MONSANTO COMPANY

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COMPANY ADDRESS
MONSANTO COMPANY
800 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63167
USA - Map
Phone: +1 314 694-1000
Website
COMPANY INFORMATION
Exchange: New York Stock Exchange
Stock: Monsanto Co
Industry: Agricultural Inputs
Employees: 26,200
DESCRIPTION
Monsanto Co is incorporated in Delaware on February 9, 2000. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. Its seeds, biotechnology trait products, and herbicides provide farmers with solutions that improve productivity, reduce the costs of farming, and produce better foods for consumers and better feed for animals. The Company manages its business in two segments, Seeds and Genomics and Agricultural Productivity segment. Through its Seeds and Genomics segment, it produces seed brands, including DEKALB, Asgrow, Deltapine, Seminis, and De Ruiter and develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds. It also provides other seed companies with genetic material and biotechnology traits for its seed brands.It produces directly or contract with third-party growers for corn seed, soybean seed, vegetable seeds, cotton seed, canola seed and other seeds. Through its Agricultural Productivity segment, it manufactures roundup herbicides and other herbicides and provides lawn-and-garden herbicide products for the residential market. The Company sells its products under Monsanto brands and license technology and genetic material to others for sale under its own brands. It produces directly or contract with third-party growers for corn seed, soybean seed, vegetable seeds, cotton seed, canola seed and other seeds. The availability of seed and the cost of seed production depend on seed yields, weather conditions, grower contract terms and commodity prices. The Company has worldwide distribution and sales and marketing organization for its agricultural productivity products. It sells its agricultural productivity products through distributors, independent retailers and dealers and agricultural cooperatives. Both its row crops and vegetable seed businesses compete with numerous multinational agrichemical and seed marketers globally and with hundreds of smaller companies regionally. Its operations are subject to environmental laws and regulations in the jurisdictions in which it operates.
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