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In the April/May issue of Feed & Grain, Manager's Notebook authors Dr. John Foltz and Dr. Jay Akridge offered tips for achieving better work/life balance for yourself as well as your employees. We would like to know how you currently spend your time at work and at home, and if you're satisfied with how you manage your time. Please take a few moments to answer this brief survey. The results will be published in the June/July digital edition and the Feed & Grain app.
The largest of commercial grain bins can be brought down by ignoring the smallest of details, according to Rod Carpenter, senior partner at Clear Creek and Associates. Whether caused by incorrect component installation, improper construction, faulty engineering, rust or even Mother Nature, many commercial corrugated grain bin failures are preventable.
Southeast Asia will have to embrace genuine trade liberalization, in all aspects — sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and import authorizations, in addition to tariff removals — if it wishes to see its full potential for food security and economic prosperity. Currently, non-tariff trade barriers (NTTBs) are becoming the norm, as nations are willing to liberalize on paper, but not on the ground.
The U.S. grain industry has anticipated the completion of the Panama Canal expansion since the project was announced nearly a decade ago. It is a vital trade route for agricultural commodities shipped from the East Coast and the Mississippi River destined for Asia and western South American countries.