Patrick McKiernan

Business

Agribusiness Giant Cargill Lifts Bet on Plant-Protein Craze

Cargill peas Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg News

Cargill Inc., one of the world’s biggest agricultural companies, plans to spend an additional $75 million to expand in pea protein in the U.S. as traditional meat producers continue a shift to alternatives.

Patrick McKiernan | Bloomberg News
August 28, 2019
Business, Logistics

Midwest Deluge Spurs Cut in US Estimate for Soybean Acreage

Soybeans Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The spring deluge in the Midwest and Great Plains spurred a cut in the U.S. forecast for soybean acreage, a bigger reduction than analysts expected.

Patrick McKiernan | Bloomberg News
June 28, 2019