Learn more about ADM's efforts in innovation and sustainability, and our impact in communities around the globe.
Empowering Smallholder Farmers with Locally-Made Technology
Imported threshers are often too costly, large and cumbersome for small farmers, have too high of energy needs or end up in the scrap pile if repair parts cannot be located or fabricated. That’s where our support of the ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss at the University of Illinois and the Soybean Innovation Lab comes in. Read more.
Making the “Ultimate Plastic” from a Corn-Based Molecule
You wouldn’t know it from the exterior of the nondescript building at the end of Parkway Drive in Decatur, Illinois, but among the products created inside is an award-winning, headline-grabbing monomer, called furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME). Colleagues work to produce FDME, which is a molecule derived from corn fructose that can help lightweight bottles and enhance their barrier properties, thus extending the shelf-life of products. Read more.
POLY4: A Game-Changing Product
ADM colleagues have been working closely with UK-based fertilizer development company Sirius Minerals. Enter POLY4, a naturally occurring, low chloride, multi-nutrient fertilizer certified for organic use. And it’s being called a “game-changer” for the North American farmer. Read more.
- Study Shows ADM Protexin Live Cultures Product Could Offer Hope to Individuals with Severe Head Discomfort
- ADM Opens Enzyme Lab in California
- Our Commitment to No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation
- ADM Recognized for Efforts to Promote Workplace Diversity in Ag
- Creating and Sharing Ag Training Videos in Uganda
- Growing Business Alliances through Bolivian Quinoa
- Helping Students with Virtual Reality and Technology
- Paving the Way for Growth with Vegetable Oil
- Innovating by Trapping and Storing Carbon Underground
- ADM Vice Presidents Camille Batiste, Alix Dowling Named Women Worth Watching
- Supporting Agricultural Education in Macon County