Mar 08, 2016

April/May 2016

Panama Canal to Increase Opportunity Across the Pond

cover photo by Alfredo Maiquez

Jun 21, 2016

Preventing Bin Failures is ‘All About Details’

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.

Jun 20, 2016

Panama Canal to Increase Opportunity Across the Pond


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.

Photo by Panama Canal Authority

Jun 17, 2016

When Is It Time to Turn over the Reins?

Thinking ahead about retirement beyond succession planning

Jun 16, 2016

Wheat Waiting Game

Time to define your strategy, set futures carries, then watch for opportunities to develop

Jun 15, 2016

Consolidation Leading to Expansion for Grain Storage Facilities

As yields rise and companies combine, facilities have to grow smartly to keep up

Jun 14, 2016

Keeping Feed Bodies Clean

How to keep the moving part of a biosecurity plan secure

Jun 13, 2016

Stay Safe Out There

Bin entrapments and deaths on farms decreased last year, but it’s still a huge safety concern

Jun 10, 2016

NAFTA Continues to Create Growth for US Coarse Grains, Co-products in Mexico

A lesson on how strong trade policy and market development benefits U.S. agriculture

Jun 9, 2016

The Countdown Is On

Reserve your spot now for the newest must-attend event in 2016

Jun 8, 2016

Providing an Upside in a Down Market

Legal considerations for incorporating upfront premiums and contingent delivery
obligations into grain origination programs

Jun 7, 2016

Panama Canal Expansion Creates Opportunities Across the Pond

Question remains whether the U.S. can capitalize on its full potential

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

Model FA Belt Cleaner

  • Multi-bladed spring arm conveyor belt cleaner
  • Available with 7 different blade materials ranging from urethane to stainless steel to tungsten carbide

3-Rolls Assembly Upgrade

  • For Paladin 2000 automatic roller adjustment system
  • Provides adjustable spacing between die and rolls to allow producers to set perfect distance for different recipes in one pellet mill

Pneumatic Conveying System

  • Pneumatic dense phase conveying is dust tight
  • Enables low-abrasion transport as well as complete emptying of the conveyor pipe

FSU101 Bag Sealer

  • Seals up to 25 bags/minute depending on size, weight and type of high barrier material
  • Resistance-type heat seal bars with dual temperature controls

I/O Interface

  • Interface forms a smart and universal actuator
  • Offers endless modifications to give full control of exact functionalities

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Marketwatch: May, 28

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.6273
high: 7.741
low: 7.6223
close: 7.7113

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 16.9414
high: 17.1044
low: 16.9237
close: 16.9795

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 11.718
high: 11.9549
low: 11.658
close: 11.7977

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 10.8628
high: 11.0906
low: 10.8128
close: 10.9646