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ADM Oilseeds Plant in Missouri to Expand Storage Capacity

10/01/2015
Local farmers to benefit from increased capacity, more efficient operations in Deerfield, MissouriDEERFIELD, Mo., Oct. 1, 2015—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced that it is investing to create an additional 2.5 million bushels of soybean storage at the company’s Deerfield, Missouri, processing plant.

“Our local farmer suppliers are a vital part of our business in Deerfield, and we hope that they will be as excited as we are about expanding our bean storage capacity here,” said Tim Cassidy, commercial manager of the Deerfield plant. “This gives us the opportunity to receive more soybeans from our farmer partners in the Deerfield region, and to handle those crops more efficiently. We’re thrilled to be expanding our storage capacity in Deerfield, and look forward to continuing to be the destination of choice for farmers.”

Construction of the additional capacity will be complete in Q4 of 2015.

About ADM Deerfield

In 2011, ADM began operating the soybean processing facility at Deerfield. Today, the facility, which employs 78, purchases soybeans from local farmers, and transforms those into animal feed and vegetable oil for biodiesel. Last year, ADM spent more than $3.5 billion with farmers and other businesses in Missouri.

 

Archer Daniels Midland Company
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Jackie Anderson
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