Soybean

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The company logo of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) is seen at its headquarters in Beijing, China, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File [more…]

U.S. grain companies fear harm from new tax law

U.S. grain companies fear harm from new tax law

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: An early wheat crop in the Central Valley in Davis, California, U.S., May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang - File PhotoCHICAGO (Reuters) - The [more…]

Tyson Foods raises stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods raises stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat

Published 08/12/2017

Undated handout photo of the Beyond Meat burger. REUTERS/Beyond Meat/Handout(Reuters) - Tyson Foods (TSN.N), the largest U.S. meat processor, said on Thursday it slightly raised [more…]

Monsanto says Mexico revokes permit to market GMO soy in seven states

Monsanto says Mexico revokes permit to market GMO soy in seven states

Published 24/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Monsanto logo is displayed on a screen where the stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in [more…]

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

Published 19/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his recent trip to Asia in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2017. [more…]

Trump says `only one thing will work` with North Korea

Trump says `only one thing will work` with North Korea

Published 08/10/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said "only one thing will work" in dealing with North Korea after previous administrations had talked to Pyongyang without results. [more…]

South Africa confirms two more cases of H5N8 bird flu on poultry farms

Published 12/07/2017

South Africa's agricultural department confirmed on Wednesday two more outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu have been detected on commercial layer farms in the provinces of Gauteng and Mpumalanga.

[more…]

U.S. proposes cutting total biofuels requirements in 2018

U.S. proposes cutting total biofuels requirements in 2018

Published 06/07/2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

The U.S. government on Wednesday proposed to reduce the volume of biofuel required to be used in gasoline and diesel fuel next year as it signaled the first step toward a potential broader overhaul of its biofuels program.

[more…]

USDA finds abscesses, unidentified material in raw Brazil beef: USDA

USDA finds abscesses, unidentified material in raw Brazil beef: USDA

Published 23/06/2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found repeated import violations in raw Brazilian beef, including abscesses and unidentified foreign material, a top agency official said, explaining reasons for a U.S. ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef.

[more…]