First quarter earnings for ADM totaled $233 million, down from $393 million the previous year. Revenue was also down from $15.5 billion in 2018, reported at $15.3 billion. The company says poor weather conditions in North America hurt operating profit by about $60 million. ADM is taking measures to improve long-term value. That includes phasing out the production of high-fructose corn syrup at Marshall, Minnesota to produce starches and liquid feedstocks for food and industrial products.
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