Mar 26, 2019

June/July 2019

Vertical Operation Relocates Aging Mill

cover photo by Elise Schafer

Jul 3, 2019

International Buyers Exhibit Strong Demand for U.S. GIAF

Exports totaled 55 million metric tons due to pricing, trade policies and market development

Photo: USGC

Jul 2, 2019

How to Build a Relationship with First Responders

Regular communications with your local fire department can make a life or death difference

Jun 28, 2019

Should I Lease or Should I Buy?

Break down the pros and cons of both options before any big purchase

Jun 18, 2019

How to Improve Bagging Automation Throughput

Water content in the compressed air supply can negatively impact the function of your bagging equipment, machine rate, repetition, and accuracy

May 30, 2019

Vertical Operation Relocates Aging Mill

Pilgrim’s Pride trades in its 50s-era feed mill in Nashville, AR, for a brand new 12,000 ton/week facility

Photo by Elise Schafer

May 30, 2019

Always Learning

Seeing feed production advancements through a different lens

From left: Monty Henderson, Leland Tollett, Mike McCluer, Elise Schafer, Bob Hendricks

May 30, 2019

Who Really Sells the Carry?

Awareness and discipline are needed to take advantage of the carry

May 30, 2019

African Swine Fever Worries

Continues spread throughout China, Southeast Asia

May 14, 2019

Navigating the Internet of Things

Upgrading a facility to gather more data is less complicated than it seems

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

C-LEVER EVA HE Controller

  • For bulk solids, accuracy is not impacted by different material densities, irregular material flows or extreme friction
  • All connections available (Ethernet, Profibus, CANbus, etc.) as standard equipment to easily connect/coordinate with existing systems

SORTEX H SpectraVision

  • Real-time tracking of sorting performance and emergency warnings with SORTEX Monitoring System
  • Newly designed in-house full-color cameras provide best color differentiation for subtlest of color defects

Feed Ordering Hub

  • Cloud-based hub designed to increase feed ordering and scheduling automation
  • Allows feed mills to make data-driven decisions and allocate resources better

24" Scalperators

  • Provides high capacity method for removing roughage, light fines and chaff in a single pass
  • Large material scalping and air density separation in one pass

Aqua MicroFeed System

  • Enables users to produce microfeed at 40% increased capacity
  • Optimized die can withstand higher pressure caused by smaller holes due to stronger construction, larger diameter and bigger open surface, and smart die base to create equal distribution of feed toward larger die

Metris Vibe

  • Wireless vibration and temperature sensor can monitor health status of mechanical equipment regardless of original manufacturer
  • Offers increased uptime, reduced maintenance, higher production reliability and improved safety

Magazine

Marketwatch: Jun, 24

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.4421
high: 7.6444
low: 7.4346
close: 7.542

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 15.4141
high: 15.6298
low: 15.3573
close: 15.5279

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 9.6294
high: 9.7673
low: 9.465
close: 9.4735

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 8.9846
high: 8.9946
low: 8.6368
close: 8.6608