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Why did Big Ag giant Cargill get $5 billion from Congress?

To my surprise, Cargill showed up on the list of the top 100 companies that dominate federal subsidies along with corporations like Bank of America and the Bank of Ireland. 70 more words

Food Politics

Niton's Scrap Fund, Hot Pancakes Amidst Irrational Exuberance

Foreword

Most of the commodity economics is about shortage: there is a shortage of “something for someone somewhere”, but now it is changing. Economically speaking,  few segments in the entire maritime spectrum still have considerable upside potential when we fully considering their downside risks. 579 more words

Drybulk Shipping

This amazing interactive map is actually saving trees

You might not be able to snoop on your exes in Google maps like you’d like to, but one badass organization has figured out how to use satellite imaging technology to fight deforestation — and it’s actually working. 341 more words

Climate & Energy

Lansing mine earns $26 million more than last year, State says

Stephen Adams and Opal Jessica Bogdan

New York State is paying the salt mine in Lansing roughly $26 million more than last year–a 60 percent increase–for the 2014-2015 season, according to the  559 more words

Multimedia Stories

5 Minnesotans are on Forbes' billionaires list – see how rich they are in 2015

The usual suspects from Minnesota have made it onto the latest of Forbes’ list of world billionaires – but most of them aren’t worth as much as they were a year ago. 280 more words

News

Cargill’s Transportation Innovation: the Unit Train.

Cargill’s great transporation innovation: The Unit Train

Given the chance to cut rail costs by 50% and help farmers get grain to market, Cargill attempted something never done before: obtaining enough grain to fill 115 rail cars. 529 more words

Grain

Cargill's Innovation: Taking a Chance with Corn Milling

Taking a chance with corn milling

Driven by its spirit of innovation and exploration, Cargill goes from corn industry newcomer to preferred supplier.

In May of 1967, Cargill News published a small story reading Oil Leases New Plant. 346 more words

Grain