The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) and the National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) are hosting a free webinar at 11 a.m. CT Aug. 9 to address the challenges and steps needed to gain approval for hemp as an animal feed ingredient.
The webinar, titled “Why Isn’t Hemp in Animal Feed? A Discussion on Overcoming Challenges & Gaining Approval,” will feature 15 industry professionals from the “feed manufacturing, hemp production, scientific research and regulatory oversight” industries who will cover the following topics: scientific research and data; ingredients review and approval; and interests and concerns everyone is facing, according to the webinar description.
According to Pet Food Processing, the three-part panel discussion will take place as follows:
- “Scientific Research and Data” will be held from 11:15 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. CT/12:15 to 1:20 p.m. ET
- “Ingredient Review and Approval” will be held from 12:30 to 1:35 p.m. CT/1:30 to 2:35 p.m. ET
- “Interests and Concerns Everyone is Facing” will be held from 1:45 to 2:50 p.m. CT/2:45 to 3:50 p.m. ET
The goal of the webinar is to “connect with industry peers and share meaningful dialog around overcoming the challenges and moving forward together so hemp can become a safe and beneficial feed ingredient,” the webinar description states.
Register for the webinar here.