The Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference will be held on Sept. 10 at the Indiana Farm Bureau Building, Indianapolis.  The ever-growing conference is directed toward the feed industry, consulting nutritionists, and swine veterinarians as well as producers interested in cutting edge swine nutrition and feeding. 

The keynote address at the conference will be “Global Demands for Animal Protein and its Implications to the Feed Industry” by Dwight Armstrong, retired president, NANCO, Lewisburg, Ohio.  Other timely and important topics include DDGS studies, the use of rice and barley in nursery diets, recent research comparing natural and synthetic vitamin E, MOS, and CLA in diets for swine as well as feeding high producing gilts and sows.  Speakers represent several facets of the Midwest swine industry. 

The conference registration fee is $100 per person through Aug. 31, and $150 per person after Aug. 31 or on site.  For further information, contact Tip Cline at (765) 583-2831 or tcline@purdue.edu.

The conference is sponsored by the Departments of Animal Science of Michigan State University, Ohio State University, Purdue University, University of Illinois and University of Kentucky.

Pre-registration is requested by Aug. 31, 2009. See the agenda and register.