Program Agenda

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

6:00 am: Continental Breakfast
- Sponsored by DuPont

8:00 am: Registration

PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM "Nutrition in the Future"
- Sponsored by DuPont

8:30 am: Animal, Gut, Microbiome-Nutrition in the 21st Century -Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Denmark  (View Summary)

9:15 am: 21st Century Strategies to Improve Efficiency of Nutrient Utilization in Beef and Dairy Cattle -Juan Loor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL  (View Summary)

10:00 am: Break

10:30 am: Current Thoughts on Enzyme Use in Swine Nutrition -Elijah Kiarie, Department of Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada  (View Abstract)

11:15 am: The Symbiotic Science of DFMs and Enzymes -Maria Walsh, Global Innovation, Danisco Animal Nutrition - DuPont Industrial Biosciences, Marlborough, UK  (View Summary)

12:00 pm: Lunch (Poolside)
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GENERAL SESSION "The Future of Animal Production"

Moderator: Jim Linn, Milk Specialties Global, Eden Prairie, MN

1:00 pm: Food Fiction vs Food Fact: Understanding the Consumer and the Conversation -Leah McGrath, Ingles Supermarkets, Asheville, NC  (View Summary)

2:00 pm: Technologies to Reduce the Reliance on Antibiotics -Clayton Johnson, Carthage Veterinary Service, Carthage, IL; Integrated Veterinary Network, LLC  (View Summary)

2:45 pm: Break

3:15 pm: Incorporating Animal Comfort and Welfare Measures in Livestock Production -Courtney Daigle, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX  (View Summary)

4:00 pm: Technologies Improving Cattle Efficiency of Production: Are We in Danger of Losing These Technologies in the U.S. Cattle Industry? Public Perception vs. Proven Science for Beef Production - Facts vs. Myths -Tom Peters, Superior Attitude Livestock Technologies, LLC, Oregon, IL  (View Summary)

4:45 pm: Graduate Student Poster Competition Awards Ceremony -Randy Walker, DPI Global
- Sponsored by Midwest Chapter of ARPAS

4:55 pm: Alltech Research Update

5:15 pm: Welcome Reception
- Sponsored by Alltech
  

Thursday, September 21, 2017

6:00 am: Continental Breakfast
- Sponsored by QualiTech

8:00 am: Registration

RUMINANT SESSION

Moderator: Nicole Kenney, UMN Extension, Willmar, MN

8:30 am: Welcome

8:35 am: Trace Mineral Nutrition of Cattle: The Role of Organic and Injectable Minerals -Stephanie Hansen, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA  (View Summary)
- Sponsored by Multimin USA

9:15 am: Calcium Requirements of the Dairy Cow During the Transition Period -Laura Hernandez, Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI  (View Summary)

9:55 am: U of M Research Update: A Comparison of Feed Intake, Production, Body Condition Score, Body Weight, and Frame Size of ProCROSS® Crossbred Versus Holstein Cows During the First 150 Days of First Lactation -Brittany Shonka-Martin, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

10:15 am: Break

10:45 am: Optimizing Beef Growth Pre- or Post-weaning Using Perennial Pastures and Conserved Forages -Darren Henry, Department of Animal & Food Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX  (View Summary)

11:25 am: Effects of Growing Phase Nutrition on Finishing Performance and Carcass Quality of Steers: A Meta-analysis -Haley Johnson, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

12:00 pm: Lunch (Poolside)
- Sponsored by Nutriad and Origination, Inc.

Moderator: Keith Klanderman, Nutriad, Inc.

1:00 pm: Nutrition Aspects During the Transition Period in Dairy Cows -Phil Cardoso, Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL  (View Abstract)

1:35 pm: Nutrition and Management of the Robotic Milked Dairy Cow -Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota Extension, St. Cloud, MN  (View Summary)

2:10 pm: U of M Research Update: Seasonal Forage Quality Changes and Growth of Cattle Grazing Cover Crops -Brad Heins, West Central Research & Outreach Center, University of Minnesota, Morris, MN

2:45 pm: U of M Research Update: Overview of Newly Remodeled Beef Cattle Research Facilities at the Rosemount Research and Outreach Center -Alfredo DiCostanzo, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

3:15 pm: Adjourn

NON-RUMINANT SESSION

Moderator: Daryl Kleinschmit, Zinpro Corp.

