Northern Crops Institute

Quality Feed Pellet Production

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Quality Feed Pellet Production

Course Details:

Dates: February 26 - March 8, 2024
Location: Online (4 Modules with 4 Lectures Per Module)
Time Commitment: 1-3 Hours Per Module
Registration Fee: $1,200.00
Registration Deadline: February 23, 2024

Course Overview:

This course will focus on the theory and mechanics of pellet manufacturing technology using a virtual format which provides the latest information on pelleting technology and allows for live question and answer sessions. The course is designed for managers, shift supervisors or line operators who are responsible for the pellet manufacturing of livestock feed, food manufacturing by-products and biomass densification.


  • Provide participants the latest technical information for a better understanding of today’s pellet manufacturing industry and the role different ingredients play in the pelleting process.
  • Technology training will focus on how a press works, pellet press types and die design, steam conditioning and generation.
  • Participants will also address particle size reduction, pellet durability, and the economics associated with pellet production.

Major Topics:

  1. How a press works
  2. Pellet press types and die design
  3. Steam conditioning
  4. Steam generation
  5. Pellet cooling and drying
  6. Size reduction of material being pelleted
  7. Mixing of materials
  8. Pellet durability
  9. Additives
  10. Economics associated with pellet production

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for feed manufacturing companies, soy crush facilities, flour mills, and industrial pellet companies located around the globe as well as domestically in the U.S.

How Do I Register?

This course will be offered online only. Space will fill up quick, so we encourage you to enroll early!

Registration Fee: $1,200 per person
Registration Deadline: February 23, 2024

Cancellation Policies:

Requests to cancel a registration must be received one day prior to the start of the course to receive a full refund. If NCI is forced to cancel this course due to insufficient enrollment, dangerous weather or other circumstances, all registered participants will be immediately contacted, and each participant will receive a full refund. Refunds require 10 business days for the transaction to be completed. To read our full Event Refund & Cancelation Policy, click here.

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