2017 Proceedings

2017 Program

8:15-9:00 AM


9:00-9:05 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky

9:05-9:50 AM

Academic/Industry Partnerships: Personnel and Research for the Future Swine Industry

Robert A. Easter, President Emeritus, University of Illinois

9:50-10:25 AM

Of Fiber, Carbohydrases, and Pigs

Hans H. Stein, University of Illinois

10:25-11:00 AM


11:00-11:30 AM

Effect of Nutrition on Sow Behavior

Brian Richert, Purdue University

11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Is There Antioxidant Protection for Sows and Nursery Pigs with Additional Vitamins A, D, and E?

Gretchen Myers Hill, Michigan State University

12:00-1:00 PM


1:00-1:35 PM

The 2018 Farm Bill: Its Potential Impact on Animal Agriculture

Lowell W. Randel, The Randel Group, Alexandria, VA

1:35-2:10 PM

Modern Plant Breeding and the Improvement of Corn Hybrids and Soybean Varieties

Sara Larsson and Charlie Zila, Dupont Pioneer

2:10-2:40 PM


2:40-3:15 PM

Mycotoxins: When, Where, and Why

Charles Woloshuk, Purdue University

3:15-4:00 PM

Inflammation: Costs and Control

Kirk C. Klasing, University of California, Davis

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks