Oct 1, 2021

More Than Just Control System Equipment

Working with a control system provider can open possibilities you did not know existed

Photo: Comco

Aug 1, 2021

The Devil is in the Details

Pallet placement alone leads to a plethora of options

Mar 29, 2021

Engineering Out the Hazards

Understanding what it takes to maintain and operate a facility is critical in upfront design and engineering

Mar 1, 2021

The Importance Has Never Been Higher

Every grain handling injury is preventable

Jan 1, 2021

Why is Poultry Going Natural?

Consumer demands are forcing the market to look for natural alternatives to antibiotic growth promoters

May 28, 2020

Seeing Beyond the Bin Walls

How automated bin board software can improve decisions

Feb 4, 2020

GEAPS: Making an Impact

Shaping the grain industry's past and future

Sep 30, 2019

Working Together for U.S. Soy

Solutions to current challenges requires broad collaboration

May 30, 2019

African Swine Fever Worries

Continues spread throughout China, Southeast Asia

Feb 19, 2019

Time to Prioritize Diversity

Creating an inclusive environment helps retain top talent

Apr 12, 2018

Infrastructure Package Prognosis? It’s Anyone’s Guess

Let’s dig in and press for what ag needs

Aug 28, 2017

Insuring your Reputation

Crisis communication planning is a policy you can’t afford to skip

May 14, 2017

Data = Sustainability?

BASF developing modules to help determine environmental impacts of feed

Feb 7, 2017

New President Good for Agriculture?

Only time will tell if President-elect Trump can make good on promises to ag.

Jun 7, 2016

The Future of Automation

Facility automation continues to evolve in leaps and bounds

Apr 18, 2016

Thriving in the Midstream

Survival of independent grain operations depends on long-term strategy.

Aug 10, 2015

Automatic Compliance

How automated control systems help facilites follow food safety rules

May 12, 2015

Brush Up on Rail Safety

Industrial facilities that use rail as a part of their operation move railcars by a variety of motive power types. No matter what type of motive power is used, applicable rail operating safety rules and procedures should be followed. Applying up-to-date rules and procedures to rail operations will enhance employee safety and facility efficiencies.

Feb 10, 2015

Rising to the Challenge

A response to concerns over animal production sustainability

Oct 16, 2014

FDA Slowly Proposes FSMA Rules

AFIA stands ready to review and provide industry comment.

Richard Sellers, senior vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs.

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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Marketwatch: Jan, 21

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 5.9607
high: 6.0092
low: 5.9282
close: 5.9756

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 13.5213
high: 13.861
low: 13.4988
close: 13.8203

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 7.7694
high: 7.8347
low: 7.6744
close: 7.7644

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.5197
high: 7.5858
low: 7.4322
close: 7.4955