Mosaic News

The Mosaic Company to Acquire Florida Phosphate Business From CF Industries for $1.2 Billion

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the phosphate business of CF Industries, Inc. (NYSE: CF) for $1.2 billion in cash plus $200 million to fund CF Industries’ asset retirement obligation escrow. Under the terms of the agreement, Mosaic would acquire the 22,000-acre South Pasture phosphate mine […]

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THE MOSAIC COMPANY TAKES GLOBAL ACTION ON A LOCAL CRISIS

As emcee Keith Cate, WFLA News Channel 8 Anchor, took the stage at Mosaic’s Hunger Relief Forum, over 100 attendees enjoyed a light brunch. Cate began informing the audience that one in six people in Florida do not have enough food to eat. Furthermore, each day over 870 million people worldwide do not know where […]

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Education Foundation helps hungry children

The DeSoto County Education Foundation took advantage of the most recent partnership to highlight the many projects of which they are involved. Hosting the Chamber of Commerce’s Noontime Networking luncheon on Sept.18, the foundation announced the latest collaborative project — addressing hunger of DeSoto County’s children through the BackPack program. September is recognized as Hunger […]

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Mosaic and the Lightning team up to end hunger

Trevor van Knotsenburg (813.301.6826, tvknotsenburg@tampabaytimesforum.com) HOCKEY SEASON STARTS WITH HOPE FOR HUNGRY FAMILIES Tampa Bay Lightning, The Mosaic Company Team Up to Check Hunger with Feeding America Tampa Bay and Other Local Food Bank Partners TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 26, 2013 – In Central Florida alone, there are 700,000 people struggling with hunger, and 250,000 are children. In a collective […]

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Hunger Relief in Tampa Bay

According to a report by WUSF Public Media, “the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its Food Security in the United States report for 2012 and it revealed almost 15 percent of U.S. households are what it calls “food insecure.” That means at some point during the year, members of those households did not have consistent access to […]

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Florida Town Takes Visitors On A Trip Back In Time

Arcadia — touted as the “Best Small Town in Florida” — is synonymous with antiquing, for obvious reasons. The main street of the nationally designated historic downtown district, West Oak Street, is lined with antique shops, staking claim to 20-plus boutiques and dealers. In truth, the seat of DeSoto County is a destination with a […]

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WUSF Public Media Shares Short Nature Videos from Elam Stoltzfus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Nicole Hawker (813) 228-0652 nhawker@tuckerhall.com WUSF Public Media Shares Short Nature Videos from Elam Stoltzfus   TAMPA, Fla. (August 21, 2013) – WUSF Public Media is currently sharing a series of 90-second short stories on Florida’s environmental beauty both on television and through online content. Entitled Florida Beauty in Nature, the interstitials […]

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Phosphate Drives Port of Tampa Economic Impact

Phosphate, a Port of Tampa mainstay export for the past century, accounts for more than two-thirds of the Port’s $15.1 billion annual economic activity. In addition, the phosphate industry supports more than half of the Port’s 80,000 direct, indirect and related jobs, according to a new study released yesterday by the Tampa Port Authority.

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Guest Editorial: Feeding Our Future

The thought of not knowing where your next meal will come from is an unimaginable notion for some and a stark reality for others. In fact, there are more than 700,000 Central Floridians living in food-insecure households. One in four of them are children.

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