Courtesy Jeff Miller

Jan 23, 2023

EMC scholarship fund raises $2,400 at Feed & Grain Reception

Doubling the proceeds of 2022's reception -- held annually the night before International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) begins

The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) Equipment Manufacturer’s Committee raised $2,400 for its scholarship fund at a hospitality reception on Jan. 23 in Atlanta, hosted by Feed & Grain and WATT Global Media.

Doubling the proceeds of 2022's reception -- held annually the night before International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) begins --the money was raised through a raffle prize drawing. Julio Contreras, vice president of sales, Sweet Mfg. Co, won an iPad Air, furnished by Maxi-Lift Inc.

FGReceptionPhoto

“The AFIA Equipment Manufacturers Committee Scholarship represents a commitment to helping educate the next generation of feed industry professionals,” says Mike Schuster, vice president of Laidig Systems, Inc., and past AFIA board chair.

“Through the support of many valued partners, our fund has seen tremendous growth and provides annually to students at seven different universities. The committee appreciates the long-term support of Feed & Grain and for allowing us to conduct this raffle at their reception.”

The annual hospitality event kicks off IPPE week the evening before the Expo opens on Tuesday, January 23. Taking place in Atlanta Jan. 24 – 27, IPPE is the largest international trade show for the feed, poultry and meat processing industries.

Elise Schafer

Sponsored Items

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

NeoSpectra

  • Instant, on-site analysis of feeds and feed ingredients
  • Platform includes easy-to-use software

MaconFortress Permanent Storage Cover

  • 15-year fabric warranty
  • Withstands high speed winds

Hoop Building

  • Economical solution for permanent grain storage
  • Lower electric and labor costs than grain piles/bunkers

BBU Big Bag Unloader

  • Modular system can be equipped with vibrating motor, pneumatic under massagers and stretch system
  • Designed to discharge difficult products, such as fine powders, in tight spaces

CUB Railcar Mover

  • Designed to move single railcars or groups of cars
  • For small- to mid-size loading, unloading and repositioning applications

Auto Bagger

  • Designed for flowing and non-flowing material
  • Portable, efficient and fast

Magazine

Marketwatch: Jan, 26

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.8094
high: 6.8144
low: 6.7594
close: 6.7718

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.4452
high: 14.6802
low: 14.4151
close: 14.657

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.0809
high: 8.1609
low: 8.0365
close: 8.0686

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 6.8629
high: 6.9087
low: 6.8275
close: 6.8713