Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 43 Cents Per Share

  Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 43 Cents Per Share

Business Wire

ST. LOUIS -- January 28, 2014

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) announced that its Board of Directors, at a
regularly scheduled meeting held today, declared a quarterly dividend on its
common stock of 43 cents per share. The dividend is payable on April 25,
2014,to shareowners of record on April 4, 2014. It relates to the second
quarter of the company’s 2014 fiscal year.

“Our quarterly dividend underscores our company’s continued commitment to
return value to our shareowners,” said Pierre Courduroux, Monsanto chief
financial officer.

In other matters, Monsanto also announced that at its annual shareowners
meeting held today, shareowners elected four members of its Board of Directors
to new one-year terms:

  *Gregory H. Boyce
  *Laura K. Ipsen
  *William U. Parfet
  *George H. Poste, Ph.D., D.V.M.

Additional voting results will be included in the company’s Form 8-K. An audio
replay of the annual shareowners meeting will be available by visiting the
investor section of Monsanto’s website at www.monsanto.com/investors.

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
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Contact:

Monsanto Company
Sara Miller, 314-694-5824
 
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