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Veranstaltungsprogramm des IFF-Forschungsinstitutes für das Jahr 2017

IFF Courses and Events 2017

03.04.2017 - 07.04.2017:

IFF Practical Course "Fundamentals of feed-compounding technology"                                           

The feed industry has to meet manifold requirements in its function as reliable partner in the chain for the production of foods of animal origin. In view of the dynamic developments of the market, there are considerable efforts necessary for safeguarding the competitiveness.
Based on both class education and practical experiences, updating, extension and refreshment of required knowledge for an economic and safe compound-feed production is given. Furthermore, attention will be paid to the use of various resources and quality control.

Target group:
This course is intended for advisors, technical staff and other interested personal working in the feed industry. It is also recommended to employees of the supplying industry, nutritionists and policy makers.

Learning content will be given in modules:

Module 1: Basic processes in compound feet production
Storage, conveying, pelleting, extruding
Additives, mixing stability

Module 2: Lab testing
Sample taking and partitioning
Pellet quality

Module 3: Operating feed mills
Legal requirements
Energy management
Explosion protection

Module 4: Basics on animal nutrition
Feed uptake and conversion
Livestock feeding (cattle, pork, poultry)

Imparted knowledge will be deepened in practical experiments in our technical lab.

Experiences and knowledge will be imparted in updated lectures, seminars and discussions. Enhanced practical courses on selected subjects shall illustrate the contents brought forward.
Each participant receives a workbook containing all lectures and documents.

The attendance at the course will be attested. The successful participation in a written examination on available and acquired know-how will be certified.

The successful graduation can be used as proof of the technical know-how. (In Germany: acc. to FuttMV and VO (EG) 183/2005)

The lectures will be given in English language.

Please consider the special discount for the participation of multiple employees of a company!

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