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Protein Power
Wed Jan 28, 2015 05:38 PM CST

What better way to know what soybeans your customers need than to also be one of those customers? Mike Beard, a soybean and hog farmer from Frankfort, Ind., knows firsthand what higher protein content in the soybeans he raises means for his pigs' performance.

PEAK PERFORMANCE

"Hogs and chickens perform best with high-protein soybean meal," he said, noting he uses 48%. "We know with higher protein, we have better-performing animals. They grow faster and gain more weight per pound of feed," he added.

Beard, who is a United Soybean Board (USB) director ...

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