08:15 – 09:00Registration & Refreshments
09:00 – 09:05Welcome & Opening
Mr De Wet Boshoff – Executive Director, AFMA
SESSION 1: Into the future
Chairperson: Mr Timothy Magayisa – Sales Team Leader, BASF Animal Nutrition Africa
09:05 – 09:35Rick KleynAnimal agriculture in Africa: Forecasting the future
Mr Rick Kleyn – Consultant, Spesfeed
09:35 – 10:05Dr Peter PlumsteadThe South African maize project: Understanding the variation in the energy value of South African maize to improve diet formulation
Dr Peter Plumstead – Technical Director, Chemuniqué
(Sponsored by Chemuniqué)
10:05 – 10:35Dr Elsje PieterseInsect protein – Waste to feed to food
Dr Elsje Pieterse – Professor at University of Stellenbosch – Consultant
(Sponsored by Evonik Africa)
10:35 – 10:45Questions & Discussions
10:45 – 11:10Refreshments
SESSION 2: Are we safe?
Chairperson: Ms Natasha Snyman – Nutrition Specialist, Chemuniqué
11:10 – 11:40Leon HallEffect of heat treatment and feed acidification on feed quality and salmonella control – Are our feed processing temperatures too high?
Mr Leon Hall – Industry Manager, Animal Nutrition, Australia and New Zealand, BASF Australia Limited
(Sponsored by BASF)
11:40 – 12:10Dr Adriaan du ToitUnderstanding food fraud with reference to the feed industry
Dr Adriaan du Toit – Principal Consultant, Advance Management Consulting
(Sponsored by Advance Management Consulting)
12:10 – 12:20Questions & Discussions
12:20 – 12:35Presentation of Award:
• Koos van der Merwe/AFMA Student of the Year Award
12:35 – 13:35Lunch
SESSION 3: Let us ruminate on it…
Chairperson: Mr Frans Hagg – Technical Manager, Allied Nutrition
13:35 – 14:05Dr Hinner KösterAn overview of nutritional principles applicable for game
Dr Hinner Köster – Executive Director, Kaonne Investments
(Sponsored by Kaonne Investments)
14:05 – 14:35Dr Pieter HenningCatering for the transition cow: Does it matter; does it pay?
Dr Pieter Henning – Divisional Technical Manager: Ruminants, Meadow Feeds
(Sponsored by Meadow Feeds)
14:35 – 15:05Dr Robin MeeskeHigh fibre energy supplementation for dairy cows on pastures
Dr Robin Meeske – Specialist Researcher, Western Cape Department of Agriculture
(Sponsored by Allied Nutrition)
15:05 – 15:30Refreshments
SESSION 4: Are we there yet?
Chairperson: Ms Chantelle Fryer – Technical Service Manager, Evonik
15:30 – 16:00Andrew CatlettLiving in a world where risk is unavoidable
Mr Andrew Catlett – Technical Application Specialist: Poultry, Sub-Saharan Africa, Cargill
(Sponsored by Cargill)
16:00 – 16:30David BrandtCommercial modelling: Utilising data to maximise the profits of your operation with special reference to poultry integrations
Mr David Brandt – Consultant
(Sponsored by Feed First)
16:30 – 17:00Mashilo PhosaSow lameness in the South African pig industry: Implications on sow performance (fertility and reproduction)
Mr Mashilo Phosa – Swine Team, Chemuniqué
(Sponsored by Chemuniqué)
17:00 – 17:10Questions & Discussions
17:10 – 17:20Technical Committee feedback
Ms Jackie Tucker – Ruminant Team Lead, Chemunique; AFMA Technical Committee Chairperson
17:20 – 17:35Closing Remarks
Mr Wouter De Wet – Business Unit Director, Animal Feed Division, RCL Foods; AFMA Chairperson
17:35 – onwardsIndustry Meet & Greet Function