ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, U.S. — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is hosting a winter online feed manufacturing course, conducted in partnership with Kansas State University, for Oct. 21 – Dec. 9. The deadline to register is Friday, Oct. 4.

 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, including: the process flow from particle size reduction, to batching and mixing, conditioning and pelleting, boilers, post-pellet systems, packaging and loadout, and maintenance.

 Program fees are $499 for members and $685 for nonmembers. Course size is limited. For more information or to register visit the course website. For questions, contact Veronica Rovelli, AFIA’s senior director of meetings and events.