Keep Corn Particle Size in Mind to Enhance Feedlot Efficiency
The industry, on average, is processing corn to a coarse particle size[Read More]
Baldor Electric Executive Recognized for Excellence in Manufacturing
Amy Lakin to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead award[Read More]
AFIA Pleased with Roadmap to Drive AAFCO Ingredient Review; MOU Extension
Extension will run through October 1, 2017[Read More]
Sweet Manufacturing Celebrates its 60th Anniversary
Company was founded in 1955 by W. Dean Sweet in Springfield, Ohio[Read More]
Global Alltech Research Alliance Meeting Identifies Six Agricultural Issues
The Alltech Research Alliance has built collaborative research curriculums with 12 universities and seven global agribusinesses or research institutes[Read More]
Wheat was higher in the overnight session.
Wheat was higher in the overnight session posting modest 4 cent gains while corn and beans were mostly unchanged in listless trade activity.
Wheat found support in the overnight session as concerns over dryness in the Plains continue to support prices. Weekend rains were nonexistent for the wheat belt and the outlook for the next 6 to 10-day period turned drier than was apparent in Friday’s long-term forecast.[Read More]
Wheat Yield Forecast[Read More]
Magazine, Feb March 2015
A New Benchmark for Grain Elevators
Though known for its inclement weather and dairy production, according to the USDA’s Crop Production Summary for 2013, Wisconsin was ninth in corn production and 15th in soybean production, despite having a wet harvest season. Looking at what the members of Landmark Services Cooperative needed now,...[Read More]
Tracking Ingredient Activity to Empower Business Decisions
With the establishment of its Information Technology Innovation Award, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in partnership with AgGateway and Feed & Grain magazine, recognizes leading feed and grain industry companies that incorporate new, advanced technologies in their routine business practices to help meet the demand of a rapidly developing world population.[Read More]
Applying Exceptional Customer Service to Feed and Grain Businesses
Some folks may argue that superior customer service might be more important for retail stores, rather than a business like a grain elevator or feed mill. But it can make a difference in the competitive feed and grain industry — for the very reason that it is competitive. You do have competitors, and attracting and keeping more business is a desirable strategy.[Read More]
2014: Deadliest Year for Grain Bin Entrapments and Deaths?
Although most happened on-farm, 18 fatalities were reported last year[Read More]
Get ’Em Talking!
Take a role in preventing grain bin entrapment.[Read More]
Speak Up: Tips for Achieving Your Goals with Any Audience, Any Time
Whether preparing to speak to an audience of five or 500, to employees or to the local zoning board, these tips can help you quickly prepare, and confidently deliver, a focused presentation sure to succeed[Read More]