Jan 5, 2022

Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Grain Elevator

Here are three items to check off your list during the cold, winter months to keep your grain operation safe and get it ready for spring

Aug 1, 2021

Technology on the Move

Tough materials, smart design and versatile components take conveyor safety and performance to new heights

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Jun 1, 2021

Getting Ahead of the Mycotoxin Testing Curve

Best practices and technologies from across the industry value chain

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Sep 22, 2020

Decisions, Decisions

Recognizing when it’s time to invest in new agribusiness technology

Sep 22, 2020

Closing the Digital Divide

How one ag cooperative is advocating to bring high-speed internet infrastructure to America’s rural areas

May 12, 2020

Tech Tools Help Connect You to Customers

Two new products work to bring grain operations and growers together digitally

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Apr 30, 2020

Turning Seconds into Profit

Using cutting-edge software can give operations the edge over the competition

Aug 1, 2019

Keep It Flowing

How to choose the right equipment and services for your bin cleaning needs

Jul 5, 2019

Preparing for Long-Term Grain Storage

Best practices for aeration if grain is staying in the bin for a while

Jul 1, 2019

How to Select the Best Grain Cleaning Equipment

Successful grain cleaning begins with asking the right questions

Apr 2, 2019

The Rise of Digital Learning

Digital education and training offer new opportunities to the industry

Feb 19, 2019

Electrical Considerations in Grain Storage Expansions

How to determine the right motors, lighting, engineer and more before an upgrade

Feb 19, 2019

China Proposes International Standards on Feed Manufacturing Equipment

U.S. representatives aim to protect the interests of manufacturers

Feb 4, 2019

What to Expect During a FSMA Inspection

Here’s what you need to know if the FDA comes knocking

Oct 18, 2018

The Takeover of Mobile Technology

Expect to see more easy-to-use bite-sized applications

Jul 25, 2018

Secure, Rapid and Unchangeable — Blockchain Will Revolutionize Ag Transactions

Agriculture giants are starting to use blockchain technology to increase transaction transparency and decrease expenses, risk

May 31, 2018

Mycotoxin Mitigation

Erratic weather makes predicting mycotoxin activity hard to predict, but best practices can help limit risk

Apr 11, 2018

Software Solutions – Accounting

Specialized accounting software for the industry boosts efficacy

Feb 14, 2018

Mobile Apps Grow in Popularity

Technology saves grain operations managers and producers time, money and hassle

Jan 29, 2018

Protecting Your Facility from Disaster

How to manage the risk of explosion through venting, suppression and isolation.

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Jan 11, 2018

When It Comes to Fire Safety, Prevention Trumps a Cure

Advances in technology allow remote monitoring of multiple critical areas.

Dec 7, 2017

New Hazard Analysis Resource Eases FSMA Burden

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

Aug 14, 2017

Factors to Consider when Upgrading to Automation

Robots can improve workflow and reduce injuries, but it’s important to get the right fit for your operation.

Jun 14, 2017

Agriculture and Extreme Weather: What Can Be Done?

Though we’re at the mercy of Mother Nature, mycotoxin management is in our control

Jun 14, 2017

Iowa State Research to Boost Mycotoxin Understanding in Rwanda

Yearlong program will help establish baselines, develop guidelines to improve safety of food and feed

Apr 19, 2017

HOT Program Takes Learning to a New Level

GEAPS and K-State team up to offer new hands-on training for conveyor equipment maintenance

Jan 26, 2017

Suppliers Make Changes to Comply with New VFD Rules

FDA trying to decrease usage of antibiotics important for both human and animal health.

Nov 2, 2016

Preparing For the Unpredictable With Traceability

Traceability software helps facilities manage ingredient flow, government audits and recalls

Sep 29, 2016

When to Cry Over Spilled Milk

Accidents happen. It’s important to be prepared and have responses ready when on-site accidents occur

Jul 13, 2016

OSHA Civil and Criminal Penalties on the Rise

For the first time in a quarter century, monetary fines for violations of federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) workplace safety and health standards are set to increase.

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

Bovizyme™ GA Enzyme

  • Enzyme solution that improves starch digestion efficiency for non-steam flaker feed yards
  • Improved feed efficiency through increased bodyweight gain and lower feed intake

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

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