ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, U.S. — Registration is open for the American Feed Industry Association's (AFIA) Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference planned March 13-15 at Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.

The annual conference offers attendees the opportunity to learn about the current state of the animal feed industry, market analyses and other hot topics.

The conference will feature a number of speakers including market analyst, Richard Brock, Feedstuffs publisher and editor, Sarah Muirhead and Bruce Vincent, third-generation logger and motivational speaker. The keynote on global food supply and ethanol production will be delivered by economist and futurist, Dr. Jay Lehr.

Prior to the Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference, the AFIA Nutrition Committee will present Sustainable Technologies: Short Term and Long Term Opportunities from 1:00 – 4:45 p.m. March 12. The pre-conference symposium will feature several experts, providing an overview of sustainable technologies impacting today’s farmers and ranchers, including Dr. Juan Tricarico, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy; Dr. Xinglen Lei, Cornell University; Dr. Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund and Dr. Judith Capper, Washington State University.

Register before Feb. 7 to receive the early-bird rate. Additional information is available here.