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...
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.
Rayeman Elements is developing systems that reduce the use of fillers, binders and limiters in feed production, says company executive.
NIR technology has a strong future in complex feed chain analysis, far beyond simple quality control checks, claim industry experts.
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.
Increasing cost pressure in the European feed market is encouraging both industry consolidation and the trend towards customization in premix production, says KSE.
The academic feed mill at the Northern Crops Institute affiliated with North Dakota State University focuses on time, energy savings when adding technology.
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.