Ten selected organizations receive $30,000, and the chosen winner at the end will receive $100,000.
Sharp commodity price declines in July and early August have farmers concerned.
Industry criticizes protectionist activities as Brazil enjoys U.S. market virtually tariff free.
Company also purchases commodity futures brokerage arm, Paragon Investments Inc.
Estimates suggest total steer and heifer slaughter two weeks after Tyson fire may be up slightly versus week before fire.
Syngenta now has access to leading management platforms in U.S., EU, Brazil and China.
Decision also recognizes that refiners are not harmed by RIN prices.