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Feed manufacturing short course 2008

The Feed Manufacturing Short Course will be held from September 22 - October 3, 2008 in Manhattan, Kansas USA. The course explores, in detail, the major elements of modern feed manufacturing and examines advances in feed technology.

Topics of the course include: Grain storage; particle size reduction and grain processing; mixing; extrusion; feed formulation; nutrition pelleting; handling ingredients and finished feeds; energy use; steam generation and quality; molds and mycotoxins; cost control; and feed plant design. The course will also include tours of industry facilities. Possible tour sites include feed mills, equipment manufacturers, livestock and poultry facilities, ingredient suppliers and marketing facilities.

Who should attend: Feed mill owners, managers, supervisors, merchandisers, and maintenance personnel and managers of livestock, poultry and agriculture facilities.

Field trip: This course does include a field trip to various farm and industry locations which are arranged closer to the beginning of the course. These usually require overnight stays and the hotels and dates will be determined as field trip plans are completed. Estimated cost per night night of the hotel would be $60-$120.

Registration fee: US$2,500. *Does not include transportation, hotel or incidental costs.

Arrival and departure: Participants should plan to arrive in Manhattan, Kansas, no later than Sunday, September 21 and depart from Manhattan, Kansas, Saturday, October 4. The hotel shuttle provides transportation service to and from classes.

Hotel information and other costs:
Clarion - Manhattan, Kansas
530 Richards Dr.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785)539-5311
Fax: (785) 539-8368
$60.00 plus Tax per night
Meals and laundry: about $65.00 per day.

For more information:
Phone: (785) 532-4070; fax: (785) 532-6080;

Related websites:
Course syllabus
Registration information  
Registration form

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