Northern Crops Institute Announces Feed Safety and NACCP Plan Short Course

January 4, 2011

For Immediate Release

Northern Crops Institute Announces Feed Safety and NACCP Plan Short Course

Fargo, N.D., USA -- Northern Crops Institute (NCI) will offer the Feed Safety and Development of a HACCP Plan Short Course March 15-17, 2011 at the Institute in Fargo, ND, USA. 

The course is co-sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association.

This course will focus on the development of a Voluntary Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan for all sectors of the feed industry, including ingredient suppliers and finished feed manufacturers (commercial, non-commercial, and on-farm). Attendees will develop the template that is needed to create HACCP plans geared to their individual company’s operation.

Matt Frederking, International HACCP Alliance Lead Instructor, will be the course instructor. Kim Koch, Ph.D., Manager of the NCI Feed Center, will coordinate the course.

Recommended attendees for this workshop include, but are not limited to, individuals involved in the production, quality assurance, procurement or ingredient sourcing, and regulatory aspects of feed manufacturing.

Registration fee is $500. Payment in full is due before the start of the course. The registration deadline is February 21, 2011. The course fee includes course materials and refreshment breaks.

Hotel rooms and meals are not included in registration fee.  Special rates are available to groups of 3 or more from the same company.  For registration and other information, go to or phone 701-231-7736.

Northern Crops Institute is the international center for meeting and learning about crops produced in the four-state region of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana. Situated on the campus of North Dakota State University, NCI exists as a forum to bring together customers, commodity traders, technical experts, processors and producers from all points of the globe for discussion, education, and technical service programs. Since 1983, the Institute has hosted visitors from more than 128 countries.