Program Agenda


Pre-Conference Symposium - Sponsored by Evonik
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
“Amino Acid Nutrition in Today’s Environment”

7:30 am  Continental Breakfast  *Compliments of Evonik*

8:00 am  Registration

8:30 am  Welcome

8:40 am  Practical Aspects of Amino Acid Balancing in the Dairy Cow —Patrick French, PhD, Technical Service & Research Director, RP Feed Components  (Abstract)

9:20 am  Amino Acid Supplementation Limits in Poultry Nutrition —William Dozier, PhD, Auburn University  (Abstract)

10:00 am  Break

10:30 am  Decreasing Dietary Crude Protein with Amino Acid Supplementation on Performance, Carcass, and Nutrient Excretion of Pigs —Charles Maxwell, PhD, University of Arkansas  (Abstract)

11:10 am  Dosing and Mixing Accuracy with Micro Ingredients —Mark Daniel, Evonik

11:50 am  Closing

12:00 pm  Lunch  *Compliments of Evonik*


General Program
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
“Successful Outcomes Amidst New Antibiotics Regulations”

MODERATOR: Scott Webster, Nutreco

1:15 pm  What Does the Future of Livestock Nutrition Look Like in an Antibiotic Restricted World? —Steven Ricke, PhD, University of Arkansas

2:00 pm  Understanding the Microbiome and the Potential to Manipulate it as an Alternative to Antibiotic Use —Tonya Ward, PhD, University of Minnesota

2:45 pm  Break

3:15 pm  How Will a Nutrition Program Become Successful in an Antibiotic Restricted World? —Sean Montgomery, PhD, Corn Belt Livestock Services

4:00 pm  The Changing Structure of the Dairy Industry by 2030 —Lucas Sjostrom, MS, Minnesota Milk Producers Association & Midwest Dairy Association  (Abstract)

4:45 pm  Graduate Student Poster Competition Results  *Sponsored by Midwest Chapter of ARPAS*

4:55 pm  Research at Alltech —Brad Rortvedt, Alltech

5:05 pm  Adjourn

5:30 pm  Welcome Reception  *Sponsored by Alltech*


Ruminant Session
Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:30 am  Continental Breakfast  *Compliments of BioMatrix International and QualiTech*

8:00 am  Registration

MODERATOR: Grant Crawford, Merck

8:25 am  Welcome

8:30 am  Dietary Factors Associated with Gastrointestinal Development of Dairy Calves both Pre- and Post-Weaning —Michael Steele, PhD, University of Alberta  (Abstract)

9:10 am  Nutrition and Management Data Mining from Feedlot Closeouts —Sheri Bundy, PhD, Corn Belt Livestock Services

9:50 am  Choosing a Corn Crop Endpoint for Profitable Livestock Production —Alfredo DiCostanzo, PhD, University of Minnesota

10:30 am  Break

10:50 am  Value Consideration in Variable Corn Residue Scenarios —Tara Felix, PhD, Pennsylvania State University  (Abstract)

11:30 am  U of M Research Update: Effects of Flies on Dairy Cattle Welfare and Productivity —Brad Heins, PhD, West Central Research & Outreach Center, University of Minnesota

11:50 am  Diamond V Research Update

12:00 pm  Lunch  *Compliments of Diamond V and Nutriad*

MODERATOR: Ken Swanson, Famo Feeds

1:15 pm  The Role of Diet in Determining Omega-3 Concentration in Beef or Milk —Haley Larson, Research Assistant, University of Minnesota

1:55 pm  Evaluation of Corn Silage Digestibility and its Use in Ration Formulation —Lawrence Jones, PhD, American Farm Products, Inc.  (Abstract)

2:35 pm  U of M Research Update: Feeding and Management for 6,000 Pounds of Milk Production per Robot in a Robotic Milking System —Marcia Endres, PhD, University of Minnesota, and Jim Salfer, MS, University of Minnesota Extension

