Preparing for the future of feed

I’ve long been a fan and a supporter of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA); they’re committed to representing the total feed industry and uniting one leadership voice on matters of federal and state legislation and regulation. I regularly look to the AFIA for the latest developments and appreciate their ability to keep a constant pulse on the ag industry. … Read More

Sprout Solutions Named 2017 Top 10 Under the Radar Startup in KC

For the agricultural industry, employees aren’t tied to a computer or in an office — they’re out in a field, said Gretchen Henry, co-founder of Sprout Solutions. This underscores the importance of mobile tools, she added. Formerly a service of ConsultUS, Sprout Solutions provides web-based tools and systems for the animal feed industry. Whether for a manufacturer or a feed mill operator, the firm … Read More

FDA Pushes FSMA Compliance Inspections Dates to Fall 2018

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) commends the Food and Drug Administration for announcing today that it has effectively delayed inspections for animal food facilities to be in compliance with some parts of the animal food rule within the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) until fall 2018. Dr. Steve Solomon, director of the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, told an … Read More