Rosentrater Travels to Bangladesh as a Technical Consultant

Kurt Rosentrater helps troubleshoot pellet milling operations to improve fish feed production efficiency at a commercial feed mill.
Kurt Rosentrater helps troubleshoot pellet milling operations to improve fish feed production efficiency at a commercial feed mill.

From May 20–30, Kurt Rosentrater, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, served as a technical consultant for the John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer for Food Security Program in Bangladesh, which was sponsored by Winrock International and USAID. During this assignment, he helped a company implement a feed mill design that simultaneously produces dairy, poultry, and aquaculture feeds.

Additionally, he presented seminars titled “Feed Extrusion for Floating Feeds” and “Aquafeeds in Bangladesh: Challenges, Issues, Quality Improvement,” which were attended by approximately 55 feed industry representatives. Rosentrater is a Center for Crops Utilization Research and BioCentury Research Farm affiliate faculty member.