MANHATTAN, KANSAS, US — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) summer online feed manufacturing course will be Aug. 2-Sept. 6 in partnership with Kansas State University.

The five-week “AFIA 500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing” distance education program provides an in-depth understanding of the feed manufacturing process. The course allows participants to work at their own pace and engage in online discussions with other students and university instructors.

Course topics include:

  • the process flow from particle size reduction;
  • batching and mixing;
  • conditioning and pelleting;
  • boilers;
  • post-pellet systems;
  • packaging and loadout; and
  • maintenance.

Program fees are $499 for AFIA members and $685 for nonmembers. The deadline to register is July 28. For more information or to register, visit the course website.