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Technology doesn’t baffle farmers, say experts

By Richard Whitehead

Are farmers baffled by blockchain and dissuaded by data? Do they get fed up with feed apps and antagonized by algorithms. No, say industry tech experts, that may be the perception but the reality is far more nuanced.

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Cargill Q3 sees net income rise, challenges from ASF, market uncertainty

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

African swine fever hampered animal feed sales and soy crush operations, and trade disruptions and uncertainty created challenges across the company even as cost-cutting measures boosted quarterly net earnings, according to Cargill’s third-quarter results.

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Coceral sees significant increase in EU grain production for 2019

By Jane Byrne

In its first forecast for the 2019 crop, Coceral, the trade group representing the representing EU trade in cereals, rice, feedstuffs, oilseeds, olive oil, oils and fats and agrosupply, projects the EU total grain crop at 298.5 million tons.