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Jan 24, 2023

Can the feed industry reach net zero by 2050?

A panel discussion looks at feed’s role in animal ag’s path to net-zero carbon emissions.

Photo: Steven Kilger

Jan 24, 2023

AFIA highlights feed industry programs at IPPE 2023 [Video]

New products, education programs and sustainability top AFIA's programming at IPPE 2023.

Jan 24, 2023

Cargill completes acquisition of Owensboro Grain

Addition of Kentucky soy processor will help increase Cargill's capacity across its North American oilseeds network.

Photo courtesy of Cargill

Jan 24, 2023

U.S. trade policy implications for 2023 [Video]

A new U.S. Congress means the international trade of animal feed and feed ingredients faces new challenges and opportunities.

Jan 23, 2023

2023 IPPE silent auction to benefit food bank

Mobile bidding platform allows bidders to participate from anywhere in the world using their smartphones.

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

Courtesy Jeff Miller

Jan 22, 2023

IFEEDER Launches Sustainability Toolkit

New tools will help animal feed industry further its commitment to sustainability

Jan 20, 2023

New CHS grain shuttle facility expands access to PNW

Construction will begin this spring on the 1.1-million-bushel grain facility in South Dakota.

Lorenzo Cafaro | PIXABAY

Jan 20, 2023

USDA strengthens organic rules

Update shores up oversight and enforcement of the production, handling and sale of organic products.

PIXABAY

Jan 19, 2023

DDGS trial in Mexico highlights nutrition to ranchers

U.S. Grains Council shared research with ranchers who were not aware of DDGS's nutritional components in animal feed.

The U.S. Grains Council recently sponsored a distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) feeding trial for buffalo in Veracruz, Mexico. Photo courtesy of U.S. Grains Council

Jan 19, 2023

Easy Automation acquires GSI micro ingredient system

Acquisition will expand the company’s industrial feed mill equipment line.

Micro Loss-in-Weight system. Photo courtesy of Easy Automation Inc.

Jan 19, 2023

Cargill expands distribution with Blendtek

New partnership strengthens Cargill’s distribution network across Canada.

Photo courtesy of Blendtek Ingredients

Jan 18, 2023

Second man charged in Minnesota organic grain fraud scheme

James Clayton Wolf and Adam Clifford Olson are accused of wire fraud and conspiracy.

PIXABAY

Jan 18, 2023

Argentina cuts soybean, corn harvest forecast

Dry weather threatens Argentine output

PIXABAY

Jan 17, 2023

Mexico adds temporary 50% tariff on white corn exports

Levy will be in place until June 30 to guarantee supply and price stability.

PIXABAY

Jan 16, 2023

Grain deliveries resume at Foster Farms

After STB orders Union Pacific to step up shipments, the railroad has completed at least six grain deliveries.

Dmitriev Mikhail | BIGSTOCK

Jan 16, 2023

Alltech acquires Ideagro

Acquisition will accelerate soil and crop research, enhancing biological and microorganism solutions for crop production globally.

Alltech Crop Science has acquired Ideagro, based in Murcia, Spain. Photo courtesy of Alltech.

Jan 16, 2023

US: Ukraine grain shipments deliberately delayed by Russia

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield says some ships have been waiting over a month, delaying grain to developing countries.

Oqtave | BIGSTOCK

Jan 16, 2023

Bonnie named keynote speaker for Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit

USDA Under Secretary of Farm Production and Conservation will highlight Climate-Smart Commodities program.

Photo courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture.

Jan 13, 2023

CHS, Cargill expand joint venture to Texas Gulf

TEMCO Houston terminal will expand export capabilities, providing shipping access for grains through the port of Houston.

CHS Inc. and Cargill will expand their joint venture, TEMCO LLC, by adding the Cargill-owned export grain terminal in Houston, Texas. (Photo credit: Cargill)

Jan 13, 2023

Barge rates fall as Mississippi River conditions improve

Increased precipitation, completion of harvest and increased draft sizes have helped normalize the system.

PIXABAY

Jan 12, 2023

USDA: Lower corn export demand in January WASDE

Report reduces corn exports 150 million bushels on slow pace of shipments.

PIXABAY

Jan 12, 2023

USDA: Corn and soybean production down in 2022

Corn and soybean stocks down from year earlier.

PIXABAY

Jan 12, 2023

Report: Critical producer issues in 2023

Purdue University offers insights on top challenges facing farmers in the coming year.

PIXABAY

Jan 12, 2023

CHS: Strong global demand increases revenues

Demand for ag and energy generated $782.6 million in fiscal 2023 first quarter net income.

Jan 12, 2023

AFIA names Novak chief operating officer

Sarah Novak has served the association for over 15 years.

Jan 12, 2023

Minnesota cooperatives proceed with unification study

Crystal Valley and United Farmers Cooperative members could vote on merger by Spring 2023.

Feed & Grain

Jan 11, 2023

China continues U.S. DDGS tariffs for 5 years

Continued tariffs are not expected to have a significant impact on U.S. exporters.

Lucas George Wendt | PEXELS

Jan 11, 2023

Flour crisis in Pakistan deepens

Markets have become chaotic and stampedes have left 4 people dead.

Klaus Nielsen | PEXELS

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