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SEC India Basic Feed Milling Course

Course Description (Online Self-Pace Hybrid)

All course lectures, materials, and check-in meetings with your instructor will be done through your profile here on in your module, Basic Feed Milling Track.

Instructor Bio


Dr. CARLOS CAMPABADAL is a faculty member of the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University focusing his work at the International Grains Program Institute (IGP) as an extension specialist and leader focusing on outreach in the areas of grain storage, quality and processing, U.S. grain grading and export systems, and feed manufacturing. He conducts applied research in stored product protection focusing on grains, oilseeds and its co-products. He is very active in international development with several projects with USAID and USDA in Central America and in Africa.  He was born and raised in Costa Rica, Central America.

He obtained his doctoral degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University focusing on Stored Product Protection and .was part of the Post-Harvest Education and Research Center (PHERC). He obtained his master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering at the University of Illinois focused on grain processing. Before, his graduate studies and after obtaining a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Costa Rica, he worked in his family feed mill company for 3 ½ years as a process and maintenance engineering. Also, he had previous experience in animal farm management in beef cattle and swine farms. Dr.Carlos has travelled throughout Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe as a technical consultant, and speaker in more than 35 countries and 50 short courses and seminars in the areas of grain storage and feed manufacturing for U.S. Grains Council, U.S. Soybean Export Council, U.S. Wheat Associates, USDA, WISHH, World Bank, and private companies. He has also presented his research at several scientific and professional conferences, and has several publications in scientific journals. He is still involved in his family feed manufacturing and farm operation business.

Dr. WILMER JAVIER PACHECO – Extension Specialist and Associate Professor, Department of Poultry Science, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849. Dr. Wilmer Pacheco was born in Honduras where he obtained a BS in Food Science in 2005. Shortly after graduation, Dr. Pacheco began a feed mill manager training program with Murphy Brown, LLC in Laurinburg, North Carolina where he was responsible for overseeing the production of approximately 10,000 tons of pellet feed per week. In June 2009, Dr. Pacheco was awarded a fellowship in the Department of Poultry at North Carolina State University, where he earned his Master's in Poultry Science and his Ph.D. in Physiology and Nutrition. Currently, Dr. Pacheco is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist at Auburn University in the State of Alabama. His research activities are focused on understanding the interrelationships between feed processing and nutrition on broiler performance. Additionally, Dr. Pacheco conducts research on nutrition strategies to reduce production costs, improve broiler performance, and nutrient digestibility. Dr. Pacheco is lead or supporting author of 32 research articles and 88 news articles primarily in Feedstuffs magazine, which is the leading source of news for animal agriculture in the United States with 12,500 accredited subscribers. Dr. Pacheco has been invited to give more than 165 presentations in 16 countries, has served as chair or member of 25 graduate student committees, and has mentored 21 visiting scholars from 12 countries.


Dr. AVINASH KUMAR SINGH Avinash, a veterinarian hailing from College of Veterinary Sciences,  Khanapara, Assam, is a familiar professional in the feed milling, dairy nutrition  and animal health industry with 24-years of  experience. He is trained in dairy nutrition at renowned institutes in India and abroad. Has completed his Management Development Program from IIM Lucknow and IIT Mumbai. Embarking on a corporate journey with Vetcare (Cargill), he played a pivotal role in crafting and nurturing successful operations and team building. Noteworthy contributions include founding separate dairy operations team at Vetcare (Provimi), Farm Products team at Vetnex, and leading the Technical and Institution business teams at Kemin Industries South Asia (P) Ltd.

His industry experience encompasses dairy animal nutrition, commercial feed formulations, new product development, and brand marketing. Proficient in feed manufacturing processes & addressing feed milling challenges. He has formulated and guided some of the popular commercial cattle feed brands. As a consultant, he helps organisations in improving feed productivity and quality. He is working with clients having multiple plants, to ensure consistent high-quality finished products.


Date: 22 Jan - 16 Feb 2024

Time: 4PM IST

Type: Hybrid

Topic: Feed Milling

Level: Basic


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