Agriculture

Bunge and Viterra Offer Concessions to Seek EU Approval for $34 Billion Merger

U.S. grains merchant Bunge BG.N and Glencore-backed GLEN.L Viterra have offered concessions aimed at winning EU antitrust approval for their $34 billion merger, the European Commission website showed on Friday. The companies announced their merger a year ago, in a challenge to global giants Archer-Daniels-Midland ADM.N and Cargill CARG.UL. The European Commission, which did not […]

Michigan’s Proactive Bird Flu Response Stirs COVID-Era Concerns Among Dairy Farmers

Michigan’s nation-leading efforts to stop the spread of bird flu are sparking concerns among some dairy farmers, who fear the added costs and restrictions will harm their livelihoods and rural communities. The government’s measures, which include tracking who comes and goes from farms, are rekindling unwanted memories of the COVID-19 pandemic in small towns across […]

Russia Surpasses Canada as Top Pea Exporter to China

According to Russia’s Union of Grain Exporters, Russia has become the top exporter of peas to China, accounting for almost half of the country’s total imports and overtaking Canada in less than two years after gaining access to the $1 billion market. The union’s data shows that in the 2023/24 agricultural season, Russia exported 1.13 […]

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