78th Minnesota Nutrition Conference

The 78th Minnesota Nutrition Conference was held September 20-21, 2017, at City Center Hotel in Mankato, MN.


DuPontThe Pre-conference Symposium: "Nutrition in the Future" was sponsored by DuPont.


"The Future of Animal Production" was the theme of the General Session.

The next (79th) Minnesota Nutrition Conference will be held September 19 & 20, 2018. The location has not yet been determined.

The Minnesota Nutrition Conference is a highly regarded and well known livestock nutrition conference in the upper Midwest. For 78 years, this conference has delivered leading-edge, research-based knowledge to advance sustainable production of beef, dairy, equine, poultry and swine.

Presented by:University of Minnesota Extension
Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, and University of Minnesota Extension 

Planning Committee Members


2nd Graduate Student Poster Competition

Thank you to Midwest Chapter of ARPAS for sponsoring the 2nd Graduate Student Poster Competition in 2017 as well as the inaugural competition in 2016. The winners of this year's competition are here.

In addition, Midwest Chapter of ARPAS held its first Professional Development Conference for Entrepreneurs one day prior to the start of and at the same location as the Minnesota Nutrition Conference. The program was very well-received.

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