8:30 am: Welcome

8:35 am: Impact of Immune Stimulation on Energy and Amino Acid Needs of Pigs - What a Field Nutritionist Needs to Know -Martin Nyachoti, Department of Animal Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada  (View Summary)

9:15 am: Fat Soluble Vitamins - Availability and Recommendations for Highly Prolific Sows and Their Progeny -Søren Krogh Jensen, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark  (View Abstract)
- Sponsored by Stuart Products

9:55 am: U of M Research Update: Carbohydrase Effects on Dietary Fiber and Gut Function -Milena Saqui-Salces, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

10:15 am: Break

10:45 am: Fiber Nutrition of Sows and Pigs -Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark  (View Summary)

11:25 am: Alternatives to In-feed Antibiotics for Nursery Pigs -Nick Gabler, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA  (View Abstract)

12:00 pm: Lunch (Poolside)
- Sponsored by Nutriad and Origination, Inc.

Moderator: Bruce Behrends, AGRI-TECH

1:00 pm: Recent Research on Digestibility of Amino Acids and Metabolizable Energy of Novel Feed Ingredients and Fats and Oils for Poultry -Carl Parsons, Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL  (View Summary)

1:35 pm: Challenges in Feed Formulation for Different Poultry Production Systems -Chris Rude, Devenish Nutrition  (View Summary)
- Sponsored by Devenish Nutrition

2:10 pm: Gut Microbiota Changes Over Time in Poultry -Tim Johnson, Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota, St. Paul  (View Summary)

2:45 pm: U of M Research Update: Use of Multiple Antibiotic Alternatives to Control Multidrug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg in Turkey Poults -Anup Kollanoor Johny, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

3:05 pm: U of M Research Update: Canola Meal Use in Market Turkey Diets -Sally Noll, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
- Sponsored by ProPound - Dow AgroSciences

3:30 pm: Adjourn

EQUINE SESSION
Equine session to take place in the Verizon Wireless Center

8:25 am: Welcome

8:30 am: Supporting the Horse's Immune System with Nutrition -Lori Warren, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL  (View Abstract)

9:30 am: Equine Hair Mineral Analysis: Fact or Fiction? -Sarah Ralston, Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ  (View Abstract)

10:15 am: Break

10:45 am: Vitamin E Requirements, Supplementation and Disorders -Carey Williams, Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ  (View Summary)

11:45 am: Lunch (Poolside, City Center Hotel)
- Sponsored by Nutriad and Origination, Inc.

1:15 pm: U of M Research Update: Estimation of Actual and Ideal Bodyweight of Miniature, Saddle-type, and Gaited Horses Using Morphometric Measurements -Devan Catalano, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

1:40 pm: U of M Research Update: Forage Quality and Blood Metabolites of Adult Horses Grazing Alfalfa, Teff and Cool-Season Perennial Grasses -Michelle DeBoer, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

EQUINE INDUSTRY ROUND-TABLE "What Does the Future Hold for the Connection Between Nutrition and the Equine Immune System?"

2:05 pm: Round-Table Panel Discussion
- Harlan Anderson, Square Meal Feeds LLC
- Roy Johnson, Cargill Feed & Nutrition
- Gary Pusillo, INTI Service Corporation
- Zach Rambo, Zinpro Corporation
- Randel Raub, Ridley Inc., an Alltech Company
- Judy Reynolds, Dr. Judith Reynolds Equine Research & Consulting
- Katie Young, Purina Animal Nutrition LLC

3:00 pm: Group Discussion

3:30 pm: Adjourn
 

Continuing Education Credits

The 78th Minnesota Nutrition Conference has been approved for 9 CEUs from ARPAS. Log on to the ARPAS website for more information and to report CEUs.