Coffee & Careers Scholarship Winner – First Place

Shannon Dierking South Dakota State University – Ph.D. Swine Nutrition How nutrition can modify the environmental impact of swine production It was a phrase I heard all too often while growing up: “Would you turn that faucet off?You’re wasting so much water!” When I was young, I did not fully understand the importance ofwater limitations.Continue reading “Coffee & Careers Scholarship Winner – First Place”

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Coffee & Careers Scholarship Winner – Second Place

Clint Edmunds University of Georgia – Doctoral Candidate – Swine Nutrition How nutrition can modify the environmental impact of swine production. One of the major issues facing the swine industry today is the concern of negative environmental impact. In practical swine diets, some particular nutrients are always overfed, which can lead to the increased excretionContinue reading “Coffee & Careers Scholarship Winner – Second Place”

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Coffee & Careers Scholarship Winner – Third Place

Samson AbiodunOladukun Dalhousie University – Ph.D. Student In Poultry Nutrition Enzyme supplementation to non-traditional ingredients with the objective to lower feed cost without affecting performance. By 2050, the demand for animal protein (meat and milk) is expected to increase by 57% and 48%, respectively, due to a projected increase in the global population [1]. Accordingly,Continue reading “Coffee & Careers Scholarship Winner – Third Place”

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Performance and longevity in your gilt herd: a nutritional point of view

Written by: WJ Steyn, SwiNE Nutrition Management “The livestock feed industry is facing a lack of supply of vitamins A and E due to 2 recent incidents, warns the Agricultural Industries Confederation. Fefac, the European trade body for animal feed has warned that as stocks are not sufficient to offset the deficit of production, feedContinue reading “Performance and longevity in your gilt herd: a nutritional point of view”

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Food Insecurity in my backyard.

By: Casey L. Bradley, Ph.D. For years I have listened to numerous professionals discuss food security for the growing population, all while focusing on the problems of the future rather than the problems of today. If today’s problems are discussed they focus on third world countries and food waste, rather than their own communities.  ForContinue reading “Food Insecurity in my backyard.”

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