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Certain statements contained in this presentation are "forward-looking statements," such as statements concerning the company's anticipated financial results, current and future product performance, regulatory approvals, business and financial plans and other non-historical facts. These statements are based on current expectations and currently available information. However, since these statements are based on factors that involve risks and uncertainties, the company's actual performance and results may differ materially from those described or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, among others: continued competition in seeds, traits and agricultural chemicals; the company's exposure to various contingencies, including those related to intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance and the speed with which approvals are received, and public acceptance of biotechnology products; the success of the company's research and development activities; the outcomes of major lawsuits and the previously announced SEC investigation; developments related to foreign currencies and economies; successful operation of recent acquisitions; fluctuations in commodity prices; compliance with regulations affecting our manufacturing; the accuracy of the company's estimates related to distribution inventory levels; the company's ability to fund its short-term financing needs and to obtain payment for the products that it sells; the effect of weather conditions, natural disasters and accidents on the agriculture business or the company's facilities; and other risks and factors detailed in the company's most recent periodic report to the SEC. Undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements, which are current only as of the date of this presentation. The company disclaims any current intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements or any of the factors that may affect actual results.

This information is for educational purposes only and is not an offer to sell Roundup Xtend™, XtendiMax™, Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ or Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™. These products are not yet registered or approved for sale or use anywhere in the United States.

Commercialization is dependent on multiple factors, including successful conclusion of the regulatory process. The information presented herein is provided for educational purposes only, and is not and shall not be construed as an offer to sell, or a recommendation to use, any unregistered pesticide for any purpose whatsoever. It is a violation of federal law to promote or offer to sell an unregistered pesticide.

Genuity® Roundup Ready® Alfalfa seed is available for sale and distribution by authorized Seed Companies or their dealers for use in the United States only. This seed may not be planted outside of the United States, or for the production of seed, or sprouts.

Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. This product has been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. Do not export Genuity® Roundup Ready® Alfalfa seed or crop, including hay or hay products, to China pending import approval. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Biotechnology Industry Organization.

B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your Monsanto representative for the registration status in your state.

IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: Genuity® RIB Complete® corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. Genuity® SmartStax® RIB Complete®, Genuity® VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®, and Genuity® VT Triple PRO® RIB Complete® corn are blended seed corn products. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements.

Insect control technology provided by Vip3A is utilized under license from Syngenta Crop Protection AG.

For more information regarding the intellectual property protection for the seed products identified in this publication, please see www.asgrowanddekalb.com. Roundup Technology® includes Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicide technologies. Growers may utilize the natural refuge option for varieties containing the Bollgard II® trait in the following states: AL, AR, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MS, MO, NC, OK, SC, TN, VA, and most of Texas (excluding the Texas counties of Brewster, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Loving, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Terrell, Val Verde, Ward and Winkler). The natural refuge option does not apply to Bollgard II cotton grown in areas where pink bollworm is a pest, including CA, AZ, NM, and the above listed Texas counties. It also remains ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready® crops contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Degree®, TripleFLEX® Herbicide and Warrant® Herbicide are not registered in all states. Degree®, TripleFLEX® Herbicide and Warrant® Herbicide may be subject to use restrictions in some states. Degree Xtra® is a restricted use pesticide and is not registered in all states. The distribution, sale, or use of an unregistered pesticide is a violation of federal and/or state law and is strictly prohibited. Check with your local Monsanto dealer or representative for the product registration status in your state. Acceleron and Design®, Acceleron®, agAhead™, agSeedSelect™, Asgrow and Design™, Asgrow and the A Design®, Asgrow®, Bollgard and Design®, Bollgard II and Design®, Bollgard II®, Bollgard®, Degree Xtra®, Degree®, DEKALB and Design®, DEKALB Strong Roots. Strong Yields. Design®, DEKALB Wingwear and Design®, DEKALB®, DroughtGard®, Fieldscripts & Design®, FieldScripts®, Genuity Design®, Genuity Icons, Genuity®, Ground Breakers®, Processor Preferred and Design®, Processor Preferred®, Respect the Refuge and Cotton Design®, RIB Complete and Design®, RIB Complete®, Roundup and Design®, Roundup Ready 2 Technology and Design®, Roundup Ready 2 Yield®, Roundup Ready PLUS®, Roundup Ready®, Roundup Technology®, Roundup WeatherMAX®, Roundup Xtend™, Roundup®, Silage Proven and Design®, Silage Proven and Design™, SmartStax and Design®, SmartStax®, Strong Roots. Strong Yields.®, TripleFLEX®, Vistive®, VT Double PRO®, VT Triple PRO®, Warrant®, When Performance Counts®, Winged Ear Design™, XtendiMax™ and YieldGard® are trademarks of Monsanto Technology LLC. Deltapine® is a registered trademark of Monsanto Company. LibertyLink and the Water Droplet Design®, LibertyLink®, Poncho® and VOTiVO® are registered trademarks of Bayer. Herculex® is a registered trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC. Headline AMP® and Headline® are registered trademarks of BASF Corporation. Respect the Refuge and Corn Design® and Respect the Refuge® are registered trademarks of National Corn Growers Association. Commercialization dependent on multiple factors, including successful conclusion of the regulatory process. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Seminis® is a registered trademark of Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc. 20/20® and Precision Planting® are registered trademarks of Precision Planting LLC ©2013 Monsanto Company.

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