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Finally!!! The Diploma Course in English is back!!!

The preparatory course of the 39th diploma course for “Feed Production Engineer” will start already in December 2023.


The global feed industry currently has to cope with multiple challenges, of which rising production costs, animal diseases, and supply chain disruptions by geopolitical events are the most dominant ones. On the midterm horizon, climate change will darken the industry’s perspective even further. How can industry stakeholder navigate in such most turbulent times, secure profitability, and at the same time transfer the sector towards more sustainability?

Faces of the SFT – Interview with Philipp Hug

Since July 2022, Philipp Hug is the new president of the SFT. The family father has been working at Bühler AG for 22 years. He spent eleven of those years abroad: eight years in China and three years in Indonesia. Philipp completed his first apprenticeship as a truck mechanic, followed by training in marketing, sales…

SMS graduates will be a Feed Production Engineer

You are an SMS graduate and want to complete the advanced training as “Feed Production Engineer” with the SFT Diploma at reduced time and costs?

Congratulations to the 12 new feed technology experts!

After ten intensive months of training, 12 experts, 11 men and 1 woman, in compound feed technology have been awarded the Diploma of the renowned Swiss Institute of Feed Technology (SFT). Participants from Switzerland, Germany and Austria took part in the 38th edition of the specialization course. For the first time in the 40-year history of the Diploma course, the best performance was achieved by a woman, Rahel Lehmann from Switzerland.

Course Offer 2023

Our new course offers for 2023 as well as the dates for the diploma course in 2024 are available now.

Course Offer 2022

Our new course offers for 2022 as well as the dates for the diploma course in 2022 are available now.

Beginner or career changer?

Take the chance and expand your knowledge. The course “Introduction into Feed Milling Core Processes” will give you an interesting insight into the core processes of the industrial manufacture of animal feed.