Feb 8, 2022

Industry Associations Needed Now More Than Ever

Relationships built through in-person interaction cannot be replicated in a virtual environment

Photo: GEAPS Exchange

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

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

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Marketwatch: Jun, 24

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high: 7.6717
low: 7.4091
close: 7.5057

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high: 15.7012
low: 15.358
close: 15.3952

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low: 9.5628
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low: 8.7691
close: 8.7926