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Article published the November 13, 2008:

Mill Automation & Process Optimization

Almost every miller in the world has considered introducing some degree of automation to the cleaning houses, mills and packing plants at some stage and many have been very successful. Sadly though, I also hear...
Author/s :
Tuti Tan
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Article published the October 15, 2008:

Sieves & Particle Size Reduction

The sifter floor tends to be out of sight and out of mind in many flour mills, getting attention only when the mill is stopped. But the sifter floor is just as important as the roller floor and proper sifter ma...
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Article published the October 14, 2008:

Silage inoculants: are they profitable? A case study of wholeplant corn silage

Research on the topic “Profitability in the use of silage inoculants”  in scientific literature shows that many authors (e.g. Vanzant, 2008; Raue, 2006) have already tried to use methods for calculating the eco...
Author/s :
Yunior, Acosta Aragon
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Article published the October 6, 2008:

The floating feed revolution

Tilapia is the second-most important group of farmed fish after carp. It is farmed in at least 85 countries, with the major part of the production coming from Asia (China) and Latin America (Ecuador, Honduras a...
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Article published the September 11, 2008:

Feed Industry: Microwave Moisture Measurement

Keeping moisture at the correct level throughout all stages of processing can be one of the biggest challenges for feed and flour millers.All sorts of factors affect the moisture level in the raw product: how i...
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Article published the September 3, 2008:

Binders: Gelatin as alternative for urea formaldehyde and wheat gluten in the production of water stable shrimp feeds

Shrimp are external masticators, meaning that they chew their feed outside their mouth and will not ingest the feed at once. Shrimp prefer soft pellets. Typically, in semi-intensive farming, shrimp feed pellets...
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Article published the August 11, 2008:

Emerging trends in milling equipment

The principle trend in recent years - a major step - has been the slow but sure move towards debranning and peeling in western hemisphere mills. This subject has been covered at some length in other articles an...
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Article published the August 8, 2008:

Producing high quality protein concentrates economically

Proteins are the building blocks of living organisms. Together with carbohydrates and fats, they are our main nutrients and indispensable for both human and animal nutrition.Modern protein concentrate technolog...
Author/s :
Tuti Tan
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Article published the July 23, 2008:

Effect of Glycerol on Pellet Mill Production Efficiency

Crude glycerol is a by-product of the biofuels industry, which has the potential to be used as a feed ingredient in animal diets. However, little is known about glycerol's nutritional value or how it impacts fe...
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Article published the July 22, 2008:

New additives in aquaculture - the beneficial effects of dietary organic acids in fish nutrition, with special focus on potassium diformate

It is a well established fact in the field of aquaculture, that the use of antibiotic growth promoters as an in-feed additive for the diets of fish and shrimp may promote growth and feed conversion as well as i...
Author/s :
Christian Lückstädt
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