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Back by Demand: AFIA Offers Feed Production Education Program at IPPE

26 October 2015

IPPE 2013

US – The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host its free Feed Production Education Program on Jan. 28, 2016, as part of the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The half-day session is back by popular demand and is ideal for feed mill managers and mill personnel.

The education session will provide updates on the following:

  • Biosecurity in feed mills;
  • Energy management in feed mills;
  • Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) and Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD);
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration and (Safety Data Sheet requirements);
  • Upcoming AFIA education and training programs; and
  • US Environmental Protection Agency.

For the complete agenda, click here.

“This four-hour crash course will cover the various elements impacting feed production and the future outcomes to be expected,” said Gary Huddleston, AFIA manager of feed manufacturing safety and environmental affairs.

“Anyone who works with the manufacturing of animal feed will leave the program with a better understanding of the proposed changes brought on by FMSA, SDS requirements and VFD.”

Huddleston will announce AFIA and Feedstuffs’ Feed Mill of the Year Award winner and runner up during the program.

To register online, visit On-site registration will also be available.

IPPE is expected to attract more than 28,000 attendees and is a collaboration of three trade shows—International Feed Expo, International Poultry Expo and International Meat Expo—representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association, US Poultry & Egg Association and the North American Meat Institute. More information about IPPE, including registration details, lodging and education offerings, is available at

ThePigSite News Desk

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