Rising energy costs push US feed mill to go solar

Rising energy costs push US feed mill to go solar

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The Maschhoffs’ Griggsville, Illinois, feed mill adopts alternative energy to meet current, future electricity needs

The Maschhoffs pork producers knew they had a problem even before the latest surge in energy prices. Despite concerted efforts to reduce their energy use, one of their feed mills in Griggsville, Illinois, simply couldn’t cut back enough to remain cost-competitive.