Monsanto Company Board Sets Record and Meeting Date for Next Shareowners Meeting

Oct 26, 2010, 15:14 ET from Monsanto Company

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that its Board of Directors has designated Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 as the date of the next annual meeting of shareowners.

Monsanto's annual meeting will be held at the company's headquarters facility in suburban St. Louis.  Additional meeting details will be included in the company's proxy statement, which will be available in early December.  The record date for Monsanto's 2010 annual meeting of shareowners is Monday, Nov. 29, 2010.

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