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2014-10-21 12:22:05

AMMON, Idaho, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the next winter season quickly approaches, the City of Ammon, Idaho is turning to liquids and anti-icing to help stay one step ahead of the snow and ice to come. To make sure they are prepared, the city has purchased a new brine maker and is gearing up their equipment and crew for what could be another long and snowy season. The system they purchased, the AccuBatch(®) brine maker, is manufactured by Cargill Deicing Technology. Capable...

2014-10-17 16:21:54

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 18, 2014, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 4, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060331/MOSAICLOGO The declaration and payment of any future dividends is subject to approval by Mosaic's Board of Directors....

2014-10-14 08:35:15

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From North Vancouver to Baie Comeau, Cargill employees have been tirelessly planning activities around the upcoming UN World Food Day on October 16 to help raise awareness amongst employees and their communities about the realities of lingering food insecurity in Canada. Ensuring everyone has access to safe and nutritious food has been a long-time goal of Cargill's, but for too long the perception has remained that Canada is a...

2014-10-09 23:02:42

Demand for Healthier Soybean Oil Continues to Grow Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 DuPont Pioneer and Cargill announced today that they will work with farmers near Cargill’s facility in Sidney, Ohio, to grow Pioneer® brand soybeans with the Plenish® high oleic trait in 2015. Cargill will contract with soybean farmers in the Sidney, Ohio, area to grow Plenish® high oleic soybeans that will be delivered to a participating elevator or directly to Cargill for...

2014-10-07 16:28:24

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Cargill are investing U.S. $2.5 million to strengthen and expand the successful Cargill Coop Academy in Cote d'Ivoire to provide greater access to advanced business skills training for over 300 cocoa cooperative leaders. The Cargill Coop Academy, established in 2013, was the first of its kind in the cocoa sector and remains unique in providing cooperative leaders with the management skills to improve...

2014-10-07 08:32:36

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today reported net earnings of $425 million in the fiscal 2015 first quarter ended Aug. 31, down 26 percent from $571 million in the year-ago period. Revenues in the first three months totaled $33.3 billion, a 2 percent change from last year's $33.8 billion. "Although Cargill's first quarter was not as strong as last year, we had several areas of good performance and are optimistic about the opportunities ahead," said David MacLennan,...

2014-10-06 20:23:23

Research highlights changing attitudes about fats and oils MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At least 98 percent of consumers have now heard of omega-3 oils. An increasing number are more likely to purchase products containing ALA, EPA or DHA omega-3 oils. This is according to Cargill's Fatitudes(TM) research, which provides a look at how consumers perceive a variety of oils and fats in packaged goods. "The Fatitudes research will help our customers better understand...

2014-10-06 12:30:47

Joe Stone promoted to co-lead Cargill Animal Nutrition, the company's global compound and premix animal feed business MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced that Sarena Lin has been named president of the the company's global compound feed business unit. Lin was formerly corporate vice president and head of Strategy and Business Development at Cargill. Lin replaces Joe Stone, who served as president of the compound feed business unit for the last six years...

2014-10-01 08:24:44

Throughout October 2014, Mosaic is recognizing the contributions of its 8,900 global employees and supporting neighbors in select operating communities through one-time $10,000 gifts PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first decade, The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) and its 8,900 global employees have helped the world grow the food it needs--by mining, manufacturing and delivering nearly 150 million finished phosphate and potash product tonnes to customers and farmers in...

2014-09-30 08:25:03

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced that it is reducing phosphate fertilizer production, primarily because of high sulfur and ammonia prices. This curtailment will result in lower operating rates at Mosaic's mines and concentrates plants, but is not expected to result in employee layoffs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060331/MOSAICLOGO "Phosphate raw material input costs are disconnected from fundamental agricultural...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.