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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...

2008-09-19 15:00:28

By Anonymous The Missouri Agribusiness Academy gave participants a look at the future of agriculture last week with tours of agriculture related business across the state, including three in the Midland Empire. The members toured Triumph Foods and Prime Tanning in St. Joseph, Shatto Milk Company near Osborn, Mo., the Kansas City Board of Trade, Hunt Midwest Enterprises, The Duff Company, American Hereford Association, American Royal, Ford Claycomo Assembly Plant and Mid- Missouri Energy...

2008-06-18 12:00:30

Fitch Ratings believes that U.S. packaged food and agribusiness companies face increased risk of credit deterioration as commodity prices soar, according to a special report. 'No company that operates along the food chain is immune from or hasn't felt the effects of high agricultural commodity costs,' said Wesley Moultrie, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings. 'Additionally, energy prices are also pressuring the operating segments of these companies.' The agribusiness segment is...


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