ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, US — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Kansas State University (KSU) are teaming up to offer online feed manufacturing training. The course is set to be hosted Oct. 6 through Nov. 10.

The five-week, AFIA 500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing, distance education program provides in-depth training of the feed manufacturing process. The online course will allow 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;
  • batching and mixing;
  • conditioning and pelleting;
  • boilers;
  • post-pellet systems;
  • packaging and loadout; and
  • maintenance.

Course size is limited, and the registration deadline is Oct. 1.

Course fees are $449 for members and $685 for nonmembers.