US provides grants and loans to expand meat processing capacity

US provides grants and loans to expand meat processing capacity

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will give small and medium-sized meat processors $73 million in grants to expand capacity and provide more funding through lending programs, Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday. said to The funding is intended to increase competition and stability in the meat industry, which is dominated by a few … Read more

Insurance for Ukrainian grain shipments cut after Russian suspension – source

Insurance for Ukrainian grain shipments cut after Russian suspension - source

LONDON (Reuters) – Insurers are no longer offering new cargo insurance for shipments from Ukraine through the UN-backed secure corridor after Russia stopped participating, industry sources said. an industry source said on Tuesday. An export deal agreed by Russia and Ukraine and brokered by Turkey and the United Nations in July was aimed at alleviating … Read more