Clements: Registration is open for Feed & Grain LIVE 2017, a comprehensive conference on the feed and grain industry. The conference will take place May 31-June 2 in Altoona, Iowa. Elise Schafer editor of Feed & Grain Magazine explains the conference.
Schafer: Feed & Grain LIVE is a two-and-a-half-day educational conference and trade show for the those in the commercial grain and feed industry. It’s geared towards feed mill managers, grain elevator operators and managers, safety directors, sales manager, quality control managers and grain merchandisers.
Clements: Schafer says attendees can learn more about topics important to the industry at hands-on educational sessions.
Schafer: We have a really stellar cast of speakers lined up for our educational programs. Highlights include a two-hour hands-on workshop on microtoxin testing at the elevator. This will give attendees a chance to hone their testing skills by grinding corn samples, preparing tests and analyzing the results. We also have a panel discussion with food safety experts from the American Feed Industry Association, the National Grain Association and North Dakota State University.
Clements: Schafer says the conference provides value to all attendees.
Schafer: We have this priced at a very affordable rate for anyone to be able to attend, we have it located in a central location in Altoona, Iowa, so it should be drivable for many of the attendees. We have a great hotel room rate and there’s going to be a lot of education. These two and a half days are jam-packed with access to industry experts, their peers and suppliers of products and equipment that they use every day.
Clements: Learn more about Feed & Grain LIVE 2017 online at live.feedandgrain.com. Micheal Clements, Washington.
Communications Assistant, AFBF