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Illinois Department of Ag Helps Veterans and Active Military get in to Agriculture

November 10 – The Illinois Department of Agriculture is inviting veterans or current active duty service members to participate in the Homegrown by Heroes program, which is for veterans who are interested in a second career in Illinois’ number one industry, agriculture. The Homegrown by Heroes program allows Illinois farmers, ranchers, fishermen, and producers who…Continue Reading

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ADM, COFCO Sign Agreement to Export Soybeans to China

November 9 – A statement released Thursday says that Archer Daniels Midland Company and the COFCO Group participated in a signing ceremony that was witnessed by President Donald Trump, and President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, on Thursday in Beijing, China. This memorandum of understanding, which was signed by both ADM and…Continue Reading

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ADM to expand sweetener and starch footprint in Western Europe

March 27 – Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has been granted exclusivity in relation to the proposed purchase of Chamtor, a French producer of wheat-based sweeteners and starches.   “After adding to our sweetener and starch capabilities in Eastern Europe, we are continuing to execute our strategy by expanding in…Continue Reading