The SASAS Western Cape branch is now initiating their first Student Industry Day on 31 August at the JS Marais building on the US Campus. AFMA welcomes this initiative to expand the already successful Student industry day (also hosted annually by the SASAS Northern branch) to the Western Cape and thereby increasing the number of students nationaly that can attend these days and that benefit from the interaction with industry.
The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) decided to institute the above-mentioned award to pay homage to the late Dr Barney van Niekerk and his contributions to the Feed Industry.
Any individual, organisation or company involved in the Feed Industry is invited to nominate a person(s) who have made an exceptional contribution towards the Feed Industry over the past year, for the AFMA Person of the Year Award 2017.
UZWIL, SWITZERLAND – Bühler Insect Technology plans to build its first industrial plant to process black solider flies for animal nutrition together with its partner Protix in the Netherlands. Bühler will deliver the technology, equipment, and process know-how for the rearing and processing of the insects and the feedstock preparation.
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) keeps growing each year, and now it’s being recognized for that accomplishment. IPPE has been named one of the Top 25 fastest growing trade shows in net square footage by Trade Show News Network (TSNN). The shows in the Top 25 were recognized for growth from 2014 to 2016.
Over the next three years, Bühler plans to invest more than CHF 50 million ($50.13 million) to build an innovation campus in Uzwil, Switzerland. Work will start in the third quarter and is expected to be complete at the beginning of 2019.