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FSPCA to Host 2020 Virtual Annual Conference

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Date: December 8 and 9, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST

The Conference will provide an in-depth analysis of the latest information on FSMA implementation, activities of the FSPCA, and the opportunity to network with food safety professionals from around the globe.

Register online via Eventbrite.


World Mycotoxin Report Impact 2021

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Date: February 25, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST

BIOMIN and Romer Labs will host an exclusive webinar featuring an in-depth discussion on upcoming mycotoxin threats to poultry, swine, ruminants and aquaculture worldwide based on recent BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey results.

They’ll also explore the latest on-site rapid test methods for mycotoxin detection.

Register today – even if you can’t attend, you’ll receive a link to the on-demand recording after the session for you to watch at your convenience.

Register for the World Mycotoxin Report Impacts 2021 webinar.

Pet Food Alliance to host webinar on transportation

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Date: February 25, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. EST

Pet Food Alliance is hosting a free webinar on transportation in the pet food and rendering industries. The webinar will feature representatives from American Tank Wash and the Kenan Advantage Group.

Register for the Pet Food Alliance webinar online.

AFRI funding opportunities from USDA-NIFA


Date: March 1 – 3, 2021
Time: varies

The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will be hosting a series of webinars to provide guidance on the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI).

The webinars will provide overviews of specific areas of the AFRI. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar sessions.

There are seven webinars, with some of particular interest for feed manufacturers or those involved with animal food safety.

View our Weekly Wrap-Up: February 19 post for links to all relevant AFRI funding overview webinars.

Government, Industry, and Academia: Three Pieces Working Together to Achieve the Whole Food Safety Picture in Poultry Science (PSA)

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Date: February 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. EST

Join PSA and former Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety, Mindy Brashears, as we discuss the future of the agriculture and food safety industries.

This webinar will include Brashears’ professional perspective on the recent FSIS items of interest, upcoming items and how the industry can move forward with these items. Learn what we can do as scientists, industry leaders, and the like to be proactive in working towards these changes.

Read more and register online.


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Dates: February 2 – March 9, 2021

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Kansas State University (KSU) offer online feed milling courses, AFIA-KSU 500, four times each year. The next session begins in February 2021.

AFIA-KSU 500 covers feed milling topics that are relevant to anyone interested in learning more about feed manufacturing in the United States.

Read more and register online.

Optimizing Feed Production – Part 2: Pelleting for Maximum Performance (sponsored by Kemin)

Date: November 4, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. EST (10:00 a.m. CST)

Attendees will learn from two expert speakers on how to use pelleted feed to maximize livestock and poultry performance. Dr. Wilmer Pacheco, extension specialist and assistant professor at Auburn University will discuss the “Effect of corn particle size and feed form on broiler performance.” Dr. Sarah Goodgame, poultry nutritionist with Provimi-Cargill Animal Nutrition will discuss “Live production implications of pellet quality and poultry performance.”

Read more and register online.

FDA to Host Webinar on the First 100 Days of the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

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Date: Monday, October 26, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

During the webinar, leaders will address the new approach the FDA is taking to food safety, including the technologies and tools being used to create a safer, more digital and traceable food system in the U.S.

Watch the recorded webinar.

National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) to Host Free COVID-19 Webinar

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Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This webinar will focus on the workplace safety implications of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including: OSHA, CDC, and other guidance for managing infection control in the workplace generally, and the regulatory issues and best practices associated with voluntary and mandatory use of respirators or other face coverings; illness recording/reporting issues; and how to respond to employee or OSHA complaints.

View the agenda and register.

NC Agromedicine Institute, NCDOL-Ag Safety & Health Program, and NCDHHS-Farmworker Health Program

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. EDT

Please join the NC Agromedicine Institute, NCDOL – Ag Safety & Health Program, and NCDHHS – Farmworker Health Program for an important webinar addressing health and safety issues for farmers and their workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will be limited to one hour, allowing time at the end to answer questions.

See the topics and how to join.

National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week

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Date: Monday, April 13 – Friday, April 17



Monday, April 13 Kickoff Day
Tuesday, April 14 Preventive Maintenance
Wednesday, April 15 Machine/Conveyor Guarding
Thursday, April 16 Grain Bin Entry
Friday, April 17 Slips, Trips & Falls

Read more at: Stand Up 4 Grain Safety

National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) to Host Free COVID-19 Webinar

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Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

View the agenda and register.

If you missed the webinar, please visit the NGFA COVID-19 Industry Resources page to access the recording.

Read more at: National Grain and Feed Association to Host Free COVID-19 Webinar

FDA COVID-19 Briefing for Animal Food Stakeholders

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Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Time: 3-4 p.m. (please call in by 2:55 p.m.)

Call-in information: 888-769-9725, passcode 5757951

For more information about this event, visit FDA’s Meeting Information page. The meeting recording is available in the FDA Event Materials section.

Read more at: FDA COVID-19 Briefing for Animal Food Stakeholders