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Who is AFIA?

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

Purchase

Jan. 25, 2022

Pet Food Conference
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

Jan. 25-27, 2022

International Production and Processing Expo
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

Feb. 1-Mar. 8, 2022

AFIA/KSU-500 - Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing
Online

Mar. 8-10, 2022

Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference
Hyatt Regency
San Francisco, CA

Important Issues

 
Animal Food Safety
 
Biosecurity
 
Trade
 
Sustainability

What's Happening

Latest News

Evaluating Circular Food Systems Invites Perspectives on Diet Sustainability

Evaluating Circular Food Systems Invites Perspectives on Diet Sustainability

January 20, 2022
By: Lara Moody

Attention to our own health and the health of our planet has given rise to an array of diet recommendations that have advice for optimizing both. Relative to the planet, advocates for reduced meat diets point to the environmental impacts attributed to animal production as a key issue, whereas advocates for meat as a good protein source point to the beneficial role that animal production plays in better soil health and conservation agriculture. Like many concepts, the truth is unclear, understanding the issues around diets and agriculture is complex and many options may be viable, depending on your goals.

Happy Birthday, Betty!

Happy Birthday, Betty!

January 17, 2022
By: Victoria Broehm

Like the rest of America, I was sad to hear the news of Betty White’s passing on New Year’s Eve, a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday, which would have been today. She has always held a special place in my heart – not only because she shares a Jan. 17 birthday with my grandma (who is turning 96 today!!), but because she always put a smile on people’s faces and used her talents for service of others, including some four-legged creatures.

Mark Your Calendars for AFIA's 2022 Meetings & Events

Mark Your Calendars for AFIA's 2022 Meetings & Events

January 6, 2022
By: Lacie Dotterweich, Communications and Social Media Manager

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has released its 2022 schedule of conferences and online courses. Registration for several of these events is already open at afia.org/events. 

ONLINE BUYERS’ GUIDE

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

Our Four Promises

 
Voice

Voice

You will have a voice.

 
Representation

Representation

You will be represented on Capitol Hill and before regulators.

 
Expertise

Expertise

You will receive help from experts on critical issues.

 
Engagement

Engagement

You will be provided educational and networking opportunities.