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650+ domestic and international members, representing the total feed industry. Producing 75% of all the feed and 70% of all the non-whole-grain ingredients used in the U.S.

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Upcoming Events

AFIA-KSU 500 On-Demand Modules


Mar. 22-Apr. 19, 2022

AFIA/KSU-500 - Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing

July 19-21, 2022

FSMA PCQI Training
Inn at Opryland
Nashville, TN

Nov. 9-11, 2022

Equipment Manufacturers Conference
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
St. Petersburg, FL

Sept. 7-9, 2022

Liquid Feed Symposium
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

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It's AFIA Award Season!

It's AFIA Award Season!

May 19, 2022
By: Lacie Dotterweich

Every year, the American Feed Industry Association has the honor of thanking those who have greatly impacted our industry in a positive way. These outstanding individuals represent the ‘best of the best,’ exhibiting amazing expertise to help the AFIA achieve its goals and objectives, providing outstanding support to the entire feed industry throughout their careers and making significant contributions to animal feed.

Ask Julie: Will COVID-Era Policies Stick?

Ask Julie: Will COVID-Era Policies Stick?

May 13, 2022
By: Sarah Novak

Labor is top of mind for many of our members and the industry, so we asked three animal food industry experts – all named Julie – for their input on the topic. Julie Zimny is the global human resources leader with Cargill Animal Nutrition; Julie Sexton is the senior vice president and chief human resource officer with Land O’Lakes, Inc. and Julie Coble is the human resources manager with Kent Nutrition. Here is final post of the three-part series.

AFIA Honors Animal Food Industry Champions

AFIA Honors Animal Food Industry Champions

May 19, 2022
By: Lacie Dotterweich, Communications and Social Media Manager

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is proud to announce three awards honoring those who have supported the animal food industry over the past year and throughout their careers. The AFIA congratulates Eric Altom, Ph.D., of Balchem Corporation, for receiving the AFIA 2022 Member of the Year Award; Alan Gunderson, formerly with Vita Plus Corporation, for receiving the 2022 Distinguished Service Award; and Keith Epperson, formerly with Kent Nutrition Group, for receiving the 2022 AFIA-Kansas State University Feed Manufacturing Lifetime Achievement Award.


AFIA has an Online Buyers’ Guide for members and the public to use to search for feed, pet food, ingredients and equipment.
This is the go-to resource for those within the industry looking to buy products.

AFIA Online Buyers' Guide

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You will be represented on Capitol Hill and before regulators.



You will receive help from experts on critical issues.



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