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2017 Program

8:15 a.m. Registration   11:30 Is There Antioxidant Protection for Sows and Nursery Pigs with Additional Vitamins A, D, and E?  – Gretchen Myers Hill, Michigan State University
9:00 Welcome and Introductions – Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky   12:00 Lunch
  1:00 Current Outlook for Agriculture Policy – Lowell Randel, The Randel Group, Washington DC


Academic/Industry Partnerships: Personnel and Research for the Future Swine Industry – Robert A. Easter, President Emeritus, University of Illinois   1:35 Modern Plant Breeding and the Improvement of Corn Hybrids and Soybean Varieties

 – Charlie Zila and Sara Larsson, Dupont Pioneer

2:10 Break
9:50 Of Fiber and Carbohydrases and PigsHans H. Stein, University of Illinois 2:40 Mycotoxins: When, Where, and Why – Charles Woloshuk, Purdue University
10:25 Break
11:00 Effect of Nutrition on Sow Behavior – Brian Richert, Purdue University 3:15 Inflammation: Costs and Control – Kirk C. Klasing, University of California, Davis