John Reidy is digital media editor of World-Grain.com, covering the grain, milling and feed industries. He is a 1992 graduate of Creighton University with a degree in journalism and public relations. He spent 25 years in newspapers as a reporter and editor and has been an editor in the grain industry since 2019.
Expanding its oilseeds network, Cargill has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Owensboro Grain Co. LLC, a fifth-generation, family-owned soybean processing facility and refinery located in Owensboro, Ky.
A $10 million donation by Cargill to World Food Program (WFP) USA in support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s response to global hunger, magnified by the war in Ukraine and disruption of the global grain supply, is the company’s largest-ever donation to the organization.