Program Agenda

80th Minnesota Nutrition Conference
September 18-19, 2019
Mankato Civic Center, Mankato, MN

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

7:30 AM               Light Continental Breakfast - Sponsored by Origination O2D
8:00 AM               Registration

Pre-Conference Symposium:
- Sponsored by: Origination O2D

8:30 AM               Welcome – John Fallin, CEO, Origination Inc.
8:35 AM               Advances in anionic supplements in close-up transition dry cows - Dr. Brian Crooker - University of Minnesota
9:20 AM               Nutrition management in transition cows, what’s new? - Dr. Bill Weiss - The Ohio State University 

10:05 AM             Break

10:20 AM             Increasing levels of microbial phytase increases the digestibility of energy and minerals in diets fed to pigs - Su A Lee - University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
10:55 AM             Phytase and phosphorous nutrition in swine - Dr. Michael Tokach - Kansas State University
11:30 AM             Response of broilers fed phytase enzymes alone or in combination - Dr. Kelley Wamsley - Mississippi State University

12:00 PM             Lunch

General Session: The Impact of Current Technologies On Future Animal Production
Moderator: Pedro Urriola – University Of Minnesota

1:15 PM               Consumer perspective on disease and feed efficiency - Ellen Goddard – University of Alberta
2:15 PM               Update in the Animal Protein and Feed Ingredients Markets - Andrick Payen Diaz de la Vega –RaboResearch Food and Agribusiness

3:00 PM Break

3:30 PM               OMICS in animal nutrition - David Selinger - DuPont Industrial Biosciences
4:15 PM               Impact of beef production system on productivity and consumer preferences
Dr. Megan Webb – University of Minnesota
5:00 PM               Graduate Student Poster Competition Winners – ARPAS Midwest Chapter
5:10 PM               Alltech Research Update
5:30 PM Adjourn for the day

Join us in the Grand Hall at 5:30 PM for the Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Alltech

Thursday, September 19, 2019

7:30 AM               Light Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM               Registration

Ruminant Session
Moderator: AM  - Barry Visser – VitaPlus

8:30 AM               Welcome
8:35 AM               Feeding cows during these challenging times in the dairy industry - Dr. Michael F Hutjens – University of Illinois
9:15 AM               Managing growth through energy supply and growth-promoting agents - Dr. Robbi Pritchard  - Annawan Cattle, LLC

9:55 AM               Break

10:25 AM            Recent developments in receiving cattle nutrition - Dr. Kendall Samuelson – West Texas A&M University
11:05 AM             Folic acid and vitamin B12: Could minor nutrients have major impact on cow metabolism - Dr. Mélissa Duplessis - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

11:45 AM            Lunch

Moderator: PM – Ken Swanson

1:00 PM               New developments in fiber utilization in dairy cattle diets - Dr. Rick Grant - Miner Institute
1:40 PM               Fatty Acid Nutrition of Lactating Dairy Cows - Dr. Adam Lock - Michigan State University
2:20 PM               U of M Research Update: Use of nutritional additives in receiving cattle - Dr. Alfredo DiCostanzo – University of Minnesota
2:40 PM               U of M Research Update: Crossbreeding effects on milk and beef production - Dr. Brad Heins – University of Minnesota
3:00 PM               Adjourn

Non-Ruminant Session
Moderator: AM – Gary Asche - FormAFeed

8:30 AM               Welcome
8:35 AM               Long-term effects of early-life microbiome disturbances in pigs - Dr. Ben Willing - University of Alberta
9:15 AM               The ABC's of ASF (African Swine Fever) spread and testing - Dr. Declan Schroeder – University of Minnesota

9:55 AM               Break

10:25 AM            FAD risk assessment of the vitamin supply chain - Dr. Pedro Urriola – University of Minnesota
11:05 AM            U of M Research Update: Zinc in late gestation diets for sows improves piglet survival - Dr. Lee Johnston – University of Minnesota
11:25 AM             U of M Research Update: Antibiotic residues in distillers co-products - Dr. Gerald Shurson – University of Minnesota

11:45 AM            Lunch

Moderator: PM – Korin Leske

1:00 PM               Mitigation of effects of mycotoxins - Dr. Raj Murugesan - BIOMIN America Inc.
1:40 PM               Soybean meal and full-fat soybeans are two different ingredients with distinct quality control parameters - Dr. Nelson Ruiz - Nelson Ruiz Nutrition, LLC
2:20 PM               Effect of amino acids on immune response and gut health in poultry - Dr. James Wen - Evonik Corporation
3:00 PM               U of M Research Update: Essential oils for poultry product safety - Dr. Anup Kollanoor Johny - University of Minnesota
3:20 PM               Adjourn

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The 80th MN Nutrition Conference has been approved for:

12 ARPAS CEUs

8 possible MBVM CEUs

more info here