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combination pit and one pit exclusively for trucks.
It receives most of its corn and
soy by rail and can unload a 90-car
train in 12 hours. It will receive 27
million bushels of corn annually,
with 20 percent received by truck
from farmers in Georgia, Alabama
"Truck drivers want dump and
go - speed is one of our advantages," said John Brabham, Southern
Alabama assistant feed mill manager, noting unload times clocking less
than 7 minutes. "We also designed
the pit so farmers have space to line
up off the road."
To accommodate commodity shipments, the site has storage capacities of
1 million bushels for corn, 4,200 tons
of soy, and 2,500 pounds of DDGS.
to be paramount to our success down
the road and that's one of the reasons
why we made the investments we did."
In addition to Wayne Farms' siz-
Role of nutrition
With the demands of consumerdriven production, Williams feels technology will play a significant role in
remaining competitive in the future.
"Our ability to formulate ever-more
complex feeds with less drugs and
more natural products will require the
kind of controls we have invested in,"
Williams said. "I think it's going to be
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able domestic business, 6 percent of
the company's poultry products are
exported to Mexico, Asia and the
Middle East. ■
We know our pellet mills and
hammermills aren't the best looking,
but they're rock solid, and they keep
running-year after year.
When combined with our automation
systems, they're unbeatable.
Which is why there's a saying that
gets tossed around a lot here:
"It just runs."
Give us a call to find out how we
can run for you.
CALIFORNIA PELLET MILL
Your Partners in Productivity
www.CPM.net * 800*428*0846