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Feed Mill Management

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AFIA CEO Joel Newman's advice to feed industry leaders

Prior to his retirement, Newman offers his views on the future of the US feed industry and the importance of broad collaboration to educate consumers about the truths of animal protein production.
Outgoing AFIA president and CEO Joel Newman offers his advice for feed industry leaders and stakeholders.
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Consumer Trends

Consumers invested in animal welfare, but knowledge is limited

Animal welfare remains on the public agenda, but a lack of consumer understanding around livestock production means actual concerns are very broad.
Animal welfare is on the public agenda, and with a plethora of certifications and major brand commitments in place, industry is responding. But very few consumers fully understand the ins and outs of livestock farming and so most animal welfare concerns remain broad.
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Processing

The effect of feed particle size on pig health

Adaptation of particle size can be the ideal way to improve pig performance and health.
Adaptation of particle size can be the ideal way to improve pig performance and health if the animals’ requirements and the factors influencing feed processing are understood. This article examines the influence of feed particle size on pig performance and health.
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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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