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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.
“In 2018, we had over 2,000 people join AFIA at its conferences, where they could learn about the latest regulations impacting their businesses and network with prospective buyers,” said Veronica Rovelli, AFIA’s senior director of meetings and events. “In 2019, we will be offering another exciting line-up of events, including new sessions, such as a conference focused on swine nutrition at the upcoming International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE).”
The AFIA 2019 meeting schedule is as follows:
AFIA will also continue its ninth year of partnering with Kansas State University to offer a five-week online course, “AFIA/KSU 500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing.” The course will be offered between: Feb. 11-April 1; April 15-June 3; Aug. 26-Oct. 14; and Oct. 21-Dec. 9.
For more information or to register, visit afia.org/events.
Founded in 1909, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal food industry and its suppliers. The organization’s membership is comprised of more than 680 domestic and international companies that represent the total feed industry—manufacturers of commercial and integrated feed and pet food, ingredient suppliers, pharmaceutical companies, industry support and equipment manufacturers. AFIA members manufacture more than 75 percent of the feed and 70 percent of the non-grain ingredients used in the country. AFIA is also recognized as the leader on international industry developments, and holds membership in the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF).