March 06, 2017

Join us for these great symposia at Midwest!


The Annual Meeting of the Midwest Branch of ADSA and the Midwestern Section of ASAS is one week away! Use the Midwest app to schedule time for these symposia and lectures. View times and locations in the 2017 Midwest Meeting Program.

Monday, March 13

  • Gary Allee Symposium – “Swine Industry Expansion: Needs and Opportunities Within.” Learn more about the symposium.
  • Digestive Physiology of Pigs Lecture and Lunch – Featuring Dr. Eugeni Roura from The University of Queensland discussing “Nutrient Sensing on Appetite in Pigs” ($15 registration)
  • David Baker Symposium – Current Issues in Amino Acids in Pigs
  • Klopfenstein Opening Lecture

Tuesday, March 14

  • Physiology Symposium – Molecular Events Impacting Production of Fertile Gametes
  • Growth, Development, Muscle Biology and Meat Science Symposium – Is Bigger Better? A Discussion about the Benefits and Implications of Pigs Becoming Heavier
  • Nonruminant Nutrition Symposium – Programming of the Immune System
  • David Schingoethe Symposium – Key Challenges to Dairy Cattle Production in the Midwest
  • Bentley Lecture and Lunch – Featuring Dr. Kenny Rutherford from Scotland’s Rural College on Pain Management in Livestock: Understanding the Views of Producers and Veterinarians ($15 registration)
  • Extension – Dairy Symposium – The Optimization of the Nutrition of Transition Dairy Cows
  • Breeding and Genetics Symposium – Genomics of Reproduction
  • Ruminant Nutrition Symposium – Genetic, Dietary and Microbial Contribution to Feed Efficiency in Cattle
  • Animal Behavior, Housing and Well-Being Symposium – Finding Effective Ways to Manage Pain in Livestock
  • Billy Day Symposium – Batch Farrowing: Reasons, Limitations and Reproductive Management

Wednesday, March 15

Harlan Ritchie Symposium