Conference to focus on impact of current technologies on future animal production
“The Minnesota Nutrition Conference is the premier source of information for industry-based and academic nutrition professionals involved in technical support, decision-making and strategic development. The conference relies on participation by academic and practitioners, who are leading experts in their fields, to convey the latest research, information and best practices,” said Alfredo DiCostanzo, Ph.D., conference co-chair and professor of beef cattle nutrition and management. During our General Session, we will discuss impacts of current technology applications on the future of animal production. Topics addressed will range from consumer perspective on animal disease and elements of feed conversion efficiency, impacts of beef production systems on productivity and consumer preferences, the role of omics in animal nutrition, and an update on animal protein and feed ingredient markets.
Recognizing the importance of disseminating quality research findings and offering further networking opportunities for graduate students, ARPAS and the conference committee are offering an opportunity for graduate students to compete in the 4th Minnesota Nutrition Conference Graduate Student Competition (1 contribution per graduate student for a maximum selection of 16 contributions). If interested, please go to the conference website (http://www.mnnutritionconf.umn.edu/arpas/arpas-graduate-student-competition) for details.
As in years past, a compilation of all speaker manuscripts and recognition of sponsors will be included in the official conference Proceedings. The conference has applied with ARPAS for 8 continuing education credits.
The conference is grateful for the support from industry sponsors. “We are able to host an event of this quality, featuring the top experts in our field because of the support we receive from our industry. We offer a special thank you to all of our conference sponsors,” said John Goihl, conference co-chair and owner of 3-D Nutrition Services, LLC.
Early bird-registration (pre-registration) is open online until September 12 (https://www.regonline.com/80MNNutrition ). Pre-registration is $200; standard registration rate (onsite) is $225.
The full conference agenda and the complete list of sponsors, among other conference details, is hosted at the Minnesota Nutrition Conference website: http://www.mnnutritionconf.umn.edu/ .