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Mar 21, 2022

War Continues to Create Volatile Global Grain Market

Wheat production could plummet by 12 million tonnes with fuel, labor, and fertilizer shortages

Mar 11, 2022

Russia-Ukraine: What’s at Stake for the U.S. Wheat Industry?

Crisis is likely to disrupt the demand-supply dynamics of the food crops industry

Mar 11, 2022

5 Ways Farmer Customers Behave ‘Irrationally’

Dr. W. Scott Downey discusses how to develop relationships with your producers by understanding their inner motivations

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Mar 2, 2022

Ukraine Could Use U.S. Grain Industry Expertise Again

Recent events remind us how Ukrainians got help forming farmers’ cooperatives with help from the U.S.

Feb 25, 2022

China Diversifies Grain Imports, U.S. Gets Smaller Piece

Numbers show China increased purchases from all countries, not just the U.S.

Feb 23, 2022

Saluting Past and Present Members During National FFA Week

National FFA Week is February 19-26, and at the time of this writing, we are at the midway point

Photo source: FFA

Feb 18, 2022

FEEDLOK Delivers Feed Safety Solutions [Video]

NC State’s Marissa Cohen on ensuring supply chain accountability from feed mill to farm bin

Feb 17, 2022

Design feed mills with energy efficiency at the forefront

As energy costs rise, facility engineers incorporate sustainability from Step 1 As energy costs have risen nationwide, it’s […]

Feb 17, 2022

How Will La Niña Impact 2022 Agricultural Production?

La Niñas tend to create more fluctuation in rain patterns, increasing flooding in some areas, drought in others

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Feb 16, 2022

Feed & Grain Announces Safety Vest, Cash Giveaway

Donning safety vests at the grain elevator or feed mill helps your staff stand out to visitors and each other


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Feb 16, 2022

The invisible ingredient: energy’s impact on feed costs

Rising costs are raising the profile of energy efficiency in feed mill design and future investments Amid commodity […]

Feb 16, 2022

Macro trends shaping future feed production [VIDEO]

Cargill Animal Nutrition’s president Adriano Marcon explores the technologies set to elevate feed production, animal nutrition As macro […]

Feb 16, 2022

Pea protein in animal feed slowly gaining popularity

While pea proteins are a more expensive alternative, it has many advantages and is already a popular ingredient […]

Feb 16, 2022

6 energy-efficient products for feed, grain handling

A collection of products for maximizing energy savings in animal feed manufacturing and grain handling Safe-Grain ׀ SafeTrack […]

Feb 9, 2022

ADM Reveals 7 Emerging Alternative Protein Trends

Company releases 2022 Alternative Protein Outlook report

Feb 3, 2022

Why the Feed Industry Should Work Toward Sustainability

All parts of the animal agriculture industry are feeling the pressure to become more sustainable

Feb 1, 2022

Drought Leads to Worst Wheat Ratings in a Decade

USDA meteorologist said last report rated 23% of winter wheat crop as ‘very poor to poor’

Jan 31, 2022

How Industry 4.0 Will Shape Feed Manufacturing [VIDEO]

WEM Automation CEO Pete Ensch discusses the ways the Internet of Things (IoT) and data will improve feed

Jan 21, 2022

5 Sensor Trends Set to Improve Feed Production, Feeding

Preview the innovations and new developments set to influence how sensors are used in feed milling, feed delivery […]

Jan 19, 2022

Mycotoxin Mitigation Plan Improves with Data Analytics

Cargill's new mycotoxin map allows it to make custom feed plans based on location

Jan 19, 2022

What's in Store for Feed Milling Equipment of the Future? [Video]

CPM’s Scott Anderson shares how today’s challenges will shape tomorrow's innovations in feed manufacturing equipment

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Jan 14, 2022

Labor Shortages Drive Investment in Feed Mill Automation

Data collection, traceability added benefits of automated systems in feed mills As a second-generation owner of Easy Automation, […]

Jan 14, 2022

What’s Hot or Not for Food, Ag Tech in 2022?

From cellular meats to the metaverse, 2022 promises to be another eventful year for ag tech investments. Aliens […]

Jan 13, 2022

6 Sensor Solutions for Feeding, Feed Mill Operations

Sensor technologies improve safety in the feed mill, feed manufacturing and ensure efficient feeding systems. 4B Components | […]

Jan 13, 2022

How Sensor Technology Adds Efficiency to Feed Production

Sensors deliver improved efficiency, safety and accuracy to feed manufacturing Grain handling facilities have long relied on sensors […]

Jan 11, 2022

Debunking 6 Misconceptions About Tubular Drag Conveyors

Cable and disc systems gently and precisely convey feed and grain blends for a wide range of conditions and facility layouts

Jan 5, 2022

Cybersecurity: How to Prepare for an Attack

The time to start preparing your feed and grain facility for a data breach is now, says this panel of experts

Jan 1, 2022

Will China's Imports of Corn Remain High in 2022?

China claims to have had a record harvest in the fall, but the current price and import levels give reason to be skeptical

Dec 22, 2021

Top 10 Headlines of 2021

A look at the headlines this past year that got the most attention on feedandgrain.com

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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Marketwatch: Aug, 14

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.894
high: 6.9955
low: 6.7606
close: 6.9734

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.9677
high: 15.1495
low: 14.6316
close: 14.9849

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.3063
high: 8.4762
low: 8.1366
close: 8.432

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.4954
high: 7.5664
low: 7.3014
close: 7.5356