Feed Mill

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Iowa to get new swine targeted feed mill

By Jane Byrne

Iowa headquartered farmer owner cooperative, Landus, is partnering with AMVC, the ninth largest pork producer, to build a new feed mill that will produce up to 400,000 tons of swine feed per year.

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Milling and equipment experts Wynveen and Ottevanger to merge

By Jane Byrne

Specializing in process equipment and feed mill design and manufacture, Dutch companies, Wynveen International, and Ottevanger Milling Engineers, part of the Triott Group, are to be integrated as one company from the start of next month.

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AB Agri set to build UK’s biggest pig and poultry feed mill

By Jane Byrne

As part of its strategy for growth, ABN has unveiled its plan to build what will be the UK’s biggest, state-of-the-art, feed mill in the East of England, capable of producing 1m tons of pig and poultry feed on an annual basis.

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special edition: reports from IPPE

Feed mills should watch ingredients, traffic in biosecurity plan

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

High-risk ingredients, mitigation plans, limiting on-site travel and preventing facility cross-contamination are some of the steps feed producers need to consider when facing disease challenges, says expert.

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Special edition: reports from IPPE

WIPOTEC-OCS talks feed assessment for safety at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Precision assessment of feed, additives and ingredients along with the examination of products for unwanted contaminants has a role to play in feed safety.

AFIA recognizes winners in 2019 top feed facility competition

AFIA recognizes winners in 2019 top feed facility competition

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) announced the four category winners for its annual Feed Facility of the Year competition Thursday [January 23]. The competition, and its predecessors, has been ongoing since 1985.
The overall winner...

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Land O’Lakes, Bidco Africa open expanded feed facility in Kenya

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US agribusiness, Land O’Lakes, and edible oils and fats maker, Bidco Africa, have just opened a $12m backed feed production site in Kenya this week as part of their JV; the plant sees increased production, new feed lines and improved feed quality and...

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Feed mills can be part of an historical record

By Jane Byrne

French photographer, Laurent Bellec, is putting together an encyclopedia of images of feed mills from all over the world, including photographs he has taken over the past 10 years.

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University of Illinois feed mill project sees ADM, AGCO support

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Work to build a new feed technology center at the University of Illinois is seeing in-state support from Illinois-based ADM and AGCO, which provided $2.5m in funding and 200,000 bushels of grain storage, respectively.

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Reports from VICTAM 2019, in Cologne

Danish firm launches grain-monitoring app

By Jane Byrne

The iGrain hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) app was developed to make it easier for grain managers in feed mills and other milling operations to utilize CO2 monitoring technology and to get definite answers regarding grain quality condition....