AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University and Kansas State University will host an International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine in Omaha Oct. 21 and 22.
The conference will deliver the results of the multidisciplinary Feed Efficiency in Swine research project conducted by Iowa State, Kansas State and three international institutions.
Additional speakers have been invited from across the United States and eight foreign countries to present the latest information on feed efficiency in the areas of pig health, physiology, nutrition, genetics, pork quality, feed processing and sow reproduction. More than 40 presentations from university and swine industry experts will be available in a program that blends science and application.
John Patience, an Iowa State professor of animal science, directed the research project, which was funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
The target audience includes:
  • Pork producer owner-operators
  • Management personnel in pork production
  • People in swine nutrition, genetics, feed processing and pharmaceutical sectors
  • Students, academic and extension professionals
The meeting will be at the Hilton Omaha.
Complete program and registration information can be found here.


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