Welcome to the training section of the NGFA – the “NGFA University” – where we offer courses through Digital Chalk covering technical aspects of the grain, feed, export and processing industry.
Review the course offerings below and click on a title to register and begin.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-289-0873 with any questions.
|Current Good Manufacturing Practices
This course covers what current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs) are and how they apply to the manufacture and distribution of medicated feed, types and categories of animal drugs, as well requirements that apply to FDA licensed and non-FDA licensed facilities.
|Purchasing and Receiving Practices
This course describes how the quality of grains and feed ingredients establish the quality of finished feed products, the suggested quality assurance practices for purchasing and receiving grains and feed ingredients, as well as the regulatory requirements for purchasing and receiving grains and feed ingredients.
|Feed Manufacturing and Process Control
This course reviews the grinding, batching, mixing and bagging processes used during the manufacture of feed, the suggested quality assurance practices to use during feed manufacturing and the regulatory requirements associated with feed manufacturing.
This course covers the benefits of pelleted feed and the factors to consider during pellet system equipment selection, maintenance and operation. It also reviews the suggested quality assurance practices for pelleting operations and the regulatory requirements for pelleting operations.
|Finished Feed Control and Product Investigation/Recalls
This course describes the suggested quality assurance practices for finished feed sampling, inspection, labeling, shipment and delivery; suggested quality assurance practices for feed product investigations and recalls and; regulatory requirements for finished feed labeling, shipement and delivery
|HACCP Approach to Feed Quality Assurance
This course reviews the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and how it may be applied to feed manufacturing, as well as the seven principles of HACCP and how to implement those principles within a feed facility.