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2015 Program

8:15 a.m. Registration   11:30 Effects of Pelleting Growing/ Finishing Swine Diets on Growth, Carcass, & Bacon Characteristics Dustin Boler, University of Illinois
9:00 Welcome and Introductions – Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky 12:00 Lunch
1:00 The Future of the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence: What Have We Learned in 19 years? – Darrin Karcher, Michigan State University
9:05 Cracking the Code of Food Issues; Insights into Moms, Foodies and Millennials – Terry Fleck, Center for Food Integrity 1:45 Decreasing Crude Protein and Amino Acid Supplementation on Performance, Carcass, And Nutrient Excretion – Charles Maxwell, University of Arkansas
2:15 Break
9:50 Recent Findings in EFA Nutrition in Relation to Seasonal Infertility in the Modern Sow – David Rosero & R. Dean Boyd, Hanor USA 2:55 Betaine for Boars and Sows – Kara Stewart, Purdue University
10:20 Break
11:00 Can Diet Affect Swine Behavior? – Jeremy Marchant-Forde, USDA at Purdue University 3:25 An Overview of the 2015 Digestive Physiology of Pigs Meeting – Tom Burkey, University of Nebraska and Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky