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Program Agenda

75th Minnesota Nutrition Conference, September 17-18, 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
Richard Ware, PhD, Beef Technical Director, 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
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
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 Years of Animal Nutrition
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
Laura Grapes, PhD, Monsanto
4:25 pm
  Animal Welfare: What the Feed Industry Needs to Know
James Lane, 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 DDGS in Beef and Dairy Diets
Alfredo DiCostanzo, PhD, University of Minnesota
10:00 am
  U of M Research Update
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 Transition 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: 20 Years of Calf Research at the SROC
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
  PED and Feed: What We Know and Don’t Know
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
  U of M Research Update: Immunocastration and Dietary DDGS – Effects on Pig Performance and Meat Quality
Erin Harris, PhD Candidate, University of Minnesota
11:30 am
  Alternative Strategies to Control Salmonella in Poultry (Abstract)
Anup Kollanoor Johny, PhD, University of Minnesota
12:15 pm
  Lunch - Sponsored by Diamond V
1:15 pm
  Nutritional Relationships Within the Challenged Gut
Audrey McElroy, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
1:55 pm
  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
2:35 pm
  U of M Research Update: Turkey Poult Response to Dietary Protein and Energy
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 Equine Nutrition
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