Energy segment performs well, while Ag segment adversely affected by lower margins.
Nine countries ramping up export programs.
Class-action lawsuit alleges companies lied to consumers about hen treatment.
Fufeng will toll manufacture amino acid for Evonik using Evonik's technology.
Construction to begin in second quarter of 2018, with production to start in mid-2019.
Producers slightly more optimistic about outlook for future generation.
Additional farm animal initiatives to be released in future.
Company has mostly implemented a small group housing system.
Groups allege JBS and Cargill conducted antitrust and anticompetitive business.