BUFFALO, Minn. — The Midwest Poultry Federation welcomes both the Multi-State Poultry Feeding & Nutrition Conference and Purina Animal Nutrition Symposium to its schedule of 2021 events. Click here to navigate the convention.
Multi-State Poultry Feeding & Nutrition Conference
This event is a long-standing cooperative effort between the poultry industries and Michigan State University, Ohio State University, Purdue University, University of Illinois and University of Kentucky. Its schedule during the convention:
Wednesday, May 19
1 p.m.: Introduction
1:05-1:30 p.m.: “Economic Challenges and Opportunities in the Egg Industry,” Maro Ibarburu, Egg Industry Center.
1:30-2 p.m.: “Feeding Cage-Free Layers,” Dr. Lauren Nolan, Ridley Feed Ingredients Inc.
2-2:30 p.m.: “Evaluation of Products for Use in NAE Production Systems,” Dr. Kelley Wamsley, Mississippi State University.
2:30-2:45 p.m.: “The Impact of the Center of Excellence (COE) on Employment Needs of the Poultry Industry,” Dave Hasemann, Rose Acre Farms.
2:45-3 p.m.: Questions and answers continue via live chat, and break time.
3-3:30 p.m.: “Corn Fermented Protein for Poultry from Bioethanol Biorefineries,” Dr. Peter Williams, Green Plains Inc.
3:30-4 p.m.: “Feeding Insects to Poultry,” Dr. Liz Koutsos, Enviroflight.
4-4:30 p.m.: “Improving Pellet Quality for Poultry Feed,” Dr. John Boney, Pennsylvania State University.
4:30-4:45 p.m.: Questions and answers continue via live chat, and wrap-up.
Purina Animal Nutrition Symposium
The Purina Animal Nutrition Symposium also will take place virtually in partnership with the convention. There is no additional fee to attend this event.
Wednesday, May 19
8-8:40 a.m.: “Nutritional Strategies to Manage Feed Ingredient Changes,” Dr. Reza Poureslami, Purina Animal Nutrition.
8:40-9:20 a.m.: “Litter Management in ABF Production,” Dr. Connie Mou, Jones-Hamilton.
9:20-10 a.m.: “Market Update on Feed Ingredients,” Wyatt Johnson, Land O’Lakes Inc.
10-10:40 a.m.: “Choosing the Right Non-Antibiotic Feed Additive for Meat Type Poultry,” Dr. T.J. Gaydos, Gaydos Technical Services LLC.
10:40-11:20 a.m.: “Vaccination Programs for Optimized Protection, Performance and Egg Quality,” Dr. Mark Mouw, WilsonVetCo.
11:20-noon: “A Practical Application of Microbiome Data for Solving Poultry Production Challenges,” Dr. Nicholas Evans, Purina Animal Nutrition.