The US Poultry & Egg Association 2024 Feed Mill Management Seminar will be taking place at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee on March 7-8. The seminar will focus on the latest technology and techniques to keep mills running efficiently and effectively.
Darrin Poole, corporate feed mill QA manager at Wayne-Sanderson Farms and program committee chair, stated that this year’s program planning committee has developed an agenda that has something for everyone involved in poultry feed production. The topics covered in this year’s program range from technical operations and inventory management to energy cost savings and trucking mandates, and much more.
The program will cover various topics including a regulatory and FSMA update; elevator belt and bucket selection; die specs for production; OSHA/DOL/NFPA update; inventory management; transportation: feed trucking industry challenges and sanitary transportation rule and tractor specs/new mandates; boiler operation; feed mill biosecurity; a new mill virtual tour; feed mill cost savings: energy and electrical; predictive maintenance programs; technology update: in-line NIR and mycotoxin testing; and liquid application systems. The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and USPOULTRY Integrator Feed Facility of the Year Award will also be presented during the seminar.
The 2024 Feed Mill Management Seminar planning committee includes Darrin Poole, Wayne-Sanderson Farms, program chair; Larry Hooper, Cobb-Vantress; Richard Obermeyer, Aviagen Inc.; Kevin Campbell, Simmons Foods Inc.; Trey Nelson, George’s, Inc.; and Dr. Wilmer Pacheco, Auburn University. For more information and to register, visit USPOULTRY’s website.