Work in a Feed Facility? You Need the NEW FMT!

Are you a feed mill manager with questions about manufacturing operations or plant management? Or, maybe you have an important inspection coming up and want to make sure your employees understand their responsibilities meeting current regulatorystandards? Then, you may want to check out the American Feed Industry Association’s newFeed Manufacturing Technology (FMT) book! This comprehensive online […]

USPOULTRY Recognizes Mark Waller as Industry Workhorse of the Year

ATLANTA, Ga. – Jan. 27, 2020 – Mark Waller, sales and processing director for Ingram Farms, was named USPOULTRY’s Workhorse of the Year during the International Poultry Expo, part of the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo. The poultry industry’s most prestigious honor is awarded annually in recognition of dedicated service and valuable leadership given […]

Seminar Committee Receives USPOULTRY Lamplighter Award

This year’s honorees are: Frank Garczynski, Koch Foods – Frank is a graduate of Michigan Technology University where he received his BS in Engineering Administration. He began his career with Cargill, operating both commercial and integrated operations. He has also worked with OK Foods, Peco Foods, Choctaw Maid Farms and Zacky Farms, as well as […]

Our 2018 Nutrition Seminar

The 2018 AFGA Nutrition Seminar was recently held on April 4th and 5th in Huntsville, Alabama.  Just over two hundred people were in attendance this year to hear a great lineup of speakers at the Westin Huntsville at Bridge Street Town Centre.  The Technical Symposium on the morning of Wednesday, April 4, was sponsored by […]

2017 Animal Rights National Conference

For Immediate Release For further information contact: Hannah Thompson-Weeman Vice President of Communications (703) 562-5160 Alliance releases report from 2017 Animal Rights National Conference Speakers focus on methods to pressure restaurant, retail and foodservice companies August 16, 2017 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance released a report today detailing observations from the Animal Rights National […]

Why Plant Cover Crops?

Why Plant Cover Crops? By Katie Nichols, Auburn University January 15, 2016 AUBURN, Alabama–Farmers are the ultimate stewards of the land. For years, farmers have been looking for ways to improve soil quality, increase productivity and build erosion control. Cover crops are widely used to benefit the upcoming crop as well as improving the soil. […]

Evonik starts Mepron production in Alabama

Evonik announced Oct. 26 it has started Mepron production at its site in Mobile, Ala., putting the plant into service after 15 months, according to plan. Mepron is a formulation of the amino acid methionine specially developed for dairy cows by Evonik’s Animal Nutrition Business Line. “With this investment, we strengthen our position in North […]

Proposed Rule

Division of Dockets Management Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane Room 1061 Rockville MD 20852 RE: Proposed Rule- Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for Animals; Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0922 and Regulatory Information Number 0910-AG10 Georgia’s food and fiber production and processing is a $76.9 billion industry, and […]