Program Agenda

82nd Minnesota Nutrition Conference
September 22-23, 2021
Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center, Mankato, MN

 

September 22, 2021
ADM Pre-conference symposium
“Today’s Science, Tomorrow’s Success.”

  Proceedings Presentation Sponsor
8:30 – 8:35 am: Conference welcome – Dr. Michael Schutz, Professor and Department Head, University of Minnesota, St. Paul    
8:35 – 8:40 am: Welcome, ADM & program introduction – Dr. Milan Hruby, Director of Technical Services, Decatur, IL      
8:40 – 9:10 am: Amino acid market, current developments & research focus – Elliott Brammer, VP Amino acids, ADM Animal Nutrition, Forsyth, IL      
9:10 – 9:45 am: How carbohydrases may increase energy utilization in diets fed to pigs  Dr. Hans Stein, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign          
9:45 – 10:00 am: Break for networking and graduate student poster competition viewing      
10:00 – 10:35 am: Review- The use of ionophores in beef cattle: history, benefits, challenges, rumen function and cocci control  Dr. Fred Owens, Professor Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, River Falls, WI    
10:35 – 11:10 am: Novel biology models in gut physiology in dairy cattle Dr. Lance Baumgard, Professor, Iowa State University, Ames    
11:10 – 11:45 am: Reviewing the use of organic trace minerals in poultry feeds  Dr. Samuel Rochell, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville      
11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Feedback, questions, conclusion – Dr. Milan Hruby, Director of Technical Services, Decatur, IL      
12:00 pm Lunch and break for networking and graduate student poster competition viewing      


September 22, 2021
Minnesota Nutrition Conference

General Session Animal nutrition in the changing world of animal production

1:15 1:20 pm:  Welcome – Dr. Lee Johnston, Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris      
1:20 2:00 pm:  Nutrition and management practices to minimize on farm environmental footprint – Dr. Neil Ferguson, Trouw Nutrition Canada, Ontario    
2:00 2:40 pm:  A comparative assessment of current swine rations and alternative formulations obtained by incorporating environmental criteria – Dr. Jasmina Burek, University of Massachusetts      
2:40 3:10 pm:  Break for networking and graduate student poster competition viewing      
3:10 3:50 pm:  Doing more with less: how the animal feed industry sustainably uses food industry co-products – Dr. Jason Frank, International Ingredient Corporation, Fenton, MO      
3:50 4:30 pm:  Moving beyond least cost formulation to enable a sustainable animal protein value chain – Tom Battagliese, BASF Nutrition & Health, Florham Park, NJ    
4:30 pm 5:00 pm:  Speaker roundtable discussion      
5:00 pm 5:15 pm:  Graduate Student Poster Competition Awards      
5:15 pm 5:30 pm:  Alltech reception welcome      


September 23, 2021

Minnesota Nutrition Conference
Non-ruminant nutrition session

8:30 8:35 am:  Welcome and morning session moderator– Dr. Grant Petersen, United Animal Health, Sheridan, IN      
8:35 – 9:15 am:  Immune-microbiota interactions in pigs – Dr. Crystal Loving, USDA Disease Lab, Ames, IA      
9:15 – 9:35 am:  U of M Research Update:  Role of room hygiene on microbiome of piglets - Kayla Law, PhD. student, University of Minnesota, St. Paul    
9:35 – 10:15 am:  Understanding virus infectivity/viability in feed – Dr. Declan Schroeder, University of Minnesota, St. Paul    
10:15 – 10:45 am:  Break      
10:45 – 11:25 am:  Transboundary risks of disease transfer in feed supply chains – Dr. Jennifer Van de Ligt, University of Minnesota, St. Paul    
11:25 am - 12:05 pm: Implications of Ca and P status on pelvic organ prolapse in reproducing sows – Dr. Tom Crenshaw and Dr. Mariola Grez Capdeville, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison    
11:45 am – 12:05 pm:  Practical methods to assess dietary phosphorus adequacy for reproducing sows - Tailoring P requirements of sows to specific herds using urinary diagnostics – Dr. Mariola Grez Capdeville and Dr. Tom Crenshaw, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison    
12:05 1:20 pm:  Lunch      
Afternoon session moderator:  Chris Rude, Devenish Nutrition, Fairmont, MN      
1:20 2:00 pm:  Effect of protease and reduced amino acids on performance and ileal amino acid digestibility in Hyline w36 – Dr. Pratima Adhikari, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State    
2:00  2:40 pm:  The Interrelationship between Selenium and Vitamin E in Poultry – Dr. Rob Shirley, Addisseo USA, Woodstock, IL    
2:40 3:20 pm:  Nutritional and management aspects of early turkey poult performance – Dr. Sally Noll, University of Minnesota, St. Paul    
3:20 3:40 pm:  Pre-harvest strategies to control multiple Salmonella serovars in turkeys – Dr. Anup Kollanoor Johny, University of Minnesota, St. Paul    


September 23, 2021
Minnesota Nutrition Conference
Ruminant nutrition session

8:30 8:35 am:  Welcome and morning session moderator– Dr. Daniel Nelson, Director of Technical Sales, DPI Global, Howard Lake, MN      
8:35 – 9:15 am:  Feeding corn silage to dairy cattle – Dr. Luiz Ferraretto, University of Wisconsin, Madison    
9:15 – 9:35 am:  U of M Research Update:  Calf rearing research – Dr. Brad Heins, University of Minnesota, West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris    
9:35 – 10:15 am:  Silage inoculants in normal and drought-stressed forages – Dr. Alvaro Garcia, Dellait Animal Nutrition and Health, Brookings, SD  
10:15 – 10:45 am:  Break      
10:45 – 11:25 am:  Forages in the feedlot – Dr. Zachary Smith, South Dakota State University, Brookings    
11:25  12:05 pm:  Nutritional strategies with decision support tools and the DairyBrain project – Dr. Victor Cabrera, Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison    
12:05 1:20 pm:  Lunch      


Afternoon session moderator:  Jim Paulson, Fieldstone Consulting, Caledonia, MN

1:20 2:00 pm:  Precision cattle management tools – Dr. Grant Crawford, Merck Animal Health, Jasper, MN    
2:00  2:40 pm:  The future role of the ruminant nutritionist Dr. Fred Owens, Professor Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, River Falls, WI    
2:40 3:20 pm:  Feeding cattle for enhanced immune response – Josh Zeltwanger, M.S., University of Missouri, Columbia     
3:20 4:00 pm:  Milk components, nutrition, and circadian rhythms of cows – Dr. Isaac Salfer, University of Minnesota, St. Paul