13 January 2014
2014: A Program-packed Year for AFIA
The American Feed Industry Association is excited to announce it will sponsor 13 feed-related events during the 2014 programming year. The meetings, which vary in topic, location and attendance size, will kick off in Atlanta, Ga., with the International Production & Procession Expo, co-hosted with the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and American Meat Institute, and end in Palm Springs, Calif., at AFIA’s annual Equipment Manufacturers Conference.
10 January 2014
AFIA Supports TPA’s Introduction on the Hill
The American Feed Industry Association welcomes the introduction of legislation to Congress that would grant President Barack Obama “fast-track” authority to negotiate trade deals, which expired in 2007. The passage of a sound Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill is important to AFIA and the U.S. feed industry as United States Trade Representative comes closer to concluding negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and digs deeper into current negotiations with the European Union on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), two trade agreements that will have great benefits to the industry.
10 January 2014
AFIA/KSU Announce Two Upcoming Feed Manufacturing Short Courses
The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the International Grains Program of the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University will host two education programs in February and April in Manhattan, Kan. The February course will focus on advanced pelleting while the April program—also sponsored by the National Grain and Feed Association—will concentrate on the development of a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan for all industry sectors.
07 January 2014
Feed Industry Logs 46,500 Man Hours, Donates $3 Million to Charity in 2013
Arlington, Va., January 7, 2014 – The U.S. feed industry logged 46,500 hours of community service in 2013, almost double the hours compared to 2012, according to an annual informal survey conducted by the American Feed Industry Association. The survey also concluded the industry donated close to $3 million to local charities last year.
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