The American Feed Industry Association publishes news releases surrounding its legislative and regulatory work, important political announcements, association events and more. See our most recent news below. For more information or to be added to our distribution list, contact Victoria Broehm, AFIA’s director of communications.
The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) Board of Directors met in Arlington, Va., this week for their annual spring meeting, where they advocated for key industry priorities on Capitol Hill and conducted other official business, including approving new Board leadership and members.
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.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has opened registration for the 2022 Liquid Feed Symposium, being held Sept. 7-9, in New Orleans, La. This event is focused on the current issues, growth, education and development of the liquid supplement industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to various highly regarded speakers and learn about topics like dry and liquid ingredient forecasts, renewable fuel sources, industry sustainability and other current issues impacting the industry.?
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) welcomes the nomination of Alexis Taylor as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary of trade and foreign agricultural affairs. President Joe Biden’s announcement today is vital as the U.S. animal food industry’s ability to grow relies on filling the increasing need for animal protein and dairy foods in export markets.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) thanks our members for their decades of loyalty and assistance representing the interests of the whole animal food industry.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in coordination with Feedstuffs, has opened the application phase for its 2022 Liquid Feed Facility of the Year (FFY) program. The program is open to all AFIA member liquid feed facilities.
The American Feed Industry Association, in partnership with Feedstuffs and the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association (USPOULTRY), named Sanderson Farms’ Collins, Miss., plant as its 2021 Integrator Feed Facility of the Year (FFY). Gary Huddleston, AFIA’s director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, presented the award yesterday during the USPOULTRY Feed Mill Management Seminar.
The American Feed Industry Association has opened registration for its annual Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) for Animal Food training. The course, which will be held July 19-21 at the Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tenn., is one way to meet the requirements for a preventive controls qualified individual (PCQI).
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) held its annual Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference (PISC) last week, bringing together over 300 feed ingredient buyers and sellers from across the country to San Francisco, Calif., for three days of educational programming, business meetings and networking opportunities.
The American Feed Industry Association, in partnership with Feedstuffs, has named Belstra Milling’s DeMotte, Ind., plant as its 2021 Premix/Ingredient Feed Facility of the Year. Gary Huddleston, AFIA’s director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, presented the facility’s leadership with the award during the AFIA’s Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference (PISC) in San Francisco, Calif.