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Mitigating risks in the soy supply chain

By Jane Byrne

BioMar recently asked commodity supply chains risk assessment provider, NEPCon, to scrutinize its soy value chain in Brazil, as part of the Danish company’s source-to-market rating process of its raw material portfolio – Sustainable Solutions Steering.

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Summer months bring expansions, changes for feed industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Summer has not been a quiet season for many companies and organizations in the animal feed and agricultural industries. Several have seen the arrival of new faces, while a few others have said farewell to longtime employees.

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Traders, farmers fined over links to deforestation in Cerrado

By Jane Byrne

Five traders and multiple soy farmers have been penalized to the tune of 105.7 million reais (US $29 million) in total for soybean cultivation and purchasing that is connected to illegal deforestation, the Brazilian environmental authorities reported...

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Land use tool aimed at sustainable expansion of Brazilian soy farming

By Jane Byrne

Technology is allowing producers a way to find already cleared land to grow soybeans sustainably in Brazil’s Cerrado and Amazon regions, keeping forests intact while maximizing economic returns, says a major soy trader and an environmental organization....

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Challenging fourth quarter for Bunge

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Bunge reports drops in net income and segment earnings for the end of 2017 stemming, in part, lower soy crush margins.