Oct 19, 2017

October/November 2017

Teamwork Lays Track for Success

cover photo by Elise Schafer

Dec 7, 2017

New Hazard Analysis Resource Eases FSMA Burden

IFEEDER funds Univerisity of Minnesota research that identifies common feed facility hazards.

Oct 24, 2017

Snap and Win

Enter Feed & Grain's 2017 harvest photo contest

Oct 24, 2017

Learning, Levity and Libations in Louisville

NGFA’s Country Elevator Conference and Trade Show comes to Louisville, KY, Dec. 3-5.

Oct 23, 2017

Everyone Must Become Farm Policy Experts

Time for those who have benefited from free trade to stand up for it.

The U.S. Grains Council connects end-users like these Mexican craft brewers directly with the U.S. farmers who grow their ingredients. PHOTO BY: U.S. GRAINS COUNCIL

Oct 23, 2017

Building Your Human Talent Pipeline

How to find the best people to make sure your company continues into the future.

Oct 23, 2017

Perfecting the Blend

How to optimize mixing processes and equipment to acheive uniform ingredient distribution.

Oct 20, 2017

The Negative Feedback Loop

Beware the results of poor grain buying policies.

Oct 19, 2017

Teamwork Lays Track for Success

A joint venture brings new shuttle loader to producers in Kansas’ top wheat producing county.

(From left) Cole Leis, crop insurance specialist, Team Marketing Alliance (TMA); Todd Schultz, grain marketing specialist, TMA; Lawson Hemberger, grain operations manager, MKC; Jeff Jones, director of Southern operations, MKC.

Oct 19, 2017

Welcome, Newcomers

Younger workforce begins entering the commercial ag industry.

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