Transaction creates largest independent manufacturer of super-premium pet food in U.S., producing 1 billion lb. annually.
Dean also in active discussions with parties interested in plants and assets not included in stalking horse bid.
Collaborating on new breeding technologies will be key to bringing innovative solutions to farmers and consumers.
AEM reports tractor sales up in January, but combine sales were lower.
Executives emphasize that data sharing through this integration was always going to be completely voluntary for farmers.
Grain Bin Safety Week Feb. 16-22 encourages producers to evaluate safety procedures on their farms.
Company says products will be available at select retail locations starting in late spring.
Certified Angus Beef says industry efforts toward higher-quality beef paying off.