ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On the heels of a strong start to fiscal 2009, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) executives will explain to investors this month where the company sees its opportunities for continued growth through the rest of this year and how it plans to achieve its goal of more than doubling its fiscal 2007 gross profit level by fiscal 2012.
Terry Crews, chief financial officer, and Carl Casale, executive vice president of strategy and operations, will address investors in separate presentations at two conferences later this month. Both Monsanto executives will provide an update on the company's business performance and expectations, strategic initiatives, product performance, research-and-development pipeline, and other business matters at these conferences:
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - Terry Crews will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs 13th Annual Agricultural Biotech Forum in New York. Crews' presentation will begin at 2:30 p.m. eastern time.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - Carl Casale will be presenting at the 2009 Morgan Stanley Global Basic Materials Conference, also in New York. Casale's presentation will begin at 12:15 p.m. eastern time.
Presentation slides and simultaneous audio webcasts of the conference calls may be accessed by visiting the company's web site at http://www.monsanto.com/investors. Following the live broadcasts, Monsanto will archive the presentation slides and replays of the webcasts at the company's web site.
About Monsanto Company
Monsanto 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.
Contact: Justin Gioia (314-694-4003)
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