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Feed Mill Management

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2018 FSMA inspections: Lessons learned

Find out what FDA officers are looking for during their plant inspections
In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted 622 current good manufacturing practice inspections related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), according to Paul Davis, director of quality, animal food safety and education for the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). Davis spoke this week at the USPOULTRY Feed Mill Management Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee.
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How can feed mill managers find, retain good drivers?

Good hiring practices, communication key to a solid workforce
Although it is harder now than it was 25 years ago for feed mills to find drivers to haul their feed to farms, there are several ways feed mill managers can find and retain good drivers, according to three industry veterans.
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5 regulatory issues affecting feed mill managers in 2019

Find out how activities in Washington can affect the feed manufacturing industry
Several regulatory issues will affect feed mill managers throughout the remainder of 2019, according to Paul Davis, director of quality, animal food safety and education for the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). Davis spoke Tuesday at the USPOULTRY Feed Mill Management Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee.
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USPOULTRY's 2019 Feed Mill seminar focuses on efficiency

Feed manufacturing plays a vital role in poultry and egg production and processing. USPOULTRY's 2019 Feed Mill Management Seminar will provide attendees with practical ways to improve production and efficiency at the feed mill while showcasing new technology used in feed production and much more.
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4 ways digitalization can aid feed efficiency, profits

Find out how connectivity can increase profit margins for feed and animal producers
Digitalization in animal feed design can help feed producers meet the needs of animal producers and consumers to deliver what they want most, according to Amber McKinzie, global business development manager, Cargill Format Solutions.
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Communication a key component of feed mill biosecurity

Industry association hopes to foster in-depth conversations about the spread of animal disease with new guidelines
With animal diseases such as African swine fever bubbling up in the news, the American Feed Industry Association hopes new guidelines about communication will increase biosecurity and consumer transparency.
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