AFIA Liquid Feed Symposium

Sept. 7-9, 2022, Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Agenda

All sessions will be held at the Celestin A-C, 3rd Floor

Exhibits and all other functions will be held at the Storyville Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

The Big Easy

8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

Registration - Celestin A-C Foyer

1:00 - 1:10 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Katie Yost, Nutri-Lix, Inc., Immediate Past Chair, AFIA Liquid Feed Committee

1:10 - 1:45 p.m.

NOLA Introduction

Elizabeth Pearce, Drinks Historian, Drink and Learn

1:45 - 2:10 p.m.

Dry Ingredient Forecast

Jared Robison, Risk Management Associate, StoneX Group

2:10 - 2:35 p.m.

Liquid Ingredient Forecast

John Cropley, Commodity Analyst, ED&F Man Liquid Products

2:35 - 2:45 p.m.

Q & A on Ingredients

Jared Robison, Risk Management Associate, StoneX Group

John Cropley, Commodity Analyst, ED&F Man Liquid Products

2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Break - Ice Cream Social
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Renewable Fuel Sources - Other Demand for Ingredients

Joseph Kerns, President, Partners for Production Agriculture

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Critical Liquid Supplementation - Exhibit Hall

Thursday, September 8, 2022

The Birthplace of Jazz

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration - Celestin A-C Foyer
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Storyville Hall
8:00 - 8:20 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Wes E. Klett, Chief Operating Officer, XF Enterprises, Inc., Chair-Elect, AFIA Liquid Feed Committee

8:20 - 9:00 a.m.

Trucking and Labor

Jason Matthews, Vice President Ag Services, JB Hunt Transport Services

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.   

AFIA Update

Gary Huddleston, Director, Feed Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs,  AFIA

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. 

Political Forecast and It's Implications to the Feed Industry

James Glueck, Vice President, Michael Torrey Associates, LLC

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Sustainability Road Map

Lara Moody, Executive Director, IFEEDER

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Why are Cattle in the Hotseat for Carbon and Methane

Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson, Director of AgNext and Professor, Colorado State University

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Awards Presentation

12:15 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.

AFIA Lunch - Storyville Hall

Paris of the South

1:40 - 1:45 p.m.

 

Welcome Back Announcements

Landis Shoemaker, General Manager, Sunnyside Feeds, LLC

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Navigating Value Added Cattle Program

Doug Stanton, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Business Development, IMI Global

2:30 - 3:15 p.m. 

Attitudes About Incorporating Liquid Feeds in Cattle Diets

Alfredo DiCostanzo, Beef Systems Extension Educator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Car Ferries and a Crystal Ball:

How You Can Weather Any Storm with Your HR Craftmanship & Culture

Kristen Ireland, Co-owner, People Spark Consulting

Erin Mies, Co-owner, People Spark Consulting

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Happy Hour and Kenny Berg Fundraiser Auction - Exhibit Hall

Friday, September 9, 2022

The Crescent City

7:00 - 10:00 a.m. Registration - Celestin A-C Foyer
7:00 - 7:55 a.m. Breakfast - Storyville Hall
7:55 - 8:00 a.m.

Announcements

Sean Costa, Procurement Manager, PerforMix Nutrition Systems

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

General Weather Circulations, Seasonal Outlook for 2022 in to 2023

Matt Makens, Meteorologist/Atmospheric Scientist, Makens Weather, LLC

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Market Outlook

Randy Blach, CEO, CattleFax

10:30 a.m.

Closing Remarks

*Times and speakers are subject to change (times in CST)

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PAUL DAVIS, PH.D.     (703) 650-0146    PDAVIS@AFIA.ORG

Contact Paul, director of quality, animal food safety and education, for any questions regarding conference agenda and event expectations.

REBECCA KANE, CMP    (703) 558-3563    RKANE@AFIA.ORG

Contact Rebecca, director of meetings and events, for any questions regarding event expectations.

SARAH NOVAK    (703) 558-3574     SNOVAK@AFIA.ORG

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DAISY RODRIGUEZ     (703) 650-0144    DRODRIGUEZ@AFIA.ORG

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LYNETTE TUCKER   (703) 558-3573    LTUCKER@AFIA.ORG

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