Each month, World Grain’s Country Focus articles provide an in-depth look at the grain and oilseed markets, government policies, economic conditions, biofuels production, attitudes toward genetically modified crops and more for countries around the world. In this slideshow, learn more about 12 countries featured in World Grain’s 2016 print magazines.
It was another year of record grain harvests, ample supplies and low prices. Shocking election results – namely the vote by Britain to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president – reflected a growing surge in nationalism and protectionism that could have a significant impact on the global grain industry in years to come. Russia flexed its muscles as a wheat exporter and Turkey continued to dominate the world flour trade, which reached record heights.
Here is a look at some of the top stories that impacted the global grain and grain processing industries in 2016.
Increased speed and capacity are two of the biggest trends impacting grain storage and handling construction. Both impact size of equipment and the infrastructure needed to support it. The following are recent grain storage and handling projects from around the world.
The following slideshow takes a look at top products and destinations for U.S. ag exports during fiscal 2016.
An assortment of the latest technologies and products for the grain storage and handling and flour milling industries featured in World Grain’s 2017 International Buyer’s Guide. Learn more about grain storage, bucket elevator components, monitoring systems, cleaning equipment and more.
Faced with economic challenges, millers worldwide want to lessen their operating costs.
Millers are making five-year business plans and are considering energy savings, mill flexibility, maintenance and building costs. Energy efficiency is one of the most important issues in the milling industry today, according to World Grain magazine’s annual survey of the international milling industry’s equipment and service suppliers.
In response, suppliers are controlling the efficiency of large motors, such as fans in pneumatic transport systems and using intelligent control systems for the appropriate use of compressed air in sleeve filters.
The following are recent milling projects from around the world.
Here are some of the most recently introduced products for the grain storage and handling and flour milling industries.
Nearly 100 millers attended pre-conference workshop that showed millers how to conduct a Mill Process Audit and Optimization during IAOM’s Latin American Region conference and expo.