K-State University IGP Institute to Host Feed Manufacturing Course ... June 18-21 ... Manhattan, KS

Manhattan, KS - Devoted to training industry professionals on the best practices to create high-quality feed for livestock and other companion animals, the IGP Institute will host the IGP-KSU Feed Manufacturing course from June 18–21, 2019.

Providing an in-depth training on feed manufacturing technology and, an interactive aspect on modern-feed processing, this course is targeted toward feed mill owners, managers, supervisors, operators, merchandisers, equipment manufacturers, maintenance personnel, and managers of livestock and poultry facilities.

“The IGP Feed Manufacturing course is designed to provide participants with technical information and the latest trends in scientific research that can help them improve their day-by-day operations,” says Carlos Campabadal the feed manufacturing and grain quality management outreach specialist.

The course will focus on a variety of topics including grain storage and pest control; particle size reduction; batching and mixing; extrusion drying and cooling; effect of feed processing on animal nutrition; pelleting, cooling and crumbling; feed and ingredient handling; feed plant design; energy conservation in the feed mill; steam generation systems; mold and mycotoxins.

“Our state-of-the-art feed mill helps participants work with the latest in technology in feed manufacturing,” Campabadal says.

Along with K–State faculty presentations, this training also includes tours of the O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Innovation Center, the Bioprocessing and Industrial Value Added Products Innovation Center (BIVAP), and the K–State dairy and swine facilities.

To find out more information about the upcoming IGP-KSU Feed Manufacturing course, visit https://www.grains.k-state.edu/igp/on-site-training/feed-manufacturing.html.

In addition to feed manufacturing and grain quality management, the IGP Institute offers courses in the areas of flour milling and grain processing, and grain marketing and risk management.

For more information, please contact Lisa Moser at 785-532-2459 or lmoser@ksu.edu