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Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 30 Cents Per Share

Monday, December 05, 2011

Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 30 Cents Per Share11:47 EST Monday, December 05, 2011 ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 27, 2012 to shareowners of record on Jan. 6, 2012.  It relates to the first quarter of the company's 2012 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