Course Description

Feeds and Pet Food Extrusion Short Course

 

27th Annual Practical Short Course
on
Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion


Organized by the

Process Engineering Research & Development Center
(Formerly "Food Protein Research & Develoment Center")

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
The Texas A&M University System


College Station, Texas
January 29 - February 3, 2017

(Schedule & Information Subject to Change)

 

 

Sunday, January 29, 2017
6:00 PM
Registration, Hotel
6:30 PM
Welcome, Introduction, and Announcements - Mian N. Riaz
7:00 PM
Dinner with Cash Bar, hotel (optional)
 
Monday, January 30, 2017
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Introduction to Extrusion" - Mian N. Riaz
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
"Material Handling: Product Conveyance, Material Flow & Distribution, and Pneumatic Conveying" - Jonathan Thorn
11:00 AM
"Solutions to Common Grinding Problems" - Mark Heimann
12:00 PM
Group Photo
12:15 PM
Lunch
1:15 PM
"Principles of Dry Extrusion and Its Application in Feeds & Pet Food" - Dave Albin
2:00 PM
"Plant Dust Control and Cleaning/Sanitation of Pneumatic Equipment"
- Jonathan Thorn
2:45 PM
Break
3:00 PM
"Dry Extrusion of Full Fat Soy and Partially Defatted Soybean Meal " - Dave Albin
3:45 PM
"Other Commercial Applications of Dry Extrustion " - Dave Albin
4:15 PM

Bus Leaves for PERDC for Multiple Demonstrations:

  • Full Fat Soy from Whole Soybeans using a Dry Extruder
  • Full Fat Soy from Dehulled Soybeans using a Dry Extruder
  • By-Products Recycling using a Dry Extruder
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Pet Food Treats" - Tom Barber
9:00 AM
"Optimizing Pet Food Quality: Oxidation Control and Microbial Growth Control" - Sara Cutler
9:45 AM
"Pet Food Palatibility" - Lynn Deffenbaugh
10:15 AM
Break
10:30 AM
"Continuous Spray and Coating Systems" - Dave Mattice
11:15 AM
"Formulating Natural Pet Foods" - Lynn Deffenbaugh
11:45 AM
Lunch
1:00 PM
"Drying and Cooling Systems" - Tom Barber
2:00 PM
"Extruded Treats " - Galen Rokey
2:45 PM
Break
3:00 PM

"Characteristics and Applications of Interrupted Flight Expanders" & "Processing of Full Fat Soy Products, Pet Foods, and Aquaculture Feeds" - Amanda Cresanto

3:45 PM

Bus Leaves for PERDC for Multiple Demonstrations:

  • Full Fat Soy Processing using an Interrupted Flight Expander
  • Surface Coating System for Pet Food
  • Dog Food using an Interrupted Flight Expander
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Commercial Vitamin Product Forms, Vitamin Premixes, and Their Performance in Pet Foods" - Jon Bergstrom
9:15 AM
"Preconditioning: Effects on Extrusion of Feedstuffs" - Brian Plattner
10:15 AM
Break
10:30 AM
"Raw Materials for Extrusion Processing" - Galen Rokey
11:45 AM
Lunch
1:00 PM
"Single and Twin Screw Extruders and Their Applications in Feed and Pet Foods" - Galen Rokey
2:00 PM
"Pulses for Pet Food: Alternative Non-Grain for Extrusion " - Jolene Hoke
2:30 PM
Break
2:45 PM
"Product Analysis & Laboratory Techniques" - Brian Plattner
3:45 PM
"NIR Analyzer on Ingredients for Pet Food" - Josh Hudson
4:15 PM

Bus Leaves for PERDC Multiple Demonstrations:

  • Cat Food using a Single Screw Extruder
  • Ultra-Fine Fish Feed using a Twin Screw Extruder
  • Pulverizing of Ingredients
 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Automated Control of Extrusion Systems" - Michael Bachelor
9:00 AM
"Food Safety and Extrusion Systems" - Brian Plattner
10:00 AM
Break
10:15 AM
"Extrusion Dies and Knife Technology" - Gerry Hertzel
11:00 AM
"High Fat Extrusion and Product Densification" - Galen Rokey
11:45 AM
Graduation Lunch
1:00 PM
"Vacuum Infusion Coating Principles for Pet Food" - Wayne Busilla
2:00 PM
"Extrusion Processing Technologies " - Brian Plattner
2:45 PM
Break
3:00 PM
"Ensuring a Smooth Running Extrusion Operation" - Galen Rokey
4:15 PM
"Pet Food: Global Market Trends" - Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
4:45 PM

Bus Leaves for PERDC for Multiple Demonstrations:

  • Dog Treat using a Single Screw Extruder
  • Premium Pet Food using a Twin Screw Extruder
  • Vacuum Infusion for Pet Food
 
Friday, February 3, 2017
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Odor Control in Feed Manufacturing Plants" - Larry Fex
8:45 AM
"Feed Requirments for Aquaculture Species" - Delbert Gatlin
10:15 AM
Break
10:30 AM
"Least Cost Formulation" - Chris Bailey
11:30 AM
"Wrap-Up" - Mian N. Riaz and Delbert Gatlin