Course Description

Feeds and Pet Food Extrusion Short Course

 

25th Annual Practical Short Course
on
Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion


Organized by the

Food Protein Research & Development Center
Texas Engineering Experiment Station
The Texas A&M University System


College Station, Texas
February 1-6, 2015

(Schedule & Information Subject to Change)

 

 

Sunday, February 1st, 2015
6:00 PM
Registration, Hilton Hotel Lobby
6:30 PM
Welcome, Introduction, and Announcements - Mian N. Riaz
7:00 PM
Social / Mixer with Cash Bar, Hilton (Optional)
 
Monday, February 2nd, 2015
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Introduction to Extrusion" - Mian N. Riaz
9:00 AM
"Material Handling: Scalping, Magnetic Protection, Product Conveyance, Dust Control, Weighing, Mixing, Coating, Material Flow & Distribution, Hybrid Batching” and “Slipform"- Gerry Leukam
10:30 AM
Break
10:45 AM
"Material Handling... " Continued - Gerry Leukam
11:45 AM
Group Photo
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM
"Principles of Dry Extrusion and Its Application in Feeds & Pet Food" - Nabil Said
1:00 PM
"Solutions to Common Grinding Problems" - Chad Cook
2:45 PM
Break
3:00 PM
"Dry Extrusion of Full Fat Soy and Partially Defatted Soybean Meal " - Nabil Said
3:45 PM
"Other Commercial Applications of Dry Extrustion " - Nabil Said
4:15 PM

Bus Leaves for FPRDC 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, February 3rd, 2015
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Pet Food: Global Market Trends" - Lindsay Beaton
8:30 AM
"Optimizing Pet Food Quality: Oxidation Control, Microbial Growth Control, and Palatability" - Lynn Deffenbaugh
10:00 AM
Break
10:15 AM
"Drying and Cooling Systems " - Jason Pintuff
11:15 AM
"Continuous Spray and Coating Systems" - Dave Mattice
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:15 PM
"Formulating Natural Pet Foods" - Lynn Deffenbaugh
2:00 PM
"Pet Food Treats" - Jason Pintuff
3:00 PM
Break
3:15 PM
"Pulses for Pet Food: Alternative Non-Grain for Extrusion" - Jolene Hoke
3:45 PM

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

- TBA

4:30 PM

Bus Leaves for FPRDC 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 4th, 2015
7:40 AM
Bus Leaves Hotel for Food Protein R&D Center, Texas A&M University
8:00 AM
"Commercial Vitamin Product Forms, Vitamin Premixes, and Their Performance in Pet Foods" - Jon Bergstrom
9:30 AM
Break
9:45 AM
"Raw Materials for Extrusion Processing" - Galen Rokey
11:00 AM
"Preconditioning: Effects on Extrusion of Feedstuffs" - Brian Plattner
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:15 PM
"Single and Twin Screw Extruders and Their Applications in Feed and Pet Foods" - Galen Rokey
2:15 PM
Break
2:30 PM
"Product Analysis & Laboratory Techniques" - Brian Plattner
3:45 PM
"NIR Analyzer on Ingredients for Pet Food" - Tom Sliffe
4:15 PM

Bus Leaves for FPRDC Multiple Demonstrations:

  • Cat Food using a Single Screw Extruder
  • Ultra-Fine Fish Feed using a Twin Screw Extruder
  • Pulverizing of Ingredients
 
Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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
"Pneumatic Conveying of Extruded Products" - Jonathan Thorn
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
"Extrusion Dies and Knife Technology " - Gerry Hertzel
10:45 AM
"High Fat Extrusion and Product Desnification " - Galen Rokey
11:30 AM
Graduation Lunch
1:00 PM
"Vacuum Infusion Coating Principles for Pet Food" - Wayne Busilla
1:45 PM
"Food Safety and Extrusion Processing" - Brian Plattner
2:45 PM
Break
3:00 PM
"Ensuring a Smooth Running Extrusion Operation" - Galen Rokey
3:45 PM
"Extrusion Processing Technologies" - Brian Plattner
4:30 PM

Bus Leaves for FPRDC 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 6th, 2015
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