Feed Industry

Institute

June 17-20, 2024 | Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown | Minneapolis, MN
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Agenda

 

Monday, June 17, 2024

10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Registration
1 - 1:15 p.m. Welcome, Introductions & Expectations- Chair, Nutrition Committee - TBD
1:15 - 2 p.m. An overview of the U.S. Feed Industry: Segments, Tonnages & Species Affected - TBD 
2 - 2:30 p.m. Physiology and Nutrition – Monogastric - TBD
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Physiology and Nutrition – Ruminant - Dr. Matt Gibson, Southwind Milling Co. LLC 
3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Physiology and Nutrition – Companion Animal & Equine - TBD
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Physiology and Nutrition – Young Stock - TBD
4:45 - 5 p.m.

What did we learn today? and Q&A - Class Professor, AFIA

6 - 8 p.m. Reception

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Animal, Plant Proteins, NPN & Amino Acids - TBD
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Energy Sources: Carbohydrates - Kevin Halpin, International Ingredient Corp.
9:45 - 10 a.m. Break
10 - 10:45 a.m. Energy Sources: Fats and Oils - Dr. Chad Risley, Berg+Schmidt America, LLC 
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Vitamins and Minerals - TBD
11:45 -  12 p.m. What did we learn this morning? - Class Professor, AFIA
12 - 1 p.m. Lunch
1 - 1:45 p.m. Introduction to Feed Additives- Dr. Anne Koontz, Alltech, Inc. 
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Feed Additives for Animal Food - Dr. Cathy Bandyk, Innovad Additives, Inc.
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 3:15 Protective, Functional Feed Additives - Dr. Karen Pollock, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health 
3:15 - 4 p.m. Medications Used in Livestock & Poultry Production - Dr. David Prentice, Elanco Animal Health 
4 - 4:45 p.m. Putting Things Together: Formulation -  TBD
4:45 - 5 p.m. What did we learn today? - Class Professor, AFIA
  Free Night  (on your own)

Wednesday, June 10, 2024

7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Liquid Feed & Mill Blends - TBD 
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Sourcing and Purchasing Feed Ingredients - TBD
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Transportation and Logistics for Feed & Ingredients - TBD
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Ingredients and Feed Processing Techniques - TBD
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Effects of Processing on Quality and Efficiency - TBD
12  - 12:15 p.m. What did we learn this morning? - Class Professor, AFIA
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 - 2 p.m. Quality Assurance - Dr. Andrew Yersin, Kemin Animal Health and Nutrition 
2 - 2:30 p.m. Sales/Customer Service - Mr. Kevin Larson, Diamond V 
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. How Grains Are Traded/Intro to Risk Management - Mr. Jared Morgan, StoneX 
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. What did we learn today? - Class Professor, AFIA
4:30 - 9 p.m. Offsite Activity, MLB game (*additional fee required - Limited tickets are available, so we encourage reserving your tickets early)

Thursday, June 20, 2024

7 - 8 a.m. Breakfast
8 - 8:45 a.m. USDA/APHIS’s Role in Exporting and Importing Feed Products - TBD
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Improving Consumers’ Trust: What Those Involved in Agriculture Can Do - Ms. Sarah Muirhead, Feedstuffs 
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. An Overview of Regulations Affecting the Feed Industry - TBD
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. What’s all the Fuss About FSMA? - Dr. Paul Davis, American Feed Industry Association 
11:15 - 11:45 a.m. What did we learn this week? - Class Professor, AFIA
11:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. Graduation

Note: Times, topics and speakers are subject to change.
 

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

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