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FM - Feed Mill Courses

FM 272 Swine Feed Mill Management 1.
Prerequisite: ANS 150 or ANS 260 or EquivalentRestriction: Restricted to non-ANS (Animal Science) students. ANS students cannot take the course for credit..

Principles of feed manufacturing, equipment operation, feed and ingredient quality assurance and regulatory compliance in a modern feed milling operation. Overview of feed mill regulations and safety.,Principles of feed manufacturing, equipment operation, feed and ingredient quality assurance and regulatory compliance in a modern feed milling operation. Overview of feed mill regulations and safety.Restrictions: Restricted to non-ANS (Animal Science) students. ANS students cannot take the course for credit.

FM 272 Swine Feed Mill Management 1.
Prerequisite: ANS 150 or ANS 260 or EquivalentRestriction: Restricted to non-ANS (Animal Science) students. ANS students cannot take the course for credit..

Principles of feed manufacturing, equipment operation, feed and ingredient quality assurance and regulatory compliance in a modern feed milling operation. Overview of feed mill regulations and safety.,Principles of feed manufacturing, equipment operation, feed and ingredient quality assurance and regulatory compliance in a modern feed milling operation. Overview of feed mill regulations and safety.Restrictions: Restricted to non-ANS (Animal Science) students. ANS students cannot take the course for credit.

FM 425 Feed Manufacturing Technology 3.
Prerequisite: ANS(NTR,PO) 415 or ANS 230 or ANS 225.

Feed mill management, feed ingredient purchasing, inventory, storage, and quality evaluation, computerized feed formulation, feeding programs for poultry and swine, feed mill design, equipment, maintenance, operation, safety, state and federal regulations pertaining to feed manufacture.

FM 426 Feed Manufacturing Technology Laboratory 1.
Corequisite: PO 425 or ANS 425 or FM 425 and FEM minor or 11PLTRYBS.

Laboratory associated with feed mill management, feed ingredient purchasing, inventory, storage, and quality evaluation, computerized feed formulation, feeding programs for poultry and swine, feed mill design, equipment, maintenance, operation, safety, state and federal regulations pertaining to feed manufacture. PO/ANS/FM 425 is a required course for the Poultry Science Technology Concentration (TPS); the Feed Milling Minor (FEM); and the Feed Mill Certificate.

FM 460 Feed Mill Operations and Leadership 3.
Prerequisite: ANS 425 or FM 425 or PO 425.

Principles and current practices of modern feed mill operations. Topics include managing employees, team building, safety, budgets, regulations, and key performance indicators.

FM 480 Feed Quality Assurance & Formulation 3.
Prerequisite: PO(ANS) 425.

Introduction to the principles of ingredient and feed quality assurance and how to develop a comprehensive quality assurance program. The course will include the development of approved suppliers, ingredient specifications, feed manufacturing procedures, and formulation based on dynamic ingredient matrices.

FM 490 Feed Science Seminar 1.

Exploration of topics related with current and future potential to influence the feed industry. Guest lectures from feed industry leaders and university representatives will include: vertically integrated and commercial feed production, current research topics, government regulations, trade organizations, and quality assurance.

FM 494 Feed Mill Learning Experience 1.
Prerequisite: PO(ANS) 425.

Hands-on laboratory teaching students how to safely operate feed mill equipment and manufacture feed using a computer system.

FM 525 Feed Manufacturing Technology 3.

Feed mill management, feed ingredient purchasing, inventory, storage, and quality evaluation, computerized feed formulation, feeding programs for poultry and swine, feed mill design, equipment, maintenance, operation, safety, state and federal regulations pertaining to feed manufacture.

FM 580 Feed and Ingrdient Quality Assurance 3.
Prerequisite: NTR(FM) 525.

The course will teach students the principles of feed and ingredient quality assurance and how to develop a comprehensive quality assurance program. The course will include the development of an approved supplier list, ingredient specifications, feed manufacturing quality assurance procedures, and risk based feed safety programs.

FM 594 Advanced Feed Mill Practicum 1.
Prerequisite: NTR(FM) 525.

This course will teach students the principles of operating a modern feed mill. Students will receive ingredients, grind grain, manufacture feed, and perform quality checks on finished feed products. Students will complete safety, quality assurance, and feed processing training units as part of their training.

FM 706 Vitamin Metabolism 3.
Prerequisite: ANS(NTR,PO) 415 and BCH 453.

Structures, chemical and physical properties, functions, distribution, absorption, transport, metabolism, storage, excretion, deficiencies, and toxicity of vitamins in humans and domestic animals. Interactions between vitamins and other factors affecting vitamin metabolism or bioavailability as well as the nutritional significance of essential fatty acids and metabolism of prostaglandins, prostacyclins and leukotrienes. Application of knowledge will include critical review of scientific literature, experimental design, and formulation of vitamin supplements.

FM 790 Advanced Feed Formulation 3.
Prerequisite: NTR(FM) 525.

Principles of feed and ingredient quality assurance and how to develop a comprehensive quality assurance program. The course will include the development of an approved supplier list, ingredient specifications, feed manufacturing quality assurance procedures, and risk based feed safety programs.