The American Feed Industry Association's online feed manufacturing course, conducted in partnership with Kansas State University, is designed to train feed mill employees on many aspects of feed manufacturing.
The five-week "AFIA 500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing" distance education program provides an in-depth understanding of the feed manufacturing process, while allowing participants to work at their own pace and engage in online discussions with other students and university instructors.
The course covers a variety of topics:
- Process flow from particle size reduction
- Batching and mixing
- Conditioning and pelleting
- Post-pellet systems
- Packaging and loadout
The next course will take place June 6 - July 11. Program fees are $499 for members and $685 for nonmembers. The deadline to register is Wednesday, May 31.
Visit the course website for more information and to register.