March 06, 2014 | Mace Thornton | Views: 1223

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: 1581

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: 807
February 18, 2014 | Views on the News | Steven Kilger | Views: 990
February 11, 2014 | Views on the News | Steven Kilger | Views: 682
February 03, 2014 | From the Field | Arlette Sambs | Views: 705

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.

February 03, 2014 | From the Field | Arlette Sambs | Views: 454

Proudly Serving You

Reflections on agriculture's contribution to the world

Proudly Serving You

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]

February 03, 2014 | From the Field | Arlette Sambs | Views: 473

Information Evolution

How we've evolved our content, delivery options

Information Evolution

Welcome to our October/November issue! Thank you for investing time during this busy season to pick up, page through and read Feed & Grain magazine

January 30, 2014 | Views on the News | Steven Kilger | Views: 410

China Inks Deals House Passes WRRDA and The USDA Gets Back to Work

And Cargill opens cutting edge horse feed facility

China Inks Deals House Passes WRRDA and The USDA Gets Back to Work

The Hebei province, China, inked 20 separate deals with Iowa companies, for an estimated total of $1 billion. This continues the Hebei province’s long standing relationship with Iowa that stretches back to 1983. 

January 30, 2014 | From the Field | Arlette Sambs | Views: 449

Roots Run Deep

Getting back to an “aggie” home.

Roots Run Deep

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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