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AFIA to Host Historic Feed Industry Conference

10 April 2014, at 5:02am

US - The American Feed Industry Association will host the Feed Industry Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 16-19.

The conference-AFIA's oldest standing event-is held once every two years, and is sponsored by the organization's Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference Committee.

This year's theme is "Your Path to Understanding the Feed Industry."

FII provides attendees with an ideal educational forum to learn about the feed and ingredient industry first hand from highly qualified industry experts. The programme is designed for individuals new to the feed industry. Topics slated for this year's agenda include "Water Soluble and Fat Soluble Vitamins," "Connecting the Disconnect" and "Animal Proteins and Use of Antioxidants."

"Attendees will walk away with practical information and best practices that can help them be well versed in their day-to-day job responsibilities," said Veronica Rovelli, AFIA director of meetings and events.

"This event typically generates an audience of 120 people from various industry segments, giving each attendee the unique opportunity to engage with well-respected industry experts."

The course sessions have been approved by the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists for 21 continuing education units (CEUs).

In addition to the educational programming, FII will provide attendees with the opportunity to network with colleagues and lecturers in the feed, pet food and ingredient industries.

To register for FII online, click here. To register via PDF, click here.

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