Jan 1, 2023

Industry, education converge at ISU complex

Feed and grain industry partners fund $30-million-complex to educate next generation of commercial agro-industrial talent.

PHOTO COURTESY OF TODD & SARGENT

Oct 17, 2022

University Feed Mill Brings Technology into 21st Century

The Feed Technology Center at University of Illinois is fully automated and features all new equipment and software

The Feed Technology Center at the University of Illinois replaces the previous 95-year-old feed mill and uses all new equipment and software. Photo by Ann Reus

Sep 29, 2022

CHS automated elevator features 24-hour grain delivery

Lights-out automation allows farmers to drop off grain quickly day or night while making the grain delivery process more efficient for employees.

Photo courtesy of CHS

Sep 15, 2022

Overcoming Rural Labor Shortages with Control Systems

Automation helps grain handlers and feed manufactures stay productive with less staff

Gerd Altmann | PIXABAY

Aug 8, 2022

Top Conveyor Maintenance Tips for Grain Processing Facilities

Daily checks and best practices will keep these machines moving material throughout your facility

Photo courtesy of GSI

Jan 24, 2021

Attend from Anywhere

IPPE's free online Marketplace brings the whole show to you!

Jan 4, 2021

The Sky's the Limit

Blue Sky Hemp Ventures opens a state-of-the-art hemp processing facility in Saskatoon

Jul 4, 2020

Mountain Valley Transformation

CHS Mountain West relocates its downtown Kalispell, MT, grain loading facility to an industrial rail park

Photo: Warrior Mfg.

Oct 30, 2019

Photo Contest 2019

Send us your harvest photos & you could win a $100 Visa gift card!

Aug 1, 2019

Opportunity Out West

Midland Marketing Coop moves forward with a plan to modernize and seize an opportunity

Aug 1, 2019

Battling Negative Unemployment in the Feed and Grain Industries

Finding new and mid-level employees has been a challenge for the industry for years — it will only get harder.

Jul 25, 2018

Feed & Grain LIVE Set for January 8-10

The third edition brings opportunities to learn, visit with peers and have fun

Jul 25, 2018

What Will Be the Impact of the Trump Tariffs?

Which direction will the latest round of tariffs take us in this trade war?

May 31, 2018

Tapping Into the Cloud

The key to easily organizing and distributing information

May 30, 2018

Co-op Looks to the Past and Prepares for the Future

Farmers Exchange an Elevator Co. invests in a $3.5 million feed mill expansion as it nears its 100-year anniversary

Feb 14, 2018

Where Education and Development Merge

GEAPS and K-State’s distance education program celebrates 5,000 participants

Feb 13, 2018

Navigating a Crisis Comeback

Didion’s company culture and customer relationships set leadership down the road to recovery

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 4, 2016

Education: The Key to Biosecurity Planning

Developing a biosecurity plan for your feed or feed ingredient facility is the first line of defense against the potential threat of spreading livestock and poultry diseases. It’s also key to meeting the FDA’s requirements for animal food controls under the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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 14, 2016

Keeping Feed Bodies Clean

How to keep the moving part of a biosecurity plan secure

Apr 5, 2016

Double Upgrade Exceeds Expectations

CHS Larsen Cooperative in central Wisconsin smashes volume records with two terminal expansions to meet customers’ needs

Jan 28, 2016

AFIA Recommits ‘4 Promises’ to Members

Updated member services campaign to focus on Voice, Representation, Expertise and Engagement

Jan 25, 2016

IPPE 2016: Bigger and Better

The International Production & Processing Expo continues to grow, offering even more for the animal agriculture industry

Dec 10, 2015

IFEEDER Continues Work to Sustain Industry

The institute awards first university research grant, continues mission

Nov 15, 2015

Building Customer Assurance Through Quality Control

Feed manufacturers have a new tool to verify where ingredients came from and where they’re approved

Sep 1, 2015

Midwest Construction Boom

With harvest yields continuing to increase and demand for animal protein continuing to rise, the need for storage and production has never been greater. In the Midwest, it can be hard keeping track of what is being built, so Feed & Grain has compiled a list of ongoing or recently completed construction projects with in-depth looks at five of them.

Jul 31, 2015

Spring Into Harvest Preparations Now To Maintain Quality

From sanitation to loading, maintaining the quality of grain in storage begins at harvest — starting with cleaning the empty bins. The time to spring into action and clean is now according to Dirk Maier, professor of grain science and industry at Kansas State University.

Jul 2, 2015

Grain Industry Takes On A Food Safety Role

What grain handlers need to know about protecting the U.S. food supply and complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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