2015 Proceedings

2015 Program

8:15-9:00 AM


9:00-9:05 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky

9:05-9:50 AM

Values, Trust and Science—Building Trust in Today’s Food System in an Era of Radical Transparency

Terry Fleck, Center for Food Integrity

9:50-10:20 AM

Recent Findings in Essential Fatty Acid Nutrition in Relation to Seasonal Infertility in the Modern Sow

David Rosero and Dean Boyd, Hanor USA

10:20-11:00 AM


11:00-11:30 AM

Can Diet Affect Swine Behavior?

Jeremy Marchant-Forde, USDA at Purdue University

11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Effects of Pelleting Growing-Finishing Swine Diets on Growth, Carcass, and Bacon Characteristics

Dustin Boler, University of Illinois

12:00-1:00 PM


1:00-1:45 PM

The Future of the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence: What Have We Learned in 19 Years?

Darrin Karcher, Michigan State University

1:45-2:15 PM

Effects of Decreasing Dietary Crude Protein with Amino Acid Supplementation on Performance, Carcass, and Nutrient Excretion of Pigs

Charles Maxwell, University of Arkansas

2;15-2:55 PM


2:55-3:25 PM

Betaine for Boars and Sows During Heat Stress

Kara Stewart, Purdue University

3:25-4:00 PM

An Overview of the 2015 Digestive Physiology of Pigs Symposium

Thomas Burkey, University of Nebraska and Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks