Monsanto Q2 profit falls as demand for seeds weaken

Monsanto reported a 25% drop in its quarterly earnings as farmers try to reduce their expenditure. The company updated its earnings guidance for 2016.

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Bayer Shares was Lifted as Monsanto's Interest in Crop Science Business

Shares of the German pharmaceutical and chemical giant increased by 5% in Monday trading. Monsanto's interest to acquire its crop science business triggered the surge.

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Monsanto to Pay $80 million Penalty Over Weed-Killer Rebate Miscalculation

Monsanto, the agribusiness giant, faces an $80 million penalty to SEC on account of misstated earnings. The company had failed to incorporate the expenses related to a rebate program while entering the corresponding revenues. However, the SEC is not pressing further charges as the company, although neither admitted nor denied the allegations, has agreed to make the necessary settlements.

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Monsanto plans to close down three R&D centers in 2016, cutting out about 90 jobs

Missouri agrichemical giant Monsanto announced Monday that it will close down three research and development centers in 2016, cutting about 90 jobs. Reuters reported that the move is done to cut costs on its restructuring operations that are necessary for the dwindling agricultural commodity market.

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Bayer CEO says cannot comment on Monsanto-Syngenta

The chief executive of German drugs and chemicals group Bayer (BAYGn.DE), Marijn Dekkers, said on Wednesday he could not comment on the possible takeover of Syngenta (SYNN.VX) by Monsanto (MON.N).

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Syngenta rejects $45 billion Monsanto takeover offer

Agrochemicals firm Syngenta on Friday rejected a $45 billion takeover offer from Monsanto, saying the offer undervalued the Swiss firm and did not fully take into account regulatory risks.

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Monsanto offers to buy Syngenta again: Bloomberg

Monsanto (MON.N), the world's largest seed company has again approached Switzerland's Syngenta (SYNN.VX) in recent weeks with an offer to buy the company, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter.

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The Big Data bounty: U.S. startups challenge agribusiness giants

Chris Gould's combine cab is loaded like the cockpit of a fighter jet he used to fly as he harvests soybeans in northern Illinois, steered by satellites, four video screens glowing with up to minute updates about his crop and the work's progress.

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California-based Cloud Foundry to boost popularity by launching open source foundation

San Mateo, US-based open platform as a service Cloud Foundry is about to become more popular by launching the Cloud Foundry Foundation, which will help servers deploy software apps of developers under an open-source Apache license.

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Temasek exits stake in Facebook, Monsanto and Air Products & Chemicals

Singaporean investment firm Temasek divested its holdings in US-listed companies Facebook, Monsanto and Air Products & Chemicals. The private equity firm, however, remains focused on energy, healthcare and technology stocks in the US.

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Monsanto acquires Climate Corporation for USD1.1 billion - report

Information technology news site Techcrunch cited investors of biotech company Monsanto, who said the company had purchased Climate Corporation for more than USD930 million.

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BenefitMall hires Cohen as new payroll veep

Steve Cohen was named by BenefitMall as its new vice president.

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