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California Environmental Protection Agency's OEHHA says Glyphosate is being added to California's Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer
Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017 10:51pm EDT 

: California Environmental Protection Agency's OEHHA - Glyphosate is being added to California's Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer (Bengaluru Newsroom) ((+1 646 223 8780;)).  Full Article

Monsanto unit, Koch Agronomic Services announces deal to give data insights to farmers
Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 09:00am EDT 

Monsanto Co : Monsanto unit Climate Corp and Koch Agronomic Services announce research agreement to provide data insights for farmers .Climate Corp says terms of agreement were not disclosed.  Full Article

Monsanto board approves dividend of 54 cents per share
Monday, 5 Dec 2016 12:53pm EST 

Monsanto Co :Monsanto board approves dividend of 54 cents per share.  Full Article

Monsanto subsidiary Climate Corporation acquires Vitalfields
Monday, 21 Nov 2016 03:00am EST 

Climate Corporation: Terms of agreement were not disclosed . Vitalfields team will continue operating in europe .The climate corporation acquires Vitalfields to expand digital agriculture innovation for european farmers.  Full Article

Bayer CEO makes case for U.S.-EU trade after Trump win
Wednesday, 9 Nov 2016 08:02am EST 

Bayer Chief Executive Werner Baumann, commenting on Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election victory:. "After an intense election campaign, the new U.S. president is facing important challenges. For example, it is now important to further strengthen the partnership between the U.S. and the EU. The expansion of our trade relations is of crucial importance for prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic." .. "Another focus should be to develop the healthcare system in the U.S. in a way that gives more patients access to new and innovative therapies." .. The German drugs and chemicals group has global interests, including a big U.S. business, and has agreed to buy U.S. seeds company Monsanto for $66 billion. [nL8N1BQ365] (Reporting by Ben Hirschler; Editing by Adrian Croft) ((ben.hirschler@thomsonreuters.com; +44 20 7542 5082; Reuters Messaging: ben.hirschler.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)) Keywords: USA ELECTION/BAYER.  Full Article

Deere reaches agreement to enable AG Leader to offer products sold by Precision Planting
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 06:00pm EDT 

Deere & Co : Deere -Reached an agreement to enable AG Leader, a precision agriculture competitor, to offer products currently sold by Precision Planting . Deere & Co says agreement is contingent on Deere completing acquisition of Precision Planting from Climate Corporation . Agreement will provide AG Leader technologies and licenses necessary to manufacture and sell precision Planting Speedtube and related technology . Deere & Co- Co anticipates AG Leader will sell Precision Planting components to Retrofit Deere and other brands of planters .Deere & Co - Agreement is contingent on Deere completing acquisition of Precision Planting from Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company.  Full Article

Monsanto Q4 Loss Per Share of $0.44 on an as-reported basis
Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016 09:10am EDT 

Monsanto Co : Continued Soybean Technology Expansion And Cost Discipline Expected To Drive Return To EPS Growth In FY17 . Initial Steps Underway To Close On Deal With Bayer To Unlock Value For Shareowners . Continued Soybean Technology Expansion And Cost Discipline Expected To Drive Return To Eps Growth In Fy17 . Q4 Earnings Per Share View $-0.03, Revenue View $2.36 Billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Company Reiterated Confidence In Timelines To Close Deal With Bayer By End Of Calendar Year 2017 . In 2017, Company Expects Agricultural Productivity Segment To Deliver $900 Million To $1 Billion Of Gross Profit . In Soybeans, Greater Than 20 Percent Growth In Gross Profit, Coupled With Margin Improvement, Is Expected Year-Over-Year In Fiscal 2017 . Operating Expenses In 2017 Expected To More Than Offset Savings From Restructuring And Cost-Savings Plans . Sees FY 2017 Earnings Per Share $3.83 To $4.35 . Sees As-Reported FY17 EPS Guidance At $3.83 To $4.35 And Ongoing EPS Guidance At $4.50 To $4.90 . Qtrly Net Sales $2,562 Million Versus $2,355 Million Last Year . For Q4, Company Reported $0.44 Loss Per Share On An As-Reported Basis . For Q4, Company Reported $0.07 Earnings Per Share On An Ongoing Basis . Qtrly Ongoing EPS Results Were Better Than Fiscal Year 2015, Driven By $157 Million Gain From Formation Of Sorghum Joint Venture With Remington . FY2017 Earnings Per Share View $4.91, Revenue View $13.83 Billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Monsanto, Dow Agrosciences enter global licensing agreement on Exzact Precision Technology Platform
Monday, 3 Oct 2016 12:00pm EDT 

Monsanto Co: Monsanto and Dow Agrosciences announce global licensing agreement on Exzact precision technology genome-editing platform .Additional terms of agreement were not disclosed.  Full Article

Monsanto announces global licensing agreement with Broad Institute
Thursday, 22 Sep 2016 12:00pm EDT 

Monsanto Co: Monsanto announces global licensing agreement with Broad Institute on key genome-editing application . Broad institute grants Monsanto a worldwide non-exclusive license for agriculture applications of CRISPR-Cas technology . Licensing agreement for use of CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technology in agriculture with Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard .Additional terms of agreement were not disclosed.  Full Article

Bayer & Monsanto seen closing in on deal - CNBC, citing sources
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 09:00am EDT 

: Bayer & Monsanto seen closing in on deal; Monsanto told Bayer it is "close" on price- CNBC, citing sources . Bayer, Monsanto deal could happen within a week or two- CNBC, Citing Sources.  Full Article

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Monsanto meets its match as Hindu nationalists assert power in India

NEW DELHI Tens of millions of dollars were within reach for M. Prabhakara Rao as he prepared in April 2015 to take his Indian cotton seed company public.