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

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

10:00 am: Break

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

11:15 am: The Symbiotic Science of Enzymes and DFMs -Maria Walsh, DuPont

12:00 pm: Lunch
- Sponsored by DuPont

GENERAL SESSION "The Future of Animal Production"

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

2:00 pm: Technologies to Reduce the Reliance on Antibiotics -Clayton Johnson, Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd, Carthage, IL

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

4:00 pm: Economic and Societal Drivers Shaping the Future of the US Beef Industry -Thomas Peters, Corn Belt Livestock Services

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

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

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
- 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

9:55 am: Milk Production Efficiency by Straightbred and Crossbred Cows -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 Harvested Forages -Darren Henry, Department of Animal & Food Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

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
- Sponsored by Nutriad and Origination, Inc.

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

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

2:10 pm: 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: 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

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

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
- Sponsored by Stuart Products

9:55 am: 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

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

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

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

1:35 pm: Challenges in Feed Formulation for Different Poultry Production System -Chris Rude, Devenish Nutrition
- Sponsored by Devenish Nutrition

2:10 pm: Gut Microbiome Succession and Modulation in Poultry -Tim Johnson, Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota, Mid-Central Research & Outreach Center, Willmar, MN

2:45 pm: Effect of Host-Specific and Non-Host Specific Probiotic Bacteria on Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serovar Heidelberg in Turkeys -Anup Kollanoor Johny, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

3:05 pm: Canola Meal Use in Market Turkey Diets -Sally Noll, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

3:30 pm: Adjourn

EQUINE SESSION
Presentations to take place in the Verizon Wireless Center

8:25 am: Welcome

8:30 am: Can Nutrition Be Used to Boost the Immune System? -Lori Warren, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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

10:15 am: Break

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

11:45 am: Lunch
- Sponsored by Nutriad and Origination, Inc.

1:15 pm: Estimating Bodyweight of Miniature, Saddle-Type and Gaited Horses -Devan Catalano, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

1:40 pm: 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
- Roy Johnson, Cargill Feed & Nutrition
- Gary Pusillo, Big Gain
- Zach Rambo, Zinpro Corp.
- Randel Raub, Ridley Inc., an Alltech Company
- Judy Reynolds, Dr. Judith Reynolds Equine Research & Consulting

3:00 pm: Group Discussion

3:30 pm: Adjourn