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Alliance Feed breaks ground on new mill
COLUMBIA CITY, INDIANA, U.S. - Alliance Feed LLC broke
ground June 1 on its new feed mill at Farmers Grain & Feed Co.,
just east of Columbia City, Indiana, U.S.
The mill will feature a pelletizer with a capacity of 50 tph and will
use 6 million bushels of locally grown corn per year. It will employ
Construction is expected to be complete in July 2019.
Alliance Feed is a joint venture between Co-Alliance, LLP and
Farmers Grain & Feed Company.
The company plans to emulate the Co-Alliance feed mill in
Reynolds, Indiana, U.S., which is currently producing 250,000 tons
of feed for 750,000 pigs annually.
The new mill in Columbia City strategically locates multiple modern feed facilities across northern Indiana allowing more partnering
opportunities with both growers and producers, the company said.
"We're looking forward to working with the Shively family and
Farmers Grain on this exciting new venture, which we believe will
help farming families in the community for generations," said Kevin
Terry Shively, president of Farmers Grain, said he sees the venture
as a natural next step for his multigenerational business.
"Our family history is rooted in agriculture," he said. "We are excited to diversify our grain operations by producing livestock feed
for our local farmers from the grain they store at our facility."
Lansing leases export facility at Port of Houston
GALENA PARK, TEXAS, U.S. - Lansing Trade Group, LLC
assumed possession through a lease of the Woodhouse Terminal
at the Port of Houston Authority on June 1.
Previously leased by Louis Dreyfus Co., the 6.3-million-bushel bulk
export facility is capable of loading up to Panamax-sized vessels and
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BNSF, and Kansas City Southern through Beaumont, Texas, U.S.
"Lansing Trade Group is committed to providing the best value
to our customers whether that is U.S. domestic demand or demand
found in the export markets," said Bill Krueger, president and chief
H[HFXWLYHRI¿FHURI/DQVLQJ7UDGH*URXS³7KHDGGLWLRQRIDQH[port facility as part of our North American infrastructure will bolster
existing relationships in the Midwest and South, as well as facilitate
development of strong relationships in destination markets. We are
fortunate to have the opportunity to work with the Port of Houston
Authority and look forward to a long-term relationship with them."
IGP appoints interim associate director
MANHATTAN, KANSAS, U.S. - The IGP Institute has appointed Shawn Thiele as the interim associate director following Brandi Miller's departure. Thiele assumes the day-to-day administrative duties while continuing to lead the flour milling and
grain processing curriculum. In this role, he oversees the creation
and presentation of workshops, on-site courses, distance education
courses and other technical outreach programs to enhance the market
promotion, consumption and utilization of U.S. cereal grains, oilseeds for the global grain and feed industry.
and grain processing curriculum manager in 2016 after serving four
years as the operations manager for the Hal Ross Flour Mill.
"Shawn is a proven technical expert and leader in milling operaWLRQVDQGEHJDQVHYHUDOQHZLQLWLDWLYHVLQRXUÀRXUPLOOLQJDQGJUDLQ
processing curriculum," said Gordon Smith, IGP Institute director
and department head for Grain Science and Industry. "Shawn is well
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