2012 Proceedings

2012 Program

8:15-9:00 AM


9:00-9:05 AM


9:05-9:50 AM

Commercialization and Consolidation of the Swine Industry in China

Bud G. Harmon, Railsplitter Feed Technology and Purdue University

9:50-10:20 AM

Nutritional Value of Animal Proteins Fed to Pigs

Hans H. Stein, University of Illinois

10:20-10:50 AM


10:50-11:25 AM

Lipids, Fatty Acids, and More

Brian J. Kerr, USDA/ARS

11:25 AM-12:00 PM

The Potential of Supplemental Zinc to Enhance the Ractopamine Response in Finishing Pigs

Brian T. Richert, Purdue University

12:00-1:00 PM


1:00-1:45 PM

Current Policy Issues Facing Agricultural Research and Animal Agriculture

Walter B. Smith Jr., Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) Washington DC

1:45-2:15 PM

Dietary Effects on Pig Immunity

James E. Pettigrew, University of Illinois

2:15-2:45 PM


2:45-3:15 PM

Vitamin D Status of Pigs from Birth to Weaning as Affected by Gavage or Injection

Merlin D. Lindemann, University of Kentucky

3:15-4:00 PM

NRC (2012) Modeling Approach to Estimate Nutrient Requirements for Swine

Cornelis F.M. de Lange, University of Guelph

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks