Green Plains to buy two cattle feedlots from Cargill

April 26, 2017 |

In Nebraska, Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., with existing feed yards at Kismet, Kansas, and Hereford, Texas, will purchase Cargill’s beef cattle feed yards at Leoti, Kansas, and Yuma, Colorado. The transaction will be finalized once a definitive agreement and regulatory review are complete.

Green Plains will supply cattle to Cargill through a new multiyear agreement. The approximately 90 people currently employed at Cargill’s Colorado and Kansas feed yards will be offered positions with Green Plains. The feed yards being sold have a capacity of approximately 155,000 cattle at any point in time.

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