Thursday, September 14, 2017

14/09/2017: One of a kind short course in aquafeed milling for Asia

Aqua Feed Milling AgriSchool, 6th – 10th of November 2017, Kasetsart University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

AgriSchools are industry specific courses developed by Progressus with the specific aim to unify and enhance industry knowledge of livestock and aquaculture production and management systems.

Aquafeed milling course group photo 2016
Image credit: Progressus

2017 marks the 3rd year of successfully contacted AgriSchools. Progressus now delivers six main courses on an annual basis, these are;

1. Aqua Feed Milling AgriSchool
2. Aqua Nutrition AgriSchool
3. Livestock Feed Milling AgriSchool
4. Layer Production and Management AgriSchool
5. Swine Production and Management AgriSchool
6. Ruminant Nutrition and Management AgriSchool

AgriSchools are five day residential, university-based intensive courses that deliver independent, unbiased information in a workshop-style format that encourages a high level of participant-facilitator interaction and applied information exchange.

Additionally, all courses contain one day of practical sessions conducted in a commercially operated facilities.

Progressus, in conjunction with world class industry and university experts, have created a comprehensive and detailed set of chapters for each AgriSchool course they deliver.

All materials are constantly reviewed and updated to ensure AgriSchools’ participants receive the latest industry knowledge, best practices and standards available.

Specifically, the Aqua Feed Milling AgriSchool which will be held from the 6th to the 10th of November 2017, is designed for professionals that would like to learn or refresh their knowledge in both shrimp and fish feed manufacturing.

Participants to the course would benefit from learning and exploring the key subjects impacting feed production and feed mill operation.

The course covers essential topics such as;

• Handling and storage of raw material and ingredients
• Grinding techniques for achieving desirable particle size
• Mixer types and Mixing times for optimal results
• Producing Quality Steam
• Optimally Operating and Maintaining Extruders and Pellet mills
• Operating Dryers and Managing Moisture

The Aqua Feed Milling AgriSchool course suited most for experienced industry professionals that are operating within feed mill plants, aquaculture nutritionist, quality assurance and quality control professionals and for professionals marketing products and services into the aqua feed milling industry.

For more information on Progressus and the Aqua Feed Milling AgriSchool please visit the company’s website, HERE

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