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 and Feedstuffs are proud to announce four category winners for the 2018 Feed Facility of the Year (FFY) program. AFIA congratulates Famo Feeds of Freeport, Minn., as the winner of the commercial dry livestock feed plant category; Koch Foods of Morton, Miss., as the winner of the integrator category; Quality Liquid Feeds of Clovis, N.M., as the winner of the liquid feed plant category; and Trouw Nutrition of Highland, Ill., as the winner of the premix manufacturing plant category.
In light of the recent outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) and other animal diseases, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has been working on a multi-pronged action plan to: research science-based solutions for mitigating the risks of virus transmission through feed, and communicate any new information and recommendations to the industry and producer groups. As part of this effort, AFIA announced today that it has released an updated version of its biosecurity guidelines.
The American Feed Industry Association is pleased to see the Donald Trump administration include agriculture in its trade negotiating objectives with the EU, but cautions against seeking these objectives in stages, rather than in a single negotiation.
In response to a new report launched by the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health today that provides policy recommendations on global guidelines based on misleading information about animal agriculture’s environmental impact, AFIA’s President and CEO Joel G. Newman shared the following statement.
The American Feed Industry Association is pleased to announce the addition of Lacie Dotterweich as its communications coordinator, effective January 4.
The American Feed Industry Association’s President and CEO Joel G. Newman formally announced to members today that he will be retiring from the association effective December 2019. The association has formed a selection committee to facilitate the transition process over the next year and hired Kincannon & Reed to assist in recruiting Newman’s successor.
The American Feed Industry Association is proud to announce the launch of its new website to better communicate the animal food manufacturing industry’s key legislative and regulatory priorities to policymakers and the public. The revamped, mobile-responsive website (afia.org) will also feature an optimized search function and resource center that allows its average more than 5,500 monthly web visitors quickly find and share content about the animal food industry.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) applauded federal lawmakers late yesterday for passing a Farm Bill that supports many provisions to improve animal health and welfare and expand market opportunities for the animal food industry.
The American Feed Industry Association has released the dates and locations for its 2019 conferences and online courses. Registration for several of these events is already open at afia.org/events.