Mosaic

A Plymouth-based company that produces and distributes concentrated phosphate and potash, crop nutrition products and feed ingredients.

Business
October 1, 2015

Feds reach nearly $2B settlement in suit with fertilizer maker Mosaic

The company has been in talks with federal regulators for a decade about waste handling at Florida, Louisiana sites.
Business
September 23, 2015

Mosaic shares dip again following production cut

Farmers pull back, and fertilizer companies feel it.
Business
May 4, 2015

Mosaic results lifted by higher prices

The Mosaic Co. said Thursday its first-quarter profit rose 35 percent, helped by tax gains and higher prices for the two major commodities it sells,…
Business
April 6, 2015
Mosaic CEO Jim Prokopanko in his Plymouth, Minn. headquarters.

CEO Pay Watch: Jim Prokopanko, Mosaic Co.

CEO Pay Watch Mosaic Co.James Prokopanko, president and CEOTotal compensation: $15,916,260 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $1,200,000Non-equity incentive pay: $2,203,200Other compensation: $817,037Exercised stock…
Business
October 31, 2014

Mosaic forecasts more fertilizer gains despite growing cost pressures on farmers

Shipments for both phosphates and potash grew in the third quarter, the company said.
Business
September 30, 2014

Mosaic to cut phosphate fertilizer production

Mosaic Co. on Tuesday said it will cut phosphate fertilizer production, a move that will result in lower operating rates at the company's mines and…
Business
July 31, 2014

Mosaic's Prokopanko returning after medical leave

Jim Prokopanko had been on leave for cancer treatment.
Business
July 30, 2014

Cargill buys Michigan salt mine, plant from Mosaic

Cargill Inc. said Wednesday that it acquired a Michigan mine and production facility that it will use for salt from Mosaic Co., its former fertilizer…
Business
May 7, 2014

Mosaic unveils 500 job cuts after 1Q profit declines

With the global fertilizer business in the dumps, Mosaic Co. said Tuesday that it is cutting more than 500 jobs globally, including about 50 at…
Business
April 16, 2014

Mosaic to acquire ADM's fertilizer unit in South America

Plymouth-based Mosaic Co. has agreed to buy Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for $350 million. The deal is expected…
Business
November 5, 2013

Mosaic's profit falls as price pressure builds

Mosaic Co., the fertilizer giant whose business was upended this summer by melodrama among Eastern European competitors, reported a 70 percent decline in third-quarter profit…
Mosaic expands in Florida
October 29, 2013

Mosaic buys Florida phosphate business for $1.4 billion

Plymouth firm gets a 22,000-acre phosphate mine and processing plant close to another mine it is building southeast of Tampa Bay.
Business
August 22, 2013

CEO Pay Watch: Mosaic's James Prokopanko, $6.7 million

CEO Pay Watch Mosaic Co. Jim Prokopanko, president, CEO   Total compensation: $6,718,926 for the year ended May 31 Salary: $1,116,667 Non-equity incentive pay:…
Business
August 8, 2013

Schafer: Markets matter, even when a cartel is involved

It is refreshing to hear a CEO of a major publicly held company talk openly about making big money operating in a cartel, in this…
Business
July 30, 2013

Potash cartel collapse sends Mosaic shares down 17%

The collapse of a Russian cartel sent potash prices plunging; Mosaic's CFO says investor perceptions have been "upended."
Executive Compensation Report
July 29, 2013

Minnesota CEO pay: Lots of options

Minnesota's top CEOs cashed in far more stock options in 2012 than they did the year before, boosting median total pay 2.6 percent.
Business
July 16, 2013

Mosaic's profit falls as fertilizer prices drop

With prices low and near-term demand rather slack, the company plans to cut potash production somewhat.
Business
May 13, 2013

Mosaic prepares for stock buybacks

Besides purchasing shares from public stockholders, the company also could buy shares from the Cargill family charitable trusts.
Business
April 16, 2013

Mosaic earnings edge up slightly

The second quarter for the Plymouth fertilizer producer was a mixed bag, with sales down from a year ago.
Business
April 16, 2013
Resort Course in Central Florida

Mosaic: From phosphate to fairways

Why is Mosaic building a golf resort in Florida? It's a way to give new life to an old mining site.
Business
April 16, 2013

Mosaic settles collusion claim

It will pay $43.75 million, admit no wrongdoing to end litigation.
Business
March 29, 2013
Mosaic CEO Jim Prokopanko

Mosaic earnings jump 26 percent

The fertilizer producer's third-quarter revenue was up 2 percent from a year earlier.
Business
March 21, 2013

Mosaic invests in Saudi fertilizer venture

It will put $1 billion into a joint venture with two Saudi Arabian firms to mine phosphate and produce fertilizer in the Mideast nation.
Business
March 21, 2013

Medtronic, 3M, Mosaic, St. Jude Medical among those growing offshore stash

The combined profit holdings parked offshore by the four Minnesota companies increased nearly 25% last year.
Business
March 21, 2013

Rainfall and demand fall short, along with Mosaic earnings

Fertilizer maker was battered by conditions around the world.