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on February 5, 2014

Optimization of feed processing energy sources

Discussion of thermal and mechanical energy sources as they relate to extrusion and feed production

Higher energy costs continue to head the list of top challenges for the feed processing industry. Only food safety, raw material costs and labor issues consistently outrank these concerns. Energy requirements vary for the many aspects of feed processing, but within each unit operation, the total energy requirement and the…

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