General Mills announces restructuring in global supply chain

General Mills has announced restructuring in its global supply chain, impacting its U.S., Brazil, and China operations. Vineland, New Jersey General Mills has made a tentative decision to close its manufacturing facility More »

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Signing of the Global Food Security Act

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released the following statement on S.1252, the Global Food Security Act of 2016, signed by President Obama: “Agriculture’s vital role in our economic success and national security is More »

Damaged global wheat crop used as feed, competes with corn

From the heart of the U.S. farm belt to Colombia, Vietnam and Indonesia, livestock producers are snapping up wheat damaged by bad weather or low in protein, providing pigs and poultry with More »

UK Grains Center of Excellence to Strengthen Kentucky Agriculture

Thanks to funding from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, the University of Kentucky Grains Center of Excellence will help advance Kentucky agriculture for decades. The board awarded the UK College of Agriculture, More »

Grain truckers strike costing US$3.5M a day

Exporting firms claim to be losing growing amounts because of continued nationwide protest. A strike by grain truckers over hauling rates is costing grain exporters daily losses of about US$3.5 million and More »

 

General Mills announces restructuring in global supply chain

General Mills has announced restructuring in its global supply chain, impacting its U.S., Brazil, and China operations. Vineland, New Jersey General Mills has made a tentative decision to close its manufacturing facility in Vineland, New...
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Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Signing of the Global Food Security Act

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released the following statement on S.1252, the Global Food Security Act of 2016, signed by President Obama: “Agriculture’s vital role in our economic success and national security is a bond that...
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Damaged global wheat crop used as feed, competes with corn

From the heart of the U.S. farm belt to Colombia, Vietnam and Indonesia, livestock producers are snapping up wheat damaged by bad weather or low in protein, providing pigs and poultry with grain more often...
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UK Grains Center of Excellence to Strengthen Kentucky Agriculture

Thanks to funding from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, the University of Kentucky Grains Center of Excellence will help advance Kentucky agriculture for decades. The board awarded the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment...
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Grain truckers strike costing US$3.5M a day

Exporting firms claim to be losing growing amounts because of continued nationwide protest. A strike by grain truckers over hauling rates is costing grain exporters daily losses of about US$3.5 million and is keeping 120...
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New Mexico Milling launches

“A newly formed milling company, named New Mexico Milling will begin operations in Farmington, New Mexico in August of 2016“, announced Bryan Ledgerwood, the President and CEO of New Mexico Milling. New Mexico Milling will...
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Disappointing Year for HRW protein levels

As the winter wheat harvest moves north through South Dakota and into North Dakota and Montana, millers hope those states will harvest higher-protein wheat than what was harvested in Southern Plains states this year. U.S....
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UK’s wheat industry enjoys Brexit glow

Pound’s fall since Brexit is another tailwind for British wheat exporters, though it may fade Tim Capey, chief operating officer at the Grain Terminal in Ipswich, a leading UK grain port north east of London,...
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ADM chief says milling, other grain processing meet corporate goals

Over the past two years, Archer Daniels Midland Co. has identified the flavour business and other sectors of the ingredient market as the most promising area for expansion and growth by the company. Still, Chicago-based...
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AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds: eGrain Passport

The Scottish cereals and oilseeds industry is being urged to consider the possibility of an electronic grain passport scheme (eGrain Passport), following an 18-month pilot project funded by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds. The industry has...
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Customised blending of powdered products

IFT Food Expo: contract manufacturer SternMaid America demonstrated expertise At the IFT Food Expo in Chicago, SternMaid America showcased its comprehensive services: besides blending powders, the contract manufacturer offers co-packing, warehousing and logistics on customer...
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Grain merchandiser’s brace for tough year

Low price volatility, ample grain and oilseed inventories, slow farmer selling and an anemic export program suggest elevators are in for a difficult season. U.S. grain merchandisers are beginning the new-crop growing season facing significant...
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Monsanto rejects latest Bayer offer

Monsanto Co. has rejected Bayer Ag’s latest takeover bid, saying its board views the $125-per-share offer as “financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty.” In a brief statement, the St. Louis-based company said it “remains...
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Agriculture: European Commission outlines new support package worth €500 million for European farmers

On 18 July, the European Commission presented a new package of measures worth €500 million from EU funds to support farmers in the face of ongoing market difficulties, particularly on the dairy market. The measures...
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