As several events continue to be postponed, moved online, or cancelled altogether as a result of Covid-19 concerns in the United States, Texas A&M University (TAMU) has announced its 31st Annual Practical Short Course on Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion, will be held in hybrid format for those who like to attend face to face and for those who still cannot travel because of Covid-19.

A one-week Practical Short Course on Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion will be presented on January 31- February 4, 2022, at Texas A&M University in hybrid format by staff, industry representatives, and consultants.

The program will cover information on different extrusion systems such as Dry extruder, Expander, Single and Twin-Screw extruder, designing new feed mills and selecting conveying, drying, grinding, conditioning and feed mixing equipment.

Current practices for production of pet foods, preparing full-fat soy meal; recycling by-products and secondary resources; spraying and coating fats, digests and preservatives; use of encapsulated ingredients and preparation of premixes are reviewed.

Participants can register online, HERE

Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis. For more information, programs and application forms, contact:

 Mian N. Riaz, Ph.D, CFS
Holder of the Professorship in Food Diversity
Dept. Food Science and Technology
Professional & Continuing Education
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)
Director, Extrusion Technology Program

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-2256

Tel: 979-845-2774; E-mail:

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Mian N. Riaz

Mian N. Riaz