April 22, 2014 | Views on the News | Steven Kilger | Views: 136

[BLOG] A Look at the New and Improved Industry Watch

Feed & Grain continues to update its digital offerings to improve user experience

[BLOG] A Look at the New and Improved Industry Watch

Over the last few weeks, you may have noticed changes throughout Feed & Grain’s digital offerings. We started by launching a new website design, followed by a new app for iPad and android tablets, then an interactive digital issue and now a new newsletter.

April 10, 2014 | Editor's View | Elise Schafer | Views: 430

Feed Industry Feels ‘Lack of Recognition’

AFIA reacts to FDA’s denial to extend the animal food rule comment period

Feed Industry Feels ‘Lack of Recognition’

Some of the changes proposed include new CGMPs for facility operations, equipment design and process controls, as well as mandates on Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls.

April 08, 2014 | By Lin Shen, Wilbur Ellis | Views: 515

Cows and Their Craft: The Brew-to-Moo Connection

Beer co-product is a great source of feed, containing up to 20% protein dry weight and up to 60% fiber

Cows and Their Craft: The Brew-to-Moo Connection

The “brew-to-moo” connection, which involves sourcing cattle feed from spent grain created after brewing beer, isn’t new – it actually dates back to the advent of beer. 

March 14, 2014 | Editor's View | Elise Schafer | Views: 797

Five Things to Love about the New FeedandGrain.com

Feed & Grain magazine launches a new and improved website

Five Things to Love about the New FeedandGrain.com

You may have noticed over the past several days that one of your favorite bookmarks on your web browser looks a little different. That's because Feed & Grain launched a new website earlier this week.This makeover has been months in the making, but after a few days of testing and tweaking,...

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March 06, 2014 | Mace Thornton | Views: 483

Succession Planning: Who Will Lead Tomorrow’s Grain Industry?

GEAPS speaker expresses concern as the retirement rate reaches up to 12% in our field

Succession Planning: Who Will Lead Tomorrow's Grain Industry?

In the grain industry, due to its higher-than-average demographic of men in leadership positions, with most carrying the traditional baby-boomer trait of working at one place for the bulk of their careers, the issue of succession planning takes on even greater importance, according to Mike...

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March 06, 2014 | Editor's View | Elise Schafer | Views: 584

FSMA Compliance: You’re Closer than You Think

Food safety expert says your feed or grain facility likely already meets many FSMA rules

FSMA Compliance: You’re Closer than You Think

Perhaps the most frustrating hurdle the FSMA presents is the fact that unlike USDA’s GIPSA or APHIS inspectors, many FDA inspectors have little or no grain industry background. They’re used to inspecting food plants where you can “literally eat off of the floor,” Mosher said. “Your facility...

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February 26, 2014 | Views on the News | Steven Kilger | Views: 485
February 18, 2014 | Views on the News | Steven Kilger | Views: 501
February 11, 2014 | Views on the News | Steven Kilger | Views: 393
February 03, 2014 | From the Field | Arlette Sambs | Views: 190

Technology Takeover

Embrace 'techie' tools to make your job easier

Technology Takeover

Today’s younger generation is very “techie.” They rely heavily on their smart phones — they can find any information with Google.

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Proudly Serving You

Proudly Serving You

February 03, 2014 | From the Field | Arlette Sambs

Last month I attended the 2012 IDEAg Interconnectivity Conference in Altoona, IA. The conference brought together the entire interconnected agriculture sector — including large grain and livestock producers — for three days of cutting-edge education, exhibits and networking.... [Read More]

Roots Run Deep

Roots Run Deep

January 30, 2014 | From the Field | Arlette Sambs

The farm on which I grew up has changed hands — probably more than once — since my parents passed away. My brother worked the land for a while, but the era of small dairy and hog farms with 120 acres of corn and alfalfa is a few decades behind us.

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Basis Levels Taper Their Decline

October 21, 2013 | Cash Markets | Elise Schafer

Grain basis levels were mostly steady to weaker over the last week as harvest continues to add supplies to the pipeline. For the week, US average corn basis was down 2 cents a bushel while soybean basis was unchanged.

For corn, much of the weakness this week was confined to the Northern...

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Corn Basis Drops for the Sixth Consecutive Week

October 07, 2013 | Cash Markets |

Corn basis slid for the sixth consecutive week falling another 11 cents this week amid harvest pressure, while Soybean basis lost 3 cents for the week ending October 3rd.

Harvest pressure has already been affecting basis for a few weeks, so when will basis bottom? Figure 1 illustrates that...

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