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2010-10-15 15:03:00

SALISBURY, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionol Clearfield, LLC and Perdue BioEnergy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Perdue AgriBusiness Incorporated, have entered into an agreement to have Perdue supply feedstock and sell co-products for Bionol's 110 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Under the terms of the agreement, Perdue BioEnergy will supply approximately 40 million bushels of corn as feedstock for the Clearfield plant. Perdue plans to purchase as much...

2010-09-22 13:28:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Kincannon & Reed, a leading global executive search firm focused on the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors, today announced the promotion of Jon Leafstedt to Managing Partner. In his new role, Leafstedt will focus on expanding the firm's client base in North America and its global marketing strategies. He will continue to be responsible for senior-level executive searches in all areas of the business with particular emphasis in...

2010-09-22 12:21:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank, a leading bank to the global food and agriculture industry, is announced as a sponsor and the Official Agribusiness Bank of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The 2010 Games will feature eight world championships in equestrian sport and are being held for the first time in the United States from September 25-October 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. "We are pleased to have Rabobank join our family of sponsors,"...

2010-02-01 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As financial markets recover, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in U.S. food and agriculture are likely to build in 2010, according to a new Rabobank report. However, antitrust issues are likely to drive companies to look for opportunities in adjacent sectors. In August, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the USDA announced they would hold a series of public workshops to explore competition issues in the U.S. agricultural industry. These workshops, which...

2009-11-11 09:00:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This new Agribusiness division will focus on crop insurance as well as farm and livestock insurance. Chuck Gabel, Divisional Vice President of International Excess Agribusiness, has specialized in crop insurance and farm insurance for 20+ years. Chuck was born and raised on a dairy and grain farm in Northwest, Ohio. Chuck later took over and grew the family farm operation, while at the same time sitting on the board of a local farmer's mutual insurance...

2009-11-10 15:52:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced two management appointments that will become effective January 1, 2010. Carl Hausmann, CEO, Bunge North America, will assume the newly created role of Managing Director, Global Government and Corporate Affairs. In this capacity, Mr. Hausmann will coordinate Bunge's government affairs, corporate sustainability and community relations on a global level. "Government relations and corporate...

2009-03-09 11:14:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced that Mark Haden, Director of Investor Relations, will address the 14th Annual Global Ag Productivity Conference in London on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at 9:50 a.m. GMT/ 5:50 a.m. EDT. The presentation will not be webcast but slides will be available in the investor information section of www.bunge.com. About Bunge Limited Bunge Limited (www.Bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global...

2009-02-09 09:40:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced that Jacqualyn Fouse, CFO, will address the Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Agricultural Biotech Forum in New York City on Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at 3:10 p.m. EST. The presentation will be webcast live on Bunge.com. Webcast Information To listen to the webcast, select "Investor Information" on the Bunge homepage, then click on "Webcasts and News Alerts". To access the replay, archived in...

2008-12-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- For members of the news media, Rabobank will host a webcast from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Eastern) Dec. 18 to present its newly published 2009 North American Food & Agribusiness Outlook. The annual Outlook is compiled by Rabobank's North American Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) group, who will provide analysis and insight into key topics affecting North America's agriculture industry in 2009. To enroll in the webcast, go to:...

2008-12-05 08:33:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute recently presented ATA Chairman Charles "Shorty" Whittington with its first-ever Agricultural Transportation Leadership Award to recognize Whittington's 30 years of commitment to the agricultural and trucking industries. The Agricultural Transportation Leadership Award was designed to honor an industry official who demonstrates exemplary leadership in the commercial agricultural transportation...