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Feb 14, 2022

U.S. Agricultural Exports Shatter Records in 2021

China remains top export destination, with a record $33 billion in purchases, up 25%

Feb 14, 2022

Clems E. Blum Resigns from Bühler Group Board

Blum had been a member of the board of directors and member of the audit committee since 2015

Feb 11, 2022

Today’s Labor Shortage Will Shape Feed Mill Technology of Tomorrow

Panel discussion during Feed Strategy Conference asks the question -- will automation lead to the elimination of labor?

(L-R) Aidan Connally with AgriTech, Peter Ensch with WEM Automation, Loren Field with Younglove Construction, Scott Anderson with CPM, and Elise Schafer with Feed & Grain

Feb 11, 2022

New Grain Elevator on Campus is First for Kansas-Based College

Skyland Grain is working with Seward County Community College on first-of-its-kind Elevator Operations Program

File Photo

Feb 11, 2022

Report Shows Importance of U.S. Waterways in Agriculture

In 2019, agricultural exports were responsible for 25.5% of U.S. farm income

Feb 11, 2022

Minnesota Looks to Set Up Grain Elevator Indemnity Fund

Minnesota Department of Agriculture is asking for $5 million to make sure producers get paid should an elevator become insolvent

Feb 11, 2022

Nanolike Rolls Out Feed Bin Sensors in North America

Company signs agreement with Molesworth Farm Supply in Canada for several hundred connected feed bin sensors

Feb 11, 2022

USGC Introduces Dairy Development Program to Southeast Asia

Producing fresh milk locally has presented challenges for producers in this region

Feb 10, 2022

Global Grain Market is Focus of February WASDE

U.S. soybean outlook projects increased soybean crush and lower ending stocks

Feb 10, 2022

U.S. Exports to China Fell in December

December trade data shows massive shortfall in China's Phase 1 purchases

Feb 10, 2022

Bunge Crush Margins Boost Agribusiness Unit

Company reports stronger-than-expected quarterly profit

Feb 10, 2022

LDC Takes Steps Toward Supply Chain Sustainability

Company commits to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation from all its supply chains by 2025

Feb 10, 2022

Elite Octane Plans to Double Grain Storage Capacity

Receiving capacity will increase from 60,000 to 90,000 bushels/hour

Photo: Elite Octane

Feb 9, 2022

AGCO Results Rise with Global Demand

Company's Q4 results increased 16.1% compared to fourth quarter 2020

Feb 9, 2022

2022 IPPE Donates $34,932 to Atlanta Community Food Bank

An estimated 755,000 people in metro Atlanta rely on food pantries and meal service programs to feed their families each year

(From left): Constance Cullman, president & CEO, AFIA; Eric Zito, vice president of membership and exposition services, NAMI; Ben Burgess, corporate relations manager, Atlanta Community Food Bank; and Nath Morris, executive vice president – expo, USPOULTRY Photo: IPPE

Feb 8, 2022

USDA Invests $1 Billion in Climate-Smart Commodities

Funding opportunity opens new revenue streams for climate-smart producers, ranchers and forest landowners

Feb 8, 2022

Columbia Grain Loses $1 Million in Inventory from Fire

Managers still evaluating all the losses, future steps after last Friday's fire

Feb 8, 2022

USPOULTRY Focuses on Advancing Student Careers

Frank Perdue Scholarship Student of the Year Awarded during this year's College Student Career Program

Kendall Layman was the keynote speaker at this year's program. Photo: USPOULTRY

Feb 8, 2022

GEAPS Exchange 2022 to Feature Peterson Farm Brothers

Closing Session will highlight the brothers' entertaining, inspirational and educational program

Photo: PetersonFarmBrothers.com

Feb 8, 2022

More Consumers Weigh Sustainability Claims on Packaged Food

Research finds more than half of global consumers say they’re more likely to purchase products with a sustainability claim

Photo | Pixabay

Feb 8, 2022

Motion Industries Forms Automation Business Brand

The hi-tech automation solutions provider offers industrial automation and emerging automation technologies

Feb 7, 2022

China Lifts Restrictions on Russian Grain Imports

Country will now allow imports of wheat and barley

Feb 7, 2022

Bunge Reduces GHG Emissions with Renewable Energy

Bunge and Pampa Energía sign an agreement for the supply of renewable electricity at its plants in Argentina

Feb 7, 2022

Fire Destroys Elevator at Columbia Grain in Belgrade, MT

Only 25 minutes after crews arrived on the scene, the main leg of the elevator collapsed

Feb 7, 2022

Ceres Solutions Pursues Investment in United Prairie

Both companies would continue to operate independently and compete in the marketplace

Feb 7, 2022

Brock Introduces GrainDrive T1000 Tube Conveyors

New conveyors are available in three model sizes with capacities from 4,000 to 10,000 bushels/hour

The Brock GrainDrive™ T1000 Tube Conveyor provides more capacity and speed than a standard auger

Feb 4, 2022

Norfolk Crush Plans $375 Million Soybean Plant in Nebraska

Construction is slated to begin in the spring and become operational in 2024

Feb 4, 2022

Compeer Financial to Return $202 Million to Member-Owners in 2022

Cooperative is increasing patronage return by $5 million this year

Feb 4, 2022

CHS and MKC Announce Third Rail Terminal Facility

Located in Rice County, Kansas, the facility will include a high-speed shuttle loader with access to K&O Railroad

Feb 4, 2022

Rendering: Recycling, Revenue, Necessary

Rendered products provide an economic contribution of $10 billion annually in the U.S.

Kent Swisher, president and CEO of NARA, speaking at the International Rendering Symposium during the 2022 IPPE. Photo: IPPE

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, 28

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.456
high: 7.4914
low: 7.3203
close: 7.4232

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 15.6145
high: 15.7047
low: 15.4076
close: 15.6277

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 9.5445
high: 9.5852
low: 9.2713
close: 9.2769

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 8.7281
high: 8.7496
low: 8.4289
close: 8.4774