The US Department of Agriculture is providing $1.7m in funding to support Swine Health Information Center efforts to research and help address the outbreak and spread of African Swine Fever in Vietnam.
Work to build a new feed technology center at the University of Illinois is seeing in-state support from Illinois-based ADM and AGCO, which provided $2.5m in funding and 200,000 bushels of grain storage, respectively.
The Minnesota-based agro-giant, Cargill, announced last week that it was establishing a facility at the University of Illinois’ research park to provide students a place to evaluate and address feed and grain industry challenges.
New technology developed to store, and transport black soldier fly larvae seeks to address producer challenges and help specialize and simplify the production process to increase small and mid-size facilities, says developer.
Perdue AgriBusiness acquires organic, non-GMO oilseed crush, production facilities from the financially troubled specialty producer, Hart AgStrong LLC to expand company production of specialty feed and food ingredients.
The Portuguese government has taken a hardline position against the threatened strike there by truckers’ unions, demanding 50-100% minimum transport services during the work stoppage, a level that would certainly lessen the impacts of any industrial action.