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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.

May 15, 2017
Run for the Roses: Registration Opens for Liquid Feed Symposium

Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association’s 46th annual Liquid Feed Symposium, Sept. 12-14, in Louisville, Kentucky.

By Codi Coulter
May 11, 2017
Statement Regarding Senate Confirmation of Robert Lighthizer

“The American Feed Industry Association thanks the Senate for its confirmation of Robert Lighthizer, the new U.S. Trade Representative. USTR is a key player under U.S. law in the development and implementation of U.S. international trade policy and leading our country’s trade negotiations

By Codi Coulter
May 11, 2017
AFIA Board of Directors Visits Capitol Hill, Welcomes New Leadership

Members of the American Feed Industry Association’s Board of Directors met May 9-10, in Washington, D.C., to discuss priority issues affecting the animal food industry. The Board, comprised of 50 industry representatives, took up the issues with various legislators during the association’s annual spring visit to the nation’s capital.

By Miranda McDaniel
May 10, 2017
AFIA Names Two Member of the Year Award Recipients

The American Feed Industry Association named Angela Mills of Southern States Cooperative and Mike Van Koevering, Ph.D., of Elanco Animal Health as its Members of the Year during a ceremony at its Board of Directors dinner May 9 in Arlington, Virginia.

By Miranda McDaniel
May 10, 2017
Bob Brill Named Recipient of AFIA's Distinguished Service Award

The American Feed Industry Association honored Bob Brill with its 2017 Distinguished Service Award for his life-long contributions to the feed industry at AFIA’s Board of Directors dinner held May 9 in Arlington, Virginia.

By Miranda McDaniel
May 10, 2017
Statement Regarding Confirmation of FDA Commissioner

“The American Feed Industry Association applauds Congress’ decision today to confirm Scott Gottlieb to lead the Food and Drug Administration. AFIA has patiently waited for this pivotal role to be filled, as FDA is the main agency surrounding the regulation of animal food and animal drugs used in feed.

By Miranda McDaniel