Eight presentations will be given at the 13th annual Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference. The leadoff and keynote presentation will be given by Bill Weldon, Elanco, and will address the power of animal sourced food in enriching people’s lives. Other presentations during the morning include factors that affect intrauterine growth restriction in fetal pigs, effects of stage of gestation and sow age on amino acid requirements, and management and feeding of group-housed sows. During the afternoon, a presentation on historical and projected climatic changes in the Midwestern USA and potential impacts on livestock production systems will be given. This will be followed by talks on energy value of corn co-products, mannanase and glucanase enzymes in swine feeding programs, and effects of copper sources and concentrations on intestinal gene expression in pigs.
The conference will be held September 5, 2013 at the Indiana Farm Bureau Building, Indianapolis.
This conference is directed toward the feed industry, consulting nutritionists, swine veterinarians, and producers interested in cutting-edge swine nutrition and feeding. The registration fee is $100 per person through August 21, and $150 per person after August 21 or on site. For further information, contact Merlin Lindemann at (859) 257-7524 or firstname.lastname@example.org.