Mar 29, 2021

Renovations, Expansions and Upgrades

Feed & Grain takes a quick look at some facility projects happening around the country

  1. Company: Company Name Withheld
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Rutland, IA
    Builder: ABP Engineering
    Project: Added 1.5 million bushels in grain storage and a 30,000 bushel/hour receiving pit next to existing concrete silos.
  2. Company: Company Name Withheld
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Malcom, IA
    Builder: ABP Engineering
    Project: Modified the existing receiving pit to accommodate a new bucket elevator tower and new MCC building with 9-foot concrete basement foundation that integrated with the receiving pit.
  3. Company: Christensen Farms
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Forest City, IA
    Builder: Empire Ag
    Project: New loadout bay made of a pre-engineered metal building with new truck scale, conveying, and catwalks and ladders.
  4. Company: Hull Co-op Association
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator/Fertilizer Plant
    Location: Hull, IA
    Project: New 120-foot tall, 575,000-bushel grain bin and a new fertilizer plant with a 750,000-gallon tank for liquid fertilizer and 5,250 tons of dry fertilizer storage.
  5. Company: Green Plains Wood River
    Facility Type: Ethanol Plant
    Location: Wood River, NE
    Project: Installation of a new high protein production facility using Fluid Quip Technologies’ patented MSC™ technology.
  6. Company: Columbia Grain Int’l
    Facility Type: Pulse Processing
    Location: Hastings, NE
    Project: Refurbished to handle up to 286,000 bushels of pulses along with miscellaneous renovations, including new equipment.
  7. Company: Christensen Farms
    Facility Type: Feed Mill
    Location: Atkinson, NE
    Builder: Empire Ag
    Project: Feed mill renovations including a truck receiving system, top-fill distribution system, grinding system, transfer system from whole corn bins to new 3,000 bushel/hour whole grain reclaim bucket elevator, dust system, and warehouse with new MCC room and employee breakroom.
  8. Company: Crites Seed
    Facility Type: Seed Facility
    Location: Quincy, WA
    Builder: West Coast Companies
    Project: Replaced equipment including cleaners, gravity tables, and a compete pea plant build from ground up with new equipment.
  9. Company: Central Washington Corn Processors
    Facility Type: Corn Processing
    Location: Richland, WA
    Project: Will extend flat house to 916 feet long, boosting its footprint to nearly 142,000 square feet.
  10. Company: Cloud County Co-op Elevator Association
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Concordia, KS
    Project: Three storage bunkers, one will hold 1.2 million bushels of grain; the other two bunkers will hold 800,000 bushels each.

    Do you have a renovation, expansion or upgrade happening at your facility? Let us know!
  11. Company: Midland Marketing Cooperative
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Toulon, KS
    Project: Five new concrete silos: three will hold 220,000 bushels each; others will hold 160,000 bushels each
  12. Company: North Dakota State Mill and Elevator
    Facility Type: Flour Mill
    Location: Grand Forks, ND
    Project: Purchasing 6,000 hundredweight durum mill and 4,000 hundredweight spring wheat mill.
  13. Company: Farmers Co-op Elevator
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Lidgerwood, ND
    Project: New expansion allows elevator to load a full shuttle train and includes 8,800 feet of new track and a high-speed loader.
  14. Company: Mennel Milling Co.
    Facility Type: Flour Mill
    Location: Fostoria, OH
    Project: Upgrading existing rail infrastructure, packaging capabilities and warehousing footprint.
  15. Company: Siemer Milling Co.
    Facility Type: Flour Mill
    Location: West Harrison, IN
    Builder: G. C. Unverfehrt Farm Supply
    Project: Two 90-foot-diameter by 130-foot-tall steel bins, with a capacity of 600,000 bushels each.
  16. Company: Stanford Grain Co.
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Stanford, IL
    Project: Building a new grain bin that will hold more than 1 million bushels of corn.
  17. Company: Roanoke Farmers Association
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Roanoke, IL
    Project: Building a new 135-foot-diameter, 1.3-million-bushel bin.
  18. Company: Siemer Milling Co.
    Facility Type: Flour Mill
    Location: Teutopolis, IL
    Project: Increasing total flour storage capacity by 375% from 800,000 to 3,000,000 pounds.
  19. Company: West Central Ag Services
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Beltrami, MN
    Project: Building 350-foot-diameter, 80-foot-high Agridome, that holds 2.6 million bushels
  20. Company: Riverland Ag Corp and Farmers Coop Grain & Seed
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Thief River Falls, MN
    Project: New joint venture’s expansion is designed to enable unit train loading.
  21. Company: Northern Country Coop
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Lansing, MN
    Project: The project will include a receiving pit and 750,000-bushel bin.
  22. Company: Port of Brownsville
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Brownsville, TX
    Project: $14.5 million grant to expand and upgrade port’s 3 million-bushel grain elevator, including rail and road improvements.
  23. Company: Owensboro Grain
    Facility Type: Grain Elevator
    Location: Owensboro, KY
    Project: 1-million bushel storage tank will give company more soybean-holding capacity.

Do you have a renovation, expansion or upgrade happening at your facility? Let us know!

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Magazine

Marketwatch: Jan, 18

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 5.7667
high: 5.8486
low: 5.7266
close: 5.8288

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

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high: 13.376
low: 13.2328
close: 13.2696

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close: 7.2454

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low: 6.9566
close: 7.0014