June 15, 2016

15/06/2016: Oilseed & Grain news

Cargill opens new feed plant in Vietnam
Cargill continues to expand in Vietnam with the opening of its newest animal feed facility that will have an annual capacity of 66,000 tons.

Russia expecting largest grain harvest on record
Russia’s total grain harvest could reach 109.3 million tons, surpassing the previous record of 108.2 million tons set in 2008.

DuPont, Arcadia successfully field trial high-value safflower oil
DuPont Pioneer and Arcadia Biosciences have completed successful field trials of a safflower plant that is high in ARA, a fatty acid that is critical to the healthy neural and visual development in infants.
       
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Safflower (Image: CGWF)
Olam acquires full ownership of Acacia Investments
Full ownership of Acacia will offer Olam significant presence in the edible oil refining and distribution space in East Africa.

Russian wheat aphid found in Australia for first time
An investigation has been launched to determine the source of the pest that is now threatening South Australia’s $1.6 billion grain industry.

Mozambique expanding state owned grain infrastructure
The country is investing $55 million to expand storage capacity and to establish a new grain terminal in the northern port of Nacala.

Special white paper: Business growth for grain originators: weighing risk vs. reward
Grain origination companies must weigh many factors when considering the future of their businesses. For many operators, however, whether to take on additional risk to capture market opportunities is no small decision, and it evokes a number of questions.

Course:
A practical "hands-on" short course on 'Aquaculture feed extrusion, nutrition, & feed management' at Texas A&M University, August 21-26, 2016
 

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