Agenda

83rd Minnesota Nutrition Conference

Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
1 Civic Center Plaza
Mankato, MN 56001

General Session
Wednesday September 21, 2022

  9:00  - 10:00

Registration  

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome from Dr. Pedro Urriola, Research Associate Professor in Swine Production, University of Minnesota Animal Science Department

10:15 - 11:00

Erin Cortus - Associate Professor, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota

Sustainability metrics, definitions, and approaches

11:00 - 11:45

Terry Ward - Global Director of Strategy & Sustainability, Zinpro Corporation

A Journey from Sustainability Skeptic to Supporter

11:45 - 1:15

Lunch

  1:15 - 2:00

Lara Moody - Executive Director,  Institute for Feed Education and Research

Definition of a circular economy and its value in the context of animal feed 

  2:00 - 2:45

Elias Uddin - Assistant Professor, Dairy Science Department, South Dakota State University

Evaluation of enteric methane strategies in cattle using in vivo experiments and holistic life cycle assessments 

  2:45 - 3:15

Break

  3:15 - 4:00

Josh McCann - Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois

Avenues for protein nutrition to drive sustainability in the feedlot

  4:00 - 4:45

Discussion - Challenges and opportunities to integrate livestock, food, and fuels with Dr. Pedro E. Urriola, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota

  4:45 - 5:00

Alltech 

Research Update

  5:30 - 7:00

Reception

 

Non-Ruminant Session
Thursday September 22, 2022

9:00 - 9:05

Alamanda Calvert, Poultry Species Chair

Opening Remarks

9:05 - 9:45

Kristjan Bregendahl - Poultry Nutritionist, Devenish Nutrition

Trends in laying hen nutrition 

9:45 - 10:25

April Levy - Technical Specialist, DSM Nutritional Products

Vitamin supplementation and  support of the immune system in poultry

10:25 - 10:45

Break

10:45 - 11:25

Roshan Adhikari - Poultry Nutritionist, CJ Bio America 

Understanding the use of lower limiting amino acids (4th, 5th & 6th) in turkey and layer hens

11:25 - 11:45

Tim Johnson - Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota

Research update on avian Escherichia coli: What have we learned about its ecology? 

11:45 - 1:00

Lunch

1:00 - 1:05

Dr. Pedro Urriola, Swine Program Chair

Opening Remarks

1:05 - 1:45

Trey Kellner - Swine Nutritionist at AMVC Management Services

Energy value of fats and oils 

1:45 - 2:25

Juan Loor - Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois

A refresher on lipid metabolism

2:25 - 2:55

Break

3:00 - 3:40

David Rosero - Technical Officer, The HANOR Company LLC

Requirements of essential fatty acids in sow diets

3:40 - 4:20

Julia Holen - Nutritionist and Swine Production Researcher, Swine Vet Center

Essential fatty acids in sow diets

4:20 - 4:35

Round table discussion

4:35 - 4:50

Sarah Schieck Boelke - Swine Extension Educator 

Sustainability programs for pig farms: update

5:00

Adjourn

 

Ruminant Session

Thursday September 22, 2022

9:00 - 9:10

Grant Crawford, Beef Species Chair

Opening Remarks

9:10 - 9:50

Warren Rusche - Extension Feedlot Specialist, South Dakota State University

Feeding hybrid rye to finishing cattle 

9:50 - 10:30

Alfredo DiCostanzo - Beef Systems Extension Educator, Univ. of Nebraska

Strategic cattle feeding and management decisions to cope with high feed price 

10:30 - 10:50

Break

10:50 - 11:30

Dale Woerner - Professor, Dept of Animal & Food Sciences, Texas Tech Univ.

Intersection of Beef and Dairy: A Growing Industry Segment

11:30 - 12:10 

Dan Shaefer - Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Animal and Dairy Sciences, University of Wisconsin

Novelty and Ho-Hum of Beef-on-Dairy 

12:10 - 1:15

Lunch

  1:15 - 1:55

Max Thornsberry - Technical Specialist, Milk Specialties Global

Holstein x Beef-Cross Calves:  Their housing, feeding, and management 

  1:55 - 2:35

Heather White - Associate Professor, Dept. of Animal & Dairy Sciences, University of Wisconsin

Feeding choline to heifers, cows and dairy-beef crossbreds

  2:35 - 3:05

Break

  3:05 - 3:45

Jackie Boerman - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Purdue Univ.

Improving fatty acid digestibility in dairy cows 

  3:45 - 4:25

Fernanda Batistel - Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida

Methyl donors in fetal and neonatal development

  4:25 - 4:55

Joe Armstrong - Extension Cattle Specialist, Univ. of Minn

UMN Research Update - Movement and Management in Minnesota’s Beef Industry: Results of a Survey of MN Cow-calf and Feedlot Producers 

 

Brad Heins - Associate Professor, Animal Science Department, Univ. of Minn

UMN Research Update - Feed intake of crossbreds

 

Isaac Salfer - Assistant Professor, Animal Science Dept., Univ. of Minn

UMN Research Update -Feed efficiency and precision feeding of cows

  5:00

Adjourn