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AFIA hails nomination of chief agricultural negotiator

By Jane Byrne

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.

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American feed industry trade group calls for reform of WTO

By Jane Byrne

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World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday [September 23] but they also encouraged WTO reform, calling some of its rules outdated.

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FDA move will boost feed trade: AFIA

By Jane Byrne

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.

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How will COVID-19 change the shape of US feed production?

By Jane Byrne

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.

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

Part 1 of a two-part dive into US trade deals

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The revised trade agreement negotiated by the US, Mexico and Canada is expected to improve provisions on sanitary and phytosanitary measures and reduce non-trade barriers, says expert.

AFIA recognizes winners in 2019 top feed facility competition

AFIA recognizes winners in 2019 top feed facility competition

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

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...

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US feed industry welcomes USMCA progress, urges ratification

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

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.

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Trade and regulatory hurdles top of mind for new AFIA head

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

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).

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Educating the feed industry’s next generation

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

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.

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AFIA highlights Vietnam in export expansion

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Following the receipt of federal funding, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is assessing Vietnam’s market potential as an export destination for US feed or feed ingredients.

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Conversations about careers: Dairy nutrition researcher

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

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).

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News in Brief

AFIA sees changes at the top

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The American Feed Industry Association's head will be stepping away from the organization at the end of 2019.

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2018 in review: US feed production, trade, regulation

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Trade uncertainty, expanding export markets, trade deals and preparing for Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) inspections were among the top considerations for the feed industry this year.