SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MIZELL STEVEN

(Last) (First) (Middle)
800 N. LINDBERGH BLVD.

(Street)
ST. LOUIS MO 63167

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MONSANTO CO /NEW/ [ MON ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Exec. VP Human Resources
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/11/2013
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 01/11/2013 M 6,600 A $70.69 51,762 D
Common Stock 01/11/2013 M 10,600 A $58.71 62,362 D
Common Stock 01/11/2013 M 6,300 A $74.79 68,662 D
Common Stock 01/11/2013 S 23,500 D $100.2097 (1) 45,162 D
Common Stock 01/14/2013 S 670 D $100.31 44,492 D
Common Stock 01/14/2013 M 1,800 A $74.79 46,292 D
Common Stock 01/14/2013 S 1,800 D $100.6221 (2) 44,492 D
Common Stock 4,940 I By 401(k)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (Right to Buy) $70.69 01/11/2013 M 6,600 11/15/2010 (3) 10/26/2019 Common Stock 6,600 $0 34 D
Option (Right to Buy) $58.71 01/11/2013 M 10,600 11/15/2011 (4) 10/25/2020 Common Stock 10,600 $0 10,694 D
Option (Right to Buy) $74.79 01/11/2013 M 6,300 11/15/2012 (5) 10/24/2021 Common Stock 6,300 $0 18,780 D
Option (Right to Buy) $74.79 01/14/2013 M 1,800 11/15/2012 (5) 10/24/2021 Common Stock 1,800 $0 16,980 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This price represents the weighted average sale price for multiple transactions reported on this line. The price of the transactions reported on this line ranged from $100.07 to $100.33. Upon request by the Commission staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, the reporting person will undertake to provide full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
2. This price represents the weighted average sale price for multiple transactions reported on this line. The price of the transactions reported on this line ranged from $100.62 to $100.625. Upon request by the Commission staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, the reporting person will undertake to provide full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
3. One-third of the options become exercisable on November 15, 2010, one-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2011 and the remainder of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2012, subject to the terms and conditions of the Monsanto Company 2005 Long Term Incentive Plan.
4. One-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2011, one-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2012 and the remainder of the options become exercisable on November 15, 2013, subject to the terms and conditions of the Monsanto Company 2005 Long Term Incentive Plan.
5. One-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2012, one-third of the options become exercisable on November 15, 2013 and the remainder of the options become exercisable on November 15, 2014, subject to the terms and conditions of the Monsanto Company 2005 Long Term Incentive Plan.
Remarks:
Jennifer L. Woods, Attorney-in-Fact 01/15/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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