Aug 03, 2022

VIDEO: Developing the feed industry’s future workforce

The feed sector must identify, develop and recruit its future feed mill workforce with technology, data in mindTranscription of Feed Strategy Chat with Adam Fahrenholz, associate professor – feed milling, NC State University

— By Jackie Roembke

Labor shortages and finding reliable, qualified employees have long challenged animal feed producers. As new technologies come online, the feed miller of the future will require a new skill set – one beyond the basics of working in the facility and keeping the lines running.

To explore what the future feed mill workforce will look like and what employees need to bring to the table, North Carolina State University‘s associate feed milling professor Adam Fahrenholz joined the Chat.

Examining the qualifications of the feed industry’s future workforce from WATT Global Media on Vimeo.

Jackie Roembke, editor in chief, WATT Feed Brands/Feed...

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