ANIMAL NUTRITION CENTER CAL POLY, SAN LUIS OBISPO LEARNING FEED BY DOING FEED Andrew Thulin and Buster Freeman CAL POLY, ANIMAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT cThe Cal Poly Animal Nutrition Center will enhance our learn by doing philosophy and allow us to build on an already successful animal nutrition and feed manufacturing program. Students will be trained using leading-edge equipment for manufacturing all types of animal feed products. Our public-private partnerships will bring industry researchers and manufacturers worldwide to utilize this center for product development, processing research, quality control and food safety testing, as well as industry training sessions.
In addition to a hands-on learning environment, it will be a place for industry and future leaders to connect. d INDUSTRY READY Meghan Abatti ASSOCIATED FEED cCal Poly 9s learn by doing philosophy gave me the foundation to truly excel in the animal nutrition industry. Since entering this industry, I have realized the unsurpassed value of the animal nutrition basics and critical thinking skills gained while at Cal Poly. The state-of-the-art Animal Nutrition Center will provide students with an unprecedented opportunity to experience animal nutrition hands-on.
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for success in the multi-faceted animal nutrition industry. d QUALITY Dennis Daugherty PINE CREEK NUTRITION SERVICE, INC. cA complete understanding of the formulation and manufacturing of consistent product is essential to dairy nutrition. As the largest dairy state in the country, California has a tremendous need for individuals who realize the importance of high-quality nutrition for top-producing animals.<br><br> In Cal Poly 9s Animal Nutrition Center, students will custom manufacture diets and acquire the skills needed to advance dairy nutrition into the next generation. d APPLIED RESEARCH John Kuhl NEST EGG NUTRITION, LLC cThe poultry nutrition industry is constantly looking for young individuals with an understanding of the industrial application of best-cost formulation. This Animal Nutrition Center will not only offer students a well-rounded animal nutrition education, but it will also provide them an opportunity to merge applied research into the business of feed manufacturing. The poultry industry, along with every sector of animal nutrition, will greatly benefit from this facility. d PARTNERSHIP Karl Giacomini CARGILL ANIMAL NUTRITION cCal Poly has designed, in collaboration with industry, an Animal Nutrition Center that best refects today 9s innovation.<br><br> Not only does this facility look toward the future, it also addresses the current issues facing the animal feed industry. In this center, young people will develop HACCP plans to understand the correlation between animal nutrition and food safety. No other university in the Western United States is better equipped to train students for the nation 9s multi-billion dollar animal nutrition industry. d INDUSTRY READYINDUSTRY READY ANIMAL NUTRITIONANIMAL NUTRITION Richard Matteis EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT CALIFORNIA GRAIN & FEED ASSOCIATION cThe Western states, and California especially, are dependent upon young people to keep the animal nutrition industry strong and expanding.<br><br> Cal Poly 9s new Animal Nutrition Center is a technologically-advanced facility designed to enhance the educational opportunities for future industry leaders. d Aleece Diaz STUDENT CAL POLY ANIMAL SCIENCE cA state-of-the-art training facility is critical for Cal Poly students seeking employment in the animal feed industry. This new Animal Nutrition Center provides an effective combination of technologies for a comprehensive animal nutrition education. d CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY Andrew J. Thulin Animal Science Department San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0255 phone 805.756.2619 email firstname.lastname@example.org www.animalscience.calpoly.edu<br><br>