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Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 28 Cents per Share

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 28 Cents per Share14:50 EDT Wednesday, June 08, 2011ST. LOUIS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 28 cents per share. The dividend is payable on July 29, 2011 to shareowners of record on July 8, 2011.  It relates to the third quarter of the company's 2011 fiscal year.About Monsanto CompanyMonsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. Monsanto remains focused on enabling both small-holder and large-scale farmers to produce more from their land while conserving more of our world's natural resources such as water and energy. To learn more about our business and our commitments, please visit: www.monsanto.com.  Follow our business on Twitter® at www.twitter.com/MonsantoCo, on the company blog, Beyond the Rows at www.monsantoblog.com, or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed.CONTACTMedia ? Kelli Powers (314-694-4003)SOURCE Monsanto Company