2019 Application for Feed Facility of the Year



Would you like to know how your plant compares to other similar plants across the country? You could have access to important comparative benchmarking information, as well as the opportunity to be recognized as the American Feed Industry Association’s Feed Facility of the Year, by participating in the 2019 Feed Facility of the Year program.

AFIA, and its industry partner Feedstuffs, are accepting applications for the 2019 Feed Facility of the Year program through Sept. 6, 2019. The award program recognizes overall excellence in feed manufacturing operations, emphasizing safety, quality, regulatory compliance, operating efficiencies and overall industry awards.

It should only take applicants a few hours to collect the information needed to apply. To access a helpful hints document, click here.

There are four categories: commercial dry manufacturer, liquid feed manufacturer, integrator manufacturer and premix/ingredient manufacturer.

Click on the application below best suited to your facility:

Commercial dry manufacturer Online application PDF document
Liquid feed manufacturer Online application PDF document
Integrator manufacturer Online application PDF document
Premix/Ingredient manufacturer Online application PDF document



A list of past winners can be found here .

A $100 application fee for AFIA members, or $250 application fee for non-members, is due at the time of submission. It can be paid here or you can request an invoice.  Please note, non-members are not eligible for the award, but will receive a copy of the benchmarking report.

For additional questions, contact Gary Huddleston, AFIA’s director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, at (703) 666-8854. For help submitting your application, contact Kori Chung, AFIA's legislative and regulatory assistant, at (703) 666-8862.