The Bush Administration is pushing more than 65 new proposals as part of this year’s farm bill. The proposals focus heavily on specialty crops, beginning farmers and ranchers, and socially disadvantaged producers.
Most studies are based on interviewees’ conjecture and opinion. But a best-in-class benchmark report of food and beverage packaging operations conducted by Informance sampled actual production data from customers’ 141 packaging lines worldwide.
Pilgrim’s Pride is building a feed mill in Natchitoches, LA. The new mill features 35,000-bushel-per-hour corn receiving, 280-ton-per-hour ingredient receiving, one current and one future 70-ton-per-hour grinding system and an 8-ton batching and mixing system.
In an Aberdeen study, “Supply Chain Visibility Roadmap Report,” executives interviewed from 524 companies identified improving user visibility to order, inventory and shipment status as a top priority.