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Feed Mill Management

Animal feed mill management articles, news and analysis covering feed production, quality issues, costs and feed mill safety from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines. Topics include the Veterinary Feed Directive, mycotoxin analysis and updates, feed mill inspections and technology.

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NGFA signs cooperative alliance with OSHA

Alliance will provide information, guidance and access to resources that help to protect the safety of workers
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) have formed an alliance that will allow the grain, feed and processing industry to work more closely and collaboratively with the regulatory agency.
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How storage of specialty feeds affects protein quality

Specialty ingredients, especially for young animals, contain a great amount of protein that is not only expensive but also highly prone to deterioration when stored under unfavorable conditions.
Most specialty feeds, and particularly those designed for young animals, contain relatively high concentrations of sensitive ingredients.
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Ohio feed mill to close as result of FSMA costs

Centerra’s mill in Jefferson, Ohio, is too old and costly to upgrade, executive says
Centerra Co-op will close its animal feed mill in Jefferson, Ohio, because it would cost too much to bring it into compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
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Conitex Sonoco launches BulkSak On-Demand

Conitex Sonoco USA, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) bulk bags as well as other innovative packaging products, is pleased to launch BulkSak On-Demand, a web-enabled inventory program that provides new and existing customers on-demand access to over 70 types of ready-to-ship FIBC bags.
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Efficient animal feed storage, preservation tips

Keeping feed as good as fresh requires attention to storage but also to steps taken before manufacturing to enhance its preservation time.
The best measure against the deterioration of feed quality is prompt incorporation of high quality raw materials in diets that are rapidly consumed after manufacturing.
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WATT 100-year series: Nutrition

Precision poultry nutrition shapes industry’s future

Improved genetics will offer broiler producers growth opportunities, but technological developments will guide a holistic management approach
Precision poultry nutrition programs will increasingly improve producer profitability, farm management and feed formulations into the future.
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