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2012-06-26 10:28:04

BOSTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With unmatched passion and commitment to helping people understand the path from farm gate to the consumer plate, keynote speaker Michele Payn-Knoper will inspire the audience to build connected communities in the industry at the debut of the Women in Agribusiness Summit (www.WomeninAg.com) in New Orleans, Sept. 16-17. Under the direction of Frances Pratt, co-chairwoman and event director from conference host HighQuest Partners, a globally-recognized...

2012-03-27 06:24:05

BOSTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Listening to industry experts and customers alike, HighQuest Partners LLC (www.highquestpartners.com), a globally-recognized strategic advisory and management consulting firm serving the food, agriculture and biofuels sectors, has announced the first and foremost Women in Agribusiness Summit (www.WomenInAg.com), to be held in New Orleans, Sept. 16-17, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency. Leading experts from the agribusiness and food sectors will present at...

2012-03-09 09:00:00

Large multinational companies are increasingly getting in on the agribusiness act. These corporations are encouraging vertical integration in the industry and are actively boosting the industry's profitability as a whole. Over the five years to 2012, the agribusiness industry has experienced increasing interest in biofuel, strong growth in the number of free-trade agreements signed by the federal government and a rise in the prevalence of genetically modified seeds. For these reasons,...

2012-02-02 07:00:00

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Pacific Flavors, a leading developer and manufacturer of natural and organic-compliant fruit flavors, announces a strategic capital investment by Asia's leading agribusiness group, Wilmar International Limited. Blue Pacific Flavors joins Wilmar International Limited's group of associated companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/LA46511LOGO) Blue Pacific Flavors will maintain all domestic production of flavors...

2011-12-13 17:00:00

During the 2011/12 season, Ukraine has gathered a remarkable grains harvest, which seems to possibly match the size of the bumper 2008/09 crop. On the back of this year's success, Ukraine has removed export duties on wheat and corn, which should encourage activity on the export markets. New market research report âœUkraine Agribusiness Report Q1 2012â prepared by Business Monitor International has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London,...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

Advanced Data Storage, the leading off-site records management facility in Kern County and Tejon Ranch, the largest landowner in California and a diversified real estate development and agribusiness company, have agreed to link their records management systems which will provide a seamless management of the Tejon Ranch corporate records. Advanced Data Storage uses the OâNeil Software RS-SQL® product suite, while Tejon Ranch uses Iron Mountainâs Accutrac...

2011-11-03 21:42:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Katia Abreu, president of the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock, proposed today an agenda for partnership between Brazil and the US to increase food and fuel production and put an end to trade barriers in order to deal with the growing world demands in both sectors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111103/SF00148) According to Abreu, investments in technology alone can make Brazil's agricultural production...

2011-08-30 06:32:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers in North Carolina will be growing another profitable crop this fall, thanks to a partnership by Perdue AgriBusiness and Winston-Salem-based Technology Crops International (TCI). Known as HEAR (high erucic acid rapeseed), the crop looks identical to canola, but the oil it produces has a different composition and multiple end-use applications, especially industrial uses. Grown in trials in North Carolina for more than three years,...

2011-04-13 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The widespread use of illegal foreign labor by large agribusinesses results in huge profits for corporate farms, while consumers continue to see rising prices at the supermarket checkout, finds a new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). The report, Illegal Immigration and Agribusiness: The Effects on the Agricultural Industry of Converting to a Legal Workforce, debunks the claims made by the corporate...

2011-03-07 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha, today announced it is expanding operations into India and has named Subhas Pattnaik as director of operations for the market. Subhas formerly led operations for Mission New Energy in India where he managed the rollout and operations of the largest Jatropha plantation acreage in the world spanning more than 200,000 acres, 124,000 farmers...