The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $15.8m to 60 projects led by 38 states, land-grant universities, and industry organizations to enhance the ability of the US to rapidly respond to and control outbreaks of animal disease.
To what degree is energy efficiency a priority for US feed mills today? We spoke to Gary Huddleston, director of feed manufacturing & regulatory affairs, American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) to find out.
The US FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) says registration is open for a virtual public listening session on the agency’s regulation of animal feeds claiming, for example, to enable environmental or production gains.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has welcomed the announcement yesterday by US President, Joe Biden, of his intent to nominate Doug McKalip as chief ag negotiator in the US Trade Representative.
Feed ingredients like seaweed that could help curb methane emissions in cows, are being researched around the world. And some, such as DSM’s Bovaer, are already seeing market introduction, but the US lags behind in gaining approvals, notes the AFIA.
US industry and regulatory groups are calling on US state leaders and lawmakers to support scientific research to ensure the safety of hemp as an animal-feed ingredient prior to any federal or state approval.
We get the perspective of Constance Cullman, president and CEO of the American Feed Industry Association, and president of the US Institute for Feed Education and Research, on the next 12 months. She also reviews what was achieved by the trade representative...
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has opened the application phase for its commercial dry feed facility of the year (FFY) program, a competition open to all members of that trade group operating within that milling category.
Constance Cullman, president of the CEO of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in a talk during the virtual IPPE trade show this week, provided insights gleaned from roundtable discussions the AFIA led in late 2020 on HR best practice during...
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) US$200K for 2021 through the Market Access Program (MAP) to support increasing access to US feed products abroad....
Earlier this week we heard about the wish-list of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) as the Biden administration prepares the transition to power. Now it is the turn of the US National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) to lay out its priorities...
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and over 60 US agricultural industry stakeholders voiced support for the World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday [September 23] but they also encouraged WTO reform, calling some of its rules outdated.
The US Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) is looking for proposals for the first phase of a new research project it aims to conduct that will assist the feed industry in addressing sustainability in a comprehensive, consistent and strategic...
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) says the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has achieved a long-awaited major milestone that will boost the trade of US feed products abroad.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the landscape for the US animal feed industry, how it is operating today, and how the industry will continue feeding livestock, poultry and pets into the future, says Robert Cooper, IFEEDER executive director.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) announced the four category winners for its annual Feed Facility of the Year competition Thursday [January 23]. The competition, and its predecessors, has been ongoing since 1985.
The overall winner...
US feed industry organizations and feed grower groups are applauding progress toward a final ratification of a revamped North American trade deal, which if passed by Congress, could improve market access and US competitiveness.
Helping the feed and grain industry prepare for the future, looking at regulatory hurdles, and expanding trade opportunities are some of the goals of the new head of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA).
The founding partners of the Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI) are establishing a legal non-profit institute, under the same name, to expand its work and make the data more widely available to stakeholders throughout the global food value chain.
The Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) in the US is set to work with the National FFA Organization to develop new educational programs highlighting feed production to interest students in feed-related careers and outreach.
We spoke with Adam Lock, associate professor in animal science with Michigan State University, following his recent recognition by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA).