average (N1705)

DEKALB Genetics/Monsanto acquires worldwide license for University of Connecticut's interferon technology (N1446)

Monsanto and Micro Flo announce agreement on glyphosate and Roundup Ready crops (N1437)

Monsanto announces agreement on glyphosate and Roundup Ready crops (N1431)

December 98

Scotts forms biotech collaboration with Monsanto (N1394)

Naturemark's NewLeaf Plus potato receives approval for wide scale production; Virus resistant potato can reduce insecticide use up to 100 percent (N1390)

Monsanto completes acquisition of Dekalb (N1391)

Delta and Pine Land shareowners approve merger with Monsanto (N1366)

Monsanto announces pricing of offering of $2.5 billion of senior unsecured debt (N1392)

November 98

Monsanto concludes discussions with antitrust division staff on acquisition of Dekalb (N1367)

Monsanto proposes new debt offering (N1340)

Monsanto announces plan to fund seed company acquisitions (N1339)

Monsanto announces $1 billion share offering; $500 Million ACES offering (N1338)

Monsanto wins major patent lawsuit; jury determines that patent held by Novartis was not infringed (N1337)

Jury verdict does not affect Novartis Seeds Bt corn products - Company to appeal ruling (N1290)

October 98

Monsanto and American Home Products agree to end merger plans (N1298)

September 98

Monsanto, Dekalb and the Department of Justice Staff Agree on Timetable Concerning Review of Monsanto's Acquisition of Dekalb (N1218)

August 98

Delta and Pine Land and Monsanto exchange ratio is finalized (N1186)

July 98

Monsanto Agrees to Acquire Plant Breeding International Cambridge from Unilever (N1148)

June 98

Jury Affirms Monsanto Patent was Infringed by Novartis and Mycogen; Monsanto Will Ask Judge to Set Aside Ruling That Excuses Infringement

Monsanto patent ruled invalid by Federal District Court  (N1121)

Mycogen wins Bt patent infringement suit; jury declares Monsanto patent invalid  (N1120)

Monsanto Agrees to Purchase Cargill International Seed Operations In Central and Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa   (N1119)

Pioneer, Monsanto Sign Agreement On Canola Hybrids with Roundup Ready® Gene (N1122)

Monsanto Signs Letter of Intent to Sell Its Lawn-and-Garden Business to Scotts (N1118)

Forage Genetics and Monsanto announce Technology Commercialization Agreement (N1113)

Monsanto Canada acquires majority equity postion in First Line Seeds

American Home Products and Monsanto announce plan to combine to create $96 billion life sciences company

May 98

Monsanto initiates first large-scale, genome-wide application of Incyte's DNA microarrays for functional genomics

Judge upholds Mycogen's $174.9 million damage award in seed technology dispute with Monsanto

Monsanto Acquires Two Seed Companies To Broaden Availability of Agricultural Biotechnology

Dekalb Genetics agrees to merge with Monsanto

March 98

Monsanto Cautions Farmers to View Competitor's Roundup Ready Soybean Data with Skepticism

Garst Seed Company signs license agreements with Monsanto for biotech products

January 98

Monsanto Company Announces Changes To Management Team

December 97

Monsanto and Asgrow Announce Collaboration Agreement with Stine Seed

November 97

Monsanto and ELM enter into joint technology venture with Mendel Biotechnology

Monsanto Has Acquired Control of Agroceres, Leading Brazilian Seed Corn Company

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