U.S. Soybean Farmers Attend 5th Poultry Nutrition Round Table for Maghreb Feed Nutritionists in Tunisia

By - Monday, April 16, 2018

USSEC organized its 5th Poultry Nutrition Roundtable for the Maghreb feed industry in Gammarth, Tunisia on April 4 and 5. More than 65 participants representing Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian nutritionists, agriculture engineers, veterinarians, laboratory technicians, and university professors attended this event. Nine speakers from the U.S., New Zealand, Europe, and Tunisia gave high-level presentations on diversified topics.

United Soybean Board (USB) directors John Harell and Mike Korth, along with American Soybean Association (ASA) director Morey Hill attended the conference.

The participants appreciated the choice of having the event organized in Tunisia after four sessions in Morocco. Both participants and speakers said that this round table was a great success.

Group photo of the participants

 

Maghreb poultry industry panel

 

Attendees

 

Several presentations highlighted the quality of U.S. origin soybeans and soybean meal compared to other origins. Other presentations emphasized good nutrition, management, and feeding based on high quality soybean meals. A fruitful discussion between speakers and participants followed the presentations.

 

Matt Ammermann

 

Morey Hill (ASA director) and Mike Korth (USB director) give presentations

 

This event also provided a great opportunity for participants and speakers to exchange updated knowledge and experiences on poultry nutrition and U.S. soybean products’ use.