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USSEC Hosts RAPCO at IGP Institute

Monday, August 15, 2016
Category Americas Animal Utilization General News 
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30 participants from 13 Latin American countries took part in the Regional Agricultural Production Course (RAPCO) Poultry Nutrition Course July 26 – 29 held at the International…

30 participants from 13 Latin American countries took part in the Regional Agricultural Production Course (RAPCO) Poultry Nutrition Course July 26 – 29 held at the International Grains Program (IGP) Institute Conference Center in Manhattan, Kansas. The course partnership between the IGP Institute and USSEC provided participants with knowledge and details of poultry nutrition, essentials for avian health.

Instructors at this four day course taught many areas of poultry nutrition and feed practices including details on the bird’s digestive system, effects of selected mycotoxins in poultry, how to maximize the use of energy in poultry diets, nutrient values of soybean meal from different origins, broiler management, amino acid profile and requirement for broilers and layers, growth promoting antibiotics, and how to maximize the use of calcium and phosphorus.

“Our partnership with USSEC is very important for the IGP Institute, so for us it is critical to provide them with the best technical program and with the best service for their trainings,” says Carlos Campabadal, curriculum manager for feed manufacturing and grain storage and program coordinator for all Spanish language trainings at the IGP Institute. “The relationship between IGP Institute and USSEC helps provide technical value to the overseas clients of U.S. soybean and soybean meal.”

Carlos Campabadal, curriculum manager for feed manufacturing and grain quality management, gives participants a tour of the O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Innovation Center

Carlos Campabadal, curriculum manager for feed manufacturing and grain quality management, gives participants a tour of the O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Innovation Center

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Keith Behnke, emeritus professor at Kansas State University, lectures on poultry feed processing and nutrition

USSEC Hosts Japan Soybean Meal Feed and Poultry Nutrition Training Program at IGP Institute

Monday, August 15, 2016
Category Animal Utilization General News North Asia 
Tags IGP poultry nutrition training 
USSEC teamed up with the International Grains Program (IGP) Institute to teach poultry nutrition training to Japanese industry professionals July 25 – 29 at the…
Course participants Yuya Wada, Yoshinor Hashizawa and Yasuo Sakurai examine a soybean plant on a tour of Rezac Land and Livestock near Belvue, Kansas led by Lance Rezac.

Course participants Yuya Wada, Yoshinor Hashizawa and Yasuo Sakurai examine a soybean plant on a tour of Rezac Land and Livestock near Belvue, Kansas led by Lance Rezac

USSEC teamed up with the International Grains Program (IGP) Institute to teach poultry nutrition training to Japanese industry professionals July 25 – 29 at the IGP Institute Conference Center in Manhattan, Kansas. The partnership between USSEC and the IGP Institute provided participants with education and training on milling practices and U.S. grains.

Eight students from Japan gained knowledge in several areas of poultry nutrition including quality control in a feed mill, batching and mixing, particle size reduction for poultry feed production, broiler breeder nutrition and management, the effects of selected mycotoxins, reducing the toxic effects of mycotoxins in poultry, and nutritional differences between soybean meal sources.

Course participant Takamasa Iijichi, executive director at AXYZ in Kagoshima, Japan says he attended the training program because he was interested in the course topics. He also says he has enjoyed everything in the course, especially the presentation about soybean meal.

“The ideas taught at the IGP Institute help us know how to make our feed more efficiently,” Mr. Ijichi explains.

Participants also attained knowledge through tours around Kansas by visiting Midwest Ag Services in Seneca, Kansas, and a soybean farm at Rezac Land and Livestock near Belvue, Kansas. The Kansas State University O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Center was toured as well.

“I have witnessed the relationship between USSEC and IGP for almost 10 years,” states USSEC consultant Miguel Escobar. “I have seen these courses grow and every time they are more important for our customers around the world.”

Course participant Yoshinor Hashizawa listens as Jim Fischer, livestock production specialist, gives a tour of Midwest Ag Service in Seneca, Kansas.

Course participant Yoshinor Hashizawa listens as Jim Fischer, livestock production specialist, gives a tour of Midwest Ag Service in Seneca, Kansas

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Participants tour a grain bin during a stop at Rezac Land and Livestock near Belvue, Kansas