Apr 18, 2016

Thriving in the Midstream

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

Apr 15, 2016

Handle with Care

Allow Feed & Grain to guide you through handling grain and employees

Apr 14, 2016

Combustible Dust: Now a Labeled Hazard

New Hazard Communication Standard rules align the United States with the rest of the world

Apr 12, 2016

Strategies for Enhancing Your Business Online

Building a brand on social media is vital to being a successful competitor

Apr 10, 2016

Tackle the Big, Hard Stuff, Not the Easy Little Stuff

How to leave your comfort zone and utilize your team to achieve ideal results

Apr 7, 2016

How to Manage Generational Differences in the Workplace

Millennials are always on their phones and never pay attention. Baby boomers don’t know how to adapt to new technology. Sound familiar? Generational tension and lack of understanding can cause phrases like these to float around the workplace.

For the first time, four different generations are working together side-by-side. Supervisors are managing people with an age difference ranging up to 40 years.

Apr 5, 2016

Double Upgrade Exceeds Expectations

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

Feb 10, 2016

Enhancing a Diverse Business Environment

How bringing in new ideas can be win-win for employees and the company

Feb 8, 2016

Quality Counts

Our customers around the world want to understand what happened throughout the U.S. crop year and how that impacted the quality of the U.S. grains available for them to buy. With the U.S. Grains Council’s Corn Harvest Quality Report and Corn Export Cargo Quality Report — and through the face-to-face meetings that help present them to customers — we are helping U.S. agriculture maintain its premium brand in the global marketplace.

Feb 2, 2016

Grains See Gains from TPP

But the outlook remains murky as key Congress members oppose it

Jan 31, 2016

Transformational Changes

Looking back on 15 years of technology improvements and remarkable leadership

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

Jan 21, 2016

When Disaster Strikes

Does your business have a crisis plan? If not, it’s time you did.

Jan 18, 2016

Marketing on Autopilot

Offering producers flexible pricing options may get them to sell grain

Jan 14, 2016

Turning Crisis into Progress

A fire forced Egg Innovations to relocate and modernize its feed milling operations with impressive results

Jan 13, 2016

FDA Finalizes First FSMA Rules

What you need to know to get your company compliant

Jan 12, 2016

GM Meat Takes Off

I was recently sent a statement by the group Moms Across America, calling on mothers to boycott FDA-approved genetically modified salmon. The harshly toned note read, “Moms don’t want to feed their children fish genetically engineered to grow four times fatter, four times faster and to be sterile.”

Jan 3, 2016

Building A Market From The Ground Up

The U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) job is to increase the value of trade for both our members and those who buy our products all around the globe. Since it was founded, the Council has created tailored programs that meet individual countries’ cultures and needs.

Dec 29, 2015

Sorting out FSMA

On Sept. 10, the FDA announced the highly anticipated final rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Preventive Controls for Human Food and the Preventive Controls for Animal Food.

Thanks to input provided by industry organizations, the final rules reflect some major victories for the feed industry.

Dec 27, 2015

Double Investment Strengthens Mississippi River Operations

CGB brings a pair of high-speed barge loading facilities online to better serve Mississippi and Arkansas grain producers

Dec 10, 2015

IFEEDER Continues Work to Sustain Industry

The institute awards first university research grant, continues mission

Nov 19, 2015

The Art of Delegation

Who gets things done just the way you like them? Who does the best job? Who can you always count on to deliver? In answering these questions, deep down, many of us may feel we do things best, we do it right, and no one else can do it better! While that MAY be true — at least for certain activities and tasks — there is some finite limit on what we can accomplish as individuals.

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

Nov 11, 2015

Buyers Beware: Fall Payment Terms and Secured Creditors

How to avoid risks from procuring grain from debt-saddled producers

Nov 9, 2015

NGFA Aims High with 2015 CEC

This December, National Grain and Feed Association members will flock to Kansas City, MO, to take part in the single largest gathering of country elevator personnel in the nation — the Country Elevator Conference. This year’s theme, “Elevate Your Business,” is built around addressing the real-world challenges that grain industry professionals face on a daily basis like marketing, grain merchandising, making purchasing decisions and dealing with employees.

Oct 5, 2015

We Still ‘Get It’

Feed & Grain continues to reach, connect and engage through old and new media alike

Sep 28, 2015

Part of the Bigger Picture

Cargill’s Hedrick, IA, feed mill is positioned to support local hog farmers, produce optimal output for nearby bacon processing plant.

Sep 22, 2015

Bringing Customers to You, and Sales Back to the U.S.

Trade teams bring overseas grain buyers, researchers, regulators to see the Midwest in person

Sep 20, 2015

Up-to-date Tools Key for Controlling Moisture

From the time grain comes out of a farmer’s field to the point where it is shipped from an elevator, everyone is trying to achieve a delicate balance in moisture content.

Too wet, and grain can wind up spoiling, clogging or causing any other number of undesirable situations.

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Marketwatch: Mar, 28

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high: 6.5307
low: 6.409
close: 6.5306

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close: 14.126

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close: 6.4248