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Texas A&M to hold Practical Short Course on Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion

As several events continue to be postponed, moved online or canceled altogether as a result of COVID-19 concerns in the United States, Texas A&M University (TAMU) has announced its 30th Annual Practical Short Course on Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion will be held LIVE online Feb. 1-5, 2021.

A one-week Practical Short Course on Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion will be presented on Feb. 1-5, 2021 at Texas A&M University LIVE online by staff, industry representatives, and consultants. The program will cover information on different extrusion systems such as Dry extruder, Expander, Single and Twin Screw extruder, designing new feed mills and selecting conveying, drying, grinding, conditioning and feed mixing equipment. Current practices for production of pet foods, preparing full-fat soy meal; recycling by-products and secondary resources; spraying and coating fats, digests and preservatives; use of encapsulated ingredients and preparation of premixes are reviewed. Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis. For more information, programs and application forms, contact: Mian N. Riaz, Ph.D, CFS, Holder of the Professorship in Food Diversity, Food Science and Technology Dept.

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