Northern Crops Institute

Producing Quality Feed Through Effective Communication

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Producing Quality Feed Through Effective Communication

Course Details:

Dates: March 18 - 29, 2024
Location: Online (4 Modules with 2-3 Lectures Per Module)
Time Commitment: 1-2 Hours Per Module
Registration Fee: $1,200.00
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2024

Course Overview:

This online course is being held to give the participants an understanding of the interaction between the main areas of feed manufacturing: nutritionist, management, procurement and supply-chain specialists, and quality analysis of ingredients. There will be an engaging mix of pre-recorded lectures from university experts, industry professionals and opportunities for live Q&A sessions.

Major Topics:

  • Nutritionist
    • Daily objectives
    • Formulations
      • Least Cost
      • Environmentally Friendly
      • Greatest Mill throughput
      • Pelleting vs mash formulation
    • Background on particle size
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Specialists
    • Least Cost per ton vs. least cost per nutrient
    • Logistic and planning of shipment to ensure mill has adequate ingredients
    • Poor quality vs good quality and amount of ingredient needed
  • Management
    • Production efficiency and resource utilization/allocation
    • Pellet size and particle size on mill efficiency
    • Energy utilization and financial impacts
  • Quality Analysis
    • NIR vs Wet chem and what is important
    • Cost benefit of sourcing quality ingredients
  • And More!

Why Should You Register?

Participants will gain an understanding and be able to articulate the interaction between the different supply chain roles. Participants will learn the needs and concerns of the nutritionist, the buyer, the feed mill operator and understand the impact of decisions in each role on the final product and animal performance.

Who Should Attend?

This Course is designed for animal nutritionists, animal buyers, feed mill operators, producers, veterinarians, and academics.

How Do I Register?

Producing Quality Feed Through Effective Communication will be and online synchronous course. We encourage you to enroll early!

Registration Fee: $1,200.00
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2024

Click on the “Enroll” button to pay by credit card.

Requests to cancel a registration must be received on or before March 4, 2024 to receive a full refund. Requests to cancel a registration after that date will receive credit for a future NCI course that is good for 1 year. If NCI is forced to cancel this course, all registered participants will be immediately contacted, and each will receive a full refund within 10 business days. Substitutions may be made up to 7 days before the course begins. To read our full Event Refund & Cancellation Policy, click here.

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