Feb 01, 2020

February/March 2020

In Pursuit of a $4.99 Chicken

cover photo by Steven Kilger

Dec 1, 2020

OSHA Updates Slips and Falls Ruling

Companies must conduct training, eliminate fall hazards and certify anchorage points

Photo Source: NGFA

Mar 3, 2020

Protect Workers from Wet Grain Engulfment Hazards

Moisture content causes grain to bridge or clump together

Feb 19, 2020

Spreader Helps Commercial Operations Protect Grain Quality

Following a late, wet 2019 harvest, many commercial operations are experiencing grain storage issues

Feb 12, 2020

Difficult Harvest Creates Grain Storage Hazards

High-moisture grain storage leads to bin unloading problems

File Photo

Feb 4, 2020

In Pursuit of a $4.99 Chicken

In order to keep prices low and quality high, Costco steps into poultry production with a new feed mill

Feb 4, 2020

A Look at What's Coming Your Way in Minneapolis

Build your network and enhance your skills at GEAPS Exchange 2020 held March 21-24

Photo Source: GEAPS

Feb 4, 2020

2020 Harvest Photo Contest Winners

Who took the top prize this year?

Feb 4, 2020

Celebrating Continued Success in the Japanese Market

A nearly 50-year relationship bears fruit with trade deal

Feb 4, 2020

A Long Harvest Season

Precipitation, cold weather and fuel shortages all factors in fourth-slowest harvest

Feb 4, 2020

Synergy Feeds Adds Location to Improve Efficiencies

Growing company’s new feed mill in Edgerton, IN, is designed for expansion

Photo Source: AGRA Industries

Feb 4, 2020

Employee Mental Health

Knowing how to help employees with mental health issues and difficult life events can prevent tragedy

Feb 4, 2020

Remembering Simple Goals

The simple goals of a business can get lost when plans get complicated

Feb 4, 2020

GEAPS: Making an Impact

Shaping the grain industry's past and future

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

VersaMix Triple Shaft Mixers

  • For mixing applications requiring efficient powder dispersion and critical homogenization of medium to high viscosity slurries, pastes, gels, creams and suspensions
  • High-shear mixer with solids/liquid injection manifold (SLIM) technology rotor/stator

GUC-F Controller

  • Multichannel feeding and dosing controller
  • Control solution for feeding and weighing applications in powder handling applications
  • Flexible and modular design with analog and digital load cells

ProFlo

  • Offers accurate and reliable continuous mass flow measurement of bulk solids with an accuracy of +/- 0.5% full scale
  • Measures mass of flowable solids with densities of 10 to 100 pounds/cubic foot and flow rates from 700 to 7,000 cubic feet/hour

Hydro-View

  • 10.1” touchscreen
  • Easy to install in new or existing systems

Sanderson Farms Feed Mill Expansion - Kinston, NC

  • Construction of a whole grain silo expansion (76’ diameter x 145’ tall) to hold 500,000 bushels
  • Expansion also includes a 12’x17’x22’ deep boot pit extension at the end of the existing receiving tunnel

Horizon Feed Ordering Automation Platform

  • Automates many processes within supply chain for efficient, sustainable and profitable production
  • Manage all bins and orders on a single software platform

Magazine

Marketwatch: Jan, 18

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 5.7667
high: 5.8486
low: 5.7266
close: 5.8288

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 13.366
high: 13.376
low: 13.2328
close: 13.2696

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 7.3061
high: 7.3384
low: 7.2334
close: 7.2454

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.0114
high: 7.0566
low: 6.9566
close: 7.0014