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Program Agenda

75th Minnesota Nutrition Conference, September 17-18, 2014



**** NOTE: Agenda revised September 3, 2014 ****

Pre-conference Symposium, “Gut Health – Across All Livestock Species”
– Sponsored by Vi-COR

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

8:00 am
 

Registration

8:30 am
 

Welcome and Introduction
Jeffrey Weyers, PhD, Vi-COR

8:35 am
 

Immunology of the Gut — Taking the Good with the Bad (Abstract)
Crystal Levesque, PhD, South Dakota State University

9:20 am
 

Microbiology of the Gut (Abstract)
Mark McGuire, PhD, University of Idaho

10:05 am
 

Break

10:30 am
 

The Role of Production Stressors on Gut Health (Abstract)
Gerry Huff, PhD, USDA

11:15 am
 

Evaluating Compounds with Influence in the Gut (Abstract)
Lance Baumgard, PhD, Iowa State University

12:00 pm
 

Lunch – Sponsored by Vi-COR


Main Conference, “Learning From the Past; Preparing For the Future”

General Session

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

1:00 pm
 

Welcome

1:05 pm
 

75-Year History of the Minnesota Nutrition Conference
Jim Linn, PhD, University of Minnesota (retired) - Sponsored by ARPAS Midwest Chapter

1:35 pm
 

Nutritional Approaches to Gut Health and Physiology (Abstract)
Milena Saqui-Salces, PhD, University of Minnesota

2:25 pm
 

Manipulating Particle Size to Impact Animal Performance (Abstract)
Adam Fahrenholz, PhD, North Carolina State University

3:15 pm
 

Break

3:35 pm
 

Corn Genetics: Value for Animal Nutrition (Abstract)
Michael Clements, PhD, Monsanto

4:25 pm
 

Animal Welfare: What the Feed Industry Needs to Know (Abstract)
James Lane III, Attorney at Law

5:15 pm
 

Adjourn

5:30 pm
 

Welcome Reception – Sponsored by Alltech


Ruminant Session

Thursday, September 18, 2014

8:00 am
 

Registration

8:25 am
 

Welcome

8:30 am
 

The Feed Industry from a European Perspective: Feed Additives from Non-antibiotic Origin in Growing and Lactating Cattle
Alex Bach, PhD, IRTA

9:30 am
 

Using Reduced Fat Distillers Grains with Solubles in Beef and Dairy Cattle Diets (Abstract)
Alfredo DiCostanzo, PhD, University of Minnesota

10:00 am
 

U of M Research Update: University of Minnesota Beef Research Update (Abstract)
Eric Mousel, University of Minnesota Extension

10:30 am
 

Break

11:00 am
 

Nutritional Challenges for Embryo Survival in Cattle (Abstract)
Allen Bridges, PhD, North Central Research & Outreach Center

11:30 am
 

Mineral Nutrition of Feedlot Cattle (Abstract)
Nicole Kenney Rambo, University of Minnesota Extension

12:15 pm
 

Lunch - Sponsored by Diamond V

1:15 pm
 

Feeding Cows to Nourish the Dam and the Calf
Alex Bach, PhD, IRTA

2:00 pm
 

U of M Research Update: Bridging the Summer Slump with Warm Season Grasses and Seasonal Changes in Forage Quality of Pastures (Abstract)
Brad Heins, PhD, West Central Research & Outreach Center

2:15 pm
 

U of M Research Update: 10 Years of Calf Research at the Southern Research and Outreach Center (ROC) (Abstract)
Hugh Chester-Jones, PhD, Southern Research & Outreach Center

3:15 pm
 

U of M Research Update: Feeding Practices on Dairy Farms with Automatic Milking Systems (Abstract)
Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota Extension

3:30 pm
 

Adjourn


Non-Ruminant Session

Thursday, September 18, 2014

8:00 am
 

Registration

8:25 am
 

Welcome

8:30 am
 

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus in Feed — What We Know and What We Don’t Know (Abstract)
Pedro Urriola, PhD, University of Minnesota

9:10 am
 

Phase Feeding of Sows: Concepts and Practice
Sam Baidoo, PhD, University of Minnesota

9:50 am
 

Effects of Immune Activation on Metabolism and Nutrition of Pigs (Abstract)
Ryan Dilger, PhD, University of Illinois

10:30 am
 

Break

11:00 am
 

Dietary Influence on the Challenged Gut (Abstract)
Audrey McElroy, PhD, Texas A&M University

11:30 am
 

Evaluation of the Energy Content and Other Considerations of Feeding Poultry Corn Oil Extracted During the Production of Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles (Abstract)
Michael Persia, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

12:15 pm
 

Lunch - Sponsored by Diamond V

1:15 pm
 

U of M Research Update: Immunological Castration and Dietary DDGS – Effects on Pig Growth Performance and Carcass Lean and Fat Quality (Abstract)
Erin Harris, PhD Candidate, University of Minnesota

1:55 pm
 

Alternative Strategies to Control Salmonella in Poultry (Abstract)
Anup Kollanoor Johny, PhD, University of Minnesota

2:35 pm
 

U of M Research Update: Turkey Poult Response to Dietary Protein and Energy (Abstract)
Sally Noll, PhD, University of Minnesota

3:00 pm
 

Adjourn


Equine Session

Thursday, September 18, 2014

8:00 am
 

Registration

8:25 am
 

Welcome

8:30 am
 

Feeding to Lose — Facilitating Weight Loss in Horses (Abstract)
Lori Warren, PhD, University of Florida

9:30 am
 

U of M Research Update: The Effect of Restricted Diet and Slow-Feed Hay Nets on Morphometric Measurements and Blood Metabolites in Overweight Horses (Abstract)
Krishona Martinson, PhD, University of Minnesota

10:00 am
 

U of M Research Update: The Effect of Small-Square Feeder Design on Hay Waste, Herd Bodyweight Change, and Economics During Outdoor Feeding of Adult Horses (Abstract)
Amanda Grev, MS Candidate, University of Minnesota

10:30 am
 

Break

11:00 am
 

Is There a Genetic Risk Factor to Obesity?
Molly McCue, DVM, PhD, University of Minnesota

12:15 pm
 

Lunch - Sponsored by Diamond V

1:15 pm
 

A Look Back at Equine Nutrition Over the Past 75 Years (Abstract)
Marcia Hathaway, PhD, University of Minnesota

1:45 pm
 

INDUSTRY ROUND TABLE: “The Future of Equine Nutrition”

Future Opportunities and Challenges in Equine Nutrition (Abstract)
Roy Johnson, MS, Cargill/Nutrena

The Future of Fat and Fatty Acids in Horse Diets; Beyond Energy (Abstract)
Gary Pusillo, PhD, Big Gain Feeds

The Future of Equine Nutrition
Randy Raub, PhD, Hubbard Feeds

The Future of Horse Feeding (Abstract)
Judy Reynolds, PhD, ADM Alliance Nutrition (retired)

The Future of Equine Nutrition: A Research Perspective (Abstract)
Katie Young, PhD, Land O’Lakes/Purina

2:45 pm
 

General Discussion

3:00 pm
 

Adjourn