November 26, 2015

26/11/2015: More from the Oilseed & Grain newsroom

Syngenta rejects US$42 billion takeover offer from China’s ChemChina
The world’s largest agrichemical company has rejected a US$42 billion takeover bid offered by China’s state-owned China National Chemical Co. due to regulatory concerns, reports Bloomberg.
United Cooperative acquires four Wisconsin ADM sites
Wisconsin-based United Cooperative has acquired four grain and agronomy sites from ADM for an undisclosed amount.
Image: Matthias Ott
As harvest wraps up, USDA raises soybean and corn crop results
As the US harvests come to a close, the USDA has raised its soybean and corn crop expectations in its latest update issued November 10.

Saudi Arabia the largest new wheat buyer in global market
Saudi Arabia once exported 4.1 million tons of wheat to neighbouring countries, but 2016 will be the first year that it will entirely depend on imports as its aquifers run dry.

Syngenta and DSM Partner to address microbial-based Ag solution
Syngenta and DSM to jointly develop and commercialise biological solutions for agriculture – may be one of many upcoming partnerships in the crop protection sector.

Ukraine to harvest largest winter wheat crop in 25 years
Ukraine is set to harvest its largest winter wheat crop in 25 years for the 2015/16 marketing season, but the next wheat crop might not fare so well.
Image: Memphis CVB
Wheat growers take action to revive wheat industry
Compared to other crops, wheat is seeing decreasing profitability, more intense global competition, an absence of productivity advances, and backlash from consumers who are eliminating wheat-based foods from their diets.

Wilmar International reports 39 percent jump in oilseed and grains profits
Wilmar International Limited reported on November 11 that its Oilseeds and Grains business saw a year on year jump in third quarter pretax profits of 39 percent, reaching US$243.6 million.

Events and courses

The 5th Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will bring together the global feed and food chain in Antalya, Turkey, on 18—20 April 2016.
Oilseed Congress promises unique sector insight, networking
The only industry event that addresses the key challenges and opportunities facing the oilseed trade in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
February 9-10, 2016, Barcelona

Visit the Oilseed Congress site HERE.  

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