2018 Annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference Equine Session Announced

2018 Annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference Equine Session Announced

The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference, the region’s premier animal nutrition conference, will be held April 4-5, 2018 at the Delta Hotels Baltimore Hunt Valley in Hunt Valley, MD.  Two days of expert speakers have been lined up with the Equine Session held on the second day featuring seminars devoted to equine feed ingredients and discussion of natural or organic feed components.  Veterinarians, students, horse trainers, horse breeders, and horse owners should not miss this opportunity to learn about exciting new discoveries related to their equine health and nutrition.  All attendees will receive lunch and the opportunity to ask questions of all of the experts.  Pre-registration with an early bird rate are available before March 15th and can be done online at: https://ansc.umd.edu/extension/mid-atlantic-nutrition-conference/registration-information

2018 Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference – Equine Session Schedule

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Natural and Organic Trends in Horse Feeds

Dr. Preston Buff, PhD, PAS, Dipl ACAN


Ingredients in Feeds and Processing of Ingredients

Dr. Stephen Duren, Performance Horse Nutrition

Sponsored by Poulin Grain


What Goes Into a Feed Tag

Dr. Ashley Wagner, Probiotech


Genetic Engineering for Sustainable Food and Fiber Production: Separating the Myths from Reality

Dr. Troy L. Ott, Penn State University


Holistic Healthcare for Horses: Science or Sales Pitch?

Dr. Mark Crisman, Virginia Tech


Panel discussion and Q/A with speakers

The conference is hosted by the Maryland Feed Industry Council, University of Maryland, Pennsylvania State University, University of Delaware, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Rutgers University, American Feed Industry Association, and the United States Department of Agriculture.

For more information on the entire conference, please visit our website at https://ansc.umd.edu/extension/mid-atlantic-nutrition-conference.

For information on sponsoring this event, please contact Jennifer Reynolds at 301-405-1547.