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Recognizing that animal feed is a critical component in measuring the total environmental footprint of animal nutrition products, an international consortium came together in 2016 to establish a “global gold standard” for calculating the life-cycle analysis (LCA) of feed ingredients. Now, the founding partners of the Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI) are establishing a legal non-profit institute, under the same name, to expand its work and make the data more widely available to stakeholders throughout the global food value chain.
Following President Donald Trump’s action today of sending to Congress his intent for the U.S. to ratify a free trade agreement with Japan in the coming weeks, the American Feed Industry Association’s President and CEO Joel G. Newman made the following statement:
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) held its 49th annual Liquid Feed Symposium (LFS) this week in Omaha, Neb., themed “Baseball, Beef and Boxcars.” LFS brought together 178 leaders in the liquid feed industry to network, hear from experts on the latest news, research and innovation happening in the field, and to recognize outstanding individuals.
The American Feed Industry Association is pleased to announce Joe Harris, Ph.D., executive vice president of Westway Feed Products, as its 2019 Liquid Feed Hall of Fame inductee. AFIA’s Liquid Feed Committee presented the award – the highest award offered in the liquid feed industry – to Harris today at AFIA’s Liquid Feed Symposium, being held this week in Omaha, Neb.
The American Feed Industry Association is pleased to announce the addition of Lynette Tucker as its meetings and events specialist and Daisy Rodriguez as its meetings and events coordinator.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is looking for outstanding graduate or post doctorate students in a pet food-related field to present their research papers at the upcoming AFIA Pet Food Conference. The daylong conference will take place on Jan. 28, 2020, in conjunction with the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Ga.
The American Feed Industry Association honored Peter Ferket, Ph.D., with the AFIA-Poultry Science Association (PSA) Poultry Nutrition Award at the PSA Annual Meeting last week in Montreal, Quebec.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) honored two individuals in the animal science field last week at the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)–Canadian Society of Animal Science annual meeting in Austin, Texas. Robert Goodband, Ph.D., of Kansas State University (KSU), received the AFIA-ASAS Non-Ruminant Animal Nutrition Research Award, and Kendall Swanson, Ph.D., of North Dakota State University (NDSU), received the AFIA-ASAS Ruminant Animal Nutrition Research Award.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is now accepting nominations for its new award, the Friend of Pet Food Award. The first award will be presented at AFIA’s 2020 Pet Food Conference, in conjunction with the International Production & Processing Expo.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) are pleased to announce Jerry Spears, Ph.D., of North Carolina State University as the winner of the 2019 AFIA-FASS New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award. Spears received the award during the opening session of the 2019 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) annual meeting in Austin, Texas, on July 8.