Milling Journal Milling Journal Online North American Millers' Association Annual Meeting ... Oct. 26-28 ... Laguna Beach, CA Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:54:53 EDT Cascade Organic Flour, LLC Reports Positive Progress of New Organic Wheat Crop Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:38:43 EDT Royal City, WA - Aug. 14, 2017 - Cascade Organic Flour, LLC. (dba Cascade Organic Farms) is harvesting its new crop of 1,500 acres of irrigated organic wheat, and the crop is looking very good, according to Cascade Organic Farms' personnel. In fact, a recent survey of its various irrigated fields of organic wheat by Cascade Organic Farms showed outstanding quality and yields. Cascade Organic Farms is a family-owned and vertically integrated producer of organic wheat, organic flour, organic dry beans (pinto beans, black beans, etc.), and other organic crops in Washington State. Cascade Organic Farms has several thousand Plains Grains August 11 Harvest Summary For Hard Red Winter Wheat Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:44:29 EDT This 2017 HRW harvst summary report of August 11, which includes a August 8 drought monitor map and a separate breakout report from the South Dakota Wheat Commission, was compiled and supplied by Mark Hodges, executive director, Plains Grains, Inc. (PGI), Stillwater, OK. Harvesting in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska is 100% complete. Havesting in South Dakota was reported to be 99% complete. Vast areas in Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota also remain gripped in various levels of drought (i.e., moderate, severe, extreme, and exceptional). PGI is a private, nonprofit wheat marketing organization dedicated to providing the link between producers IAOM 2017 Southeastern, Niagara, Ohio Valley and Wolverine Districts' Joint Meeting ... Sept. 20-22 ... Cincinnati, OH Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:43:47 EDT The IAOM Southeastern District invites you to join its members and those from Niagara, Ohio Valley and Wolverine Districts for their Joint Annual Fall Conference at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is your opportunity to learn the latest industry trends and also meet and converse with professionals of the milling industry and the allied trades from throughout the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada. The Golf Tournament will begin at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 20, location TBD. There will also be a Reception at the hotel that evening at 6:30 pm. K-State University IGP Institute Holds Introduction to Flour Milling Course Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:13:35 EDT Manhattan, KS - Many professionals who work in the milling industry may not know the flour milling process, but they have a desire to learn and gain basic milling skills. Shawn Thiele (left), IGP Institute flour milling specialist, discusses break releases and other processes during an exercise in the KSU Hal Ross Flour Mill. It is for these professionals that the IGP Institute hosted the IGP–KSU Introduction to Flour Milling course July 31–August 4, 2017 for 12 participants. This course does not require any prior milling experience. It is geared for new mill employees, and mill HR staff and managers, grain and IAOM Central, Wheat State, and Texoma Districts Meet in Branson, MO Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:04:50 EDT By Karl Ohm, editor Approximately 75 members from the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Central, Wheat State, and Texoma Districts attended the 2017 Summer Meeting and Technical Conference, July 27 – 29, at the Chateau on the Lake, Branson, MO. At the IAOM Central, Wheat State and Texoma Districts’ summer meeting and technical conference, attendees had the opportunity to visit table top displays from various companies. Photos by Karl Ohm. The social hour followed by a casual picnic-style buffet was held indoors Thursday evening, July 27, at Chateau on the Lake. A golf outing was held on Saturday morning, July 29, at the Kice Industries Introduces Upgraded Top Bag Removal Filter Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:23:39 EDT Wichita, KS - August. 7, 2017 - Kice Industries today announced it has introduced an upgraded Top Bag Removal Filter to its Filters line. The improved filter is an option available to most Kice filters. “One of the main improvements is the quick release laterals, which are easily removed without the use of tools for installing filter bags,” said Andy Forrester, Kice Industries. In addition, the filter bags can be replaced without having to enter a dirty air chamber. “We also sought to improve lid hold downs and handles,” said Forrester. “Removal of the filter lid(s) allows ADM to Invest in Modernization of Flour Mill in Enid, OK Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:12:20 EDT Decatur, IL - Aug. 3, 2017 - Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it is investing in a significant modernization of its flour mill in Enid, Oklahoma. “The Enid flour mill has served as an important hub for the region’s wheat harvest for many decades, and upgrades to the facility will provide even better service to our customers in the future,” said Mark Kolkhorst, president, ADM Milling. “Improvements include replacing two existing milling units with a single, highly-automated, state-of-the-art unit, which will efficiently meet existing customer needs, and provide capacity to reach out to new customers. “Not only are these Bunting Magnetics to Display New Advanced Metal Detection Controls at Pack Expo 2017 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:19:51 EDT Newton, KS - Bunting® Magnetics Co., the leader in moving, removing, detecting and holding metal, improves its line of closed loop tunnel-style metal detectors for the food packaging industry with optional Triple Frequency controls. The new integrated controls enhance the company’s innovative imagePHASE platform by allowing the processor to learn a packaged food product in three different conditions, and select the one with that yields the greatest sensitivity. With the upgrade to these controls, the detector also displays the expected sensitivities to the operator with all three metal types – ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless steel. “You read about more and Bunting Magnetics to Showcase NUHI Cartridge Magnet at Pack Expo 2017 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:15:05 EDT Newton, KS - Bunting® Magnetics Co., the leader in moving, removing and holding metal, continues to deliver the best permanent magnet solutions with the introduction of its NUHI™ Cartridge Magnet. Completely redesigned from the ground up to address the processing challenges manufacturers face, the NUHI™ Cartridge Magnet – Neodymium Ultra High Intensity – is nearly 20% stronger and delivers 25% more reach out than the company’s previous cartridge design while delivering more power than competitive cartridges. The result is more power, a purer product and better plant efficiency. “Faced with a tough work environment and consumer concerns for product safety,