Big Win! Monsanto Reports $156 Million Loss in Q4 as Farmers Abandon GM Crops

Posted by on October 12, 2014 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 2 Comments
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Christina Sarich | Naturalsociety | Oct 10th 2014

Monsanto moneyHave you invested in Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million? It might be time to pull out since the company just reported over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter.

“For the quarter ended Aug. 31, Monsanto reported a loss of $156 million, or 31 cents per share, compared with a loss of $249 million, or 47 cents per share, in the same period last year.”

It’s a tough time for biotech, and thank goodness. Monsanto’s losses were attributed to farmers in major agricultural zones favoring soy over GMO corn because of falling crop prices – largely caused by Syngenta’s release of MIR162 corn, which has been completely refused by Chinese officials repeatedly – which have depressed both local and foreign corn bushel prices.


There is a looming $1 billion dollar class action lawsuit Syngenta will face, currently pending in three states over the release of AGRISURE VIPTERA® 4. All three class action suits were filed this past week in Federal Courts by U.S. farmers.

Syngenta also just happens to be the company that has covered up the true toxicity of Atrazine, and the company has been sued in six different states to clean up more than 1000 water systems in six states where the herbicide has been found polluting rivers, streams, and lakes.

Soybeans sales are still around $200 million, doubled from previous years, but they account for a much lower market share than the GMO corn products which Monsanto sells and promotes for use with their toxic herbicide, RoundUp.

Adjusted losses for the biotech bully come to 27 cents a share, three cents worse than estimates.

While it would have been nice to take down this Agri Business giant for different reasons, it seems the company’s partner in crime, Syngenta, is doing the work of dismantling the GMO paradigm for us.

In the last two years, Monsanto has reported huge losses, so we must be doing something right. If this trend continues, and it should if we continue the good fight, then we can all hope to see the GMO Empire crumble in due time. Continue raising awareness and purchasing non-GMO, organic foods. Voice your words with your dollar.

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  1. patriciaptursi@gmail.com' Patricia Tursi says:

    Someone needs to tell Hillary she’s betting on the wrong horse. As Keynote speaker at the International Bio Convention, she said that anyone who questioned the safety of GMOs were “ignorant”. Also bragged about spreading GMO seeds all over Africa by avoiding using the term genetic engineering & calling them drought resistant. Instead of choosing the lesser of two evils (there isn’t any), we need to vote for the person who cares about the planet and about our health. That may mean your candidate doesn’t win, but we must send the message that we won’t tolerate this selfish support of deadly farming and allow coporations to determine our rule of law!

  2. teresajoy@rocketmail.com' bumpercrop says:

    Hilary Clinton is straight up New World Order. As far as voting for a candidate that is independent and is not a willing slave for the NWO, I can not think of one single person. Can you? Both parties are completely infiltrated and corrupted, sad but true. This article did not mention the big loss of the Russian market. This past Spring Russia also announced the rejection of US GMO foods. Russia will not import GMO products, the country’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and resources to produce organic food.

    Moscow has no reason to encourage the production of genetically modified products or import them into the country, Medvedev told a congress of deputies from rural settlements.

    “If the Americans like to eat GMO products, let them eat it then. We don’t need to do that; we have enough space and opportunities to produce organic food,” he said.
    How ironic, we were brought up to believe we were the free people of the world, and now look. I also read that US grain prices had taken a big hit. I wonder how this will effect our already ailing economy? This is what happens when more and more countries reject our exported grains.
    http://online.wsj.com/articles/u-s-corn-stockpiles-rise-after-sharp-increase-in-output-1412093706

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