Programme

Wednesday 6 April

11.30

Arrival guests & lunch

12.30    

Welcome – Prof Dr Leo den Hartog, Director R&D Trouw Nutrition and part-time professor Wageningen University

12.40    

Nutreco ambition 2020 – Knut Nesse, CEO, Nutreco

13.05    

Role of animal production in global food supply – Prof Dr Louise Fresco, President of the Executive Board of Wageningen University and Research

13.35    

Present and future opportunities in calf and beef nutrition research – Dr Javier Martín Tereso, Manager Ruminant Research, Trouw Nutrition

14.00    

Official opening

14.15    

Break

14.45    

Tour research facilities (Calf & Beef, Dairy and Swine)

19.00    

Dinner

23.00    

End of day 1

 

Thursday 7 April

08.30      

Arrival guests

09.00       

Welcome – Prof Dr Leo den Hartog

09.15      

Fetal programming in beef cattle – Prof Dr Márcio Ladeira, Federal University of Lavras, Brazil

09.50      

LifeStart sets dairy & beef performance – Leonel Leal, Trouw Nutrition R&D and Wageningen University

10.15    

Digestive development of rearing calves – Prof Dr Michael Steele, University of Alberta, Canada

10.50    

Nutrition of young rearing calves. Digestion and feed utilisation – Dr Harma Berends, Trouw Nutrition R&D

11.15    

Break

12.00    

Effect of early life calf nutrition in beef performance. - Prof Dr David Kenny, Teagasc, Ireland

12.35    

Beef cattle nutrition. Digestion and feed utilization – Dr Isabela Carvalho, Trouw Nutrition R&D

13.00    

Weaning strategies to improve performance and welfare of young ruminants. Dr Ajmal Khan, AgResearch, New Zealand

13.35    

Closure – Prof. Leo den Hartog

13.45    

Lunch

 

End of programme

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