Jan 14, 2022

Labor Shortages Drive Investment in Feed Mill Automation

Data collection, traceability added benefits of automated systems in feed mills

— By Emma Penrod

As a second-generation owner of Easy Automation, a supplier of equipment for feed mills and fertilizer blenders, Brady Gaalswyk is passionate about his company’s role in global food systems.

“It’s a salt-of-the-Earth industry, feeding the world,” he says.

But as part of the rising generation, he also believes the industry will need to make rapid changes in the years to come to keep up with inflation, labor shortages, and shifts in consumer demand.

“There are lot of great things about the feed industry,” he says. “But we can’t do this for 40 more years. We’re not going to stand flat-footed.”

While there are certainly facilities that push the limits of what’s possible with current technology, feed mills have...

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