Mark your calendars to attend AFIA’s Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference at Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, March 13-15, 2013—it’s where business gets done! The annual conference, which offers the chance to exchange knowledge and learn about issues impacting the industry, represents one of the best opportunities to learn about the current state of the animal feed industry, providing market analyses, expert perspectives, hot topics and a host of other valuable tools, information and networking events.
The conference will feature a number of speakers including market analyst, Richard Brock, Feedstuffs publisher and editor, Sarah Muirhead and Bruce Vincent, third-generation logger and motivational speaker. The keynote on global food supply and ethanol production will be delivered by economist and futurist, Dr. Jay Lehr. Review the conference brochure for more information.
Prior to the Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference, the AFIA Nutrition Committee will present Sustainable Technologies: Short Term and Long Term Opportunities on March 12, 2013, from 1:00 – 4:45 p.m. The pre-conference symposium will feature several experts, providing an overview of sustainable technologies impacting today’s farmers and ranchers, including Dr. Juan Tricarico, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy; Dr. Xinglen Lei, Cornell University; Dr. Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund and Dr. Judith Capper, Washington State University