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2023

December 2023

  • Happy Holidays!
  • Industry News
  • Need Help With Procurement?
  • Ask the Expert: How To Plan A Slip Construction Build
  • 20 Facts About New Year’s Eve To Know Before The Countdown
  • Upcoming Events

November 2023

  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Family Time
  • WL Port-Land Systems
  • Industry News
  • Ask the Expert: Steam Quality and Feed Pelleting
  • Here Are Some Facts About NFL Thanksgiving Games
  • Upcoming Events

October 2023

August 2023

WL Port-Land Systems Inc. is excited and proud to announce that we are now a 100% employee-owned business through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Although company ownership has been transferred to the ESOP, company leadership remains unchanged, and all employees remain committed to the high level of quality, professionalism and customer service that we consistently provide to our customers.

June 2023

May 2023

March 2023

February 2023

  • Featured Project: JFS Milling located in Bruceville, IN Increases Their Pelleting Capabilities
  • Spare Parts & Replacement Equipment Provider
  • Industry News
  • Ask the Expert: Tips On Mill Foundations — Part II
  • Did You Know? Here Are The Seven Modern Wonders Of The World For 2023
  • WL Port-Land Systems Inc. Upcoming Events

January 2023

  • Tradeshow Season
  • Industry News
  • Ask the Expert: Tips On Mill Foundations — Part I
  • Did You Know? 20 Awesome Engineering Facts You Didn’t Know
  • WL Port-Land Systems Inc. Upcoming Events

2022

December 2022

  • Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas
  • Special Announcement
  • WLPLS’s Tim Lease and Jon Cowles Attend AFIA’s EMC Conference
  • Industry News
  • Ask the Expert: What You Need To Know About Pumps
  • Did You Know? Honey Bee Life Spans Are 50 Percent Shorter Today Than They Were 50 Years Ago
  • WL Port-Land Systems Inc. Careers
  • Getting Back on Track After Thanksgiving

October 2022

September 2022

  • Fall is Here
  • Industry News
  • Ask the Expert: Wear Liners — What’s Right?
  • Did you know? 15 Weird Historical Facts
  • It's a Great Time of Year for Food! 24 Best Fall Recipes

August 2022

  • Excellence in Customer Service – Part of our Culture
  • Industry News
  • Ask the Expert: Designing & Pricing a Silo
  • Did You Know? The 101 Greatest Animal Facts
  • Consumers Rely on Chicken Even as Inflation Affects Prices
  • Yum! Cheesy Turkey Walking Tacos

July 2022

  • Foster Farms Project Completed Successfully
  • Industry News
  • Ask the Expert: All You Need To Know About Receiving Unit Trains
  • Did You Know? 10 Interesting Construction Facts
  • 6 Tips to Keep Farm Employees Safe When Temps Rise
  • Four of the ‘Healthiest’ Ways to Cook Chicken

June 2022

May 2022

  • The History of Memorial Day
  • FBI Security Alert on Ag Cyberattacks
  • Don’t overlook feed biosecurity in efforts to manage Salmonella
  • Bird flu is driving up the price of more than just eggs and poultry
  • Article: Design feed mills with energy efficiency at the forefront-featuring our own Jonathan Cowles, Director of Sales
  • Ask the Expert: Recommended Spare Parts Lists
  • Slow Start to U.S. Planting Threatens Corn Production
  • USDA: ASF vaccine candidate passes important safety test

March 2022

  • Analysts toy with rare scenario for U.S. corn, soy acreage
  • Farm Inflation: Fertilizer, Food, and Equipment Manufacturing
  • Top three priorities for a successful feed strategy in 2022
  • Ethanol continues to sustain corn prices
  • With avian flu spreading, veterinarians promote good biosecurity practices
  • Our Thoughts: Join A Professional Association
  • Ask the Expert: How To Ensure A Successful Project
  • Hobbies that Make You Smarter

February 2022

  • U.S. Agricultural Exports Shatter Records in 2021
  • Consumers Still Hoarding, Buying in Bulk
  • Today’s Labor Shortage Will Shape Feed Mill Technology of Tomorrow
  • Green future includes biodiesel, leaders say
  • Analyst says More Soybeans Ahead in 2022
  • Pork stars on global stage
  • How many chicken wings are consumed on Super Bowl Sunday
  • Case Study: Integrated Poultry Company
  • Ask the Expert: Easy-To-Understand 'Power Factor' Part II
  • The Importance of Communication with the Field

January 2022

  • Unplanned Repair Projects
  • Commodity Price Outlook for 2022
  • USDA Offers Expanded Conservation Program Opportunities to Support Climate Smart Agriculture in 2022
  • Beauty of Agriculture Shines Through
  • Renewable diesel poised to power growth in soybean demand
  • U.S. man recovering after 'breakthrough' pig-heart transplant
  • Ask the Expert: Easy-To-Understand 'Power Factor'
  • Planning Design for Maintenance

2021

December 2021

  • Types of Historical Silos
  • Effect of pelleting and different feeding programs on growth performance, carcass yield, and nutrient digestibility in broiler chickens
  • What Is Going on with Fertilizer Prices?
  • USDA sees 2021-22 corn area at 92.7 mil acres, up 1.6 mil from previous estimate
  • New report examines roadblocks to construction's digital transformation
  • Fresh Market Bean Crop Provision Changes
  • Diagnosing the pain in your supply chain

September 2021

  • Company Family Member Announcements
  • On the Safe Side: The Incident Investigation
  • Ask the Expert: Market Uncertainties in Commodity Pricing
  • Featured Project: Smithfield Hog Production - Bladenboro, North Carolina

June 2021

  • Company Family Member Announcements
  • On the Safe Side
  • Ask the Expert: Rail Receiving Systems
  • Featured Project: Circle S Ranch

2020

September 2020

  • Some Thoughts On: It's Been 10 Years
  • Ask the Expert: The Importance of NTEP Certification for Scales
  • Featured Project: Aviagen - Pikeville, Tennessee

July 2020

  • Some Thoughts On: The Pandemic
  • Ask the Expert: Tips On Silo Design — Part II

May 2020

  • Some Thoughts On: The Pandemic
  • Ask the Expert: Tips On Silo Design — Part I
  • Featured Project: Butterball - Yellville, Arkansas

March 2020

  • Some Thoughts On: Professional Associations
  • Ask the Expert: Eliminating Production Facility Hazards with Good Housekeeping
  • Featured Project: Butterball - Yellville, Arkansas

January 2020

  • Some Thoughts On: Appreciation for the Past 30 Years
  • Ask the Expert: Comparing Paint Systems & Galvanizing — Part II
  • Featured Project: D&D Ingredient Distributors, Inc. - Delphos, Ohio