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Louis Dreyfus steps up its game on deforestation targets

By Jane Byrne

Commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), has committed to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation of high conservation value for agricultural purposes from all its supply chains by December 2025.

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UK pig industry: Supply chain wide summit needed to tackle crisis

By Jane Byrne

Challenging market conditions, a pig backlog on farms, record pig feed costs and falling pig prices, mean farmers in the UK have been losing around £25 (US$33.7) per pig for nearly a year, according to the UK National Pig Association (NPA).

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AGP to build new soybean processing facility in Nebraska

By Jane Byrne

US agribusiness, Ag Processing Inc, (AGP) is to build a new soybean processing plant near David City, Nebraska, capitalizing on the growing domestic and global demand for soybean meal and soybean oil.

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Viterra to expand US footprint with $1.1bn Gavilon deal

By Jane Byrne

Viterra Limited is to buy Gavilon, a grain and ingredients trading business, supporting its long-term strategy of significantly increasing its presence in the US, an agricultural region where Viterra had a limited sourcing presence.