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Feed Mill Management

Buhler-KSU Executive Milling course concludes

With the hope of educating milling industry executives on the underlying principles of milling process and the parameters that can be influenced by the milling system, the Kansas State University IGP Institute hosted the Buhler-KSU Executive Milling training May 20-24.
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Dairy

Digitized dairy: Ag tech sparks big changes for feed's future

Smart collars and ear tags, facial recognition, virtual fencing and robotic milking are just a handful of reasons dairy is ahead of the game in ag tech.
Ag tech in dairy is advancing fast, spearheaded by smart startups and backed by sound science, which will allow producers to better understand animal behavior and how they are fed.
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ASF spurs additional research into optimal feed holding times

Study suggests shorter holding times than previous estimates, but questions about practicality remain
New research suggests producers would benefit from erring on the side of caution when it comes to feed that may be contaminated with viral diseases, but questions about the practicality of extended feed holding times remain.
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Bill Barr receives AFIA's Distinguished Service Award

The American Feed Industry Association honored Bill Barr, the president of Bill Barr & Company, with its 2019 Distinguished Service Award for his life-long contributions to the feed industry. Sarah Novak, AFIA’s vice president of membership and public relations, presented the award to Barr at AFIA’s Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference today in Orlando, Fla.
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