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Jun 2, 2022

Protecting Grain Bucket Elevators from Dust Explosions

Grain processors have several methods of explosion protection to choose from

A dust explosion starting in a bucket elevator can potentially travel to larger downstream volumes such as silos and upstream material handling systems. Photo: BS&B Pressure Safety Management

May 31, 2022

Tips to Keep Employees Cool This Summer

New OSHA program could impact your feed milling, grain processing facility

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May 31, 2022

Achieve Productivity, Safety Goals with Employee Engagement [Video]

People Spark Consulting's Kristen Ireland address the value of employee engagement at feed, grain facilities

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May 24, 2022

The Right Soil Leads to Better Animal, Human Nutrition

There are 14 nutrients that are essential for plant health that are also essential for human health

Nikki Putnam Badding speaks at the Alltech One Conference. Photo: Alltech

May 23, 2022

Curbing Rat Fertility to Reduce Pests in Feed, Grain Facilities [Video]

SenesTech’s Dr. Steve Krause on Integrated Pest Management tools for rodent and insect control

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May 20, 2022

Iowa's Biofuels Bill Requires More Ethanol in State's Gasoline

Iowa is the first state in the nation to require most gas stations to sell fuel with at least 15% ethanol

May 19, 2022

Feed additives for improved poultry, livestock performance

Collection of feed additive products selected for the recent New Product Reveal Adiveter | Adipellet pellet binders Increases […]

May 19, 2022

Microalgae-based animal feeds could fill protein gap

Why the future of protein production could be green and slimy Algae may be the king of renewable […]

May 19, 2022

When will insect protein reach its full potential? [VIDEO]

Beta Bug’s Graeme Dear provides an insect farming outlook, offering his thoughts on when insect proteins will become […]

May 19, 2022

How poultry gut microbiome analysis can boost productivity

Understanding what is happening in the bird’s gastrointestinal tract can lead to better flock health, more sustainable production […]

May 19, 2022

ABF production requires closer look at gut health

Gut dysbiosis is becoming more prevalent as use of antimicrobials is reduced, but a combination of alternatives can […]

May 16, 2022

Climate, supply chain shape EU feed production [VIDEO]

Trouw Nutrition’s director of sustainability shares his perspective As new regulations and environmental footprint goals are adopted across […]

Apr 27, 2022

3 Important Steps to Fixed Ladder Safety

Falls from ladders account for 20% of all fatal and lost work-day injuries

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Apr 27, 2022

7 NIR systems for feed manufacturers, producers

Check out the some of the NIR technologies on the market for feed ingredient analysis Trouw Nutrition | […]

Apr 27, 2022

Feed mill ‘knowledge workers’ optimize efficiency [VIDEO]

Is your operation data rich, but information poor? Knobelsdorff’s Jason Grahek offers his advice for maximizing your staff’s […]

Apr 27, 2022

Will sustainable feed command a premium in the future?

Feed manufacturers that emphasize their product’s environmental metrics, low-carbon footprint and sustainable ingredient sourcing will be able to […]

Apr 27, 2022

How to leverage data to fill gaps in feed mill workforce

Automated systems inform feed management decisions, add value as rural labor pool shrinks As rural communities lose residents […]

Apr 19, 2022

3 Ways Grain Facilities Can Benefit from NIR Technology

Go beyond price when choosing moisture measurement technology

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Apr 18, 2022

War in Ukraine May Have Enduring Economic Ag Impact

Economist Cortney Cowley offers insights on agriculture economy and how it is affected by war and other factors

Cortney Cowley, senior economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Photo: Roy Graber

Apr 15, 2022

Imagining the feed mill of the future roundtable [VIDEO]

Panel discusses how new technologies, recent trends will shape feed mill designs and equipment applications moving forward Much […]

Apr 15, 2022

ISU’s Grain, Feed Complex Adds Value Across Supply Chain

Education center to offer classroom, hands-on learning and valuable insights

Apr 14, 2022

Congressman: Planting Crops is Biggest Ukrainian Ag Concern

Rep. Ron Estes speaks about the conflict in Ukraine and its possible agriculture impacts to the Kansas Grain and Feed Association

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Apr 12, 2022

Formulation software can reduce feed’s footprint [VIDEO]

New technologies provide nutritionists the ability to reduce the environmental impact of feed, animal production. As companies strive […]

Apr 11, 2022

Rail Analytics for Grain and Feed Operations

TransmetriQ offers shippers of all sizes the data they need to be more efficient

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Apr 8, 2022

Precision feeding: Right feed, right time, right place

How the technologies of the future are taking the guesswork out of animal feed production At a research […]

Apr 7, 2022

Top 8 Habits to Keep Ag Facilities Healthy

Feed, grain workplace wellness begins with employees

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Apr 7, 2022

On-farm modeling tools go beyond precision nutrition

Animal nutrition companies use real-time data to create valuable outcomes for producers Digital technology and data collection can […]

Mar 24, 2022

Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week Offers Training Resources [Video]

NGFA's Jim Seibert on how to participate in a grain safety-focused webinar event April 4-8

Mar 23, 2022

La Niña is Here to Stay Through Summer

Ag climatologist says warmer, drier weather has potential to impact yields

Mar 22, 2022

Animal feed formulation software solutions

Collection of feed formulation software products, suppliers A-SYSTEMS | Allix3 Versions can be customized by integrating modules to […]

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

Q-Sage Air Screen Cleaners

  • Separates grain by length and size to specifications
  • Numerous flow patterns available to accommodate each unique product and processing need

Vertical Blender

  • For reliable, gentle mixing of friable solids, abrasive materials and shear-sensitive products
  • For processing large volumes where floor space is limited

IE-Node

  • Industrial Ethernet Node offers remote monitoring interface
  • Provides sensor data to PLCs or other automation and control systems

GAC® 2700-UGMA

  • GIPSA-Certified as UGMA-Compatible
  • Field proven to work with all leading scale systems

PDDM Planetary Dual Disperser

  • Robust mixer offers unmatched shear intensity, rapid dispersion of dry powders into viscous batches
  • Two stainless-steel high-viscosity “HV” stirrer blades

InSight™

  • Designed to sort grain lots, kernel by kernel, at industrial speed
  • Sorts up to 15 metric tons/hour, which is equivalent to about 125,000 kernels analyzed per second

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