The 2013 Feed Mill Management Seminar will provide up-to-date information on ways to reduce feed manufacturing cost and other essential costs while continuing to run an efficient feed mill, large and small. Mill managers will take away tips and useful information on equipment and maintenance, innovative technology, inventory control, and Department of Transportation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and other federal regulations.
Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the seminar will be held March 20-21, at the Doubletree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.
“As corn prices continue to rise, managing a feed mill in our ever-changing economy means that managers must continue to come up with resourceful, innovative ways to stay competitive. Attending this year’s seminar will allow mill managers to gain useful tools they can implement in order to remain efficient,” said program committee chairman Richard Obermeyer, Aviagen.
The seminar was developed by an industry committee of experienced and knowledgeable industry feed mill managers and university faculty. Program topics include: Safety/ Inspections for Feed Mills; Pellet Quality/Die Specifications for Changing Ingredients - Ingredient Impact on Pelleting and Minimizing the Impact of Ingredient Changes; Cause and Effects of Grinding – On Feed Manufacturing and On Bird Performance; Biosecurity/Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points in Feed Mills; Inventory Control ... How Do You Manage?; Feed Haul Outsourcing: What’s The Advantage?; Department Transportation Update and Compliance Technology; Handheld Technology: A Preventive Maintenance Program; Federal Regulatory Update; New Mill Presentation - A Virtual Tour; and New Equipment.
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is an all-feather organization representing the complete spectrum of today's poultry industry, with a focus on progressively serving member companies through research, education, communication, and technical assistance. Founded in 1947, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is based in Tucker, Ga.