2:55 pm  Adjourn


Non-Ruminant Session
Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:30 am  Continental Breakfast  *Compliments of BioMatrix International and QualiTech*

8:00 am  Registration

MODERATOR: Sam Baidoo, Southern Research & Outreach Center, University of Minnesota

8:25 am  Welcome

8:30 am  Nutritional Influences on Developmental Programming: Possibilities in the Pig —Allison Meyer, PhD, University of Missouri

9:10 am  Using Nutritional Feed Additives in Antibiotic Free Swine Production —Brian Richert, PhD, Purdue University  (Abstract)

9:50 am  Factors to Consider for a Quality V-TM Premix —Kristine Saulsburg, Quality Assurance Supervisor-AG Nutrition, QualiTech  *Sponsored by QualiTech*

10:30 am  Break

10:50 am  The Science and Application of Non-Starch Polysaccharide (NSP) Enzymes for Poultry and Pig Nutrition “What are the Facts”? —Mamduh Sifri, PhD, Consultant, SIFRI SOLUTIONS LLC  (Abstract)

11:30 am  U of M Research Update: Lipid Oxidation Measures —Chi Chen, PhD, University of Minnesota

11:50 am  Nutriad Research Update

12:00 pm  Lunch  *Compliments of Diamond V and Nutriad*

MODERATOR: Sally Noll, University of Minnesota

1:15 pm  U of M Research Update: Hazard Analysis in Feed Ingredients for FSMA Compliance —Catherine Alexander, DVM, MPH, Dipl ADVMP, University of Minnesota, and Jessica Evanson, DVM, MPH, University of Minnesota

1:35 pm  Feed Risk Management and Pathogen Control – Meeting the Challenge —Mark Bienhoff, DVM, Pathogen Control Products - Kemin  (Abstract)  *Sponsored by Kemin*

2:15 pm  Determination of Poultry Breeder Nutrient Recommendations —Kristjan Bregendahl, PhD, ADM Animal Nutrition  (Abstract)

2:55 pm  U of M Research Update: Lysine Requirement of Market Tom Turkeys —Sally Noll, PhD, University of Minnesota

3:15 pm  Adjourn


Equine Program
Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:30 am  Continental Breakfast  *Compliments of BioMatrix International and QualiTech*

8:00 am  Registration

MODERATOR: Marcia Hathaway, University of Minnesota

8:25 am  Welcome

8:30 am  Equine Gastric Ulcer Disease:  Prevention and Treatment —Frank Andrews, DVM, Louisiana State University  (Abstract)

9:30 am  Amino Acid Nutrition for the Aging Horse —Kristine Urschel, PhD, University of Kentucky  (Abstract)

10:30 am  Break

11:00 am  Human Diet Fads and Their Effect on Horse Nutrition —Carey Williams, PhD, Rutgers University

12:00 pm  Lunch  *Compliments of Diamond V and Nutriad*

1:15 pm  Effect of Hay-Rake Type on Exogenous Ash Content of First-Cutting Alfalfa Hay —Abby Neu, Regional Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Extension

1:40 pm  Seeding Year Yield and Forage Nutritive Value of Reduced Lignin and Conventional Alfalfa Varieties Subject to Diverse Cutting Treatments —Amanda Grev, MS, University of Minnesota

2:05 pm  Industry Round-Table: Dealing with the Effects of Human Diet Fads in the Equine Industry
—Harlan Anderson, DVM, Square Meal Feeds
Roy Johnson, MS, Cargill Feed & Nutrition
—Gary Pusillo, PhD, Big Gain Feeds

—Randy Raub, PhD, Ridley, Inc.
—Judith Reynolds, PhD, PAS, Dipl ACAN; Owner, Dr. Judy Reynolds Equine Research & Consulting
—Katie Young, PhD, Purina Animal Nutrition LLC

3:00 pm  Group Discussion

3:30 pm  Adjourn