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Minnesota soybean co-op looks to double production

Minnesota Soybean Processors are in the early stages of doubling production with a new, $240m soybean facility in North Dakota.

Reports from IPPE

ebeam me up: feed ingredients get the Star Trek treatment

ebeam Technologies is looking to change how the biological burden in feed crops can be managed starting at harvest. 

Sweets for cows? Questions raised as candy feed lands on roadway

The use of candy in feed garners attention in mainstream media after a spill of a load of Skittles, manufactured by Mars Inc, found on a roadside in the US.

Special Edition: Existing and Emerging Feed Risks

Fingerprinting technique touted as feed safety tool

Near-infrared (NIR) technology has typically been used by large feed companies for quality control of feed ingredients and compound feed but a leading expert sees huge benefits for its use...

Audit of USDA rural energy programs found controls lacking, data checks needed

A review of several US Department of Agriculture (USDA) rural energy programs found a need for better internal controls, data reporting and improved duplication checks, say auditors.

Feed tech innovation could reduce reliance on fillers

Rayeman Elements is developing systems that reduce the use of fillers, binders and limiters in feed production, says company executive.

Reports from AMC PIX conference in Australia

Field to fork: NIR technology has ‘real future’ in feed

NIR technology has a strong future in complex feed chain analysis, far beyond simple quality control checks, claim industry experts.

Special Edition: Environmental friendly feed sector initiatives

UK feed mill revamp: ForFarmers banking on 20% energy savings

Dutch feed producer, ForFarmers, was recently granted permission to go ahead with the construction of a planned £10.5m extension to its dairy feed plant in Exeter, UK.

Special Edition: Feed Technology

Technology tweaks address mounting diversification in premix sector

Increasing cost pressure in the European feed market is encouraging both industry consolidation and the trend towards customization in premix production, says KSE.

Special Edition: Feed Technology

Feed mill updates focus on efficiency and computer tracking

The academic feed mill at the Northern Crops Institute affiliated with North Dakota State University focuses on time, energy savings when adding technology.

Energy efficiency was the buzzword at feed technology show VICTAM 2015

From coolers to pellet presses to extruders, increased capacity with reduced energy consumption was the cry of many feed technology providers at VICTAM 2015 in Germany last week. 

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