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TYSON FOODS TARGETS 2050 TO ACHIEVE NET ZERO GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Tyson Foods has set a goal to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its global operations and supply chain by 2050, including scopes. Tyson Foods is the first U.S.-based protein company to have an emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi). “At Tyson Foods, we believe progress requires accountability and Continue Reading
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CARGILL CEO SAYS PLANT-BASED WILL ‘CANNIBALIZE’ PROTEIN BUSINESS

Cargill CEO Dave MacLennan has said that his company is preparing for a big shake-up in its business over the next few years, as consumer demand for the new generation of plant-based protein products eats into market share for meat from slaughtered animals. “Our analysis is that in […] three to four years, plant-based will be perhaps 10% […]Continue Reading
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SENATORS PROPOSE LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR SMALL FARMERS

The Agriculture Department would offer small farmers one-time loan forgiveness of up to $250,000 under legislation announced by five Democratic senators on Thursday. Lead sponsor Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said she would try to include debt relief in the upcoming infrastructure bill “to make certain our farmers are not left behind.” The proposal comes three months Continue Reading
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LAWMAKERS ASK FOR $200 BILLION FOR USDA CLIMATE WORK

A $200 billion increase would be the equivalent of all the funding in the 2018 farm bill for crop subsidies, land stewardship, crop insurance, research, and rural development. Thirty Democrats in the House and Senate called on Thursday for “a substantial investment in farmers, ranchers, and rural communities as part of the climate solution.” Their letter […]Continue Reading
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UNICANE INDUSTRIES EXPANDS TO EXPORT ETHANOL

Unicane Industries Limited, Nigeria’s foremost ethanol producer has announced the completion of the second phase of its plant expansion in Lokoja, Kogi State, making the manufacturer the largest ethanol producer on the African continent whilst boosting national sufficiency and export of Extra Neutral Alcohol (ENA) in Nigeria. The plant expansion which was completed on Continue Reading