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11 May 2015
New CEO for Findus Group Southern Europe
EUROPE - Findus Group has announced the appointment of Steven Libermann as CEO of Findus Southern Europe....
06 May 2015
Findus CEO Steps Down
EUROPE - Matthieu Lambeaux, CEO of Findus Southern Europe, has decided to step down from his position to progress with some entrepreneurial ventures outside of the Findus group....
13 April 2015
Quarterly Earnings Increase for Cargill
US - In its latest quarterly report, Cargill's net earnings were up by one-third from the same period last year, with the largest contribution by its Animal Nutrition and Protein business....
03 March 2015
Cherkizovo Sees Profits Rise
RUSSIA - Russian meat and agribusiness Cherkizovo Group saw revenue increase by nine per cent to $1,795.6 million in 2014 from $1,654.9 million in 2013....
09 February 2015
Agrinos Expands Commercial Platform, Reach in India with Rallis
INDIA - Agrinos AS announces an expanded partnership of Agrinos India Pty. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agrinos AS, with Rallis, a subsidiary of TATA Chemicals Limited, for the introduction...
30 January 2015
All-Round Improved Sales for Cherkizovo Group in 2014
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat and feed producer, has announced its operational results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and full year 2014....
09 January 2015
Cargill’s Karnataka Milling Unit to Open in June
INDIA - In order to tap huge potential of maize grown in the stateof Karnataka, Cargill’s milling plant is expected to start operations from June 2015....
Cargill Starts Anniversary Year with Strong Sales Growth
GLOBAL - January 2015 marks the beginning of the 150th year in business for US-based Cargill, with second-quarter earnings up 41 per cent contributing to a seven per cent increase for the first...
29 December 2014
Cargill to Pursue Feed Acquisitions But Not Nutreco
GLOBAL - Cargill says it is no longer pursuing the acquisition of Nutreco. ...
12 December 2014
DuPont Pioneer Announces Powerful Soybean Lineup for 2015
US - DuPont Pioneer has announced its new class of Pioneer® brand T Series soybeans for the North American market. ...
09 December 2014
Voyage to the South Pole on a Tractor - Mission Complete
ANTARCTICA - An engine running for 584 hours, using 650 gallons of fuel has culminated in a successful expedition to the South Pole....
05 December 2014
Nutreco Recommends Takeover Bid
NETHERLANDS - A takeover bid for Dutch based animal and fish feed and poultry company Nutreco is to be recommended to its shareholders....
01 December 2014
John Deere Scores Hat-trick at 2015 SIMA Show
GERMANY - Three innovative John Deere concepts will receive gold and silver innovation awards plus a special mention at the 2015 SIMA show in Paris (February 22-26). ...
26 November 2014
Good Quarter for Cherkizovo Despite Market Volatility
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group demonstrated strong nine-month and third quarter results, according to the company's CEO, despite market and currency volatility. ...
21 November 2014
John Deere 7R Series Tractor Sets New Fluid Efficiency Benchmark
GERMANY - After undergoing the demanding Powermix test at the DLG test centre in Groß-Umstadt (Germany), the John Deere 7310R tractor recently set a new fluid efficiency record for high horsepower...
Agricultural Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available...
31 October 2014
Solid Showing by Miratorg
RUSSIA - Russian meat and agrifood giant, Miratorg, has recorded solid operational results for the first nine months of the year....
30 October 2014
C$2.46 Million Donation to Fund Canadian Feed Research Cente
CANADA - A grand opening ceremony on Friday, 24 October, 2014, recognised Cargill’s animal nutrition business in Western Canada for its C$2.46 million contribution to the Canadian Feed Research...
28 October 2014
MHP Reports Strong Performance Across all Sectors
UKRAINE - Integrated chicken, meat processing and grain company, MHP has reported good performance in the third quarter and first nine months of 2014 despite the economic-political challenges...
23 October 2014
New Director for Agriculture at EU
EU - Christina Borchmann has been appointed as Director of "Audit of agricultural expenditure" in the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development....
21 October 2014
Nutreco Agrees to Offer from SHV
THE NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
16 October 2014
Massey Ferguson: MF 5610 Tractor Journeys to South Pole
Massey Ferguson announced the MF 5610 tractor set to journey to the South Pole in six weeks’ time has successfully completed stringent tests in Iceland....
14 October 2014
CME Group Cuts Workforce by 5 Per Cent
US - As part of its recently announced restructuring, CME Group said it will reduce the company's global workforce this week by roughly 5 percent or about 150 positions. ...
13 October 2014
$1.3 Million Funding Boost for Precision Ag Startup
US - Spensa Technologies Inc., a precision agricultural startup, received $1.3 million from multiple investors and venture programs to further develop an online pest management program, an electronic...
09 October 2014
Soil Management Added to BPEX Pig App
UK - Four new video clips on soil management for outdoor pig units have been added to the BPEX Practical Pig App and website....
08 October 2014
Quarterly Earnings Down for Cargill
US - Cargill has reported earnings down sharply for the latest quarter but its animal nutrition group reported a moderate increase and the meat division performed strongly, according to the company's...
07 October 2014
RCF Scouting for Partner to Build Plant in Iran
INDIA - Indian government owned fertilizers company, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers Ltd (RCF) have said that it is looking for partners to build $800 million fertilizers plant in Iran....
03 October 2014
Cargill to Open Corn Milling Unit in Karnataka
INDIA - In order to increase its presence in India, US based Cargill’s Indian arm is setting up a corn milling unit in Davenagere, Karnataka....
02 October 2014
Calculator Can Help Soybean Farmers with Seed Decisions
US - Growing identity-preserved (IP) soybeans is one option for additional profit opportunities, but the costs can seem overwhelming to farmers thinking about getting started....
22 September 2014
McDonald's: Sustainability is Job #1, #2 and #3
ANALYSIS - McDonald's sustainability efforts focus on verifiable sustainable coffee, fish, fiber, palm oil and beef with "beef being Priority Number One, Two and Three."...
 
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