2024 Proceedings

2024 Program

8:15-9:00 AM


9:00-9:05 AM


Dennis Liptrap, Ralco Nutrition

9:05-9:50 AM

Pork Sustainability: Where are we, what are the realities, and what role might nutrition play?

Sara Crawford, Eocene Environmental Group, West Des Moines, IA

9:50-10:35 AM

Life and loss: Understanding mortality's role in feed conversion efficiency

Bradley Eckberg, MetaFarms, Inc. Eagan, MN

10:35-11:00 AM


11:00-11:30 AM

Performance responses to supplemental nucleotides in nursery pigs fed low protein diets

Kolapo Ajuwon, Purdue University

11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Timing of introduction of animal by-products in nursery diets affects pig performance

Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky

12:00-1:10 PM


1:10-1:45 PM

Trace Minerals: Requirements vs need – The case for iodine in the nursery

Robert Dove, University of Georgia

1:45-2:20 pm

Sow Anemia: Is it really that big of a deal?

Crystal Levesque, South Dakota State University

2:20-2:40 pm


2:40-3:25 PM

Soybean meal net energy value for growing pigs is greater in commercial environments: How can this be?

Dean Boyd, Animal Nutrition Research LLC and Aaron Gaines, Ani-Tek Group, Shelbina MO

3:25-4:00 PM

Soybean meal or crystalline amino acids in diets for growing pigs: Impact on diet net energy, pig growth performance, and nitrogen retention

Hans Stein, University of Illinois

Closing Remarks