Feed Strategy Conference

Co-located with IPPE 2022
January 25, 2022 | Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Poultry trends, feeding & health

Registration: 7:30 – 8 am | Program: 8 am – 12 pm
Early Bird rate is $150 USD when registering by January 7. Rate increases to $200 USD after January 7.

>> This paid half-day conference delves into the economic and nutrition issues influencing 2022 poultry and feed production. From the examination of global protein trends to strategies for successful antibiotic-free production, poultry and feed industry stakeholders will attend this forum to glean leading-edge insights on the critical issues impacting their poultry operation’s productivity and profitability.


8-8:45 a.m. | 2022 Economic outlook for global poultry production
Speaker: Brian Earnest, protein analyst, CoBank

CoBank’s Brian Earnest will delve into the global issues impacting supply and demand for poultry meat and other commodities in 2022. His talk will provide both a short- and long-term view of the animal protein sector and examine the factors influencing grain costs and feed production to help industry stakeholders plan for the year ahead.

8:45-9:15 a.m. | New normal: Examination of consumer animal protein buying trends
Speaker: Chris DuBois, SVP – Americas Protein Practice Leader, IRI

COVID-19 created a lot of changes, but most headlines are noise – the issues highlighted don’t last meaningfully. So, what’s noise and what matters in the chicken industry? As the US population quickly changes, so do the expectations and purchase habits of consumers. In this presentation, Chris will distill the flow of trends and help you isolate the issues and opportunities that drive growth in 2022 and beyond. These trends will persist well beyond the COVID period and the producers, retailers and others that focus on the right trends will outperform others over the long haul.

9:15-9:45 a.m. | Nutrition solutions for combating necrotic enteritis in broiler and layer production
Speaker: Dr. Brooke Jasek, technical sales manager, Quality Technology International, Inc (QTI)

9:45-10:10 a.m. | Coffee break

10:10-10:45 | Nutritional strategies for woody breast and white striping mitigation
Speaker: Dr. Casey Owens, professor of poultry science, University of Arkansas

10:45-11:20 | Utilizing the microbiome to identify poultry production challenges: A mechanism to develop performance strategies
Speaker: Peter Karnezos, senior director for additives research and product development, Land O’ Lakes

Land O’ Lakes Peter Karnezos will examine how the poultry microbiome reflects the health or dysbiosis of poultry’s bacteria eco-system. Analysis of the microbiome provides an opportunity to describe the health status of a flock, provide information that can help predict outcomes and an objective platform for prescribing a management decision or intervention. Karnezos talk will explore how the health of the microbiome could be used to predict flock performance as well as being used to establish a benchmark for future flocks for improvements in management, nutrition and evaluating new ingredients or feed additives.

11:20-noon | Panel discussion: Imagining the feed mill of the future
Panel discussion featuring leaders in the various segments of animal feed production, exploring what the future of feed manufacturing may look like and delving into the technologies that will shape the feed mill of tomorrow.

Additional agenda and speaker details will be released soon.

Registration is now open. To attend Feed Strategy Conference, attendees must first register to attend IPPE.  See www.ippexpo.org, education programs for details. The 2022 IPPE show dates are January 25-27, held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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