Tag: Monsanto

RELEASE: Bayer closes Monsanto acquisition

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto on Thursday. Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with Bayer now the sole owner of Monsanto Company. Monsanto shareholders are being paid 128 U.S. dollars per share. J.P. Morgan assisted Bayer with processing the purchase price payment for the largest acquisition in the company’s history. According to the conditional approval from the United States Department of Justice, the […]

Bayer confirms closing date of Monsanto acquisition

Bayer, the German-based drug and crop chemicals maker announced Monday its acquisition of Monsanto will be finalized Thursday. As part of the agreement, Bayer will no longer use the name Monsanto at its St. Louis facilities, which has been around for nearly 120 years. The acquisition, which was first announced in 2016, is worth $62.5 billion. After a months-long delay, Bayer got final approval on the deal last week for the takeover after having to sell some […]

RELEASE: Monsanto and AgriMetis Announce Global Licensing Agreement to Drive Novel Insect Control Solutions

ST. LOUIS & LUTHERVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and AgriMetis, LLC have announced an exclusive collaboration for Monsanto’s continued research with AgriMetis’ SpinoMetis™ platform, which includes novel insect protection compounds derived from a naturally-occurring bacterium. The SpinoMetis platform builds on the established safety and efficacy profiles of other products of the same origin to provide a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum approach to controlling key insect pests in agriculture. In early research, the platform has been […]

RELEASE: Monsanto harnesses digital logistics transformation with JDA

As the digital transformation continues across the supply chain, sustainable agriculture company Monsanto identified a need to standardize end-to-end transportation processes globally to drive future customer interactions and improve customer experiences, while meeting their ever-changing needs and expectations. Monsanto selected JDA Software, Inc. as its partner to help realize its multiyear vision for its logistics organization. As a result, Monsanto has completed an impressive three-year journey to deploy the full scope of JDA Transportation Management […]

RELEASE: Monsanto launches website with details on mandatory dicamba training sessions

Ahead of the 2018 growing season, Monsanto is providing hundreds of free, in-person training sessions to help reinforce proper use of low-volatility dicamba formulations to control weeds in the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System. Under the new federal Restricted Use Pesticide label, training is mandatory for all applicators prior to using low-volatility dicamba formulations, including XtendiMax® Herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology. XtendiMax® Herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology has been approved for in-crop use as part of the […]

Centene Corporation named one of Missouri’s top 50 Corporations

The Missouri Department of Economic Development released its list of the top 50 private-sector employers in Missouri Thursday, which includes several companies based in Clayton. For the second straight year, Centene Corporation, headquartered at 7700 Forsyth Blvd in downtown Clayton, made the list, moving up from 46th to No. 38 this year. Centene broke ground earlier this year on its $770 million expansion in downtown. The campus expansion in the St. Louis suburb will make […]

Guest Column: Combined strengths of merged Bayer, Monsanto will help world meet formidable challenge – feeding 10 Billion people

By Former State Rep. Casey Guernsey Our world faces many daunting challenges in the decades ahead, with perhaps the most basic being how to feed a growing population even as our living space consumes more and more of the land where our food is produced. We must increase agricultural productivity by 60 percent to feed the approximately 10 billion people expected to inhabit the Earth by 2050 (up from 7 billion right now) – even as […]

Experts urge companies to beef up systems at Missouri Chamber’s Cybersecurity Summit

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the threat of cybersecurity continues to loom in today’s digital age, both Missouri’s public and private sectors have turned their eyes to finding ways to not only address the threat but also find ways to prevent attacks. A number of national experts gathered at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday to discuss the issue of cyber hacking and share proactive solutions with Missouri businesses. The Cybersecurity Summit, hosted by the Missouri Chamber of […]