FEED INDUSTRY INSTITUTE

Aug. 17 - Sept. 23, 2020
Self-paced virtual platform opens Aug. 17; culminates with live webinar Sept. 23 

 

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Agenda

Each lecture within a module will be pre-recorded and uploaded to a web based platform where they can be watched at your own pace starting on Aug. 17. Lectures and questions will be recapped via a live webinar on Sept. 23. Recorded proceedings of the live webinar will be sent after Sept. 23 for those that are not available to watch on that day. The module portals will remain open through Sept. 30. 

Module 1 - self guided - 3 hours, 30 minutes

Welcome, Introductions & Expectations- Chair, Nutrition Committee - Mr. Justin Bundy, Bill Barr & Co. - Length: 5:12
An overview of the U.S. Feed Industry: Segments, Tonnages & Species Affected - Ms. Constance Cullman, American Feed Industry Association - Length: 21:47
Physiology and Nutrition – Monogastric - Dr. Jose Soto, Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition - Length 42:01
Physiology and Nutrition – Ruminant - Dr. Matt Gibson, Southwind Milling Co. LLC - Length: 42:02
Physiology and Nutrition – Companion Animal & Equine - Mr. Todd Steen, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative - Length: 40:19 
Physiology and Nutrition – Young Stock - Mr. Robert Musser, Land O'Lakes Animal Milk Solutions - Length: 48:46

Module 2 - self guided - 7 hours, 33 minutes

Animal, Plant Proteins, NPN & Amino Acids - Mr. Fran Mueller, Kalmbach Feeds, Inc. - Length: 60:10 
Energy Sources: Carbohydrates - Dr. Kevin Halpin, International Ingredient Corp. - Length: 36:40
Energy Sources: Fats and Oils - Dr. Chad Risley, Berg+Schmidt America, LLC - Length: 35:15
Vitamins and Minerals - Dr. Kate Jackson and Dr. Trevor Faber, Trouw Nutrition - Length: 52:33
Introduction to Feed Additives- Dr. Anne Koontz, Alltech, Inc. - Length: 44:56
Feed Additives for Animal Food - Dr. Cathy Bandyk, AB Vista - Length: 62:05
Protective, Functional Feed Additives - Dr. Karen Pollock, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health - Length: 45:25
Medications Used in Livestock & Poultry Production - Dr. David Prentice, Elanco Animal Health - Length: 44:34
Putting Things Together: Formulation -  Dr. Brad Lawrence, Novus International, Inc. - Length: 59:42

Module 3 - self guided - 6 hours, 10 minutes 

Liquid Feed & Mill Blends - Mr. J. Randy Davis, Quality Liquid Feeds - Length: 40:23
Sourcing and Purchasing Feed Ingredients - Mr. Jeff Flenniken, Mars Horsecare - Length: 39:32
Transportation and Logistics for Feed & Ingredients - Mr. Matthew Harper, Nutra Blend, LLC - Length: 39:14
Ingredients and Feed Processing Techniques - Mr. Steve Willman, DuPont - Length: 60:00
Effects of Processing on Quality and Efficiency - Dr. Charles Stark, Kansas State University - Length: 53:19
Quality Assurance - Dr. Andrew Yersin, Kemin Animal Health and Nutrition - Length: 37:42
Sales/Customer Service - Mr. Kevin Larson, Diamond V - Length: 21:44
How Grains Are Traded/Intro to Risk Management - Mr. Rich Jelinek, StoneX Group, Inc. - Length: 61:02

Module 4 - self guided - 2 hours, 10 minutes

USDA/APHIS’s Role in Exporting and Importing Feed Products - Dr. Jonathan Lebovitz and Dr. Deborah Langford, USDA/APHIS - Length: 39:00 
Improving Consumers’ Trust: What Those Involved in Agriculture Can Do - Ms. Sarah Muirhead, Feedstuffs - Length: 27:00
An Overview of Regulations Affecting the Feed Industry - Mr. Gary Huddleston, American Feed Industry Association - Length: 23:00
What’s all the Fuss About FSMA? - Dr. Paul Davis, American Feed Industry Association - Length: 40:00

Live Webinar - Sept. 23, 2020 - 2:00-4:00 p.m. EDT

Recap of all the lectures - Dr. Paul Davis, American Feed Industry Association
Q&A 
Graduation

The teaching seminars will be delivered using online web conferencing software, allowing students to interact with the instructors through their web browsers. The seminar will consist of two parts.  Part 1 will open on Aug. 17 and will include multiple pre-recorded presentations that students can watch at their own pace over the course of a month while interacting with the other participants through interactive polls and question-and-answer opportunities. (All participants will receive informational emails with log-in instructions and handout materials.) Part 2 will happen on Wednesday, Sept. 23, when AFIA will host a live online webcast from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern to recap all the presentations and provide an opportunity for students to participate in a live Q&A session with the overall professor, Dr. Paul Davis

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PAUL DAVIS, PH.D.     (703) 650-0146     PDAVIS@AFIA.ORG

Contact Paul, director of quality, animal food safety and education, for any questions regarding conference agenda and event expectations.

SARAH NOVAK    (703) 558-3574     SNOVAK@AFIA.ORG

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DAISY RODRIGUEZ     (703) 650-0144    DRODRIGUEZ@AFIA.ORG

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LYNETTE TUCKER   (703) 558-3573    LTUCKER@AFIA.ORG

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